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  • Poetic Artifice
    Poetic Artifice (Paperback) Veronica Forrest-Thomson

    First published in 1978, this volume turned sharply against critics of the previous generation, notably William Empson, and against emergent strains of historicism.

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    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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  • Lyrical Ballads
    Lyrical Ballads (English, Paperback) William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    Wordsworth and Coleridge's joint collection of poems has often been singled out as the founding text of English Romanticism. This is the only edition to print both the original 1798 collection and the expanded 1802 edition, with Wordsworth's famous Preface. It includes important letters, a wide-ranging introduction and generous notes.

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  • Theory of the Lyric
    Theory of the Lyric (English, Hardback) Jonathan Culler

    What sort of thing is a lyric poem? An intense expression of subjective experience? The fictive speech of a specifiable persona? Examining ancient and modern poems from Sappho to Ashbery, Jonathan Culler reveals the limitations of these two models--the Romantic and the modern--and challenges the assumption that poems exist to be interpreted.

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  • Weatherland
    Weatherland (Paperback) Alexandra Harris

    An account English weather, which is at the very heart of English life and culture, as it is experienced physically, emotionally and spiritually. It catches the distinct voices of compelling individuals: 'Bloody cold', says Jonathan Swift in the 'slobbery' January of 1713; Percy Shelley wants to become a cloud and John Ruskin wants to bottle one.

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  • Music at Midnight
    Music at Midnight (Paperback) John Drury

    Integrates the life and poetry of George Herbert, giving us in Music at Midnight the definitive biography of the man behind some of the most famous poems in the English Language. This book sets the poetry in the whole context of the poet's life and times, so that the reader can understand the frame of mind and kind of society which produced it.

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  • Good-bye to All That
    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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  • The Orphic Hymns
    The Orphic Hymns (English, Paperback) Apostolos N. Athanassakis

    Wolkow have produced an accurate and elegant translation accompanied by rich commentary.

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  • Poetics
    Poetics (English, Paperback) Aristotle

    A founding text of European aestheticism and literary criticism, Poetics underpins our moden understanding of imaginative writing. Anthony Kenny's new translation is accompanied by associated material from Plato, Sir Philip Sidney, P. B. Shelley, and Dorothy L. Sayers and a wide-ranging introduction.

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  • A Little Book on Form
    A Little Book on Form (English, Hardback) Robert Hass

    From the former U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winner, an illuminating dissection of poetic form, traditional and modern, for students, enthusiasts, and newcomers alikeIn addition to his magisterial poetry, Robert Hass is beloved for his incisive, meditative criticism.

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  • Selected Poems of 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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  • The Poetry Toolkit: The Essential Guide to Studying Poetry
    The Poetry Toolkit: The Essential Guide to Studying Poetry (English, Paperback) Rhian Williams

    Now in its 2nd edition, this guide helps students build the knowledge and tools needed to tackle poetry with confidence.

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  • Theogony and Works and Days
    Theogony and Works and Days (English, Paperback) Hesiod

    This new, fully-annotated translation by a leading expert on Hesiodic poems combines accuracy with readability and includes an introduction and explanatory notes on these two works by one of the oldest known Greek poets. TheTheogony contains a systematic genealogy and account of the struggles of the gods, and theWorks and Days offers a compendium of moral and practical advice for a life of honest...

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  • American Porn
    American Porn (Paperback) Heathcote Williams $14.95
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  • The Collected Poems
    The Collected Poems (Paperback) Robert Frost

    No poet is more emblematically American than Robert Frost. In iconic poems like `Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening', simple images summon the rural landscape of New England, and Frost unfailingly moves the reader with his profound grasp of the human condition.

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  • Unicorn
    Unicorn (English, Hardback) Rosemary Hill, Angela Carter

    A beautiful edition of Angela Carter's previously uncollected poetry

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  • Athenaze, Book I
    Athenaze, Book I (Multiple languages, Paperback) Maurice Balme, Gilbert Lawall

    Since its publication in 1990, Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek has helped tens of thousands of students learn classical Greek. Building on the bestselling tradition of previous editions, the long-awaited third edition combines the best features of traditional and modern teaching methods. It provides a unique course of instruction that allows students to read connected Greek narrative...

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  • These Ghostly Archives
    These Ghostly Archives (English, Paperback) Gail Crowther, Peter K. Steinberg

    'These Ghostly Archives' traces the authors as they work with Sylvia Plath's archival manuscripts and personal effects in the UK and US. Scholars have mined the richness of these materials for nearly fifty years, and the authors both haunt and are haunted by their subject. The resulting discoveries may change the way readers approach Plath.

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  • Rhyme's Reason
    Rhyme's Reason (English, Paperback) John Hollander

    Surveys the schemes, patterns and forms of English verse, and illustrates each variation with an original and witty self-descriptive example. In this fourth edition, the authors offer a personal take on why the book has played such an important role in the education of young poets and student scholars.

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  • The Poem is You
    The Poem is You (English, Hardback) Stephen Burt

    The variety of contemporary American poetry leaves many readers overwhelmed. The critic, scholar, and poet Stephen Burt sets out to help. Beginning in the early 1980s, where critical consensus ends, he presents 60 poems, each with an original essay explaining how the poem works, why it matters, and how it speaks to other parts of art and culture.

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