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- Faber & Faber 2015; Not Available
Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and studied at Smith College. In 1955 she went to Cambridge University on a Fulbright scholarship, where she met and later married Ted Hughes. She published one collection of poems in her lifetime, The Colossus (1960), and a novel, The Bell Jar (1963). Her Collected Poems , which... more...
- Carcanet 2015; US$ 21.86
Over the past twenty-five years, the award-winning writer David Morley has become known as one of Britain?s most original poets. Renowned for his energy and linguistic inventiveness, Morley is a master storyteller, whose poems uncover ‘universes bound together by language?. From Romani tales to sharply observed lyrics about nature, from political... more...
- Carcanet 2015; US$ 14.57
During a record-breaking blizzard in Boston, two poets met, one American and one English. This meeting marked the beginning of a life-transforming love affair. The story is told in The World Before Snow, Tim Liardet?s tenth collection, a book of passionate extremes, in which he discovers new dimensions in language and form. The poems document some... more...
- 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...
- Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 15.98
?The title is Search Party ? the idea being that we?re all out here looking for something, and my poems are my way of finding myself.? A young black poet blending spoken word and rap; an inner city upbringing with a Cambridge education; a social consciousness with a satirical wit and infectious rhythm ?... more...
- 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,... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 9.27
Frances Leviston's first collection, Public Dream , was one of the most acclaimed debuts of recent years, and praised for combining 'technical mastery with a lucidity that verges on the hypnotic' ( Independent ). Leviston's keenly-anticipated second book sees both an intellectual and dramatic intensification of her project. We often credit poetry... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2015; US$ 84.99
Genesis B and the Comedic Imperative argues that the Old English (from Old Saxon) poem Genesis B does not present, as some scholars assert, an unorthodox view of the Fall of Adam and Eve but that the poem reflects the comedic "happy ending" that characterizes much medieval Christian literature: the eventual attainment of Heaven. more...
- Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 14.57
Louis MacNeice was born in Belfast in 1907, the son of a Church of Ireland rector, later a bishop. He was educated in England at Sherborne, Marlborough and Merton College, Oxford. His first book of poems, Blind Fireworks , appeared in 1929, and he subsequently worked as a translator, literary critic, playwright, autobiographer, BBC producer and feature... more...
- Carcanet 2015; US$ 43.74
The Complete Poems of Jon Silkin brings together the published and previously unpublished work of one of the most significant poets of the late twentieth century, founding editor of Stand and of the Northern House imprint. As well as reprinting all the poems included in Silkin?s books (published between 1950 and 2002), it includes previously uncollected... more...