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Merwin, W. S. (William Stanley) 1927-

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Twenty love poems and a song of despair by Pablo Neruda( Book )

25 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1924, Veinte Poemas de Amor y una Cancion Desesperada remains among Neruda's most popular work. Daringly metaphorical, these poems are based upon his own private associations. Their sensuous use of nature symbolism to celebrate love and to express grief has not been surpassed in the literature of our century. This edition offers the original Spanish text, with masterly translations by W.S. Merwin of facing pages
Migration : new & selected poems by W. S Merwin( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a extensive collection of new and selected poems by twentieth-century American poet W.S. Merwin
The shadow of Sirius by W. S Merwin( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents a collection of poems reflecting the author's life. Mysteries of light, darkness, temporality, and eternity weave throughout his poetry. His memories are focused and profound, of Pennsylvania miners and neighborhood streetcars, a conversation with a boyhood teacher or parent, the distinct qualities of autumnal light and gentle rain, well-cultivated loves, and "our long evenings and astonishment." From the universe's contradictions, the author once again calls upon the unexpected to illuminate existence
The Buddha by David Grubin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the Buddha and presents the tenets of Buddhism
Selected poems by Osip Mandelʹshtam( Book )

23 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book represents a collaboration between the scholar Clarence Brown and W.S. Merwin, one of contemporary America's finest poets and translators. It also includes Mandelstam's "Conversations on Dante," an uncategorizable work of genius containing the poet's deepest reflections on the nature of the poetic process."--Jacket
Selected poems by W. S Merwin( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight : a new verse translation by W. S Merwin( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Another edition of the Middle English poem. Merwin's 'Sir Gawain' replicates the propulsive alliteration and the rhymed-quatrain stanza endings of the original, and the translation appears face-to-face with the Middle English original. A major translation of a major English, and a major horror, classic." Booklist. "A modern verse translation of the late-medieval, anonymously authored story of a mysterious green-skinned knight who puts forth a threatening challenge at King Arthur's court, which Sir Gawain attempts tomeet; presented in side-by-side Middle and modern English."
The carrier of ladders : poems by W. S Merwin( Book )

29 editions published between 1970 and 1984 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iphigeneia at Aulis by Euripides( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented by the St. Peter's College Dramatic Society; produced by Alan Harkness and F.K. Barton; written by Euripides; translated by F. Melian Stawell
The first four books of poems by W. S Merwin( Book )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The First Four Books of Poems gathers all the poetry from W.S. Merwin's early books, including his celebrated debut, A Mask for Janus, which won the Yale Younger Poets Award in 1952. In these poems, readers can witness the maturation of a commanding poetic voice, one which has profoundly marked American literature in the latter half of the twentieth century."--Jacket
Purgatorio by Dante Alighieri( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In what may be his most ambitious project to date, Merwin has translated, in verse, the central section of Dante's "Divine ComedyQPurgatorio, " a journey up the Mountain of Purgatory, where souls are cleansed in preparation for their ultimate ascent to heaven
The rain in the trees : poems by W. S Merwin( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems in this new book are concerned with intimacy and wholeness, and are made of the relations with people, with places, past and present, and with history and how the world endures it
Poema del Cid by Antonio Jiménez-Landi( Book )

35 editions published between 1959 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Klassisk spansk helteepos om kampen mellem Castilien og araberne
The lice : poems by W. S Merwin( Book )

31 editions published between 1967 and 1984 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The compass flower : poems by W. S Merwin( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bilingual Spanish-English edition of "The Compass flower" a collection of poems by the American author
Selected translations, 1948-1968 by W. S Merwin( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected Translations is a life's work from America's greatest poet and translator. Since his undergraduate years at Princeton University, Merwin has always placed translation as a necessary element of his own poetry. Working from a belief that there is "no separation between the human imagination and the res of life," Merwin has nurtured a quintessential body of poetry that consistently goes beyond the individual self in search of a shared voice that speaks for and from all living things. His achievement as a translator is singular, ranging across two dozen languages, and over two millennia, and reinforces his standing as one of the most significant writers of our time. "Were Merwin not one of America's most admired poets, he would still be as famous as translators get: for more than fifty years and for more than fifty volumes, Merwin has rendered, sensitively and carefully, canonical poets such as Mandelstam and Neruda, traditional songs and sayings from Peru to Madagascar, Latin satire, medieval romance, Japanese haiku, and more."--Jacket
The folding cliffs : a narrative by W. S Merwin( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by colonial troops, a family in 19th-century Hawaii flees into the interior to avoid internment as lepers. Written in verse, the narrative views the destruction of an indigenous culture
The lost upland by W. S Merwin( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories pays tribute to the ancient land of the Lascaux caves in southwestern France, where aristocrats, shepherds, wine merchants, and innkeepers lead anachronistic lives
The river sound : poems by W. S Merwin( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems by a Pulitzer Prize winner. In Testimony, a poem on old age, he writes of people who would give anything "to glimpse a place where they were small / or in love once and be able / to capture in that second sight / what in the plain original / they missed and this time get it right."
The miner's pale children by W. S Merwin( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Migration : new & selected poems
Alternative Names
Merwin, W. S.

Merwin, W. S. 1927-

Merwin, William S.

Merwin, William S. 1927-

Merwin, William Stanley.

Merwin, William Stanley 1927-

Stanley Merwin, William 1927-

W. S. Merwin Amerikaans dichter

W. S. Merwin amerikansk poet

W.S. Merwin poeta statunitense

W. S. Merwin US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Übersetzer

W. S. マーウィン

William S. Merwin

Мёрвин, Уильям Стэнли

دبلیو. اس. مروین شاعر آمریکایی

ويليام ستانلي ميروين

マーウィン, W. S

威廉·斯坦利·默溫

Languages
English (406)

Spanish (10)

Japanese (2)

French (2)

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Migration : new & selected poemsThe shadow of SiriusSelected poemsSelected poemsSir Gawain and the Green Knight : a new verse translationIphigeneia at AulisThe first four books of poemsPurgatorio