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- The Floating Press 1910; US$ 4.99
Beowulf is the earliest surviving poem in Old English. Although the authorship is anonymous it is believed to have been written before the 10th century AD. The only extant European manuscript of the Beowulf text is placed at around 1010. The epic tells the tale of the Scandinavian hero Beowulf as he struggles against three adversaries; the monster... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
A timeless poetic treasure, this book contains all of Burns poems, including epitaphs, songs and lyrics. Burns wrote on every topic imaginable love, nature, politics and people. All the poems and songs are presented in a chronological order. Brimming with intensity, spontaneity and earnestness, this book is a sure treat for all poetry-lovers. more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2014; US$ 17.99
A daring and innovative collection of new poems by the controversial author of Paul?s Case and VillainElle. Missing Children is a daring and innovative collection of new poems by the controversial author of Paul ? s Case and VillainElle . Here, Lynn Crosbie creates a bold fusion of genres by taking traditional elements of the novel ? dialogue,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Mary Karr describes herself as a black-belt sinner, and this -- her fourth collection of poems --traces her improbable journey from the inferno of a tormented childhood into a resolutely irreverent Catholicism. Not since Saint Augustine wrote "Give me chastity, Lord -- but not yet!" has anyone brought such smart-assed hilarity to a conversion story.... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 13.11
The Sense of Movement, Thom Gunn's second collection, was first published in 1957. 'This book . . . establishes Gunn as one of the few really interesting poets of his generation and promises greatly for the future.' Times Literary Supplement more...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 5.95
Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. The melancholy, brilliance, passionate lyricism, and... more...
- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 4.50
Paradise Lost is one of the most epic, complex theological works to date. Milton's masterpiece in blank verse tells the story of the fall from grace. His protagonist is often read as Satan, who rebels against the omnipotent God, though he cannot win. Milton expresses the paradox of free will within the creation of an all-knowing God. more...
- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 5.95
Leaves of Grass is a collection of poems by Walt Whitman originally published in 1855 at the poet's own expense. Criticized when first released for Whitman's use of free verse and his rather racy depictions of sexual love and the senses, Leaves of Grass is a celebration of the human form, the material world and nature. more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 8.99
What is poetry, how many kinds of it are there, and what are their specific effects?'Aristotle's Poetics is the most influential book on poetry ever written. A founding text of European aesthetics and literary criticism, from it stems much of our modern understanding of the creation and impact of imaginative writing, including poetry, drama,... more...