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  • 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...

  • Allegorical Poetics and the Epicby Mindele Anne Treip

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Literary allegory has deep roots in early reading and interpretation of Scripture and classical epic and myth. In this substantial study, Mindele Treip presents an overview of the history and theory of allegorical exegesis upon Scripture, poetry, and especially the epic from antiquity to the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, with close focus... more...

  • 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...

  • The Overhaulby Kathleen Jamie

    Graywolf Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    Winner of the 2012 Costa Poetry Award, the latest collection by Kathleen Jamie, ?the leading Scottish poet of her generation? ( The Sunday Times ) See when it all unravels?the entire project reduced to threads of moss fleeing a nor?wester; d?you ever imagine chasing just one strand, letting it lead you to an unsung cleft in a rock, a place you... 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...

  • Poemsby T. S. Eliot; Peter Washington

    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...

  • Paradise Lostby John Milton

    The Floating Press 1900; US$ 4.50

    Paradise Lost is one of the most epic, complex theological works to date. Milton's masterpiece in blank verse tells the story of the fall from grace. His protagonist is often read as Satan, who rebels against the omnipotent God, though he cannot win. Milton expresses the paradox of free will within the creation of an all-knowing God. more...