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- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
One of the finest works of the Neoclassical period, this is a comprehensive collection of Pope's best works. A deep satire and criticism is meted out at the contemporary society and the attitudes and frivolities of the females. A brilliant collection that relaxes and inspires the readers! more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99
A collection of poems and sonnets, Charmides and Other Poems by Oscar Wilde was published in 1919. The work includes narrative poems that at times reflect on his personal experiences and sonnets that are a reflection of the beauty around him. The poems reflect a myriad of emotions. more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.09
In 2010, with the full support of the MOD, John Jeffcock, poet and a former soldier in the Coldstream Guards, invited contributions for a book of modern war poems. He was overwhelmed by the response: contributions came from serving soldiers, veterans and their families - wives, sisters, daughters (one just 11 years old). The writers have one thing... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
This remarkable book brings us an intimate and moving interpretation of the life and work of Charles Darwin, by Ruth Padel, an acclaimed British poet and a direct descendant of the famous scientist. Charles Darwin, born in 1809, lost his mother at the age of eight, repressed all memory of her, and poured his passion into solitary walks, newt collecting,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 21.14
The Pre-Raphaelite Movement began in 1848, and experienced its heyday in the 1860s and 1870s. Influenced by the then little-known Keats and Blake, as well as Wordsworth, Shelley and Coleridge, Pre-Raphaelite poetry 'etherialized sensation' (in the words of Antony Harrison), and popularized the notion of l'art pour l'art - art for art's sake. Where... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 15.50
Introduced and selected by the poet-presenter Owen Sheers, A Poet's Guide to Britain is a major poetry anthology that ties in with the BBC series of the same name. Owen Sheers passionately believes that poems, and particularly poems of place, not only affect us as individuals, but can have the power to mark and define a collective experience - our... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 12.68
This lovely book of poetry brings together over 100 of the most celebrated and cherished poems of the 20th century. Including poets as diverse as John Betjeman and Ted Hughes, Siegfried Sassoon and Allan Ahlberg, and subjects from all avenues of life - war, family life, love, death, religion, the countryside, animals and comedy - the whole breadth... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2010; US$ 10.82
Australian John Kinsella is one of the most highly regarded poets currently writing in English. Taking Edmund Burke?s 250-year old masterpiece A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful as his template, Kinsella has produced his most accomplished and broadly representative work to date. Shades of the Sublime... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.95
The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Shakespeare contains selections from Shakespeare's work, including his sonnets, his narrative poems Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece , songs and speeches, and an index of first lines. more...
- Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 12.03
With an introduction by Helen Dunmore Come for a walk down the river road, For though you're all a long time dead The waters part to let us pass The way we'd go on summer nights In the times we were children And thought we were lovers. The Drowned Book is a work of memory, commemoration and loss, dominated by elegies for those the... more...