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B After Dante
ISBN: PB: 9781784109592, Carcanet, March 2021
240 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
After seven centuries, the "Divine Comedy" reborn... In the follow-up to his 2019 Seamus Heaney Prize-winning debut "Unearthly Toys", Ned Denny takes a unique, startling approach to the medieval, quintessential spiritual epic.
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£16,99
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Apocalypse An Anthology
ISBN: PB: 9781784108182, Carcanet, March 2021
320 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
This first anthology of "Apocalyptic" or neo-romantic poetry since thenineteen-forties includes over 150 poets, many well known (DylanThomas, W. S. Graham), and others quite forgotten (Ernest Frost, PaulPotts). Over forty of the poets are women, of w...
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£19,99
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Collected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781800170124, Carcanet, March 2021
320 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
The "Collected Poems" of the acclaimed Manchester-born poet, novelist, screenwriter and composer Anthony Burgess.
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£25,00
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Hernando Colon's New World of Books Toward a Cartography of Knowledge
ISBN: HB: 9780300230413, Yale University Press, March 2021
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 80 black&white illus.
This engaging book offers the first comprehensive account of the extraordinary projects of Hernando Colon, son of Christopher Columbus, which culminated in the creation of the greatest library of the Renaissance, with ambitions to be universal––that...
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£25,00
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North African Poetry in French Yale French Studies, Number 137/138
ISBN: PB: 9780300250374, Yale University Press, February 2021
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Although in recent years Maghrebi literature written in French has enjoyed increased critical attention, less attention has been paid specifically to the genre of poetry. The sixteen essays collected in this special issue of "Yale French Studies" sho...
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£50,00
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Mechanisms of Loss Two Novellas
ISBN: HB: 9780300237177, Yale University Press, February 2021
160 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
From esteemed Greek writer Michel Fais comes a pair of novellas that explore the stories we choose to tell about the lives we pretend to live. "Aegypius monachus" is a semi-autobiographical snapshot of a man roaming the streets of Athens, reflecting...
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£20,00
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Samuel Johnson Selected Works
ISBN: HB: 9780300113037, Yale University Press, January 2021
856 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
Samuel Johnson was eighteenth?century Britain's pre?eminent man of letters, and his influence endures to this day. He excelled as a moral and literary critic, biographer, lexicographer, and poet. This anthology, designed to make Johnson's works fully...
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£30,00
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Write It! 100 Poetry Prompts to Inspire
ISBN: PB: 9781632173478, GMC Group, Sasquatch Books, January 2021
144 pp., 20.9x15.9 cm, illus.
Not for sale in selected countries! Be inspired and find your voice with this guided journal of writing prompts designed for emerging poets. Compose your work on these beautifully designed pages, each of which offers a thoughtful prompt to help you...
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£14,99
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Heinrich Heine Writing the Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300236545, Yale University Press, January 2021
336 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Heinrich Heine (1797-1856) was a virtuoso German poet, satirist, and visionary humanist whose dynamic life story and strikingly original writing are ripe for rediscovery. In this vividly imagined exploration of Heine's life and work, George Prochni...
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£16,99
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Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles The Power of the Reader's Mind over a Universe of Death
ISBN: HB: 9780300247282, Yale University Press, November 2020
672 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This dazzling celebration of the power of poetry to sublimate death – completed weeks before Harold Bloom died – shows how literature renews life amid what Milton called "a universe of death". Bloom reads as a way of taking arms against the sea of li...
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£25,00
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