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- Penguin Publishing Group 1999; US$ 4.95
Beowulf is the earliest extant poem in a modern European language reflecting a feudal, newly Christian world of heroes and monsters, blood and victory, life and death. Its beauty, power, and artistry have kept it alive for more than thirteen centuries. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 55.00
John Milton is, next to William Shakespeare, the most influential English poet, a writer whose work spans an incredible breadth of forms and subject matter. The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton celebrates this author?s genius in a thoughtfully assembled book that provides new modern-spelling versions of Milton?s texts, expert commentary,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 14.95
Of all the lasting innovations that William Wordsworth (1770-1850) brought to our literature, it is his discovery of nature and his fresh vision of human lives in the context of nature that have most influenced our cultural climate. Here, collected in this volume, are Wordsworth?s finest works, some of the most beautiful poems ever written: from the... more...
- 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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 19.99
As selected by the author, Opened Ground includes the essential work from Heaney's twelve previous books of poetry, as well as new sequences drawn from two of his landmark translations, The Cure at Troy and Sweeney Astray , and several previously uncollected poems. Heaney's voice is like no other--"by turns mythological and journalistic, rural... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 15.98
John Burnside's remarkable book is full of strange, unnerving poems that hang in the memory like a myth or a song. These are poems of thwarted love and disappointment, of raw desire, of the stalking beast, 'eye-teeth/and muzzle/coated with blood'; poems that recognise 'we have too much to gain from the gods, and this is why/they fail to love us';... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 12.78
Following the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns (1759-96), Patrick Scott Hogg presents the greatest of Scotland's poets within the true context of his times. Exploding the Burns myth, Robert Burns: The Patriot Bard replaces the ram-stam lad of popular cliché with the real, living Burns - a Scottish patriot of the heart, an idealist... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 14.95
Certain of these poems first appeared in Poetry , Blast , Others , The Little Review , and Art and Letters . Contents: Gerontion; Burbank with a Baedeker: Bleistein with a Cigar; Sweeney Erect; A Cooking Egg; Le Directeur; Melange adultere de tout; Lune de Miel; The Hippopotamus; Dans le Restaurant; Whispers of Immortality; Mr. Eliot's Sunday... more...
- Graywolf Press 2015; US$ 15.99
Winner of the 2012 Costa Poetry Award, the latest collection by Kathleen Jamie, "the leading Scottish poet of her generation" ( The Sunday Times ) See when it all unravels--the entire project reduced to threads of moss fleeing a nor'wester; d'you ever imagine chasing just one strand, letting it lead you to an unsung cleft... more...
- Faber & Faber 2015; Not Available
Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and studied at Smith College. In 1955 she went to Cambridge University on a Fulbright scholarship, where she met and later married Ted Hughes. She published one collection of poems in her lifetime, The Colossus (1960), and a novel, The Bell Jar (1963). Her Collected Poems , which... more...