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  • Poetry

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      101 Poems About Childhood.

      Publisher Description Childhood, according to Rilke, was one of poetry's two inexhaustible sources. The poems in this anthology are an index of the idea of childhood, from nostalgia to expressions of love for children, from the celebration of births to...

      Was: $24.95
      Now: $7.95
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      101 Poems to Help You Understand Men (and Women).

      Publisher Description An anthology of poems to help you through the battle of the sexes. This book aims to be the poetic alternative to the friend at the end of the phone. Ditch "the rules", pop psychology, scented candles, life coaches and...

      Was: $32.95
      Now: $6.95
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      A Pack of Dogs: An Anthology.

      A very pleasant contemplation of what dogs are and how we feel about them. The quality of writing is very fine, with pieces and poems by people such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, D.H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, Jeffrey Masson, Norman MacCaig, Dodie Smith, Louis...

      Was: $39.95
      Now: $14.95
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      Anither Hantle o Verse: Poems in Scots for Children.

      Contains a variety of delightful poems for readers of all ages, and shows the 'continuing strength of the Scots language.' The wonderful sounds certainly roll off the tongue, and would be fabulous in any classroom. Publisher Description This is a...

      Was: $22.50
      Now: $3.95
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      Aunt Lettuce, I Want to Peek Under Your Skirt.

      Sensual, playful, and skilfully wrought, Simic's erotic poems are electrified by brilliantly graphic illustrations by Michels -'celebrates the vivid literary pleasure that occurs when words and images get in bed together'. Publisher Description

      Was: $32.95
      Now: $7.95
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      Beauty is Convulsive: The Passion of Frida Kahlo.

      A vigorous, daring and original prose poem which uses pieces from Kahlo's biography, her letters, medical documents and diaries to create an erotic, mysterious and colourful work about the famous artist. Publisher Description A vibrant series of prose...

      Was: $42.00
      Now: $9.95
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      Ben Jonson's Underwoods.

      Publisher Description First published in 1905, this edition of Ben Jonson's poetic collection Underwoods provides the original text from 1640 in its totality. This heterogeneous collection is notable for containing 'A Celebration of Charis', Jonson's...

      Was: $58.95
      Now: $14.95
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      Building Jerusalem: Elegies on Parish Churches.

      Whether abandoned or in use, the churches of England now serve largely as memorials to lost belief and lost ritual. This anthology of poems by a wide variety of poets, believers as well as agnostics, laments the loss of Anglicanism as a system that once...

      Was: $34.99
      Now: $14.95
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      Here, both in the poems and the comic opera libretto, Gould shows once more the confidence with which he can bring the resources of English prosody to illumine a sense of enchanted being that is very much his own poetic space. 'For a committed...

      Was: $25.00
      Now: $3.95
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      Civil War.

      The epic poem by the Roman poet and prose writer on the civil war between Caesar and Pompey. This translation in free verse 'conveys the full force of Lucan's writing, and his grimly realistic view of the subject.' It is a powerful condemnation of civil...

      Was: $24.95
      Now: $3.95
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      Classic English Love Poems.

      A romantic anthology of 87 classic love poems from 48 poets who have been an ongoing source of inspiration spanning six hundred years. Beginning in the fourteenth century and ending in the first third of the twentieth, the reader will find in these pages...

      Was: $24.95
      Now: $3.95
    • Coleridge: Lyrical Romantic.

      Publisher Description Featuring some of Coleridge's greatest poetry this stunning new edition is illustrated by a selection of the world's most beautiful works of art. Carefully researched and reproduced, the paintings richly compliment this evocative...

      Now: $9.95
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      Collected Longer Poems.

      Brings together six of his longer poetic works - Paid on Both Sides: A Charade; Letter to Lord Byron; New Year Letter; For the Time Being: A Christmas Oratorio; The Sea and the Mirror: A Commentary on Shakespeare's The Tempest; and The Age of Anxiety: A...

      Was: $39.95
      Now: $16.95
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      Darwin: A Life in Poems.

      Her memoir of her great-great grandfather is a sequence of exquisite, precise and moving poems. She follows the development of Darwin's thought, the discovery of evolution and the emotions in Darwin the husband, the naturalist, and the tender father. ...

      Was: $39.95
      Now: $7.95
    • Early Poems.

      Contains all the poems from the poet's first three books i.e. Renascence and Other Poems, A Few Figs from Thistles and Second April. Here are personal poems that reflect her spiritual awakening; cynical, rebellious poems (e.g. the famous 'My candle burns...

      Now: $3.95
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      Essential Poems to Fall in Love with.

      Publisher Description A new volume of Daisy Goodwin's bestselling blend of poetry and self-help to tie in with a major 6 part BBC poetry season presented by Daisy herself. Daisy Goodwin's '101 Poems' books have established themselves as an essential...

      Was: $32.95
      Now: $6.95
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      Publisher Description This volume is one of a series of Old and Middle English texts, including works of interest and importance previously unpublished, long out of print, or otherwise inaccesible to the student. Out of print for some time, this...

      Was: $29.95
      Now: $7.95
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      Favorite Poems.

      Publisher Description Choice collection reflects the poet's mastery of a rich variety of poetic forms and meters. Included is one of his best narrative poems, "The Courtship of Miles Standish," along with such famous works as "The Village Blacksmith,"...

      Was: $5.95
      Now: $2.95
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      First Names.

      A debut poetry collection which has drawn critical attention from Chris Wallace-Crabbe who has described the author as a laureate of darkness and lyrical quester after light. Publisher Description Intensely observant, gravely acute, these poems are a...

      Was: $19.95
      Now: $3.95
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      First Words.

      Those who enjoy reading poetry will leap upon this little book with joy. Messerli's poetry 'has long been centred on wit and wordplay, and these qualities appear in this bookÉhere also is a new kind of lyric lineÉmuch in common with Romanticism'. In...

      Was: $21.95
      Now: $4.95