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  • Collected Later Poemsby Christopher Middleton

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 23.99

    August Kleinzahler says, Christopher Middleton is, and remains, a shocking man. One hardly knows where to begin...' There are few risks Middleton will not take in his poems. For six decades and more he has uncovered new dimensions in language. The last decade has been one of continuous discovery and extension. His English is an open medium, responding... more...

  • Missel-Childby Helen Tookey

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 15.99

    According to the seventeenth-century herbarium The Garden of Eden, a missel-child' is a mysterious being found beneath a mistletoe-covered tree - a changeling, perhaps, whereof many strange things are conceived'. Helen Tookey's first full collection of poems starts from the missel-child to explore archaeologies of identity, place and language. She... more...

  • The Poems of Rowan Williamsby Rowan Williams

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 15.99

    I dislike the idea of being a religious poet. I would prefer to be a poet for whom religious things mattered intensely.' In the poems collected in this book, Rowan Williams writes of many things. He visits the Holy Land, commemorates the deaths of parents and close friends, explores elements of ancient Celtic culture; poems are inspired by works of... more...

  • Marvell: Poemsby Andrew Marvell

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 12.50

    The great seventeenth-century metaphysical poet Andrew Marvell was one of the chief wits and satirists of his time as well as a passionate defender of individual liberty. Today, however, he is known chiefly for his brilliant lyric poems, including ?The Garden,? ?The Definition of Love,? ?Bermudas,? ?To His Coy Mistress,? and the ?Horatian Ode? to Cromwell.... more...

  • Byron: Poemsby G. Gordon Byron

    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...

  • Coleridge: Poemsby Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 14.95

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) was the master impresario of English Romanticism -- an enormously erudite and tireless critic, lecturer, and polemicist who almost single-handedly created the intellectual climate in which the Romantic movement was received and understood. He was also, in poems such as 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,' 'Christabel,'... more...

  • Hardy: Poemsby Thomas Hardy

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; 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: Hardy contains poems from Moments of Vision, Satires of Circumstance, Veteris Vestigia Flammae, Heredity, Short Stories, Afterwards , and an index of first lines. more...

  • New Selected Poemsby P.J. Kavanagh; Derek Mahon

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 11.99

    In his foreword to this book, Derek Mahon notes that P.J. Kavanagh's poems elude the obvious categories. He has never been one of a ?school?'. A poet of rural England, yet of Irish ancestry, Kavanagh has always stood slightly apart'. He championed the poems of Ivor Gurney and shares with Gurney not only a personal landscape (that of Gloucestershire)... more...

  • The Goose Treeby Moyra Donaldson

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    "Moyra Donaldson's poetry has grown to ignite unexpected perceptions and magnify them. Betrayals, personal and political; excavations, historical and psychic; correspondences of temperament and object; innocences pristine and varied and very much in power. The Goose Tree shows a poet treading on her own footprints; the considerable themes of her career... more...

  • Shakespeare's Love Sonnetsby Caitlin Keegan

    Chronicle Books LLC 2012; US$ 14.99

    Shakespeare's sonnets are revered the world over for perfectly capturing the torments and joys of love requited or otherwise in just fourteen lines of iambic pentameter. This treasure of a book collects 29 of the bard's most romantic sonnets, each one lovingly illustrated by the talented Caitlin Keegan. Pretty and contemporary, the illustrations tastefully... more...