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  • Incarnationby Clare Pollard

    Bloodaxe Books 2017; US$ 10.99

    The poems in Clare Pollard?s new collection Incarnation are about our children and the stories that we tell them. Whether looking at the discourse around pregnancy, describing the pain of childbirth or thinking about surveillance at soft play, they blur the personal and political. Pinocchio, Hamelin, Alice and The Tiger who Came to Tea make appearances... more...

  • Santiagoby Cheryl Follon

    Bloodaxe Books 2017; US$ 10.99

    A number of years back, our author went to seek out a book by some ancient Greek thinker ? the name starting with an L, or perhaps a C ? called On Delight of the Nature of Things , or maybe In Delight at the Nature of Things . Either way, it turned out the book didn?t exist. Our author found lots of stuff on measuring the circumference and mass of... more...

  • It Never Rainsby Roger McGough

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 7.04

    It Never Rains by Roger McGough - an expanded edition of comic verse and free line drawings, from the nation's favourite poet While up at Magdalen Spent the time dagdalen. Moved on to Caius Became the baius knaius. 'Oxford Blues' is one of the many new poems in this expanded and revised edition of The State of Poetry , Roger McGough's book of... more...

  • William Blakeby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte de William Blake avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Peintre, graveur et poète visionnaire anglais, William Blake est l'un des artistes les plus évidemment inspirés que le monde ait connus. Ses poèmes lyriques et prophétiques, ainsi que l'?uvre gravé qui leur est lié, constituent l'une des rares mythologies originales des... more...

  • Still Life with Feeding Snakeby John Burnside

    Random House 2017; US$ 14.09

    From our earliest childhood experiences, we learn to see the world as contested space: a battleground between received ideas, entrenched conventions and myriad Authorised Versions on the one hand, and new discoveries, terrible dangers, and everyday miracles on the other. As we grow, that world expands further, to include new species, lost continents,... more...

  • Stranger, Babyby Emily Berry

    Faber & Faber 2017; US$ 15.49

    'The loss of a mother must be something very strange', observed Sigmund Freud, a reflection that haunts this intense and powerful new book. Emily Berry's Dear Boy was described as a 'blazing debut', winning the Forward Prize for Best First Collection in 2013. Stranger, Baby , its follow-up, is marked by the same sense of fantasy and play, estrangement... more...

  • Mathilde Blindby James Diedrick; Andrew Stauffer; Herbert F. Tucker

    University of Virginia Press 2017; US$ 49.50

    With Mathilde Blind: Late-Victorian Culture and the Woman of Letters, James Diedrick offers a groundbreaking critical biography of the German-born British poet Mathilde Blind (1841?1896), a freethinking radical feminist. Born to politically radical parents, Blind had, by the time she was thirty, become a pioneering female aesthete in a mostly... more...

  • The Bone Flowersby John Fuller

    Random House 2017; US$ 15.50

    ?When does a poem end?? In this rambunctious romp of a narrative poem, John Fuller taps out the rhythms of life against the riddle of time: from his story of opportunistic art-dealer Old Billy Emerald and his fabled Shakespeare manuscript, to the ghosts of great poets and remembrances of old friends. The Bone Flowers is a resonant celebration... more...

  • Selected Poems and Proseby Percy Bysshe Shelley; Jack Donovan; Cian Duffy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 18.32

    A major new anthology of Percy Bysshe Shelley's work, edited by Jack Donovan and Cian Duffy. 'My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings: Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!' Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the leading English Romantics and is critically regarded among the finest lyric poets in the English language. His major works include... more...

  • Collected Poemsby Muriel Spark

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2017; US$ 14.99

    In her foreword to All The Poems (2003) Muriel Spark wrote, ‘Although most of my life has been devoted to fiction, I have always thought of myself as a poet. I do not write "poetic" prose, but feel that my outlook on life and my perceptions of events are those of a poet.' Including previously uncollected work, this new edition demonstrates... more...