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- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 8.95
Australian John Kinsella is one of the most highly regarded poets currently writing in English. Taking Edmund Burke?s 250-year old masterpiece A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful as his template, Kinsella has produced his most accomplished and broadly representative work to date. Shades of the Sublime &... 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...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 12.00
This lovely book of poetry brings together over 100 of the most celebrated and cherished poems of the 20th century. Including poets as diverse as John Betjeman and Ted Hughes, Siegfried Sassoon and Allan Ahlberg, and subjects from all avenues of life - war, family life, love, death, religion, the countryside, animals and comedy - the whole breadth... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 29.25
This comprehensive anthology contains selections from the work of twenty-five poets of the sixteenth century. Employing the original, rather than normalized, texts, the volume includes complete, non-excerpted poems by John Skelton, Philip Sidney and others. The selections - which include such works as 'The Steele Glass'. Richard S. Sylvester examines... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2006; US$ 20.99
The work of an original, haunting, and experimental modernist poet is made available again for the first time in 50 years in this volume. Lynette Roberts is principally a war poet, in that her two published collections take as their subject a woman's life in wartime. A late modernist, she works on two scales at the same time: the mythic and the domestic.... more...
- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 4.50
Paradise Lost is one of the most epic, complex theological works to date. Milton's masterpiece in blank verse tells the story of the fall from grace. His protagonist is often read as Satan, who rebels against the omnipotent God, though he cannot win. Milton expresses the paradox of free will within the creation of an all-knowing God. more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every poem and chapter. ************. Dickinson''s poems generally fall into three distinct periods, the works in each period having certain general characters in common. ? Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.... more...