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Sailing to Byzantium/Seven American Nights (Tor Doubles, No 10)

Robert Silverberg

Sailing to Byzantium/Seven American Nights (Tor Doubles, No 10)

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Published by Tor Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy,
  • Science Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11346735M
    ISBN 100812500792
    ISBN 109780812500790


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Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, reviews, synopses, book. Anthology Title: Sailing to Byzantium / Seven American Nights • anthology by Robert Silverberg and Gene Wolfe Contents (view Concise Listing) Seven American Nights • () • novella by Gene Wolfe; Sailing to Byzantium • () Sailing to Byzantium/Seven American Nights book novella by Robert Silverberg.

You can find "Sailing to Byzantium" as a stand-alone book in print, which is terrific, as it is a shame that this double Tor book is now out of print. "Sailing to Byzantium" is a must-read by Silverberg, one of science fiction's premier authors.

He excels in the novella genre, and the writing in "Byzantium" is nothing short of exquisite.5/5(1). Sailing to Byzantium / Seven American Nights (Tor Double Novel #10) Silverberg, Robert: Wolfe, Gene Published by Tor Books, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Of what is past, or passing, or to come. " Sailing to Byzantium " is a poem by William Butler Yeats, first published in the collection The Tower. It comprises four stanzas in ottava rima, each made up of eight lines of iambic pentameter. It uses a journey to Byzantium (Constantinople) as a metaphor for a.

Sailing to Byzantium. By William Butler Yeats. That is no country for old men. The young. In one another's arms, birds in the trees, —Those dying generations—at their song, The salmon-falls, the mackerel-crowded seas, Fish, flesh, or fowl, commend all summer long.

Double Ser.: Sailing to Byzantium - Seven American Nights by Robert A. Silverberg (, Trade Paperback). Sailing to Byzantium – Robert Silverberg This story has also been published as a stand-alone, but it is quite short, so I'm only counting this as half a book. In the fiftieth century, there are only five cities/5(4).

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Hugo and Nebula Award nominated novella. It originally appeared in the anthology Orbit 20 (), edited by Damon Knight. It can also be found in the anthologies Best Science Fiction Stories of the Ye.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 99, 84 pages ; 18 cm. Series Title: TOR double, no. Other Titles: Seven American nights. The Tower is a book of poems by W. Yeats, published in The Tower was Yeats's first major collection as Nobel Laureate after receiving the Nobel Prize in It is considered to be one of the poet's most influential volumes and was well received by the public.

The title, which the book shares with the second poem, refers to Ballylee Castle, a Norman tower which Yeats purchased and.

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About Sailing from Byzantium. A gripping intellectual adventure story, Sailing from Byzantium sweeps you from the deserts of Arabia to the dark forests of northern Russia, from the colorful towns of Renaissance Italy to the final moments of a millennial city under siege.

Byzantium: the successor of Greece and Rome, this magnificent empire bridged the ancient and modern worlds for more than. Byzantium was an ancient Greek city, which Yeats draws on for its decadent associations. The Byzantine Empire was centered on Constantinople, later renamed Istanbul.

The speaker thinks that by escaping to Byzantium, he can escape the conflict between burning desire and a wasted body. Click to read more about Seven American Nights by Gene Wolfe.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5. William Butler Yeats is widely considered to be one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. He belonged to the Protestant, Anglo-Irish minority that had controlled the economic, political, social, and cultural life of Ireland since at least the end of the 17th century.

Most members of this minority considered themselves English people who happened to have been born in Ireland, but Yeats. Of what is past, or passing, or to come. This poem is in the public domain. William Butler Yeats, widely considered one of the greatest poets of the English language, received the Nobel Prize for Literature.

His work was greatly influenced by the heritage and politics of Ireland. I whispered. Sailing to Byzantium by Robert Silverberg; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: American Science fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Science fiction, American, Short Stories.

Written between andthese poems ("Sailing to Byzantium," "Leda and the Swan," and "Among School Children" among them) are today considered some of the best and most famous in the entire Yeats canon.

As Virginia Woolf declared in her unsigned review of this collection, "Mr. Yeats has never written more exactly and more passionately.". Dive deep into Sailing to Byzantium by William Butler Yeats anywhere you go: on a plane, on a mountain, in a canoe, under a tree. Or grab a flashlight and read Shmoop under the covers.

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Auden and composer Benjamin Britten that could evoke a sense of awe in even the most cynical. The name “Byzantium” carries with it an ideal of the classical world, and all the things that filled it; sailing seems the only appropriate method of reaching such a place, though in the interest of honesty this blog is dedicated to neither Byzantium nor sailing.

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Sailing to Byzantium: William Butler Yeats The poem traces the speaker’s movement from youth to age, and the corresponding geographical move from Ireland, a country just being born as Yeats wrote, to Byzantium. "This book treats the poetics of biblical allusion in the lyric poetry of William Butler Yeats, and the ways in which the King James Bible became for Yeats a model for poetry as a communal voice shaping a culture." "The introduction analyzes the critical history of what Eleanor Cook has termed the "poetics of allusion," emphasizing the work of the Italian rhetorician Gian Biago Conte and the.

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While contemporary poets like T. Eliot and Ezra Pound were busy breaking down the entire history of poetic form, writing poems that jammed all sorts of forms together into a poem that started to work like a great big set of Tinker Toys, Yeats stuck to.

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And the Holy Book tells us the number of the beast, beloved, and the number is six hundred three score and six. Greg Egan: “Crystal Nights” (from Crystal Nights and Other Stories, ) A.M.

Homes: “A Real Doll” (in Barcelona Review, ) Gene Wolfe: “Seven American Nights” (from Sailing to Byzantium/Seven American Nights, ) Barry Hannah: “Testimony of Pilot” (from Airships, ). Sailing To Byzantium by William Butler Yeats.

I That is no country for old men. The young In one another's arms, birds in the trees --Those dying generations--at their song, The salmon-falls, the mackerel-crowded seas, Fish, flesh, or fowl commend all summer long Whatever is .Sailing to Byzantium.

A reading of a play by Sandra Deer A story of love gone awry, against the backdrop of the Irish Rebellion of and World War I. It tells of Yeats, his secretary Ezra Pound, and their various loves of the Shakespeare women, Yeats and Olivia, the novelist and Pound and her daughter Dorothy.

Directed By Kara Manning.CRITICISM Campbell, Harry Modean. “Yeats's ‘Sailing to Byzantium.’” Modern Language No no.

8 (December ): Discusses critical responses to Yeats's poem. Corbett, David.