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The argonauts
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Metamorphoses
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Ovid's deliciously clever and exuberant epic, Metamorphoses is a verse translation from the Latin by David Raeburn with an introduction by Denis Feene...

Love that moves the sun and other stars
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'Happiness beyond all words! A life of peace and love, entire and whole!'A collection of cantos from Paradiso, the most original and experimental part...
Aeneid. Book VI
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In a momentous publication, Seamus Heaney's translation of Book VI of the Aeneid, Virgil's epic poem composed sometime between 29 and 19 BC, follows t...

Haiku
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Haiku is an ancient form of Japanese poetry. Its structure has become popular in other languages and today it is probably the best known form of poetr...
Metamorphoses
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Ovid's deliciously clever and exuberant epic, now in a gorgeous new clothbound edition designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. These del...

The collected poems of Lord Byron
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With an Introduction, Bibliography and Glossary by Dr Paul Wright, Trinity College, Carmarthen. 'I mean to show things really as they are, not as they...
Odes
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'Interspersed with acts of breathtaking linguistic daring.'Charlotte Mendelson, Observer Book of the YearOpening with a powerful and tender 'Ode to th...

Stung with love
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More or less 150 years after Homer's Iliad, Sappho lived on the island of Lesbos, west off the coast of what is present Turkey. Little remains today o...
The fall of Icarus
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'Drawn on by his eagerness for the open sky, he left his guide and soared upwards...'Ovid tells the tales of Theseus and the Minotaur, Daedalus and Ic...

The Iliad
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One of the greatest epics in Western literature, THE ILIAD recounts the story of the Trojan wars. This timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror ...
Beowulf
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Composed towards the end of the first millennium, the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf is one of the great Northern epics and a classic of European literature...

The poems of Wilfred Owen
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With an Introduction and Notes by Owen Knowles, University of Hull. In his draft Preface, Wilfred Owen includes his well-known statement 'My subject i...
Heroes
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Mortals and Monsters. Quests and Adventures . . . __________There are Heroes - and then there are Greek Heroes.Few mere mortals have ever embarked on ...

The nightingales are drunk
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'Drunk or sober, king or soldier, none will be excluded'Sensual, profound, delighted, wise, Hafez's poems have enchanted their readers for more than 6...
The divine comedy
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Inferno is the first part of Dante's epic poem The Divine Comedy, revealing the eternal punishment reserved for such sins as greed, self-deception, po...

The works of Walt Whitman
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With an Introduction and Bibliography by Stephen Matterson, Trinity College, Dublin. Walt Whitman's verse gave the poetry of America a distinctive nat...
Mythos
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Penguin presents the unabridged audio CD edition of Mythos written and read by Stephen Fry.THE TIMES AUDIOBOOK OF THE WEEK'Perfect for the 21st Centur...

Collected poems of Oscar Wilde
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With an Introduction, Notes and Bibliography by Anne Varty, Royal Holloway, University of London. WILDE, GLAMOROUS AND NOTORIUS, more famous as a play...
The Canterbury tales
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At the Tabard Inn in Southwark, a jovial group of pilgrims assembles, including an unscrupulous Pardoner, a noble-minded Knight, a ribald Miller, the ...

The Odyssey
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Homer's The Odyssey is an epic that has endured for thousands of years, and this Penguin Classics edition is translated by E.V. Rieu, revised by D.C.H...
The Iliad
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A work of tremendous influence that has inspired writers from his ancient Greek contemporaries to modernist writers such as T.S. Eliot, Homer's epic p...

Love poems
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It has often been said that love, both sacred and profane, is the only true subject of the lyric poem. Nothing better justifies this claim than the sp...
Odyssey
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Lombardo's Odyssey offers the distinctive speed, clarity, and boldness that so distinguished his 1997 Iliad . [Lombardo] has brought his laconic ...

Oyster
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Oyster is the second collection from prize-winning Edinburgh poet Michael Pedersen. From Grez-sur-Loing and festive nights to sizzling summers stretch...
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
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Preserved on a single surviving manuscript dating from around 1400, composed by an anonymous master, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight was rediscovered ...

The Garden of Heaven-Poems of Hafiz
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Hafiz has no peer. — Goethe Poetry is the greatest literary form of ancient Persia and modern Iran, and the 14th-century poet known as Ha...
Sappho
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These hundred poems and fragments constitute virtually all of Sappho that survives and effectively bring to life the woman whom the Greeks consider to...

The Canterbury tales
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Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectibl...
Beowulf
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Beowulf is the greatest surviving work of literature in Old English, unparalleled in its epic grandeur and scope. It tells the story of the heroic Beo...

The divine comedy
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Journey through Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso in this stunning gift edition of Dante's epic poems.The next elegant edition in the Knickerbocker Cl...
Selected poems of Rumi
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Metamorphoses X
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Metamorphoses is an epic-style, narrative poem written in hexameters. Original, inventive and charming, the poem tells the stories of myths featuring...
Leaves of grass
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A collectible new Penguin Classics series: stunning, clothbound editions of ten favourite poets, which present each poet's most famous book of verse a...

Songs of innocence and of experience
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A collectible new Penguin Classics series: beautiful clothbound editions of the most famous verse collections by ten favourite poets. Designed by the ...
The collected poems of W.B. Yeats
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With a new Introduction by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex. W. B. Yeats was Romantic and Modernist, mystical dreamer...

The epic of Gilgamesh
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The ancient Sumerian poem The Epic of Gilgamesh is one of the oldest written stories in existence, translated with an introduction by Andrew George in...
Beowulf
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R.M. Liuzza's translation of Beowulf, first published by Broadview in 1999, has been widely praised for its accuracy and beauty. The translation is ac...

The iliad
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READ THE STORY BEHIND THE NEW BBC/NETFLIX EPIC SERIES, TROY: FALL OF A CITYHigh on Olympus, Zeus and the assembled deities look down on the world of m...
She is fierce
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A stunning gift book containing 150 bold, brave and beautiful poems by women - from classic, well loved poets to innovative and bold modern voices. Fr...

The Iliad
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A stunning Penguin clothbound edition of Homer's great epic, in E. V. Rieu's classic translation.The Iliad is the first and the greatest literary achi...
The poetic Edda
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'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...

Works and days
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'Stallings's new translation of Hesiod's Works and Days - witty, gritty, and unsettlingly relevant - is not to be missed' TLS, Books of the YearSHORTL...
Metamorphoses
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The theme of the Metamorphoses is change and transformation, as illustrated in Graeco-Roman myth and legend. On this ostensibly unifying thread Ovid ...

Collected poems
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As well as being one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century and the recipient of the 1923 Nobel Prize for Literature, William Butler Y...
Selected poems
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As Poet Laureate during much of Queen Victoria's reign, Alfred Lord Tennyson's spellbinding poetry epitomized the Victorian age, and Selected Poems is...

Tales from Ovid
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When Michael Hofmann and James Lasdun's ground-breaking anthology After Ovid (also Faber) was published in 1995, Hughes's three contributions to the c...
The works of P.B. Shelley
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With an Introduction, Notes and Bibliography by Dr Bruce Woodcock, Senior Lecturer in English, University of Hull. Shelley's short, prolific life pro...

The divine comedy
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Robin Kirkpatrick's masterful verse translation of The Divine Comedy, tracing Dante's journey from Hell to Purgatory and finally Paradise, is publishe...
Sir Gawain and the green knight
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It is New Year at Camelot and a mysterious green knight appears at King Arthur's court. Challenging the knights of the Round Table to a Christmas game...