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  • Said Not Saidby Fred Marchant

    Graywolf Press 2017; US$ 11.20

    ?Fred Marchant teaches and awakens the soul.? ?Maxine Hong Kingston someone in Benghazi with a hose in one hand uses his free one to wipe down the corpse water flows over the body and down a tilted steel tray toward the drain what washes off washes off ??Below the Fold? In this important... more...

  • 40 Sonnetsby Don Paterson

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017; US$ 14.00

    This collection, which won the 2015 Costa Poetry Award, is an exhibition of the Dundee-born poet?s stunningly accomplished adoption of the sonnet?s ancient structure This collection from Don Paterson, his first since the Forward Prize?winning Rain in 2009, is a series of forty luminous sonnets. Some take a traditional form, while others experiment... more...

  • Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexualsby Patricia Lockwood

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 11.27

    Free-wheeling and surreal yet deadly serious, and including the viral hit 'Rape Joke' ('An oblique mini-masterpiece' Guardian ), this book shows one of our most original poets at her virtuosic best. 'Lockwood has written a book at once angrier, and more fun, more attuned to our times and more bizarre, than most poetry can ever get' STEPHEN BURT,... more...

  • The Inky Digit of Defianceby Tony Harrison

    Faber & Faber 2017; US$ 26.49

    In this richly varied selection of Tony Harrison's provocative prose of the last fifty years, the great poet of page, stage and screen presents a lifetime's thinking about art and politics, creativity and mortality. In so doing, he takes us on an extraordinary journey through languages and across continents and millennia, from his Nigerian Lysistrata... more...

  • Women Writing the English Republic, 1625?1681by Katharine Gillespie

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 96.00

    The first book-length study of the contributions that women writers made to the social, cultural and philosophical milieux of seventeenth-century English republicanism. more...

  • The Evolution of Verse Structure in Old and Middle English Poetryby Geoffrey Russom

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book traces the evolution of traditional English verse structures from their Old and Middle origins to the Modern English period. more...

  • Theology and Poetry in Early Byzantiumby Sarah Gador-Whyte

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book studies Romanos' lively and dramatic hymns, highlighting especially the relationship between theological themes and performative rhetoric. more...

  • Penguin Modern Poets 4by Don Paterson; Nick Laird; Kathleen Jamie

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 11.27

    Other Ways to Leave the Room features the work of three of the most beloved and lauded poets currently at large. Between them, Kathleen Jamie, Don Paterson and Nick Laird write lyrical, luminous and often darkly witty poems about the rugged wildness of the Scottish landscape; about fatherhood; about whisky-drinking, alcohol abuse and tenement life;... more...

  • Weary Kingdomby DéLana R.A. Dameron; Ross Gay

    University of South Carolina Press 2017; Not Available

    A Southern-born poet?s journey of reflection and pilgrimage to the streets of Harlem more...

  • Early Auden, Later Audenby Edward Mendelson; Edward Mendelson

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    Presented in one volume for the very first time, and updated with new archival discoveries, Early Auden, Later Auden reintroduces Edward Mendelson's acclaimed, two-part biography of W. H. Auden (1907?73), one of the greatest literary figures of the twentieth century. This book offers a detailed history and interpretation of Auden?s oeuvre, spanning... more...