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Author: Carolyne Larrington
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 Poetry

Series:Oxford World's Classics

'She sees, coming up a second time, Earth from the ocean, eternally green; the waterfalls plunge, an eagle soars above them, over the mountain hunting fish.' After the terrible conflagration of Ragnarok, the earth rises serenely again from the ... read more

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A stunning volume of epic breadth which connects the lives and works of over 300 English-language poets of the last 700 years. LIVES OF THE POETS traverses the landscapes of biography, form, cultural pressures and im... read more

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Poetry by Heart - based on the hugely successful nationwide schools competition, 200 magical poems to learn by heart. "The poems we learn stay with us for the rest of our lives. They become personal and invaluable, an... read more

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An exquisite collection of love poems in a striking gift book format--published just in time for Valentine's Day. Haiku is celebrated as a concise form of poetry able to convey a singular moment with gre... read more

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Love and poetry just naturally go together--and this collection celebrates romance in its many facets, from first blush to the comedy of lust to profound loss. It includes ancient favorites like the Song of Solomon; recent masterpieces by ... read more

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may I feel said he (i'll squeal said she just once said he) it's fun said she Sex is at the heart of love and thus - though rarely admitted - close to the poet's heart. In this wonderfully romantic, raunchy and modern collection, S... read more

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In the course of his new collection of poems - several of which have already become famous before their book publication - Clive James looks back over an extraordinarily rich life with a clear-eyed and unflinching honesty. There are regrets, ... read more

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Author: Robert Frost
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 Poetry

Series:Everyman's library pocket poets

From one of the most brilliant and widely read of all American poets, a generous selection of lyrics, dramatic monologues, and narrative poems--all of them steeped in the wayward and isolated beauty of Frost's native New England. Includes his classics ... read more

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A critically acclaimed, Booker-longlisted novel that is reminiscent of Pat Barker

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Author: Laura Dockrill
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 Poetry

A collection of terrifyingly wicked fairytales and poems from The Times' Talent to Watch, Laura Dockrill Immerse yourself in the magical world of Laura Dockrill; a land where all is not as it seems. Between the covers of this book lie worlds you'll ne... read more

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A verse translation of the first great narrative poem in the English language that captures the feeling and tone of the original.

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Now in paperback, this is the definitive collection of America's bestselling poet Rumi's finest poems of love and lovers. In Coleman Barks' delightful and wise renderings, these poems will open your heart and soul to... read more

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"Full Woman, Fleshly Apple, Hot Moon" features nearly 50 of Neruda's poems and brings them to life for a whole new generation of readers. Unlike most other anthologies of his work, this edition is bilingua... read more

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I saw a tramp last night the way the old dog walked with dotted, tired fur down nobody's alley being nobody's dog ...past the empty vodka bottles past the peanut butter jars, with wires full of electricity and the birds asleep some... read more

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'By definition, all living poets are excluded from this book. Myself seventy-nine years of age, I grieve still for many of these poets who were my friends. But knowledge, not pathos, is my purpose in gathering this antholo... read more

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The Angel on the Roof, Banks offers readers an astonishing collection of thirty years of short fiction. As in all of Banks' work, these stories resonate with irony and compassion, honesty and insight, extending into the vast territory of th... read more

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This comprehensive and authoritative edition of Robert Frost's poetry brings together the full contents of all eleven of Frost's books of verse - from A Boy's Will to In the Clearing. This handsome volume, comprising more than 350 poem... read more

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Modern poetry is often represented as difficult or remote from most people's experience. This is a passionate attempt to introduce and examine all aspects of contemporary poetry and make it a familiar part of our lives. First published 2002.

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Only one person in the village is not a supporter of fox-hunting, Dorothy Lupus, wife of the master himself. When her husband dies, Dorothy banishes the hounds and their hound music forever and goes away to North Africa for her health. But in her absence, her children begin to hunt again.

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Coleridge's celebrated poem was written at the suggestion of William Wordsworth in the early days of their friendship, and published for the first time in 1798. It is the story of a nightmare voyage to the South Pole told by the so... read more

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