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  • Alchemical Poetry, 1575-1700by Robert M. Schuler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    The 14 poems, ranging from 12 to 3,000 lines, presented here are printed in the chronological order of their composition, from Elizabethan to Augustan times, including some translations of works from earlier periods. Each has a textual and historical introduction by the Editor which emphasises these poems? expression of and influence on religious,... more...

  • An Andrew Crozier Readerby Andrew Crozier; Ian Brinton

    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 himforchampioning writing excluded from the familiar canon, andfor helping to create a space for new voices within English poetry.... more...

  • Anonymity in Early Modern Englandby Janet Wright Starner; Barbara Howard Traister

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95

    Expanding the scholarly conversation about Renaissance anonymity and attribution studies, this collection explores the phenomenon of anonymous publication in all its variety of methods and genres. The volume opens with essays investigating particular Engl more...

  • The Anthem Anthology of Victorian Sonnetsby Michael J. Allen

    Anthem Press 2011; US$ 795.00

    ?The Anthem Anthology of Victorian Sonnets? is a comprehensive collection consisting of over three thousand Victorian sonnets written by Victorian poets between 1836 and the early years of twentieth century. more...

  • Between the Linesby Jonathan Williams

    The Lilliput Press 1994; US$ 7.28

    One hundred and forty-four poems were selected by the editor from the two hundred or so displayed on DART carriages between 1987 and 1994: short enough for passengers to read without missing their stops, resonant enough to inspire reflection, disquietude or delight. Three were written especially for Dublin's train travellers. and about half of them... more...

  • British Muslim Fictionsby Claire Chambers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 30.00

    Through interviews with leading writers (including Ahdaf Soueif and Hanif Kureishi), this bookanalyzes the writing and opinions of novelists of Muslim heritage based in the UK. Discussion centres on writers' work, literary techniques, and influences, and on their views of such issues as the hijab, the war on terror and the Rushdie Affair. more...

  • Burnt Offeringby Joan Metelerkamp

    Modjaji Books 2008; US$ 19.95

    Burnt Offering is Joan Metelerkamp's seventh colllection of poems. The title comes from a poem in a cycle that embodies the labours of the medieval alchemists - heating and burning, transformation of passionate intensity, the search for an enduring element. In the process malignant doubt is burnt off, and what takes its place is trust in the everyday:... more...

  • Canzoniereby Francesco Petrarca; J.G. Nichols

    Carcanet 2012; US$ 21.80

    The Canzoniere of Petrarch (1304-74) is among Europe's most famous and influential books of lyrics. The focus of this large collection (7,500 lines) is Petrarch's lifelong love for the mysterious Laura, but the themes he treats are many and various. Often regarded as the first modern man to emerge from a mediaeval world, Petrarch remains modern in... more...

  • Castalyby Ian Wedde

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    The poems that make up Castaly: Poems 197377 have been selected by the poet from work completed over the course of four years. Ian Wedde writes: The poems in this book represent my attempts to remain alert in the world between 1973 and 1977. . . . Nevertheless my main obsessions (sometimes called 'themes') have remained the same, though not habitual... more...

  • A Century of Sonnetsby Paula R. Feldman; Daniel Robinson

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 39.99

    A striking reminder that some of the best-known and most well-respected poems of the Romantic era were sonnets, this work traces the sonnet revival in England from its beginning in the hands of Thomas Edwards to its culmination in the poetry of Elizabeth Barret Browning and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. more...