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Night Sky with Exit Wounds

Paperback, 04/04/2017, £10.00
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
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.


Paperback, 26/09/1996, £8.99
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.


Paperback, 15/02/2016, £7.00

Best-Loved Poems

Paperback, 05/12/2002, £9.99
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
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
The language of flowers is as old as language itself.

Andreas: An Edition

Hardback, 20/01/2016, £80.00
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

Ghost Pot

Paperback, 07/09/2013, £8.99


Paperback, 14/09/2017, £10.99

William Wordsworth

Paperback, 15/11/1999, £10.95
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
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

Renaissance Literature: An Anthology

Paperback, 19/12/2002, £15.49
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.


Paperback, 27/06/1988, £3.50


Paperback, 01/01/1988, £2.99

Brown Parrots of Providencia

7, 25/10/1993, £5.99
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
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.


Paperback, 17/11/1997, £7.99
A collection of poems whose topics range from the nightmare paintings of Bosch and Breughel to the findings of modern science, on which subject Holub is a specialist in the field of immunology. He also wrote "`The Dimension of the Present Moment' and Other Essays" and "Vanishing Lung Syndrome".


Paperback, 21/09/1998, £7.99
A poetry collection which encompasses subjects as diverse as World War I and the author's trip up the Amazon, as well as love poems and tributes to other poets, notably Edward Thomas, Robert Frost and Joseph Brodsky.

War Music

Hardback, 19/11/2015, £20.00
For the second half of his long life, Christopher Logue (1926-2011) was at work on a very different project: a rewriting of Homer's Iliad. As each instalment, from Kings to Cold Calls, was published, it became clear that this was to be Logue's masterpiece. This title collects his notebook drafts for the final volume, Big Men Falling a Long Way.

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

Paperback, 29/05/2003, £19.99
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
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.

Poet's Daughters: Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge

Hardback, 29/08/2013, £25.00
Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge, were life-long friends. They were also the daughters of best friends: William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the two poetic geniuses who shaped the Romantic Age. Living in the shadow of their fathers' extraordinary fame brought Sara and Dora great privilege, but at a terrible cost.

Seamus Heaney: Opened Ground Poems 1966-1996

Hardback, 07/11/2013, £20.00
When Seamus Heaney prepared Opened Ground it came as close to being a 'Collected Poems' as the author cared to make it. This edition draws from four decades of Seamus Heaney's verse, together with examples of his work as a translator, from his debut, Death of a Naturalist, to The Spirit Level, winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year.

Fire Songs

Hardback, 07/08/2014, £12.99
Winner of the 2014 T S Eliot Prize for Poetry, this title features single poems, dramatic sequences, and poems that 'belong to one another', which share a dark territory and a sometimes haunting, sometimes steely, lyrical tone.

Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin

Hardback, 02/10/2014, £14.99
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
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.


Paperback, 17/09/1984, £4.99

Collected poems 1928-1985

Paperback, 20/02/1989, £9.99
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


Paperback, 01/07/1990, £4.99
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
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
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.

Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verse

Paperback, 01/06/2006, £10.99
Contains the Old English texts of almost all the major short poems, such as "The Battle of Maldon", "The Dream of the Rood", "The Wanderer" and "The Seafarer". These poems are the wellspring of the English poetic tradition, and this anthology provides a window into the mind and culture of the Anglo-Saxons.

Faber New Poets 5: Joe Dunthorne

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

Whitsun Weddings

Hardback, 06/05/2010, £8.99
A work by a poet who was capable of evoking his native land and of touching all readers from the most sophisticated intellectual to the proverbial common reader.

Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis

Hardback, 06/05/2010, £8.00
There are so many kinds of awful men - One can't avoid them all. She often said She'd never make the same mistake again: She always made a new mistake instead.

Forward Book of Poetry 2011

Paperback, 07/10/2010, £8.99
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.

Haw lantern

Paperback, 22/06/1987, £6.99

Go Giants

Hardback, 17/01/2013, £7.99
Presents a collection of poems that connects the shores of the author's native Northern Ireland with those of the American east coast where he spends increasing time. This title covers subjects such as: weapons of mass destruction, sectarian violence, religious faith, Jonah and the Whale, marriage, fatherhood, a daughter.

Men and Women

Paperback, 07/10/1993, £5.99
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
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.

Women romantic poets 1785-1832 An anthology

Paperback, 05/05/1994, £5.99
Part of the "Everyman" series which includes an introduction, chronology of the authors' lives and times and summary of theme and style. The books also contain an annotated bibliography, selected notes and criticism. This presents poems by women of letters and working-class women.
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