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This Dialogue of one: Essays on Poets from John Donne to
Mark Ford
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This Dialogue of One collects thirteen essays on English, French and American poets by one of the era's most engaging and highly esteemed poet-critics. Like Randall Jarrell, whose achievement is assessed here, Ford combines a refreshing openness to innovation with an authoritative awareness of what makes ...

Tree Language
Marion McCready
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Tree Language is told in shard-like poems of supreme richness and finely balanced darkness - variously shaped, whittled to a point, almost sharp enough to draw blood. And although this is a book spiked with brambles and skeletal branches, shot through with frost and fossilled with plant-bones, blood ...

Tim Dooley
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A brilliant collection of poems exploring ideas of sadness and courage, from the time of the Arthurian legends to Brexit, with Dooley's characteristic poise, wit, intelligence and compassion.

On Death
John Donne
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Dean of St. Paul’s, John Donne was feted in his day not just as a poet but also as an inspired and inspiring preacher, and these four extended meditations on death are amongst his most powerful and dramatic writings. The magnificent “Death’s Duel” is published here alongside his Lent sermons ...

Go Giants
Nick Laird
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To a Fault, Nick Laird's debut collection, won the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature and the Jerwood Aldeburgh First Collection Prize;

Motel Chronicles & Hawk Moon
Sam Shepard
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His words appear modest, but they have huge scope.'
Wim Wenders

This volume is the first collection of Sam Shepard's autobiographical fiction and poetry.
It inspired the award-winning film, Paris, Texas.

'Sam Shepard is the greatest U.S. playwright of his generation.

The Casual Perfect
Lavinia Greenlaw
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If Lavinia Greenlaw's Minsk was about home, her new collection tests the proximities of elsewhere, 'the circle round our house', the road between two lives.

The Fall at Home: New and Collected Aphorisms
Don Paterson
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Aphorisms have been described as 'the obscure hinterland between poetry and prose' (New Yorker) - short pithy statements that capture the essence of the human condition in all its shades.

The Seasons of Cullen Church
Bernard O'Donoghue
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Shortlisted for the 2016 T S Eliot Prize, this collection of expert lyric poems from a Whitbread Poetry Award winner movingly animates the scenery and characters of his childhood in County Cork.

Charles Dickens: A Celebration of His Life and Work
Charles Mosley
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A celebration of his life and work.

Jane Austen in Pictures
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Bitten By The Tarantula And Other Writing
Julian MacLaren-Ross
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This collection of Julian MacLaren-Ross's work is a mix of short and longer fiction, plus journalism and literary commentary. The collection anchors around MacLaren-Ross's bestselling 1950s novella about an episode in the pre-war lives of a smart set in the south of France.

Maja Prausnitz
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This is an anthology of previously unpublished work by a selection of contemporary writers who all have one thing in common, namely that they have performed for spoken word promoters Apples and Snakes. The book includes poetry, short stories, non-fiction, artwork, anecdotes and essays.

Despair Has Wings: Selected Poems
Pierre Jean Jouve
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A collection of Gascoyne's poems and Pierre Jean Jouve's essays.

Recollections of Virginia Woolf
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A landmark study of Virginia Woolf, now back in print Recollections, anecdotes and first-hand impressions—including pieces from some of the leading lights of the Bloomsbury Group—are gathered together in this perceptive and profound volume. Many pieces were specially written for the original edition ...

Selected Poems
W.B. Yeats
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This edition contains some of his best-known pieces, including the elegiac 'Easter 1916', the apocalyptic "The Second Coming" and the reflective and spiritual "Sailing to Byzantium".

Dagger of the Mind: Solving the Mystery of Shakespeare's Death
John Evangelist Walsh
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The cause and attending circumstances of Shakespeare's death in 1616, at age 53, even today remain unknown. This is all the more remarkable because he was almost always surrounded by crowds of people who knew him well and must have been acquainted with the facts of his death: a large group of close relatives ...

Reform Acts: Chartism, Social Agency, and the Victorian Novel, 1832-1867
Chris R. Vanden Bossche
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By including novels written from a range of political perspectives, Vanden Bossche discovers patterns in Victorian thinking that are easily recognized in today's assumptions about social hierarchy.

Louise Erdrich: Tracks, the Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse, the Plague of Doves
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Explores three novels by Louise Erdrich, one of the important and popular Native American writers. This book illuminates Erdrich's multiperspectival representation of Native American culture and history. It focuses on such topics as humor, religion, ethnicity, gender, race, sexuality, trauma, history, and narrative form.

Lachlan Mackinnon
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A book about refugees, reality television, detective shows, number-theory, Shakespeare's brothers, ecology, and a marriage.

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