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Modern & contemporary poetry (c 1900 onwards)

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Soho
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In this intimate and vital debut, Richard Scott creates an uncompromising portrait of love and gay shame. Examining how trauma becomes a part of the l...
The last hedgehog
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'A national treasure' Daily ExpressTo mark and celebrate National Hedgehog Awareness Week, Pam Ayres has written a less-than-fond farewell from perspe...

Who is Mary Sue?
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In the language of fan fiction, a 'Mary Sue' is an idealised and implausibly flawless character: a female archetype that can infuriate audiences for i...
Falling awake
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Winner of the 2017 Griffin PrizeWinner of the 2016 Costa Poetry AwardShortlisted for the 2016 T. S. Eliot AwardShortlisted for the 2016 Forward PrizeA...

Anecdotal evidence
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In her first collection of new poetry since 2011's acclaimed Family Values, Wendy Cope celebrates 'the half-forgotten stories of our lives' with compa...
Not waving but drowning
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Sadder than salad.From apples to artichokes, these glittering, fragmented, painterly portraits of food by the avant-garde pioneer Gertrude Stein are r...

British Museum
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Daljit Nagra possesses one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary English poetry. British Museum is his third collection, following his electr...
The unaccompanied
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'The most popular English poet since Larkin.' Sunday TimesAfter more than a decade and following his celebrated adventures in drama, translation, trav...

Enter, fleeing
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Exhilarating fourth collection of poems from the 'intriguing, funny, prophetic' man of letters Mark Ford.
Birthday letters
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Ted Hughes's Birthday Letters are addressed, with just two exceptions, to Sylvia Plath, the American poet to whom he was married. They were written ov...

Sylvia Plath's selected poems
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Sylvia Plath is one of the defining voices in twentieth-century poetry. This classic selection of her work, made by her former husband Ted Hughes, pro...
Brother
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A dual-authored volume of poems from the multi-award winning Dickman twins - leading voices in America's outstanding generation of younger poets.Altho...

100 poems
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Seamus Heaney had the idea to form a personal selection of poems from across the entire arc of his writing life, small yet comprehensive enough to ser...
Poems
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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...

The seasons
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This new anthology of poems, favourites from the nation's longest-running and best-loved request programme for verse, moves with the seasons, follo...
House of lords and commons
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'Exquisite' (New Yorker), 'breathtaking' (Los Angeles Times), 'baroque and moon-lit' (Boston Globe) - House of Lords and Commons enthralled readers in...

Three poems
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WINNER OF THE 2018 T S ELIOT PRIZE FOR POETRYHannah Sullivan's debut collection is a revelation - three long poems of fresh ambition, intensity and su...
Poems
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This is the definitive centenary edition of the work of one of America's greatest poets, recognised today as a master of her art and acclaimed by poet...

Ariel
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Ariel, first published in 1965, contains many of Sylvia Plath's best-known poems, written in an extraordinary burst of creativity just before her deat...
The map and the clock
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The Map and the Clock is a celebration of the most scintillating poems ever composed on our islands.Curated by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, and by G...

North
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In North Seamus Heaney found a myth which allowed him to articulate a vision of Ireland - its people, history and landscape. Here the Irish experienc...
Paper aeroplane
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When Simon Armitage burst on to the poetry scene in 1989 with his spectacular debut Zoom!, readers were introduced to an exceptional new talent who w...

Ariel
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The poems in Sylvia Plath's Ariel, including many of her best-known such as 'Lady Lazarus', 'Daddy', 'Edge' and 'Paralytic', were all written between ...
The long take, or, A way to lose more slowly
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Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, winner of the Goldsmiths Prize and winner of The Roehampton Poetry Prize. 'A beautiful, vigorous and achingly me...

The Forward book of poetry 2018
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The Forward Book of Poetry 2018 showcases a selection of the best contemporary poetry published in the British Isles over the last year, including 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 waste land
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Published in 1922, The Waste Land was the most revolutionary poem of its time, offering a devastating vision of modern civilization between the two Wo...
The dialogue of two snails
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My heartbrims with billowsand minnowsof shadows and silverBeautiful, brutal, strange and lovely: this is Lorca reborn, in a selection of previously un...

Mancunia
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Shortlisted for the 2017 T. S. Eliot PrizePBS Autumn RecommendationMancunia is both a real and an unreal city. In part, it is rooted in Manchester, bu...
New selected poems
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'THE BEST AMERICAN POET OF HIS GENERATION.' - TIMEGathered on the occasion of Robert Lowell's one hundredth birthday, New Selected Poems offers a fres...

Collected poems
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This comprehensive volume contains all Sylvia Plath's mature poetry written from 1956 up to her death in 1963. The poems are drawn from the only colle...
Morning, Paramin
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A collaboration between one of the world's most eminent poets, Nobel Prize-winner Derek Walcott, and one of its most coveted painters, Peter Doig. Thr...