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Body Sweats: The Uncensored Writings of Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

Paperback, 06/09/2016, £21.95
£19.76
The first major collection of poetry written in English by the flabbergasting and flamboyant Baroness Elsa, "the first American Dada."

Night Sky with Exit Wounds

Paperback, 04/04/2017, £10.00
£9.00
A Guardian / Daily Telegraph Book of the YearWinner of the 2017 Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection An extraordinary debut from a young Vietnamese American, Night Sky with Exit Wounds is a book of poetry unlike any other.

Truffle Beds

Paperback, 23/01/1995, £8.99
£8.09
The wealth of sense-impressions in Katherine Pierpoint's poems, the panache with which she musters them and the music thereby generated would be noteworthy in any volume, but they are all the more so in this first collection.

Poetics

Paperback, 26/09/1996, £8.99
£8.09
Suitable for all students of Greek theatre and literature, this book examines the dramatic elements of plot, character, language and spectacle that combine to produce pity and fear in the audience, and asks why we derive pleasure from this apparently painful process.

Confessions

Paperback, 15/02/2016, £7.00

Best-Loved Poems

Paperback, 05/12/2002, £9.99
£8.99
A comprehensive anthology of best-loved verse for all ages, beautifully illustrated by Isabelle Brent.

Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry

Paperback, 10/12/2015, £30.00
£27.00
The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry offers an authorative collection of original essays and is an essential resource for those interested in Victorian poetry and poetics.

Language of Flowers: Selected by Jane Holloway

Hardback, 07/09/2017, £9.99
£8.99
The language of flowers is as old as language itself.

Andreas: An Edition

Hardback, 20/01/2016, £80.00
£72.00
A new edition and translation of the Old English poem 'Andreas', with full introduction, notes, and glossary.

Sea Swim

Paperback, 16/04/2012, £5.99
£5.00

Ghost Pot

Paperback, 07/09/2013, £8.99
£8.09

Landfill

Paperback, 14/09/2017, £10.99
£9.89

William Wordsworth

Paperback, 15/11/1999, £10.95
£9.86
Deploying illustrations from manuscripts in Wordsworth's hand in The British Library, and at the Wordsworth Trust at Dove Cottage in Grasmere, and in other collections, Stephen Hebron discusses the life of a writer whose works had a tremendous influence on his contemporaries and later poets alike.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Paperback, 01/10/2003, £10.95
£9.86
Illustrated throughout with contemporary images, this biography follows Coleridge - poet, critic, philosopher, political commentator and psychologist - from childhood in Devon and schooldays in London, to his days in the Lake District and Malta, and through to his final years in Highgate.

Feynman Challenge

Paperback, 01/10/2017, £9.99
£8.99

Renaissance Literature: An Anthology

Paperback, 19/12/2002, £15.49
£13.94
Michael Payne's anthology gives extensive representation to the great classics of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods, as traditionally defined. At the same time, responding fully to new historical revision, he includes a very broad range of marginalized work, notably by women.

Brown Parrots of Providencia

7, 25/10/1993, £5.99
£5.39
The author's poetry ranges in manner from sombre reflections on the loneliness and bestiality of human experience to the exuberance shown in his persuasive fantasy of Guinness's Brewery considered as the Garden of Eden.

Clever Daughter

7, 03/03/1997, £6.99
£6.29
Susan Wicks's "Driving My Father" was a prose memoir/meditation in which she described her complicated feelings for her parents and their own poignant relationship. Many of the themes and incidents covered in that book are presented again here, but this time as a collection of poetry.

Richard Aldington & H.D Their Lives in Letters 1918-61

Paperback, 29/05/2003, £19.99
£17.99
This study explores the personal and professional lives of Richard Aldington and H.D. through their intimate correspondence between 1918 and 1961, including extensive biographical commentary of one of the 20th century's most fascinating literary couples and pioneers of modernist literature.

Seamus Heaney

Paperback, 02/08/1999, £7.99
£7.19
Despite his popularity, Heaney's poetry can be difficult and intractable, not least because it is linked to two rich literary traditions, the English and the Irish. This explicatory work relates the poet to his work.

Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin

Hardback, 02/10/2014, £14.99
£13.49
Writers like to elude their public, lead them a bit of a dance. In this personal anthology, the author has chosen over seventy poems by six well-loved poets, discussing the writers and their verse in his customary conversational style through anecdote, shrewd appraisal and spare but telling biographical detail.

Faber New Poets: Part 11

Paperback, 02/10/2014, £5.00
£4.50
Through a programme of mentorship, bursary and pamphlet publication, the scheme offers four poets a year the time, guidance and encouragement they require to help in the development of their work in the longer term. This book aims to identify and support emerging talents at an early stage in their careers.

Rich

Paperback, 17/09/1984, £4.99
£4.49

Collected poems 1928-1985

Paperback, 20/02/1989, £9.99
£8.99
This revised and enlarged edition reissued to celebrate Stephen Spender's 80th birthday, in which he has made considerable changes to the original edition of 1955, includes recent and unpublished poems, while others have been discarded or rewritten.

Electrification of the Soviet Union

Paperback, 11/08/1986, £4.99
£4.49

1953

Paperback, 01/07/1990, £4.99
£4.49
This book is Craig Raine's version of Racine's "Andromaque". The inverted commas around the title indicate that Raine's play is not set in an historical 1953, but in a parallel universe where history has been as radically re-written as Racine's text. The author's poetry books include "Rich".

Age of Cardboard and String

7, 19/03/2001, £7.99
£7.19
These poems range in material from intimate narratives to social commentary. Boyle takes self-deception, mixed motives and honest misunderstandings as the norms of human behaviour, and delights in the comedy of errors that results.

Jonathan Swift

7, 19/02/2001, £4.99
£4.49
Provides an introduction to the most important poets in our literature. In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past.

Faber New Poets 5: Joe Dunthorne

Paperback, 01/05/2010, £5.00
£4.50
Intends to identify and support emerging talents at an early stage in their careers.

Faber New Poets 7: Sam Riviere

Paperback, 01/05/2010, £5.00
£4.50
Intends to identify and support emerging talents at an early stage in their careers.

Forward Book of Poetry 2011

Paperback, 07/10/2010, £8.99
£8.09
Published on National Poetry Day, this title collects together the best contemporary poetry of the year, chosen from all the submissions considered for this year's Forward Prizes for Poetry. It includes poems by the most respected poets of their generation.

Last Hedgehog

Hardback, 03/05/2018, £6.99
£6.29
A special edition illustrated poem from the beloved Pam Ayres to celebrate National Hedgehog Awareness Week.

Taking Mesopotamia

Paperback, 30/03/2014, £9.95
£8.96
A poet's search for her lost father links the Iraq War to its roots in a WW1 campaign.

Flame

Hardback, 02/10/2018, £20.00
£15.00
The final collection of poetry from the world's greatest lyricist Leonard Cohen, introduced by his son Adam Cohen

Let Them Eat Chaos

Paperback, 27/09/2016, £9.99
£8.99
Kate Tempest's long poem Let Them Eat Chaos, takes a hard look at contemporary life as Londoners living on the same street are forced to meet and connect.

Noise of a Fly

Hardback, 07/09/2017, £14.99
£10.00
Penned with a dexterous wit and a steady nerve, The Noise of a Fly is a mesmeric imagining of our later years by one of this country's most senior and celebrated writers. 'It is hard to think of many poets who can equal his combination of imaginative ambition, formal resource and range of tone .

Armistice: A Laureate's Choice of Poems of War and Peace

Hardback, 18/10/2018, £12.99
£11.69
The Armistice of 1918 brought ceasefire to the war on the Western Front, but 'the Great War' would not as hoped be 'the war to end all wars'.

Sylvia Plath Poems Chosen by Carol Ann Duffy

Paperback, 07/03/2019, £9.99
£8.99
Sylvia Plath was, for both English and American poetry, one of the defining voices of twentieth-century, and one of the most appealing: few other poets have introduced as many new readers to poetry.

Autumn Journal

Paperback, 07/02/2008, £10.99
£9.89
Written between August and December 1938, Autumn Journal is still considered one of the most valuable and moving testaments of living through the thirties by a young writer.

Crab and Winkle

Paperback, 15/02/2009, £12.95
£11.66
Centres specifically on the area of East Kent where Australian poet Laurie Duggan lives. It features excursions and interludes elsewhere in Britain, the Continent and North Africa.

Men and Women

Paperback, 07/10/1993, £5.99
£5.39
Part of the "Everyman" series which has been re-set with wide margins for notes and easy-to-read type. Each title includes a themed introduction by leading authorities on the subject, life-and-times chronology of the author, text summaries, annotated reading lists and selected criticism and notes.

Biographia literaria

Paperback, 07/07/1997, £7.99
£7.19
Presenting a sketch of its author's troubled life and opinions as the context for a series of virtuoso reflections on contemporary poetry and criticism, the "Biographis" embodies the Romantic quest for the unifying Imagination. This study edition contains both the text and a commentary upon it.

Edmund Spencers poetry

Paperback, 17/03/1993, £10.99
£9.89
Building on the strengths of two previous editions, this revised and enlarged Third Edition continues to offer more of Spenser's poetry than any other comparable volume. All selections are based on early and established texts, fully glossed and precisely annotated, with an Editor's Note following each section.

Collected works of Billy the Kid

Paperback, 25/08/1989, £6.99
£6.29
In this series of "left handed" poems, the award winning Canadian poet Michael Ondaatje presents the life and crimes of Billy the Kid. The legend and the reality of this outlaw are mixed together into a kaleidoscope of poetry, prose, songs, photographs and eye witness accounts from the period.

Paleface

Paperback, 04/03/1996, £7.99
£7.19
Charles Boyle's fifth collection of poetry, dealing with topics such as intimations of mortality at a Sunday market, unicorns at the zoo, a miracle in west London, redundancy, and love.

Nun's priest's tale

Paperback, £5.00
£4.50

World's Wife

Paperback, 13/07/2017, £9.99
£8.99
'The World's Wife is a joyous exuberant book of poems about women usually excluded from myth and history' Guardian

 

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