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- Profile Books 2014; US$ 13.31
Vivid, enjoyable and comprehensible, the poet and pre-eminent translator Stephen Mitchell makes the oldest epic poem in the world accessible for the first time. Gilgamesh is a born leader, but in an attempt to control his growing arrogance, the Gods create Enkidu, a wild man, his equal in strength and courage. Enkidu is trapped by a temple prostitute,... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 19.95
Kofi Awoonor, one of Ghana?s most accomplished poets, had for almost half a century committed himself to teaching, political engagement, and the literary arts. The one constant that guided and shaped his many occupations and roles in life was poetry. The Promise of Hope is a beautifully edited collection of some of Awoonor?s most arresting work... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 14.95
Clifton Gachagua?s collection Madman at Kilifi , winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets, concerns itself with the immediacy of cultures in flux, cybercommunication and the language of consumerism, polyglot politics and intrigue, sexual ambivalence and studied whimsy, and the mind of a sensitive, intelligent, and curious poet who... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 4.00
?Eliot?s unique power, his understanding of interrelated beauty and squalor, freshness and despair, survives academic fashions, survives all interpretations, survives even his own dicta and formulations. He is one of the great poets.? ?Robert Pinsky, former Poet Laureate and author of Singing School ?An exalted nightmare, one of the great poems... more...
- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95
The year after his release from prison in 1897, while in Berneval, France, Wilde wrote The Ballad of Reading Gaol, a poem that explored the harsh nature of prison life. It was published anonymously in England under the pseudonym of C33 (Wilde's prison number), and became his last significant work. more...
- Wind River Press 2003; US$ 5.00
With a woman's grace and a survivor's determination, Rochelle Mass has crafted The Startled Land , an epic exploration of honesty and hope in a world brocaded with the trials of everyday life and the tragedies of an embattled land. more...
- Insomniac Press 2001; US$ 9.95
Jill Battson, whose first book of poems, Hard Candy, shook the poetry establishment by its well-starched neck, is back with a second breathtaking collection of lyric and elegiac poems. These are poems that are not afraid to name real people and real places, poems that revel in the relationships that make our lives, in the end, worth living. Ashes Are... more...
- Insomniac Press 1998; US$ 9.95
River Suite is a portrait of moody small city life on the shores of the Saint John River in New Brunswick. River Suite is a diary of hope, sadness, love, and sex. River Suite is an honouring of the emotional and spiritual presence which this river carves for itself in people's lives. River Suite is constant movement in a topography of human ineffectualness... more...