Books tagged: epic poem

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Lục Vân Tiên - Translated and Annotated
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
(5.00)
This bilingual book contains the Vietnamese text of Lục Vân Tiên (a masterpiece of Nguyễn Đình Chiểu and a gem in Vietnam's literary treasury), its English translation which follows the rules of the Lục Bát poetic form and the annotations at the end of the translation to further explain the stories, allusions and meanings behind certain expressions used throughout the work.
The Epic of Gilbert Mesh
You set the price! Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The ancient epic of Gilgamesh is reimagined in the present, as a confrontation with human notions of mortality in the face of emergent artificial intelligence. An epic poem in blank verse, because why not?
The Tale of Kiều - A Bilingual Edition by Ngô Bình Anh Khoa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,430. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
This book is a bilingual edition of the Nguyễn Du's Truyện Kiều (lit. The Tale of Kiều) containing both the Vietnamese text and the translator's own English translation, which strives to stay as faithful as possible to the imagery, the allusions, the proverbs and, most importantly, the traditional Lục Bát (6-8) meter of the Vietnamese literature.
Little John Lou and the Mariner's Bow
Series: The Odyssey of Little John Lou. Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Classics, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(4.50)
Swept away in a tsunami, Little John Lou drifts in his house along the currents of oceans and time, encountering characters, places, and authors from classic literature who help or hinder him along his way. Full of imaginative imagery and rhythmic language, this story will charm readers of all ages. In this first book, John meets the wandering seaman from Coleridge's "Rime of the Ancient Mariner."
Apocalypse: a narrative poem
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Enchanted Cipher. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Over lifetimes, a free soul is born only to be reborn. He rises through oppression. He falls in his hubris. He will rise once more as the world is torn apart forever old and forever new. When he learns the truth of his existence, can he stop the apocalypse?
Coal: Continuum Average
Price: Free! Words: 16,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
(5.00)
"Coal: Continuum Average", the second of three books in the "Coal" series, is a collection of thoughts, ideas, fantasies, experiences and points of view that define experiences in the city. These are attributed to various voices, from which characters are drawn that begin to outline a more vast, city wide experience, revealing perceived truth, chaos, beauty, and mystery.
Coal: Voices in Los Angeles
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,240. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
(5.00)
"Coal: Voices in Los Angeles", the first of three books, is a collection of thoughts, ideas, fantasies, experiences and points of view that define experiences in the city. These are attributed to various voices, from which characters are drawn that begin to outline a more vast, city wide experience, revealing perceived truth, chaos, beauty, and mystery.
Multiple Personality Disorder a Poem in Dialogue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Multiple Personality Disorder is a dialogic poem told entirely in free verse about a personality which has fragmented as a result of duress. The original self, Bear, a Caveman on a hill, a dog, Biss, the friend, and the loneliness personified, Bjorn. Lastly, the Figure is an enigmatic force, and its surreptitious manipulation is what drives this narrative of self-exploration.
The Battle Lost: Ryder's Birth
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
A true epic poetry adventure that takes you on a journey into one mans epic battle against the evils of addiction and the search and fight for his son Ryder who is not of his blood.
From the Iliad to the Odyssey: A Retelling in Prose of Quintus of Smyrna’s Posthomerica
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,440. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Quintus of Smyrna told the story of the Trojan War from the burial of Hector until the Greeks set sail for home after the fall of Troy. In other words, he told the story of the Trojan War from the end of the Iliad to when Odysseus sets sail for home in the Odyssey after Troy has fallen.