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Summer With Monika

Hardback, 29/06/2017, £10.00

Collected Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins: Volume IV: Oxford Essays and Notes 1863-1868

Hardback, 01/10/2006, £197.50
Gerard Manley Hopkins, one of the great English poets, was also a masterful writer of prose. This new volume features, for the first time, the complete set of essays that he composed while studying at Oxford and during his early teaching career. Topics range from the ethics of Plato and Aristotle to questions of political economy and voting rights.

Collected Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins: Volume 3: Diaries, Journals, and Notebooks

Hardback, 29/10/2015, £150.00
Gerard Manley Hopkins was not only one of the most gifted Victorian poets, he was a compelling diarist who used his journals for everything from daily to-do lists to the most intimate spiritual self-assessments.

Collected Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins: Volume VII: The Dublin Notebook

Hardback, 27/03/2014, £135.00
Hopkins's 'Dublin Notebook' brings us closer to Hopkins's life and times than any other volume, providing a digitized facsimile of the large journal he used for academic, personal, and religious notes, accompanied by a careful transcription of the hand-written text, and thorough explanatory notes to guide the reader.

Collected Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins: Volumes I and II: Correspondence

14/03/2013, £245.00
Hopkins's letters are his secular confessional and if we wish to understand the man and his poetry, they cannot be ignored. For this edition the letters have been re-transcribed from their original manuscripts, they are presented in chronological order with all deletions and corrections included, and are accompanied by scrupulous annotation.

Adventures in Form: A Compendium of Poetic Forms, Rules & Constraints

Paperback, 12/03/2012, £9.99
Poetry Book Society Special Commendation The Independent 50 Best Summer Reads Welcome to a strange new world in which a poem can be written using only one vowel, processed through computer code, collaged from film trailers, compiled from Facebook status updates, hidden inside a Sudoku puzzle, and even painted on sheep to demonstrate Quantum T

Citizen - An American Lyric

Paperback, 02/07/2015, £9.99
Winner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection 2015 and National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry 2015, this book examines the experience of race and racism in Western society through sharp vignettes of everyday discrimination and prejudice, which has impacted the lives of Serena Williams, Zinedine Zidane, Mark Duggan and others.

Two Thousand Years

Paperback, 06/04/2006, £10.00
Follows a fractious Jewish family in contemporary London.

Favourtie Poems of England: A Collection to Celebrate this Green and Pleasant Land

Paperback, 13/07/2017, £9.99
Poetry anthology celebrating England and all that is English.


Paperback, 03/08/2017, £9.99
High on Olympus, Zeus and the assembled deities look down on the world of men, to the city of Troy where a bitter and bloody war has dragged into its tenth year, and a quarrel rages between a legendary warrior and his commander. Greek ships decay, men languish, exhausted, and behind the walls of Troy a desperate people await the next turn of fate.

Songs of Innocence and of Experience

Hardback, 24/08/2017, £10.00

Goblin Market and Other Poems

Hardback, 24/08/2017, £10.00

Lyrical Ballads

Hardback, 24/08/2017, £10.00


Hardback, 24/08/2017, £12.00

Wessex Poems and Other Verses

Hardback, 24/08/2017, £12.00

A Shropshire Lad

Hardback, 24/08/2017, £10.00


Hardback, 24/08/2017, £12.00


Hardback, 24/08/2017, £10.00

Leaves of Grass

Hardback, 24/08/2017, £10.00

Less Deceived

7, £5.95


7, 19/08/1996, £3.00
Keats is one of the principal figures of the Romantic era, his verse violent, tenderly fanciful and intensely musical. This book contains both texts and commentary.

Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained

Paperback, 06/11/2008, £8.99
Satan is out for revenge. His rebellion has failed, he has been cast out from heaven and is doomed to spend eternity in hell. Somehow he must find a way to prove his power and wound his enemies. He fixes upon God's beloved new creations, Adam and Eve, as the vehicles of his vengeance.


Paperback, 14/04/2017, £9.99

Write Poetry and Get it Published: Find your subject, master your style and jump-start your poetic writing

Paperback, 30/04/2010, £12.99
YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING AND WRITING POETRY.Write Poetry - and Get it Published is a new edition of a long-standing and popular guide which offers you plenty of advice and ideas for inspiration as well as practical support for all aspects of the poetry writing and publication process.

Applied Mathematics

Paperback, 01/08/2014, £8.99
Maths, science, retro arcade games, and what it feels like to be stood up in a restaurant by an entire poetry society. Dan Simpson considers them all and more in his first collection.

Poem for Every Day of the Year

Hardback, 07/09/2017, £19.99
An inspiring anthology to keep you company for every day of your life

Gold from the Stone: New and Selected Poems

Paperback, 07/09/2017, £9.99
New work and old favourites from national treasure and one of Britain's most exciting poets, Lemn Sissay

Of All That Ends

Paperback, 27/11/2017, £8.99
The final work of Nobel Prize-winning writer Gunter Grass - a witty and elegiac series of meditations on writing, growing old, and the world. In a striking interplay of poetry, lyric prose and drawings, Grass creates his final, major work of art.


Paperback, 30/11/2017, £10.99
Kalevala is the poetic name for Finland: `the land of heroes'. Ambition, lust, romance, birth and death can all be found within its pages, as well as the sampo, a mysterious talisman that brings great happiness to its possessor and over which great battles will be fought.

Elegies for the Dead in Cyrenaica

Paperback, 18/09/2008, £9.99
Written between 1942 and 1947, when Hamish Henderson was serving in the North African desert during the Second World War, this title contains elegies that pay tribute to the men who fought with and against him, their lives portrayed with great sympathy and compassion, while the desert itself becomes the unforgiving enemy.

Sleeping Lord: And Other Fragments

Paperback, 27/04/2017, £15.99

Decadent Poetry from Wilde to Naidu

Paperback, 27/01/2005, £12.99
The poems collected in this volume are expressions of a spirit of self-indulgence, eroticism and moral rebelliousness that emerged in the late Victorian age. They deal with eternal themes of transition, artifice and the ravages of time. It presents the works of writers as Oscar Wilde, Arthur Symons, Rosamund Marriott Watson, and W B Yeats.

Collected Poems of John Donne

Paperback, 05/02/1994, £3.99
John Donne's poetry is marked by a scientific colloquial directness and a complex, even tortured, intelligence. It falls into two classes. There is the early ironic and erotic poetry that contains some of the finest English love poetry and also his later, religious poetry.


Paperback, 26/09/2017, £9.99


Paperback, 23/03/1995, £7.95
This poetry anthology contains poems in different settings and languages which find in their history and in the present, meanings which are political and civic. Love is never far away. Quinn's work is European in orientation and Dublin, Prague and Berlin are some examples of the poems' locations.

Pigs Might Fly

Paperback, 28/09/2005, £7.95
A delightfully wise and playful collection from one of our most senior poets, offering a feast of sensory experience.

Ballad of Reading Gaol

Paperback, 01/01/2004, £6.00

Trapping a Ghost

Paperback, 28/06/2007, £7.99

Looking for Icarus

Paperback, 01/01/2005, £7.99

Forward Book of Poetry 2018, The

Paperback, 07/09/2017, £9.99
The Forward Book of Poetry 2018 showcases a selection of the best contemporary poetry published in the British Isles over the last year, including the winners of 2017's prestigious Forward Prizes for Poetry.

Selected Poems

7, 28/07/1994, £8.99


Paperback, 05/10/1995, £6.99
This novel, in verse, looks at two families (one English, one Russian), which acts as a kind of history of the 20th century. One family are the Pasternaks, a family of writers, printers and musicians; the other are the Raines, professional boxers, psychotherapists, eccentrically English.

Stephen Spender: The Authorized Biography

Paperback, 07/07/2005, £8.99
A biography of a remarkable writer, a hero of the 1930s, a panoramic portrait of a troubled century. Seven years after Spender's death, John Sutherland offers the first authorized life of this brilliant, but famously enigmatic, man.

Selected Poems

7, 25/04/1996, £11.99
A selection of Lord Byron's poetry.

Penguin Book of New Poetry

7, 27/11/1986, £8.99

New Penguin Book of Scottish Verse.

Paperback, 05/07/2001, £12.99
Running from the sixth century to the end of the 20th, this collection presents the currents of Scottish poetry in a clear yet nuanced way. Burns, Stevenson and McDiarmid form part of the book's core design, while 20th century poets include Douglas Dunn, Liz Lochead and Don Paterson.


Paperback, 06/12/2001, £10.99
"Americana" brings together 58 poems, split into four sections: America, its cities and aeroplanes; the poet's life, his childhood, birthdays and ailments; foreign travel, to Europe and the tropics; and daily life, its furniture and consolations.


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