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- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 9.99
With its lens on Europe and taking a singular approach, this collection of poems translates and revises the works of both famous and rising poets. From Akhmatova, Baudelaire, and Pasolini to the Olafsson brothers, Renée Vivien, and Yulia Zhadovskaya, poets from various European nations are not only brought together in the book but are celebrated in... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 20.99
Bursting into print with an impassioned poem on the death of Pushkin, Mikhail Lermontov attracted unfavorable attention from the authorities while enjoying a high reputation in literary circles and beyond. He was of Scottish descent, and this bilingual volume celebrates him with new translations by 14 translator-poets, mostly Scottish. Although Lermontov... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2012; US$ 16.99
The poems in this collection are created from the fractured phrases and competing idioms of contemporary movement and the translation between public and private spaces?conversations that start and are broken off; public announcements intervening in private situations; an emergency that is about to unfold in the background. Taking bearings from Dover... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2006; US$ 16.99
This new translation closely follows the movement and meter of Ovid's verse, masterfully rendering his world of love, licentiousness, and conspiracy while fully capturing Ovid's raciness. An introduction sets the work in its historical context. more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2012; US$ 29.99
Reintroducing the poetry and prose of a remarkable poet, editor, and critic, this is a comprehensive selection of Andrew Crozier?s work. A definitive anthology, it offers insight into Crozier?s influences and praises him for championing writing excluded from the familiar canon, and for helping to create a space for new voices within English poetry.... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2011; US$ 15.95
A collection of poetry by South African-born, Yorkshire-based Carola Luther, this account is a chronicle of mourning, renewal, and the realities of human relationships. Addressed to the eponymous Malarchy?a magical, quarrelsome, and often drunken young boythese poems explore silences, absences, the unspoken communication between animals and human... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2008; US$ 15.95
Allusive and humorous, this uncommon anthology is comprised of the first lines of a collection of lost poems. Reportedly discovered in a Latin American restaurant in Glasgow, this immensely entertaining compilation of verse is full of depth, insight, provocations, and astonishments, and spans a wide range of writing styles, from melodrama and sarcasm... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2015; US$ 19.99
Poet Tom Raworth has remained steadfastly independent of literary fashions, movements, and cliques throughout a poetic career spanning 50 years. As When is the first selection of Raworth?s writing to address the full scope and range of his work, from the first poem he ever shared with anyone outside his family, ?You Were Wearing Blue,? to his most... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2008; US$ 20.95
Fusing poetry, memoir, and nature writing, this evocative prose collection conducts a literary exploration of place and language. Reflecting upon the geography, history, and mythology of Wales, the verse delves into the sources of both Welsh and English dialects while incorporating essays and journal extracts, creating a seasonal portrait of the... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 15.99
An Aviary of Small Birds is both elegy to a stillborn son and testament to the redemptive qualities of poetry as a transformative art. The book opens at the birth, which paradoxically becomes the moment of death when, after a long labor and an emergency caesarean, the baby?s heart gives out. For the mother, her body flooded with endorphins, euphoria... more...