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- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The Aeneid is a Latin epic poem written by Virgil in the 1st century BC (between 29 and 19 BC) that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who traveled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans. It is written in dactylic hexameter. The first six of the poem's twelve books tell the story of Aeneas' wanderings from Troy to Italy,... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
?A colossus among critics. . . . His enthusiasm for literature is a joyous intoxicant.? ? New York Times In this charming anthology, esteemed literary critic Harold Bloom collects the last poems of history's most important and celebrated poets. As with his immensely popular Best Poems of the English Language, Bloom has carefully curated and annotated... more...
- Wings Press 2009; US$ 14.95
The first major autobiography by a Texas poet, this noteworthy account traces the life and times of a poet, publisher, critic, and teacher from his childhood to the present day. This remarkable life is examined through the works it produced—25 books in the fields of poetry, fiction, translation, jazz history, and book reviewing. Proving that the literary... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 14.54
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$ 14.56
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 Group US 1998; US$ 14.00
This volume presents Frost?s first three books, masterful and innovative collections that contain some of his best-known poems, including "Mowing," "Mending Wall," "After Apple-Picking," "Home Burial," "The Oven Bird," "Birches," and "The Road Not Taken." more...
- UNO Press 2010; US$ 9.99
William Pratt's The Imagist Poem has been hailed as the most important anthology of Imagist poetry ever published. This third edition features an expanded selection of poems and an updated introduction by the editor, making it an indispensable tool for any student of twentieth century poetry or Modernism. Poets represented include: T. E. Hulme, T.... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 21.86
This volume replaced Ted Hughes's Selected Poems 1957-1981. It contains a larger selection from the same period, to which are added poems from more recent books, uncollected poems from each decade of Ted Hughes's writing life, and some new work. Another notable feature is the inclusion of poems from his books for younger readers, What is the Truth?... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2005; US$ 23.99
The Odyssey is the original journey tale, a genre that has lasted three thousand years, and has had a lasting influence on on literature and art. The trials of Odysseus were first told by the great bard Homer. For ten long years the Greeks and Trojans have fought on the plains of Troy, and now Odysseus, the King of Ithaca, and the other victorious... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 13.11
Dear Room is a worthy successor to Billy's Rain (1999), whose preoccupations and occasions it continues and ramifies, charting the 'angles, signals, orders, murmurs, sighs' of love, separation and loss. With grave good humour, ruefully exact timing and a scruple reminiscent of Thomas Hardy, these poems register the goodbye look of things, and ponder... more...