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- 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...
- 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...
- Mainstream Publishing 2013; US$ 21.62
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every poem and chapter. ************. Dickinson''s poems generally fall into three distinct periods, the works in each period having certain general characters in common. ? Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every poem. ******************. Songs of Innocence and of Experience: Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul are two books of poetry by the English poet and painter, William Blake. Although Songs of Innocence was first... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
A mesmerizing collection of Brownings most famous poems is offered here. The beautiful blend of imagery with flowery diction and lyrical beauty makes it a book that offers everlasting pleasure to its readers. This anthology has 22 poems which vividly convey the vivacity and vigor of Brownings poetry. Delightful! more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 5.99
The Poems Shakespeare?s greatest achievement in nondramatic verse was his collection of 154 magnificent sonnets that portray a tumultuous world of love, rivalry, and conflict among a poet, an aristocratic young man, a rival poet, and a mysterious ?dark lady.? More profound than other Elizabethan sonnet sequences and never surpassed as archetypes... more...