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Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Features a contemporary poet who selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the authors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to the most important poets in our literature.


A little sunshine and a little rain: A Poetry Journal
Sabina Laura
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A little sunshine and a little rain: A Poetry Journal will spark your imagination, encourage your creativity and guide your writing.


A Smattering of Latin: Get classical with trivia, quizzes and fun
Simon James
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This fun, absorbing book, packed with quirky bite-sized lists, quizzes and trivia, is an exploration of the Latin language, aiming to prove that it is as vibrant and relevant today as it was 2,500 years ago.


Praise in Which I Live and Move and Have my Being
Paul Durcan
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Paul Durcan's twenty-second collection finds Monsieur le Poete on the road in Paris, New York City, Chicago, Brisbane, and Achill Island, meditating upon the sanctuary of home and what it means to feel truly at home.


The Beautiful Librarians
Sean O'Brien
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New collection of astonishing variety and virtuosity from the leading English poet of his generation


Winter: A Book for the Season
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A beautifully produced collection of fiction, non-fiction, recipes, poems, and evocative illustrations, to conjure up the chilly beauty of winter


New Granta Book of Travel
Jobey, L
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Worldly Country: New Poems
Ashbery, J
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Thrill of a Romance It's different when you have hiccups. Everything is—so many glad hands competing for your attention, a scarf, a puff of soot, or just a blast of silence from a radio. What is it? That's for you to learn to your dismay when, at the end of a long queue in the cafeteria, tray in hand, ...


Edward Dowden: A Critical Edition of the Complete Poetry
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With the addition of "Miscellaneous Poems of Later Dates" in 1914, Mrs. Dowden preserved the order of her husband's early work but imposed a partly chronological arrangement on that and future editions of Dowden's verse. She was ambitious to revive Dowden's reputation as a poet. And Dent actually advertised ...


The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen
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This entertaining collection gathers together Jane Austen's wisest and wittiest quotations and is sure to delight all lovers of this great British writer's uniquely humorous and perceptive style.


A Countryside Miscellany
Isobel Carlson
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Lovers of the great outdoors will be inspired by this miscellany of quotations, poems and beautiful prose celebrating the natural world. From Elizabeth von Arnim to Oscar Wilde, this charming collection explores every aspect of the countryside, from the first bluebells of spring to a hilltop walk on a crisp winter's day.


New Daughters of Africa: An International Anthology of Writing by Women of African Descent
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A glorious portrayal of the richness and range of the singular and combined accomplishments of more than 200 contributors, New Daughters of Africa showcases their global sweep, diversity and achievements while also testifying to a wealth of genres: autobiography, memoir, letters, short stories, novels, ...


The Reading Life: The Joy of Seeing New Worlds Through Others' Eyes
C. S. Lewis
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The revered teacher and best-selling author reflects on the power, importance, and joy of a life dedicated to reading books in this delightful collection drawn from his wide body of writings.


Language and Meaning in the Age of Modernism: C.K. Ogden and His Contemporaries
James McElvenny
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This book explores the influential currents in the philosophy of language and linguistics of the first half of the twentieth century, from the perspective of the English scholar C. K. Ogden (1889-1957). Ogden was connected to several of the most significant figures of the modernist period, including ...


Tales of the Troubled Dead: Ghost Stories in Cultural History
Catherine Belsey
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Considers the ways ghost stories appeal to our uneasy relationship with conventional good sense What do they want, the ghosts that, even in the age of science, still haunt our storytelling? Catherine Belsey's answer to the question traces Gothic writing and tales of the uncanny from the ancient past ...


A Scattering and Anniversary
Christopher Reid
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A Scattering is a book of lamentation and remembrance, its subject being Christopher Reid's wife, the actress Lucinda Gane, who died of cancer at the age of fifty-five. A moving exploration of the stages of grief, A Scattering and Anniversary shows us what it means to love, lose, and - forever changed - continue on.


Frolic and Detour
Paul Muldoon
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The stirring, mindful and deeply humane new collection of poems from Paul Muldoon.


Look We Have Coming to Dover!
Daljit Nagra
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Taking in its sights Matthew Arnold's 'land of dreams', the collection explores the idealism and reality of a multicultural Britain with wit, intelligence and no small sense of mischief.


Loss
David Harsent
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It is 00:00 and the full of the night yet to come.


A man sits at a window through the dead hours of night, his sleep broken by troubling dreams of a figure in a white landscape. He is a man afflicted by personal loss, but also a man of his time, all too aware of the troubled world in which he lives.


Maggot
Paul Muldoon
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Focuses on an outlandish meditation on a failed poem that draws on the vocabulary of entomological forensics.

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