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How to Read a Poem

How to Read a Poem

by: Terry Eagleton

 

Lucid, entertaining and full of insight, "How To Read A Poem" is designed to banish the intimidation that too often attends the subject of poetry, and in doing so to bring it into the personal possession of the students and the general reader. This book offers a detailed examination of poetic...


ISBN: 9781405151412

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Poetry

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Collected Poems

Collected Poems

by: John Milton

 

This work contains the poetic works of John Milton. It includes "Paradise Lost", "Paradise Regained", "L'Allegro", "Il Penseroso", "Comus" and various sonnets and miscellaneous poems


ISBN: 9781853264108

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Poetry

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Selected Poetry

Selected Poetry

by: John Donne

 

John Donne (1572-1631) is perhaps the most important poet of the seventeenth century. In his day it seemed to his admirers that Donne had changed the literary universe, and he is now widely regarded as the founder of the metaphysical 'school'. Donne's poetry is highly distinctive and individual,...


ISBN: 9780199539062

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Poetry

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The Complete Poems of D.H.Lawrence

The Complete Poems of D.H.Lawrence

by: D.H. Lawrence

 

Lawrence first put together the collection of his poems in 1928.


ISBN: 9781853264177

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Poetry, Literature

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Year of the Dog

Year of the Dog

by: Tobias Hill

 

Tobias Hill's first full-length collection, "Year of the Dog", won an Eric Gregory award in 1995. Dominated by images and narratives from Hill's stay in Japan, as well as other travel poems, the book contains Hill's celebrated sequence "A Year in Japan", with its sweeping filmic narratives of the...


ISBN: 9781844714780

Publisher: Salt Publishing

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Poetry, Literature

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The Oxford Library of English Poetry: Volume II

The Oxford Library of English Poetry: Volume II

by: John Wain

 

This anthology celebrates four centuries of verse by Scottish, Irish, Welsh, and English poets, from the Elizabethan age to the present. Three volumes boxed, quarter bound in bonded leather: Spenser to Dryden; Sackville to Keats; Darley to Heaney


ISBN: 9780192122469

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Poetry

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A Move in the Weather

A Move in the Weather

by: Anthony Thwaite

 

Anthony Thwaite's new collection is both moving and funny, elegiac and playful. The personal poems span a life-time as Thwaite relives moments of childhood, or reassesses his role as son to a dying mother, or gets told how to behave by his grandson. Elsewhere he laments his old cat and conjures...


ISBN: 9781900564588

Publisher: Enitharmon Press

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Poetry, Literature

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The Book of My Enemy: Collected Verse 1958-2003

The Book of My Enemy: Collected Verse 1958-2003

by: Clive James

 

Verse with all the invention of Clive James' prose style, combined with a sense of rhythm, cadence and memorable form that is equally and entirely his own. Following the publication of his 1986 collection, "Other Passports", he has emerged as a prominent poet of his generation, going to publish...


ISBN: 9780330420044

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Poetry, Literature

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The School Bag

The School Bag

by: Seamus Heaney

 

The anthology, in other words, is intended to be a kind of listening post, a book where the reader can tune in to the various notes and strains that have gone into the making of the whole score of poetry in English. The further inclusion of poems in translation from the Irish, Welsh and Scottish...


ISBN: 9780571177516

Publisher: Faber and Faber

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Poetry, Literature

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New Poems on the Underground

New Poems on the Underground

by: Gerard Benson

 

Those famous poem Tube cards first appeared on the London Underground in 1986, a brave and instantly successful experiment in introducing poetry to an unexpecting audience in a public place. The changing display of poems, five or so every four months, were soon a part of the London scene and did...


ISBN: 9780304367962

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co

Subject: Arts and Creativity, Poetry

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