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- Scribner 2008; US$ 23.99
Prefaces and Introductions, Volume VI of The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats , brings together for the first time thirty-two introductions by Yeats to the works of such literary greats as William Blake, J.M. Synge, Lady Gregory, Oscar Wilde, Oliver St. John Gogarty, Lionel Johnson, and Rabindranath Tagore. The introductions, which span the Nobel laureate?s... more...
- Scribner 2008; US$ 16.00
"Poetry encourages us to have dialogue through the observed, the felt, and the imaginary," writes editor Yusef Komunyakaa in his thought-provoking introduction to The Best American Poetry 2003. As a black child of the American South and a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War, Komunyakaa brings his singular vision to this outstanding volume. Included... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 15.98
Part of the pleasure of poetry is unravelling the mysteries and difficulties it contains and solving the puzzles that lie within. Who, for instance, is Ozymandias? What is the Snark? Who is the Emperor of Ice-Cream? Or indeed, who is 'you' in a poem? In this perceptive and playful new book, acclaimed poet John Fuller looks at some of... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 15.98
This treasure trove of very British poetry brings together over 100 classic poems, selected by bestselling author and proud patriot George Courtauld. Including national favourites such as Rupert Brooke's 'The Soldier', George Herbert's 'Love' and John Betjeman's 'A Subaltern's Love Song' these are poems chosen for their resonant power, nostalgia and... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
Another wonderful poetry anthology from Garrison Keillor-rooted in the American landscape. Greatness comes in many forms, and as Garrison Keillor demonstrates daily on The Writer's Almanac , the most affecting poems in the canon are in plain English. Third in Keillor's series of anthologies, Good Poems, American Places brings together poems... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Romanticism and the City explores how late eighteenth-and early nineteenth-century literature conceptualized urban space. Fresh readings of key texts show how Romantic concerns with urban life shaped both individual works and broader theoretical issues. more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 13.11
Hare Soup, Dorothy Molloy's first collection of poems, was published by Faber in 2004, just weeks after the poet's untimely death. Gethsemane Day brings together her last and hitherto unpublished poems, which celebrate survival with all the anarchic zest, mordancy and lyric drive of Hare Soup, while confronting individual illness and death with moving... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 21.86
This volume is a much-needed new selection of Seamus Heaney's work, taking account of recent volumes and of the author's work as a translator, and offering a more generous choice from previous volumes. Opened Ground: Poems 1966-1996 comes as close to being a 'Collected Poems' as its author cares to make it. It replaces his New Selected Poems 1966-1987... more...
- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 11.65
In this, his first volume of original verse since the award-winning Landing Light , Don Paterson is found writing at his most memorable and direct. In an assembly of masterful lyrics and monologues, he conjures a series of fables and charms that serve both to expose us to the unsettling forces within the world and simultaneously offer some protection... more...