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- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99
Beginning with the story of Satan after he was expelled from Heaven along with his followers, Paradise Lost details Satan?s journey to the Garden of Eden and his intent to destroy God?s new creation. The poem also depicts the perspectives of both Adam and Eve, examining their personalities and motivations before and after Eve?s fateful temptation.... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 16.99
A new edition of the later selected work of a Nobel Prize-winning poet Often considered to be "the greatest poet of our age" ( The Guardian ), Seamus Heaney was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995 "for works of lyrical beauty and ethical depth, which exalt everyday miracles and the living past." He saw poetry as a vocation and credited... more...
- 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: Donne contains Songs and Sonnets, Letters to the Countess of Bedford, The First Anniversary, Holy Sonnets, Divine Poems, excerpts from Paradoxes and Problems, Ignatius His Conclave, The Sermons, Essays... more...
- 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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 26.99
A T. S. Eliot Prize?winning collection from one of Ireland's major contemporary poets PARALLAX: ( Astron .) Apparent displacement, or difference in the apparent position, of an object, caused by actual change (or difference) of position of the point of observation. (OED) In Parallax Sinéad Morrissey documents what is caught, and what is lost,... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99
Caught carrying on a love affair with a married woman, Don Juan is forced leave his home in Spain. His adventures take across Europe to Greece, Russia, and Italy, where women cannot resist his good looks and charm, and Don Juan himself certainly cannot resist the advances of a woman who has fallen for him. Lord Byron?s ?Don Juan? is a satirical poem... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 22.99
Mina Loy's technique and subjects - prostitution, menstruation, destitution, and suicide - shock even some modernists and she vanished from the poetry scene as dramatically as she had appeared on it. Roger Conover has resuced the key texts from the pages of forgotten publications, and has included all of the futurist and feminist satires, poems from... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 9.00
Frances Leviston's first collection, Public Dream , was one of the most acclaimed debuts of recent years, and praised for combining 'technical mastery with a lucidity that verges on the hypnotic' ( Independent ). Leviston's keenly-anticipated second book sees both an intellectual and dramatic intensification of her project. We often credit poetry... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 14.95
Certain of these poems first appeared in Poetry , Blast , Others , The Little Review , and Art and Letters . Contents: Gerontion; Burbank with a Baedeker: Bleistein with a Cigar; Sweeney Erect; A Cooking Egg; Le Directeur; Melange adultere de tout; Lune de Miel; The Hippopotamus; Dans le Restaurant; Whispers of Immortality; Mr. Eliot's Sunday... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 3.50
Forty-two works revealing the Victorian poet's great gifts as a poignant lyricist and a dramatist of great virtuosity. Collection includes a number of Browning's famed dramatic monologues ? "Fra Lippo Lippi," "How It Strikes a Contemporary" and "The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church" among them ? plus such memorable masterworks as... more...