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  • The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah by Benjamin Zephaniah
    The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah (Hardback) Benjamin Zephaniah

    The stunning autobiography of the poet, writer, lyricist and activist, Benjamin Zephaniah.

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  • the princess saves herself in this one by Amanda Lovelace
    the princess saves herself in this one (English, Paperback) Amanda Lovelace

    the princess saves herself in this one is a collection of poetry about resilience. It is about writing your own ending.

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  • The Poem by Don Paterson
    The Poem (Hardback) Don Paterson

    Don Paterson is not only one of our great poets, but also an esteemed authority on the art of poetry. The Poem is a treatise on the art of poetry in three sections - one on lyric, the music of poetic speech; one on sign, and how poetry makes its unique kind of sense; and one on metre, the rhythm of the poetic line.

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  • Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves
    Goodbye to All That (Paperback) Robert Graves

    In 1929 the author went to live abroad permanently, vowing 'never to make England my home again'. This book is an account of his life up until that 'bitter leave-taking': from his childhood and desperately unhappy school days at Charterhouse, to his time serving as a young officer in the First World War that was to haunt him throughout his life.

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  • Good-bye to All That by Sir Andrew Motion
    Good-bye to All That (Paperback) Robert Graves

    There was no patriotism in the trenches. It was too remote a sentiment, and rejected as fit only for civilians. As Blighty, Great Britain was a quiet, easy place to get back to out of the present foreign misery, but as a nation it was nothing. This is the memoir of the First World War.

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  • Selected Poems of Sylvia Plath by Sylvia Plath
    Selected Poems of Sylvia Plath (English, Paperback) Sylvia Plath

    Sylvia Plath is one of the defining voices in twentieth-century poetry. The poems are taken from Sylvia Plath's four collections Ariel, The Colossus, Crossing the Water and Winter Trees, and include many of her most celebrated works, such as 'Daddy', 'Lady Lazarus' and 'Wuthering Heights'.

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  • The Poems by W. B. Yeats
    The Poems (Hardback) W. B. Yeats

    A leader of the twentieth-century Irish nationalist movement, who eventually became one of the Free States's senators, William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) is also the greatest poet that nation has yet produced.

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  • Sylvia Plath: Drawings by Frieda Hughes
    Sylvia Plath: Drawings (Hardback) Frieda Hughes

    In 1956 Sylvia Plath wrote to her mother, Aurelia Plath: 'I feel I'm developing a kind of primitive style of my own which I am very fond of.

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  • Poetry, Language, Thought by Martin Heidegger
    Poetry, Language, Thought (English, Paperback) Martin Heidegger

    Poetry, Language, Thought collects Martin Heidegger's pivotal writings on art, its role in human life and culture, and its relationship to thinking and truth. Essential reading for students and anyone interested in the great philosophers, this book opens up appreciation of Heidegger beyond the study of philosophy to the reaches of poetry and our fundamental relationship to the world. Featuring...

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  • The Mighty Dead by Adam Nicolson
    The Mighty Dead (Paperback) Adam Nicolson

    Longlisted for the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction `A thrilling and complex book, enlarges our view of Homer ... There's something that hits the mark on every page' Claire Tomalin, Books of the Year, New Statesman

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  • The Inferno by Dante Alighieri
    The Inferno (English, Paperback) Dante Alighieri

    Writing his "Comedy" (the epithet "Divine" was added by later admirers) in exile from his native Florence, Dante aimed to address a world gone astray both morally and politically. It tells the story of a character who is at one and the same time both Dante himself and Everyman.

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  • Selected Poems of T. S. Eliot by T. S. Eliot
    Selected Poems of T. S. Eliot (Hardback) T. S. Eliot

    Eliot was one of the defining figures of twentieth century poetry. This selection, which was made by Eliot himself, includes many of his most celebrated works, including The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock and The Waste Land.Other volumes in this series: Auden, Betjemen, Plath, Hughes and Yeats.

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  • You Made Me Late Again! by Pam Ayres
    You Made Me Late Again! (English, Paperback) Pam Ayres

    With over fifty new poems from Britain's favourite poet, You Made Me Late Again! and from the search for that perfect swimsuit to becoming a gran for the first time - Pam's poems are beautifully crafted, and her subjects the everyday and the universal.

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  • If Not, Winter: Fragments Of Sappho by Anne Carson
    If Not, Winter: Fragments Of Sappho (Paperback) Anne Carson

    * The definitive and ONLY complete translation of Sappho, by one of the world's greatest living poets

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  • Writing the Field Recording by Stephen Benson
    Writing the Field Recording (English, Hardback) Stephen Benson

    The 11 essays collected here take the recent explosion of interest in field recording as the point of departure for an investigation of the sounded field in music and its relationship to literature and writing.

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  • The Divine Comedy by Dante Aligieri
    The Divine Comedy (English, Hardback) Dante Aligieri

    Comprised of three books - Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso - Dante's Divine Comedy follows Dante Alighieri's epic poems follows Dante through the different sections of the afterlife; hell, purgatory, and heaven....

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  • John Clare by John Clare
    John Clare (English, Hardback) John Clare

    In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past.

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  • Pop Goes the Weasel by Albert Jack
    Pop Goes the Weasel (Paperback) Albert Jack

    Who were Mary Quite Contrary and Georgie Porgie? How could Hey Diddle Diddle offer an essential astronomy lesson? And if Ring a Ring a Roses isn't about catching the plague, then what is it really about? This title explores the strange histories behind the nursery rhymes we thought we knew, showing that their real meanings are far from innocent.

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  • A Map of Misreading by Prof. Harold Bloom
    A Map of Misreading (English, Paperback) Prof. Harold Bloom

    A companion volume to "The Anxiety of Influence", this book offers instructions in how to read a poem. It considers the map of misreading drawn by contemporary poets such as Ann Carson and Henri Cole, and shows how modern texts relate to previous texts, and contribute to the literary legacy of their predecessors.

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  • Greek Lyric by Felix Budelmann
    Greek Lyric (Multiple languages, Paperback) Felix Budelmann

    Full and up-to-date commentary on a varied selection of poems from the attractive corpus of Greek lyric.

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