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- Faber and Faber 2011; US$ 18.94
The Road to Inver gathers the verse translations of Tom Paulin from four decades, and brings together distinguished versions of classical and European poets which have appeared in his previous collections, from Liberty Tree (1983) to The Wind Dog (1999). But The Road to Inver also includes dozens of new and recent translations from the European canon;... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2010; Not Available
Though in her lifetime only ten of Emily Dickinson?s poems were published, her death revealed 1,789 poems, many of them in hand-sewn booklets, secreted in a locked chest. She is now regarded as one of the greatest poets of all time, but she has come down to us as a woman disappointed in love, an odd and pathetic woman who dressed in white and shut... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 27.99
In The End of the Poem , Paul Muldoon, "the most significant English-language poet born since the Second World War" ( The Times Literary Supplement ), presents engaging, rigorous, and insightful explorations of a diverse group of poems, from Yeats's "All Souls' Night" to Stevie Smith's "I Remember" to Fernando Pessoa's "Autopsychography." Here Muldoon... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 7.95
The Essential Metamorphoses , Stanley Lombardo's abridgment of his translation of Ovid's Metamorphoses, preserves the epic frame of the poem as a whole while offering the best-known tales in a rendering remarkable for its clarity, wit, and vigor. While making no pretense of offering an experience comparable to that of reading the whole... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; Not Available
For 2009, the BBC is planning a major 'Poetry Season' on BBC2 and BBC4. This landmark series on British Poetry will be the centrepiece of the season, and Penguin Classics is publishing the official anthology to tie-in with it. The anthology will include all the poems read or mentioned in the series as well as a large number of others selected to complement... more...
- Anthem Press 2011; US$ 99.00
For all its fame in the wider world, Edward FitzGeralds Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (1859) has been largely ignored by the academic establishment. This volume explores the reasons for both its popularity and neglect. more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 14.27
This epic poem by Booker Prize winner Ben Okri is an intimate song of rage and restoration. It speaks to each new moment and each person, like sunlight or like pain. It is an anthem to our ascending dreams, and a hymn of inspiration. more...