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The life and rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah
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*BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week*'The Life and Rhymes has a performative quality reminiscent of Zephaniah's poetry - honest, unshowy and ultimately unthr...
Poetry
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Now in its third edition Poetry: The Basics remains an engaging exploration of the world of poetry. Drawing on examples ranging from Chaucer to childr...

Poems for a world gone to sh*t
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DISCOVER THE AMAZING POWER OF POETRY TO MAKE EVEN THE MOST F**KED UP TIMES FEEL BETTERA beautiful little book of short, simple, classic and contempora...
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...

David Jones
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A Sunday Times / Mail on Sunday Book of the YearAs a poet, visual artist and essayist, David Jones is one of the great Modernists. The variety of his ...
W. B. Yeats
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A leader of the twentieth-century Irish nationalist movement, who eventually became one of the Free States's senators, William Butler Yeats (1865-1939...

Brahms and his poets
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Johannes Brahms's much-loved solo songs continue to be enjoyed in recordings and on recital stages all over the world. This book provides a wealth of ...
Orpheus
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Rainer Maria Rilke's 55 Sonnets to Orpheus remain a testimony to a writer whose significance other poets continue to testify to. Don Paterson's transl...

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...
Collected poems, 1934-1953
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The definitive edition of Dylan Thomas's five published volumes of poems: 18 POEMS, TWENTY-FIVE POEMS, THE MAP OF LOVE, DEATHS AND ENTRANCES and IN CO...

William Shakespeare
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In this new offering from Stanley Wells, the pre-eminent Shakespearian scholar, comes a Very Short Introduction to the life and writings of the world'...
Six poets
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Writers like to elude their public, lead them a bit of a dance. They take them down untrodden paths, land them in unknown country where they have to a...

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...
You made me late again!
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With over fifty new poems from Britain's favourite poet, You Made Me Late Again! is an essential addition to Pam Ayres' incomparable collection of wor...

Poetry for dummies
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Sometimes it seems like there are as many definitions of poetry asthere are poems. Coleridge defined poetry as the best wordsin the best order. St. ...
Eugene Onegin
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Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature. Set in 1820s Russia, Pushkin's verse novel ...

The bughouse
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'An extraordinary book of real passionate research' Edmund de WaalIn 1945, Ezra Pound was due to stand trial for treason for his broadcasts in Fascist...
I know why the caged bird sings
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Now the basis of a major Radio 4 drama, Maya Angelou's debut memoir paints a portrait of 'a brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal w...

Mr Lear
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Acclaimed historian Jenny Uglow brings us a fascinating and beautifully illustrated biography of Edward Lear, full of the colour of the age.Edward Lea...
Friendship poems
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There are many anthologies of love poems but friendship has proved a more elusive theme. Yet it is no less important. Like the Everyman Love Poems and...

Readings in the Cantos. Volume 1
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The project as a whole represents a landmark publication for modernist studies, bringing together, in a ground-breaking format, a number of critical r...
Collected poems
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'Each year Eliot's presence reasserts itself at a deeper level, to an audience that is surprised to find itself more chastened, more astonished, more ...

The odyssey
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'Tell me, Muse, of the man of many turns, who was driven far and wide after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy' Twenty years after setting...
Why Dylan matters
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A GUARDIAN AND INDEPENDENT BEST MUSIC BOOK OF 2017.'At last an expert classicist gets to grips with Bob Dylan' Mary Beard'A poignant blend of memoir, ...

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...
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...

John Clare
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In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions the...
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...

Goodbye to all that
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An autobiographical work that describes firsthand the great tectonic shifts in English society following the First World War, Robert Graves's Goodbye ...
The poem
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Don Paterson is not only one of our great poets, but also an esteemed authority on the art of poetry. The Poem is a treatise on the art of poetry in t...

The lives of the poets
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'If a man is to write A Panegyrick, he may keep vices out of sight; but if he professes to write A Life, he must represent it really as it was.' In t...
The leaping hare
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The Leaping Hare is a rare and remarkable book about every aspect of the life and legend of the wild hare, exploring nature, poetry, folklore, histo...

John Betjeman
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Sir John Betjeman (1906-84) was born in Highgate, the son of a manufacturer of Dutch descent. His poetry enjoyed immense popularity, as did his person...
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 private life of Lord Byron
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The great Romantic poet Lord Byron starved himself compulsively for most of his life. His behaviour mystified his friends and other witnesses, yet he ...
Human chain
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Seamus Heaney's new collection elicits continuities and solidarities, between husband and wife, child and parent, then and now, inside an intently rem...

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 ...
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...

Dart
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Over the past three years Alice Oswald has been recording conversations with people who live and work on the River Dart in Devon. Using these records ...
The princess saves herself in this one
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Winner of the 2016 Goodreads Choice Award, the princess saves herself in this one is a collection of poetry about resilience. It is about writing your...

Family values
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From a motorway service area to her ambivalent relationship with religion, Wendy Cope covers a wide range of experience in her new collection. Her m...
Opened ground
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This volume is a much-needed new selection of Seamus Heaney's work, taking account of recent volumes and of the author's work as a translator, and off...

W.B. Yeats
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W. B. Yeats (1865-1939) was not only Ireland's greatest poet but one of the most influential voices in world literature in the twentieth century. His ...
In Byron's wake
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A Sunday Times Book of the YearShortlisted for The Pol Roger Duff Cooper Prize 'This magnificent, highly readable double biography...brings these two ...

Poems
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For the first time, Faber publish a selection from the poetry of Philip Larkin. Drawing on Larkin's four collections and on his uncollected poems. Cho...
New selected poems, 1957-1994
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This volume replaced Ted Hughes's Selected Poems 1957-1981. It contains a larger selection from the same period, to which are added poems from more r...

The collected poems of Robert Frost
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No poet is more emblematically American than Robert Frost. Hailed as 'the most eminent, the most distinguished Anglo-American poet' by T.S. Eliot, he ...
And still I rise
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Maya Angelou's poetry - lyrical and dramatic, exuberant and playful - speaks of love, longing, partings; of Saturday night partying, and the smells an...

Dante's Divine comedy
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A TLS Book of the Year. 'Erudite and urgent, Ian Thomson's Dante's Divine Comedy is another book that everyone ought to read' Spectator. 'Succinct but...
Now all roads lead to France
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Edward Thomas was perhaps the most beguiling and influential of First World War poets. Now All Roads Lead to France is an account of his final five ye...