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  • England's Best Loved Poemsby George Courtauld

    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...

  • Early Poemsby Robert Frost; Robert Faggen; Faggen Robert

    Penguin Publishing Group 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...

  • The Odysseyby R. L. Eickhoff; Homer

    Tom Doherty Associates 2005; US$ 27.99

    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...

  • Kabirby Robert Bly

    Beacon Press 2011; US$ 14.00

    Originally published in 1976, with more than 75,000 copies in print, this collection of poems by fifteenth-century ecstatic poet Kabir is full of fun and full of thought. Columbia University professor of religion John Stratton Hawley has contributed an introduction that makes clear Kabir's immense importance to the contemporary reader and praises Bly's... more...

  • The Solitudesby Luis de Gongora; Edith Grossman; Edith Grossman; Alberto Manguel

    Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 25.00

    The New York Times Book Review ?Edith Grossman has surpassed even her magnificent version of Don Quixote by the far more difficult translation of Góngora's Solitudes . Few European poems are as sublime as The Solitudes , and Grossman illuminates this truth.? ?Harold Bloom ?This is true alchemy: to change the gold of one language into the gold... more...

  • A Sleepwalk on the Severnby Alice Oswald

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 10.21

    'This is not a play. This is a poem in several registers, set at night on the Severn Estuary. Its subject is moonrise, which happens five times in five different forms: new moon, half moon, full moon, no moon and moon reborn. Various characters, some living, some dead, all based on real people from the Severn catchment, talk towards the moment of... more...

  • Horse Latitudesby Paul Muldoon

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.57

    Paul Muldoon's new collection opens with a sonnet sequence, 'Horse Latitudes', written as the U.S. embarked on its foray into Iraq. Poems on historical battles where horses played an important part present us with a commentary on the political agenda of America today. more...

  • Lord Byronby Paul Muldoon

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 5.82

    Faber and Faber presents eight beautiful editions of classic Romantic poetry more...

  • Homer's Odysseyby Simon Armitage

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.57

    One of the nation's most treasured poets breathes new life into a classic. more...

  • The Universal Home Doctorby Simon Armitage

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 10.19

    As the title implies, Simon Armitage's flesh-and-blood account of numerous personal journeys reads like a private encyclopaedia of emotion and health. Vivid and engaged, the poems range from the rainforests of South America to the deserts of Western Australia, but are set against the ultimate and most intimate of all landscapes, the human body. Equally,... more...