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  • Hands Washing Waterby Chris Abani

    Copper Canyon Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Abani's fourth poetry collection - a mischevious book of displacement, exile, ancestry, and subversive humor. more...

  • New Selected Poemsby Dannie Abse

    Random House 2010; US$ 18.91

    The year 2009 marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of Dannie Abse's first poetry collection, After Every Green Thing , and since that time he has published an astonishing range of books, including poetry, fiction, criticism and autobiography. He remains a writer of great distinction who is at the height of his powers - his memoir, The Presence... more...

  • The Canterbury Talesby Peter Ackroyd

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 35.00

    A fresh, modern prose retelling captures the vigorous and bawdy spirit of Chaucer?s classic Renowned critic, historian, and biographer Peter Ackroyd takes on what is arguably the greatest poem in the English language and presents the work in a prose vernacular that makes it accessible to modern readers while preserving the spirit of the original.... more...

  • Poems 1960-2000by Fleur Adcock

    Bloodaxe Books 2011; US$ 14.51

    Fleur Adcock is one of Britain's most accomplished poets. Her poised, ironic poems are tense and tightly controlled as well as shrewdly laconic, and often chilling as she unmasks the deceptions of love or unravels family lives. Disarmingly conversational in style, they are remarkable for their psychological insight and their unsentimental, mischievously... more...

  • The Debt to Pleasureby John Adlard; John Wilmot

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2012; US$ 16.99

    Rochester, incontestably the greatest of the Restoration poets and reprobates, is presented in The Debt to Pleasure both in his own words and the words of those who loved or loathed him. The book is a mosaic in which the poet's voice and the voice of his age sound with a startling, ribald, and riotous clarity. more...

  • Milton and the Spiritual Readerby David Ainsworth

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    Milton and the Spiritual Reader  examines spiritual reading in Areopagitica, Eikonoklastes, De Doctrina Christiana, Paradise Lost, and Paradise Regained, comparing  Miltonic spiritual reading with that of two of his Puritan contemporaries, Richard Baxter and George Fox.  more...

  • A Collection of Poemsby Llewdroc Airam

    Winslow e-Publishing 2009; US$ 8.99

    Maria began writing Poetry seriously in August 2006. Her collection of poems depicts an insight into real life through her own eyes, with an eclectic mix of diverse life experiences gleaned from her own inner world. Such emotional expressions and feelings are familiar to us all, as we are able to identify with this through her work. Her modern collection... more...

  • The Body in Time/Nervous Arcsby Jordie Albiston; Diane Fahey

    Spinifex Press 2007; US$ 12.95

    Jordie Albiston's collection of poetry documents the complex world of music and memory, history and art, from the perspectives of such figures as Frida Kahlo, Emily Dickinson, the witches of Salem, Ahab and Frankenstein. Voicing the unspoken languages of the body, these poems aim to negogiate the corporeal narratives of anorexia, abortion, conception... more...

  • A Concise Companion to Postwar British and Irish Poetryby Nigel Alderman; C. D. Blanton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 125.95

    This volume introduces students to the most important figures, movements and trends in post-war British and Irish poetry. An historical overview and critical introduction to the poetry published in Britain and Ireland over the last half-century Introduces students to figures including Philip Larkin, Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, and Andrew Motion Takes... more...

  • Writing after Sidneyby Gavin Alexander

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 54.99

    This book examines the literary response to Sir Philip Sidney, the most immediately influential writer of the Elizabethan period. It does so by looking closely at Sidney and at four writers who had an important stake in his afterlife: his sister Mary Sidney, his brother Robert Sidney, his best friend Fulke Greville, and his niece Mary Wroth. - ;Writing... more...