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  • The Pre-Raphaelites: From Rossetti to Ruskinby Penguin Books Ltd

    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$ 21.20

    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...

  • Four Quartetsby T. S. Eliot

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 9.00

    Four Quartets is a rich composition that expands the spiritual vision introduced in ?The Waste Land.? Here, in four linked poems (?Burnt Norton,? ?East Coker,? ?The Dry Salvages,? and ?Little Gidding?), spiritual, philosophical, and personal themes emerge through symbolic allusions and literary and religious references from both Eastern and Western... more...

  • Selected Poemsby T. S. Eliot

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 13.00

    Chosen by Eliot himself, the poems in this volume represent the poet?s most important work before Four Quartets . Included here is some of the most celebrated verse in modern literature??The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,? ?Gerontion,? ?The Waste Land,? ?The Hollow Men,? and ?Ash Wednesday??as well as many other fine selections from Eliot?s early... more...

  • The Drowned Bookby Sean O'Brien

    Pan Macmillan UK 2007; US$ 16.35

    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...

  • Self-Portrait in the Darkby Colette Bryce

    Pan Macmillan UK 2008; US$ 19.08

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  • Paradise Regainedby John Milton

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; Not Available

    Focusing on the temptation of Christ, John Milton?s epic poem, Paradise Regained , suggests that everything lost to man in Paradise Lost is recaptured by Christ?s sacrifices. Published four years after Milton?s masterpiece, Paradise Lost , Paradise Regained is much shorter and written in a simpler style than Paradise Lost , possibly as part... more...

  • Paradise Lost and Paradise Regainedby John Milton

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; Not Available

    The epic poem Paradise Lost tells the story of the fall of man. The poem details Satan?s journey to the Garden of Eden and his intent to destroy God?s new creation, and examines the personalities and motivations of Adam and Eve, before and after the fateful temptation. Paradise Regained was published four years after Paradise Lost , and alternatively... more...

  • Paradise Lostby John Milton

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; Not Available

    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...