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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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  • Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves
    Goodbye to All That (English, 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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  • Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
    Leaves of Grass (English, Hardback) Walt Whitman

    A collectible new Penguin Classics series: stunning, clothbound editions of ten favourite poets, which present each poet's most famous book of verse as it was originally published. Designed by the acclaimed Coralie Bickford-Smith and beautifully set, these slim, A format volumes are the ultimate gift for poetry lovers. ...

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  • A Handbook of Disappointed Fate by Anne Boyer
    A Handbook of Disappointed Fate (English, Paperback) Anne Boyer

    Literary Nonfiction. A HANDBOOK OF DISAPPOINTED FATE highlights a decade of Anne Boyer's interrogative writing on poetry, death, love, lambs, and other impossible questions.

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  • The Penguin Book of the Prose Poem by Jeremy Noel-Tod
    The Penguin Book of the Prose Poem (English, Hardback) Jeremy Noel-Tod

    A NEW STATESMAN RECOMMENDATION...

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  • Sylvia Plath: Drawings by Frieda Hughes
    Sylvia Plath: Drawings (English, 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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  • The Making of a Poem by Eavan Boland
    The Making of a Poem (English, Paperback) Eavan Boland

    "Concise, learned, revisionary... should enrich the passionate conversation about poetic forms for years to come."- Edward Hirsch, author of How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry

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  • The Splash of Words by Mark Oakley
    The Splash of Words (English, Paperback) Mark Oakley

    Whether you love poetry or haven't read it since school, The Splash of Words will help you rediscover poetry's power to startle, challenge and reframe your vision. Through thirty selected poems, Mark Oakley explores poetry's power to stir our settled ways of viewing the world and faith, shift our perceptions and even transform who we are.

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  • The Iliad by Homer
    The Iliad (English, Hardback) Homer

    The Iliad tells the story of Greek warrior Achilles' great anger and the tragic death of Hector during the Trojan War, encapsulating the brutality of war. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers, and this new translation is elegant and accurate, respecting the original line numbers, and accompanied by authoritative editorial matter.

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  • The Complete Poems of Philip Larkin by Philip Larkin
    The Complete Poems of Philip Larkin (English, Paperback) Philip Larkin

    This entirely new edition brings together all of Philip Larkin's poems. Due prominence is given to the poet's comments on his poems, which often outline the circumstances that gave rise to a poem, or state what he was trying to achieve.

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  • The Poems by W. B. Yeats
    The Poems (English, 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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  • The Beowulf Manuscript by R. D. Fulk
    The Beowulf Manuscript (English, Hardback) R. D. Fulk

    "Beowulf" is one of the finest works of vernacular literature from the European Middle Ages and as such is a fitting title to head the Old English family of texts published in the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library. This title provides readers as well as established scholars with fresh insights into "Beowulf", and the four other texts.

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  • The Collected Poems by Robert Frost
    The Collected Poems (English, 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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  • The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah by Benjamin Zephaniah
    The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah (English, Hardback) Benjamin Zephaniah

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

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  • Selected Poems of T. S. Eliot by T. S. Eliot
    Selected Poems of T. S. Eliot (English, 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 Hatred of Poetry by Ben Lerner
    The Hatred of Poetry (English, Paperback) Ben Lerner

    The novelist and poet Ben Lerner argues that our hatred of poetry is ultimately a sign of its nagging relevance.

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  • Sappho by Sappho
    Sappho (English, Paperback) Sappho

    A collection of poems that presents the woman whom the Greeks consider to be their greatest lyric poet.

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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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  • Good-bye to All That by Sir Andrew Motion
    Good-bye to All That (English, 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 by Rainer Maria Rilke
    Selected Poems (Multiple languages, Paperback) Rainer Maria Rilke

    Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) is one of the leading poets of European Modernism, whose poetry explores themes of death, love, and loss. This bilingual edition fully reflects Rilke's poetic development and includes the full text of the Duino Elegies and the Sonnets to Orpheus in accurate and sensitive new translations.

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