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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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Letters to America
ISBN: PB: 9781800170087, Carcanet, November 2020
72 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
In "Letters to America" the Guyanese-British poet, novelist and playwright Fred D'Aguiar has some difficult things to say. The twenty-two poems are full of lived tales and memories – of Britain, the Caribbean and the United States – and of specific a...
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£10,99
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Threadbare Coat Selected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781784109981, Carcanet, November 2020
160 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
This "Selected Poems" celebrates Scotland's most distinctive contemporary writer – a vivid minimalist, ruralist and experimentalist.
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£12,99
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Historians
ISBN: PB: 9781784109141, Carcanet, October 2020
80 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
Throughout her nearly sixty-year career, acclaimed poet Eavan Boland came to be known for her exquisite ability to weave myth, history, and the life of an ordinary woman into mesmerizing poetry. She was an essential voice in both feminist and Irish l...
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£10,99
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In The Event
ISBN: PB: 9781784109936, Carcanet, October 2020
96 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
John Birtwhistle has said that "one writes each poem just to learn how to write it", and insists that he "doesn't care a dried pea for Artistic Development or Finding One's Own Voice". The result, of course, is that a strongly recognisable voice come...
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£10,99
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Two Tongues
ISBN: PB: 9781800170001, Carcanet, October 2020
72 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
Slip-ups, skirmishes and the sidelong glance characterise Claudine Toutoungi's "Two Tongues", a surreal and startling second collection that takes on the dislocations and double takes of modern life and weaves from them poems of wit, grit and delicio...
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£10,99
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Wow
ISBN: PB: 9781800170049, Carcanet, October 2020
80 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
Bill Manhire's Wow opens with the voice of an extinct bird, a song from anciency, and takes us forward into the present and the darkening future of other extinctions. For Manhire, the reach of the lyric is long: it has the penetration of comedy, sati...
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£10,99
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Arrow
ISBN: PB: 9781784109929, Carcanet, September 2020
80 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
"Arrow" is a debut volume extraordinary in ambition, range and achievement. At its centre is "Dear, beloved", a more-than-elegy for her younger sister who died suddenly: in the two years she took to write the poem, much else came into play: "it was m...
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£10,99
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