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1914 : Poetry Remembers

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..

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1914: Poetry Remembers

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..

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20th Century in Poetry

This ground-breaking anthology presents in chronological order over 400 poems written in the twentieth century. The authors, both published poets themselves, give an overview of each period of history..

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Aeneid: Book VI

In a momentous publication, Seamus Heaney's translation of Book VI of the Aeneid, Virgil's epic poem composed sometime between 29 and 19 BC, follows the hero, Aeneas, on his descent into the underworl..

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After Party: Poems

"A truly moving book." John Ashbery Jana Prikryl s "The After Party" journeys across borders and eras, from cold war Central Europe to present-day New York City, from ancient Rome to New World suburbs..

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Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems

Aimless Love is Billy Collins' first new compilation of poems in twelve years, and a wonderful successor to his first, the bestselling Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes. Aimless Love presents more ..

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All of Us: The Collected Poems

Carver's poetry is like an almost invisible strand of fishing line reeling us all together, connecting us by the heart. --San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle This prodigiously rich collection suggest..

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All the Words are Yours

Every day for the past six years, Tyler Knott Gregson has written a simple haiku about love, and posted it on his website. These Daily Haiku on Love have become the most popular feature among his loya..

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Annotated Archy and Mehitabel

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Anthem for Doomed Youth

Twelve soldier poets of the First World War Leading poet and former professor of English Literature, Jon Stallworthy tells the story of the lives and work of twelve major poets of the First World War ..

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Ariel

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Ariel: Faber Modern Classics

Ariel, first published in 1965, contains many of Sylvia Plath's best-known poems, written in an extraordinary burst of creativity just before her death in 1963. Including poems such as 'Lady Lazarus',..

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Around the Boree Log and the Parish of St Mels

'We'll all be rooned,' said Hanrahan, In accents most forlorn, Outside the church, ere Mass began, One frosty Sunday morn. 'We'll all be rooned,' said Hanrahan, In accents most forlorn, Outside ..

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Arsenii Tarkovsky: Poems: The Artistic Kinship Between Arsenii and Andrei Tarkovsky

Andrei Tarkovsky is widely regarded as one of the most significant filmmakers of modern times. Fundamental to his practice are the poems that his father, Arsenii, created. They resonate through many o..

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Art of Losing : Poems of Grief and Healing

The Art of Losing is the first anthology of its kind, delivering poetry with a purpose. Editor Kevin Young has introduced and selected 150 devastatingly beautiful poems that embrace the pain and heart..

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Austerity Measures: The New Greek Poetry

'I remember caresses, kisses, touching each other's hair. We had no sense that anything else existed' - Elena Penga, 'Heads' 'Nothing, not even the drowning of a child Stops the perpetual motion of t..

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Autobiography of Red: a Novel in Verse

Written in the form of an epic poem, Anne Carson's story tells of how a young boy, Geryon, escapes to a parallel world of photography and falls in love with Herakles, a golden young man who leaves Ger..

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Bad Bad

"Bad Bad" moves the unabashedly juvenile persona elliptically constructed in Zirconia into a seriously amusing, unblushing womanhood. The poems are equally clownish and fuck-offish, taking on with equ..

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Baker's Thumbprint

Philosophers, scientists and artists such as Socrates, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Einstein and Jane Austen pop in for lunch, stay for the afternoon, dance at outdoor concerts and generally inhabit the..

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Ballistics

In this moving and playful collection, Billy Collins touches on an array of subjects--love, death, solitude, youth, and aging--delving deeper than ever before into the intricate folds of life...

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Bats Plays

Boldly inventive, darkly comic and ceaselessly imaginative, the plays collected here present a chilling one-woman vision of alienation (Polythene Pam); the comic and tragic impossibility of human conn..

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Beautiful Librarians

Each poem in Sean O'Brien's superb new collection opens on a wholly different room, vista or landscape, each drawn with the poet's increasingly refined sense of tone, history and rhetorical assurance...

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Bees, The

'Beautiful and moving poetry for the real world' Jeanette Winterson, Guardian 'Wonderful ...a poet alert to every sound and shape of language' Sunday Telegraph The Bees is Carol Ann Duffy's first coll..

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Being Alive

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Being Human: The Companion Anthology to Staying Alive and Being Alive

"Being Human" is the third book in the "Staying Alive" poetry trilogy. "Staying Alive" and its sequel "Being Alive" have introduced many thousands of new readers to contemporary poetry. "Being Human" ..

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Beowulf

HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. Written by an anonymous poet between the 8th and 11th centuries, this Old English epic poem follows the story ..

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Beowulf   A New Translation

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Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary, Together with Sellic Spell

The translation of Beowulf by J.R.R. Tolkien was an early work, very distinctive in its mode, completed in 1926: he returned to it later to make hasty corrections, but seems never to have considered i..

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Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary, together with Sellic Spell

The translation of Beowulf by J.R.R. Tolkien was an early work, very distinctive in its mode, completed in 1926: he returned to it later to make hasty corrections, but seems never to have considered i..

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Best American Poetry

The premier anthology of contemporary American poetry continues guest edited this year by award-winning poet Edward Hirsch, a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and the president of The John ..

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Best American Poetry 2014

Edited by the National Book Award-winning poet Terrance Hayes, the foremost annual anthology of contemporary American poetry returns: ôA æbestÆ anthology that really lives up to its titleö (Chicago Tr..

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Best American Poetry 2015

The premier anthology of contemporary American poetry continues with an exceptional volume edited by award-winning novelist and poet Sherman Alexie, now with a new essay by Alexie on reactions to the ..

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Best British Poetry: 2015

"Your indispensable guide to the poetry of these islands, now in its fifth year" The Best British Poetry presents the finest and most engaging poems found in literary magazines and webzines over the ..

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Bluets

"Suppose I were to begin by saying that I had fallen in love with a color . . ." A lyrical, philosophical, and often explicit exploration of personal suffering and the limitations of vision and love,..

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Book of Longing

Leonard Cohen made his name as a poet before he came to worldwide attention as a singer and songwriter. Book of Longing was twenty years in the making and written in Montreal, Mumbai and during his re..

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Book Of Longing

Leonard Cohen's first book of new poetry since "Book of Mercy" was published two decades ago. It collects Cohen's poetry written between the 1980s and the present, and also includes his wonderfully wi..

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Book of Questions, The

A best-selling volume of Pablo Neruda's poetry in an English-Spanish edition. Pablo Neruda is one of the world's most popular poets, and in "The Book of Questions," Neruda refuses to be corralled by ..

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Border Crossing

Caitlin Maling's second volume Border Crossing continues to showcase the development of an exciting new voice in Australian poetry. Now Maling's poems shift from the first volume's gritty treatment of..

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Boy Book See

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Brand New Ancients

Kate Tempest is one of the most exciting and innovative performers to have emerged in spoken-word poetry in many years; her dramatic poem Brand New Ancients won the prestigious Ted Hughes Prize for in..

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Burns: 'A Red, Red Rose' and Other Poems

In his short life, Robert Burns forged for himself a reputation as a poet and songwriter that has never been eclipsed. Today, more than 200 years after his death, his verse remains among the most popu..

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Certainty

In present-day Vancouver, Gail Lim, a producer of radio documentaries, is haunted by the mysterious events in her father's childhood in war-torn Asia, and using her skills as a journalist is driven to..

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Chorale at the Crossing

When Peter Porter died in 2010 his reputation as one of the greatest Australian poets had long been settled. Chorale at the Crossing gathers together the work Porter completed after the publication of..

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Christmas Truce, The

Down at the Front, on a cold winter's night in 1914, amidst the worst war the world had ever seen, an inexplicable silence spread from man to man. Belief was in the air. Then the soldiers ceased fire ..

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Citizen: An American Lyric

Winner Of The Los Angeles Times Book Prize For Poetry Winner Of The National Book Critics Circle Award For Poetry. 'Everywhere were flashes, a siren sounding and a stretched-out roar. Get on the groun..

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Classic Love Poems

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Collected Longer Poems : W.H. Auden

First published in 1968, this companion volume to the "Collected Shorter Poems" was compiled by W.H. Auden to bring together six of his longer poetic works, originally published between 1930 and 1947...

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Collected Poems

Since its publication in 1988, Philip Larkin's Collected Poems has become essential reading on any poetry bookshelf. This new edition returns to Larkin's own deliberate ordering of his poems, presenti..

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Collected Poems

Carol Ann Duffy has been a bold and original voice in British Poetry since the publication of Standing Female Nude in 1985. Since then she has won every major poetry prize in the United Kingdom and so..

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Collected Poems   Dylan Thomas

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Collected Poems 1909-1962 T.S. Eliot

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