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- 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...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1984; US$ 12.95
Published in 1919 when Lewis was only twenty, these early poems give an insight into the author's youthful agnosticism. The poems are written in various metrical forms, but are unified by a central idea, expressing his conviction that nature was malevolent and beauty the only true spirituality. Preface by Walter Hooper. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 13.50
Beloved for his fanciful and engrossing children?s literature, controversial for his enthusiasm for British imperialism, Rudyard Kipling remains one of the most widely read writers of Victorian and modern English literature. In addition to writing more than two dozen works of fiction, including Kim and The Jungle Book , Kipling was a prolific poet,... more...
- Carcanet 2013; US$ 14.51
The poems in Rory Waterman?s debut collection Tonight the Summer?s Over explore belonging and estrangement with precise resonance. Born in Belfast and brought up in rural Lincolnshire, Waterman turns an unblurred eye on his own childhood, caught between two countries, two cultures, two parents. Yet his poems are never mere autobiography: they are... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 16.99
According to the 17th-century herbarium The Garden of Eden , a ?missel-child? is a mysterious being found beneath a mistletoe-covered tree?a changeling, perhaps. In this first collection from a respected editor, the missel-child is a point of access to various archaeologies of identity, place and language. The poems deploy syllabics and collage techniques... 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...
- 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. ******************. Songs of Innocence and of Experience: Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul are two books of poetry by the English poet and painter, William Blake. Although Songs of Innocence was first... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
A mesmerizing collection of Brownings most famous poems is offered here. The beautiful blend of imagery with flowery diction and lyrical beauty makes it a book that offers everlasting pleasure to its readers. This anthology has 22 poems which vividly convey the vivacity and vigor of Brownings poetry. Delightful! more...