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- Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 17.99
Geoffrey Chaucer is rightly regarded as the Father of English Literature. His observant wit, his narrative skill and characterization, his linguistic invention, have been a well from which the language's greatest writers have drawn: Shakespeare, Pope, Austen, Dickens among them. A courtier, a trade emissary and diplomat, he fought in the Hundred Years... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 17.00
This extraordinary trove of previously unpublished early works includes drafts of poems such as ?The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock? as well as ribald verse and other youthful curios. ?Perhaps the most significant event in Eliot scholarship in the past twenty-five years? (New York Times Book Review). Edited by Christopher Ricks. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 20.00
If William Shakespeare had never written a single play, if his reputation rested entirely upon the substantial and sterling body of nondramatic verse he left behind, he would still hold the position he does in the hierarchy of world literature. The strikingly modern sonnets?intimate, baroque, and expansive at once; the invigorating narratives drawn... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2015; US$ 13.99
A night in Matlock Bath, an Ode to Indolence, a boy running the ploughed fields of cross-country, and the 1975 Reading Festival, Careful What You Wish For is winter mornings lit by the tame volcano of a lava lamp, and it is Camus, St-Exupéry, and Ken Dodd. Also it is Robert Lowell in a canal boat just outside Mirfield, not to mention family poems... more...
- Enitharmon Press 2015; US$ 9.99
This remarkable collaboration had its origins when John Kinsella and Alan Jenkins, two very different poets who had long admired and enjoyed each other's work, discovered by chance that the new poems they were working on shared a preoccupation with the sea. Marine brings together those poems and others written since, all dealing with the sea in... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 9.55
With an introduction by Helen Dunmore Come for a walk down the river road, For though you're all a long time dead The waters part to let us pass The way we'd go on summer nights In the times we were children And thought we were lovers. The Drowned Book is a work of memory, commemoration and loss, dominated... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 17.00
From A to Z, the Penguin Drop Caps series collects 26 unique hardcovers?featuring cover art by Jessica Hische It all begins with a letter. Fall in love with Penguin Drop Caps, a new series of twenty-six collectible and hardcover editions, each with a type cover showcasing a gorgeously illustrated letter of the alphabet. In a design collaboration... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2015; Not Available
John Milton's epic blank-verse poem depicts the Fall of Man, Satan's temptation of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, and his ultimate expulsion from Heaven, as a result. Paradise Lost is heralded as one of the English's language's greatest poetic achievements. more...