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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 13.50
To the nineteenth-century reader, George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824), was the archetype of the Romantic literary hero, a figure admired and emulated as much for the revolutionary panache with which he lived his life as the brio and allure of his verse. Our century has seen him more clearly as a poet whose intellectual toughness, satiric gifts, and... more...
- Liberties Press 2014;
“Moyra Donaldson?s poetry has grown to ignite unexpected perceptions and magnify them. Betrayals, personal and political; excavations, historical and psychic; correspondences of temperament and object; innocences pristine and varied and very much in power. The Goose Tree shows a poet treading on her own footprints; the considerable themes of her career... more...
- New York Review Books 2014; US$ 12.95
Nothing More to Lose is the first collection of poems by Palestinian poet Najwan Darwish to appear in English. Hailed across the Arab world and beyond, Darwish?s poetry walks the razor?s edge between despair and resistance, between dark humor and harsh political realities. With incisive imagery and passionate lyricism, Darwish confronts themes... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 18.94
Since his precise, potent and subtle portraits of Northern Irish life first came to public attention in the 1970s, Tom Paulin has been an unmissable writer on the contemporary poetry scene. This selection on his work draws on nearly four decades of poetry and translation, updating and expanding upon the Selected Poems 1972-1990 , and showcasing the... 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...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 18.94
Simon Armitage is rightly celebrated as one of the country's most original and engaging poets; but he is also an adaptor and translator of some of our most important epics, such as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Death of King Arthur and Homer's Odyssey . The latter, originally a commission for BBC Radio, rendered the classical tale with all... more...
- Kensington Publishing Corp. 2014; US$ 14.99
A haunting and beautifully written memoir about the creator of The Twilight Zone . --Robert Redford. "Beautifully written. . .I laughed and I cried. I plan to read it again once I catch my breath." --Carol Burnett. In this intimate, lyrical memoir about her iconic father, Anne Serling reveals the fun-loving dad and family man behind the imposing... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Best known as one of the great short story writers of the twentieth century, Raymond Carver also published several volumes of poetry and considered himself as much a poet as a fiction writer. Sandra Lee Kleppe focuses particularly on the complex literary and scientific systems that influenced Carvers development as a writer as she makes a case... more...