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- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
This collection of Alexander Pope's poetry showcases his genius and brilliancy as a satirist. He portrays the foppishness and absurd attitudes of that era. His trademark heroic couplets combined with the brilliant use of language mesmerize and exhilarate. This poetical collection has all a Pope-fan would want to know and enjoy. Marvellous! more...
- 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...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2007; US$ 13.63
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 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...
- 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...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 14.38
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 2015; US$ 9.67
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... 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...