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  • Horse Latitudesby Paul Muldoon

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 14.99

    The title of Horse Latitudes , Paul Muldoon's tenth collection of poetry, refers to those areas thirty degrees north and south of the equator where sailing ships tend to be becalmed, where stasis (if not stagnation) is the order of the day. From Bosworth Field to Beijing, the Boyne to Bull Run, from a series of text messages to the nineteenth-century... more...

  • Maggotby Paul Muldoon

    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...

  • Moy Sand and Gravelby Paul Muldoon

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 14.99

    Paul Muldoon's ninth collection of poems, his first since Hay (1998), finds him working a rich vein that extends from the rivery, apple-heavy County Armagh of the 1950s, in which he was brought up, to suburban New Jersey, on the banks of a canal dug by Irish navvies, where he now lives. Grounded, glistening, as gritty as they are graceful, these... more...

  • The Word on the Streetby Paul Muldoon

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 23.99

    A vibrant new collection of poems?that also double as rock songs?from the Pulitzer Prize?winning poet In his new book of rock lyrics, Paul Muldoon goes back to the essential meaning of the term ?lyric??a short poem sung to the accompaniment of a musical instrument. These words are written for music most assuredly, with half an ear to Yeats?s ballad-singing... more...

  • Rainby Don Paterson

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 13.99

    In this, his first volume of original verse since the award-winning Landing Light , Don Paterson is found writing at his most memorable and direct. In an assembly of masterful lyrics and monologues, he conjures a series of fables and charms that serve both to expose us to the unsettling forces within the world and to offer some protection against... more...

  • Bluestoneby James Lasdun

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 16.99

    A generous selection that shows the poet James Lasdun at his lyrically inventive best Two men grapple with jumper cables, trying ?to make a stand // in this last corner of our realm; machinery . . .? A man on his way to see his therapist encounters a female police officer in an elevator and feels himself regressing to ?the original essence, the... more...

  • The Pre-Raphaelites: From Rossetti to Ruskinby Dinah Roe

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; Not Available

    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...

  • The First Poems in Englishby Michael Alexander

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; Not Available

    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...

  • Scottish History in Verseby Louis Stott

    Mainstream Publishing 2013; US$ 20.40

    Scottish history is unarguably rich and a number of notable anniversaries are looming, not least the quincentenary of Flodden in 2013 and the 700-year-anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn in 2014. There?s no better time, then, for Scottish History in Verse. This unique anthology consists of some 230 poems and songs that mark various... more...

  • New Collected Poemsby Wendell Berry

    Counterpoint 2012; US$ 20.95

    In Wendell Berry?s upcoming The New Collected Poems , the poet revisits for the first time his immensely popular Collected Poems , which The New York Times Book Review described as “a straight-forward search for a life connected to the soil, for marriage as a sacrament and family life? that “affirms a style that is resonant with the authentic,?... more...