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  • "Paradise Lost" and the Rhetoric of Literary Formsby Barbara Kiefer Lewalski

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 48.95

    This comprehensive study interprets Paradise Lost as a rhetoric of literary forms, by attending to the broad spectrum of literary genres, modes, and exemplary works Milton incorporates within that poem. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print... more...

  • 100 Poems to Lift Your Spiritsby Leslie Pockell; Celia Johnson

    Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 8.99

    No matter what the occasion, this collection of poems is the perfect gift to cheer up a friend or family member. Here, in this compact volume, are 100 poems written by the world's greatest poets, some inspiring, some hilarious, and all memorable. Each delightful poem is preceded by an illuminating headnote. Among the poems included are classics, such... more...

  • 1914: Poetry Remembersby Carol Ann Duffy

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 13.11

    The First World War holds a unique place in the nation's history; the poetry it produced, a unique place in the nation's hearts. To mark the centenary of the First World War in 2014, the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, has engaged the most eminent poets of the present to choose the writing from the Great War that touched them most profoundly: their... more...

  • 52 Eurosby John Gallas

    Carcanet 2013; US$ 18.89

    Containing 26 Men and 26 Women in a Double A-Z of European Poets in Translation more...

  • 52 Eurosby John Gallas

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 9.99

    With its lens on Europe and taking a singular approach, this collection of poems translates and revises the works of both famous and rising poets. From Akhmatova, Baudelaire, and Pasolini to the Olafsson brothers, Renée Vivien, and Yulia Zhadovskaya, poets from various European nations are not only brought together in the book but are celebrated in... more...

  • 80 Fantastic Poemsby Stan Mason

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 6.49

    This anthology contains eighty fantastic poems, some of which won awards with national and international poetry competitions. They include poems of comedy, drama, history, love and romance, despair and joy, death, reflection as well as self-belief. It is an anthology of real treasure aimed at inducing the maximum pleasure for readers by a poetic master. more...

  • The Achievement of Seamus Heaneyby John William Foster

    The Lilliput Press 1995; US$ 14.57

    The Nobel Prize for Literature has drawn unprecedented attention to the poetry and prose of Seamus Heaney, who now takes his place alongside Dante and Yeats. Yet in spite of his international reputation, some still see Heaney as an earthbound, pastoral poet inspired by nostalgia. The Achievement fo Seamus Heaney, by the eminent critic John Wilson... more...

  • The Adoption Papersby Jackie Kay

    Bloodaxe Books 2011; US$ 11.59

    Forward Prize for Best First Collection. Jackie Kay tells the story of a black girl's adoption by a white Scottish couple from three different viewpoints: the mother,the birth mother and the daughter. This unique and honest volumeof poems has been adapted for radio. Also included in thebook are new poems reflecting issues of sexuality, Scottishness... more...

  • After Lermontovby Mikhail Lermontov; Peter France; Robyn Marsack

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 20.99

    Bursting into print with an impassioned poem on the death of Pushkin, Mikhail Lermontov attracted unfavorable attention from the authorities while enjoying a high reputation in literary circles and beyond. He was of Scottish descent, and this bilingual volume celebrates him with new translations by 14 translator-poets, mostly Scottish. Although Lermontov... more...

  • Air Historiesby Christopher Meredith

    Seren 2013; US$ 17.99

    Christopher Meredith?s Air Histories starts in the Stone Age and ends in the future. It?s marked by formal diversity and a wide range of subjects, with the personal alongside the impersonal and the experimental alongside well-known forms, including some translations from the Welsh. Throughout, it engages the rich meanings of its title, touching... more...