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- The Lilliput Press 2012; US$ 10.19
First published in 1931, Robin Flower's enchanting lyric poetry combines with his translations from the old, medieval and modern periods of Irish literature. 'Mr Flower's poetry has loveliness and spontaneity. Though, as his sonnets prove, he can respond to the spell of rich lines and moulded thought, his whole bent is lyrical and individual. Beauty... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 10.99
The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense?creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters?brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks.... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 14.99
Of Plan B , an interim volume that included several of the poems in Maggot , Robert McCrum recently said in the London Observer that ?Paul Muldoon, who has done so much to reimagine the poet?s task, has surpassed himself with his latest collection.? In his eleventh full-length book, Muldoon reminds us that he is a traditional poet who is steadfastly... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 32.99
Come, friendly bombs, and fall on Slough To get it ready for the plough. The cabbages are coming now; The earth exhales. --from "Slough" When the beloved English poet John Betjeman's Collected Poems first appeared in 1958, it made publishing history, and has now sold more than two million copies to a steadily expanding readership. Betjeman is almost... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In this work William Ulmer boldly advances our understanding of Shelley's concept of love by exploring eros as a figure for the poet's political and artistic aspirations. Applying a combination of deconstructive, historicist, and psychoanalytic approaches to six major poems, Ulmer follows the logic of the writing's rhetoric of love by tracing links... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.00
This study oilers a new definition of Shelley s place in English radical culture. Treating the poet's literary career as an active intervention in the social world, Professor Scrivener shows how Shelley designed each text to provoke different audiences in a Utopian direction, despite the political repression and other cultural limitations of which... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 36.00
Focusing in a new and thoroughgoing way on Keats's widely discussed interest in Greek myth, Professor Van Ghent finds the underlying coherence in both his poetry and his letters to be archetypes of the hero and his double"--pervasive myths of creation and generation reflected in his poetics of desire. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
A bawdy and boisterous poem of Ireland, translated by one of its most distinguished literary sons As a teacher and translator of Irish verse, Frank O?Connor brought to the world?s attention many fine poems from his native land, few as enduring?and none as controversial?as Brian Merriman?s The Midnight Court . An eighteenth-century masterpiece... 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...
- Mushroom Publishing 2007; US$ 4.99
Moyra Caldecott has been writing poetry for many years, and has had many poems published in magazines and anthologies. She has frequently read her poems at venues in London and the West Country. She was a member of the Dulwich Group in the 1960s and 70s, and in 2005 she was made an honorary Bard of Bath. For the first time, her best poems have been... more...