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- 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...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; Not Available
Collected in one volume, Eliot?s lectures on metaphysical poetry provide a provocative view of Western intellectual and literary history and an exceptional insight into Eliot?s own intellectual development. ?An incomparably stimulating experience in close reading,? said the New York Times. Edited and with an Introduction by Ronald Schuchard. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 14.95
These Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover editions are popular for their compact size and reasonable price which do not compromise content. Poems: Blake contains a full selection of Blake's work, including Songs of Innocence, Songs of Experience , poems from Blake's Ms. book, poems from The Prophetic Books , and an index of first lines. more...
- Carcanet 2014; US$ 12.99
Following his irreverent Oulipian reworking of Shakespeare's Sonnets, in his new book Philip Terry takes on Dante's Inferno, shifting the action from the twelfth century to the present day and relocating it to the modern walled city' of the University of Essex. Dante's Phlegethon becomes the river Colne; his popes are replaced by vice-chancellors and... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 6.79
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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 11.90
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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 11.90
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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 16.10
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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 10.50
Another wild, expansive collection from the eternally surprising Pulitzer Prize?winning poet Smuggling diesel; Ben-Hur (the movie, yes, but also Lew Wallace's original book, and Seosamh Mac Grianna's Gaelic translation); a real trip to Havana; an imaginary trip to the Ch‚teau d'If: Paul Muldoon's newest collection of poems, his twelfth, is... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 11.05
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...