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- ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99
Phantasmagoria and Other Poems (1869) is a collection of poems by Lewis Carroll. In A Valentine, the poet has discussed howlove and friendship transcends distance, while in Phantasmagoria he outlines the rules of behaviour for ghosts. The Lang Coortin,' The Four Riddles, and Size and Tears are also part of this collection. more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2007; US$ 14.54
Many of the poems in Sean O'Brien's new collection take their emotional tenor and imaginative cue from his acclaimed translation of Dante's Inferno, and occupy a dark, flooded, subterranean world, as dramatically compelling as it is disquieting. Circumstances have compelled O'Brien to return repeatedly to the elegiac form, and The Drowned Book contains... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 15.98
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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 23.98
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 2008; US$ 20.78
This selection of the earliest poems in English comprises works from an age in which verse was not written down, but recited aloud and remembered. Heroic poems celebrate courage, loyalty and strength, in excerpts from Beowulf and in The Battle of Brunanburgh, depicting King Athelstan?s defeat of his northern enemies in 937 AD, while The Wanderer and... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2010; US$ 8.94
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...