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- Pan Macmillan 2008; US$ 9.77
Public Dream, Frances Leviston?s first collection of poetry, is one of the most eagerly-awaited debuts in years. Although still in her early twenties, Leviston has already received considerable acclaim for her superbly-crafted and pitch-perfect verse. However, in the apparently effortless balancing of its lyric and metaphysical concerns, in the penetration,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.95
The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Shakespeare contains selections from Shakespeare's work, including his sonnets, his narrative poems Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece , songs and speeches, and an index of first lines. more...
- Scribner 2012; Not Available
The first edition of W. B. Yeats's The Tower appeared in bookstores in London on Valentine's Day, 1928. His English publisher printed just 2,000 copies of this slender volume of twenty-one poems, priced at six shillings. The book was immediately embraced by book buyers and critics alike, and it quickly became a bestseller. Subsequent versions of... more...
- Counterpoint 2012; US$ 20.95
In Wendell Berry?s upcoming The New Collected Poems , the poet revisits for the first time his immensely popular Collected Poems , which The New York Times Book Review described as ?a straight-forward search for a life connected to the soil, for marriage as a sacrament and family life? that ?affirms a style that is resonant with the authentic,?... more...
- Canongate Books 2008; US$ 10.82
The Scottish poet Robert Burns has been idolised and eulogised. He has been sainted, painted, tarted up and toasted. He is famous as the author of ?Auld Lang Syne?, and he has long since become the patron saint of the heart-sore and the hung-over. But what about the poems? Beneath the cult of Burns? Nights and patriotic yawps, there is the work itself,... more...
- Carcanet 2013; US$ 14.51
The poems in Tara Bergin?s accomplished debut collection combine sensuous, supple lyricism with the unsettling familiarity of folklore, fairytale and dream. They are inhabited by characters who seem at first widely different from one another, yet share nervous energy, a troubled state of mind: ?I am unwell, little crow, / I am unwell and far from... more...
- Carcanet 2013; US$ 14.51
Playful in earnest, Caroline Bird in her fourth book of poems turns familiar stories on their heads. Bird?s protagonists declaim Chekhov in supermarkets, purchase mail-order tears, sing love-songs to hat-stands. Her characters and voices are at once savvy and vulnerable; underlying the exuberance is empathy with those who have lost themselves somewhere... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 23.99
Following in the successful nature-writing style of Robert MacFarlane and Gillian Clarke, Distance and Memory is a book about remoteness: a memoir of places observed in solitude, of the texture of life through the quiet course of the seasons in the far north of Scotland. It is a book grounded in the singularity of one place?a house in northern Aberdeenshire?and... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 20.99
The latest anthology in a renowned series that has featured writers such as Charles Tomlinson, Rebecca Elson, and the Nobel Prize?winning Joseph Brodsky, Oxford Poets 2013 includes 19 poets whose work is marked by wit, imagination, and thematic range. The collection celebrates the vibrancy and vitality of new writing today and includes poets Gregor... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 15.99
The poems in Dublin-born poet and translator Tara Bergin?s debut collection combine sensuous lyricism with the unsettling familiarity of folklore, fairy tale, and dream. They are inhabited by characters who seem at first widely different from one another yet share nervous energy and a troubled state of mind. Bergin gathers language from a wide range... more...