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Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold
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Milk and Honey
milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss and femininity.
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Sun and Her Flowers
The stunning new poetry collection from Rupi Kaur, worldwide bestselling author of milk and honey.
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Morning Glory on the Vine: Early Songs and Drawings
Originally handcrafted in 1971 as a gift for friends, this edition of Joni Mitchell's best-loved poems, illustrations, watercolours and hand-lettered song lyrics is now publicly available for the first time
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Rupi Kaur Boxed Set
Available for the first time, Rupi Kaur, presents a gorgeous boxed set of her books milk and honey and the sun and her flowers.
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Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold
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Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year
A daily piece of Shakespeare to inspire and delight.
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Theogony and Works and Days
Hesiod, who lived in Boetia in the late eighth century BC, is one of the oldest known, and possibly the oldest of Greek poets. His Theogony contains a systematic genealogy of the gods from the beginning of the world and an account of the struggles of the Titans. In contrast, Works and Days is a compendium of moral and practical advice on husbandry, and throws unique and fascinating light on archaic Greek society., As well as offering the earliest known sources for the myths of Pandora, Prometheus and the Golden Age, Hesiod's poetry provides a valuable account of the ethics and superstitions of the society in which he lived. Unlike Homer, Hesiod writes about himself and his family, and he stands out as the first personality in European literature. This new translation, by a leading expert on the Hesiodic poems combines accuracy with readability., It is accompanied by an introduction and explanatory notes. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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Sincerity
Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy returns with Sincerity, her last full collection as Poet Laureate, a magisterial achievement from the greatest living poet of our times.
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Frost Fair
The tenth and final Christmas book, set in the frost fairs on London's Thames in the seventeenth century.
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Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics: Omnibus Edition)
Edgar Allan Poe is credited with having pioneered the short story, having perfected the tale of psychological horror, and having revolutionised modern poetics. The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar is part of Barnes & Noble's Leatherbound Classics. This omnibus edition collects all of Poe's fiction and poetry in a single volume.
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Pillow Thoughts III: Mending the Mind
Courtney Peppernell presents a tribute to her readers in the third installment of her bestselling Pillow Thoughts series.
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Up in the Attic
From the dubious joy of being an exhausted, panic-stricken hostess in 'The Dinner Party' or feelings of unease about pub tableware in 'Don't Put My Dinner on the Slate!', to a poignant reflection of war in 'Down the Line'and the bittersweet nostalgia of 'Up in the Attic', this new collection will tickle and move readers in equal measure.
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Your Silence Will Not Protect You: Essays and Poems
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Epic of Gilgamesh
Miraculously preserved on clay tablets dating back four thousand years, the poem of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, is the world's oldest epic. The story tells of Gilgamesh's adventures with the wild man Enkidu. This text is translated by Andrew George.
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'Til Wrong Feels Right: Lyrics and More
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Collected Poems of Rudyard Kipling
This edition of the poetry of Rudyard Kipling contains all of his verse. His poetry uses many rhythms and popular forms of speech, ranging from dramatic monologues to extended ballads. Often mistakenly branded as a fascist, Kipling's attitudes changed over the years, revealing a darker side.
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Lais of Marie De France: With Two Further Lais in the Original Old French
Marie de France (fl late twelfth century) is the earliest known French woman poet and her lais - stories in verse based on Breton tales of chivalry and romance - are among the finest of the genre. This book takes a subtle and complex view of courtly love.
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Of Mutability
Jo Shapcott's award-winning first three collections, gathered in Her Book: Poems 1988-1998, revealed her to be a writer of ingenuous, politically acute and provocative poetry, and rightly earned her a reputation as one of the most original and daring voices of her generation.
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Selected Poems
A reissue of the 1935 Selected Poems, which, with an Introduction by T. S. Eliot, brought Moore's work to the attention of a wider public. This beautifully designed edition forms part of a series of ten key titles celebrating Faber's publishing over the decades.
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Sleeping Letters
'This is a beautiful book, a remarkable, cadenced recollection of how grief lives in the body. You have to read it' EDMUND DE WAALA unique, intimate and beautiful exploration of grief, loss, healing and faith, that looks back to the childhood moment when Marie-Elsa R.
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Odyssey
A tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan war forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature. Confronted by natural and supernatural threats - from the witch Circe who turns his men into pigs, to the twin terrors of Scylla and Charybdis.
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Serious Concerns
Cope's first book of poems and parodies, Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis, went straight into the bestseller lists. Its successor, Serious Concerns has proved even more popular, addressing such topics as "Bloody Men," "Men and Their Boring Arguments," "Two Cures for Love," "Kindness to Animals" and "Tumps" (Typically Useless Male Poets).
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Haw Lantern
Widely praised on its first publication in 1987, The Haw Lantern ventured into new imaginative territory with poems exploring the theme of loss--including a celebrated sonnet sequence concerning the death of the poet's mother--joined by meditations on the conscience of the writer and exercises in an allegorical vein.ical vein.
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High Windows
Larkin's final collection of poems shows, as does all his best work, his ability to adapt contemporary speech rhythms and everyday vocabulary to subtle metrical patterns and poetic forms.
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princess saves herself in this one
the princess saves herself in this one is a collection of poetry about resilience. It is about writing your own ending.
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Dulce et Decorum est
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Hawk in the Rain
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Prophet
First published in the 1920s, this book attempts to provide the reader with a guide to living. Gibran lets his protagonist, called simply the prophet, deliver homilies on a variety of topics central to daily life: love marriage and children, work and play, possessions, beauty, truth, joy and sorrow and death.
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Wood in Winter
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Weep Not for Me: In Memory of a Beloved Cat
Constance Jenkins composed this poem to comfort her sister whose beloved cat had died. It is now published for the first time in book form. This poem provides the comfort that is needed for acceptance of the cat's death, and Pat Schaverien's etchings complement the mood of the verse.
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Another Time
Some of his most famous and often quoted (or misquoted) lines appear in their original form, including the text of two poems in particular - 'Spain 1937' and 'September 1,1939' - that he later altered or repudiated. This beautifully designed edition forms part of a series of ten titles celebrating Faber's publishing over the decades.
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Christmas Poems
Features Christmas poems from a range of years, in a range of styles.
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Look We Have Coming to Dover!
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.
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Faust: A Tragedy In Two Parts with The Urfaust
Based on the fable of a man who traded his soul for superhuman powers and knowledge, this text became the life work of Germany's greatest poet, Goethe. It is the dramatic poem that charts the life of a deeply flawed individual and his fight against despair and the nihilism of the Mephistopheles.
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Validate Me: A Life of Code-Dependency
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Assurances
**SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 FORWARD PRIZE FOR BEST COLLECTION**A war-poem both historic and frighteningly topical, Assurances begins in the 1950s during a period of vigilance and dread in the middle of the Cold War: the long stand-off between nuclear powers, where the only defence was the threat of mutually assured destruction.
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Depression & Other Magic Tricks
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Inward
"i closed my eyes to look inward and found a universe waiting to be explored"
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Carrying: Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry
The #1 bestselling new collection from National Book Award finalist Ada Limon are 'Exquisite poems about love, fertility, desire, this natural world we move through, the political climate, so much more' Roxane Gay
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Poetic Edda
A fully revised translation of the great collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry known as the Poetic Edda, containing the narratives of the creation of the world and the coming of Ragnarok, the Doom of the Gods. Gods, giants, and human heroes populate the poems. This edition includes three new poems.
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Selected Verse
A collection of poems from the author of The Jungle Book and Kim
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100 Poems
Seamus Heaney had the idea to form a personal selection of poems from across the entire arc of his writing life, small yet comprehensive enough to serve as an introduction for all comers. But now, finally, the project has been returned to, resulting in an intimate gathering of poems chosen and introduced by the Heaney family.
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Waste Land
Published in 1922, The Waste Land was the most revolutionary poem of its time, offering a devastating vision of modern civilisation between the two World Wars. This beautifully designed edition forms part of a series of ten titles celebrating Faber's publishing over the decades.
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Noise of a Fly
Penned with a dexterous wit and a steady nerve, The Noise of a Fly is a mesmeric imagining of our later years by one of this country's most senior and celebrated writers. 'It is hard to think of many poets who can equal his combination of imaginative ambition, formal resource and range of tone .
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That Reminds Me
This work is heartfelt.' Benjamin Zephaniah 'Honest and beautiful.' Guy Gunaratne, author of IN OUR MAD AND FURIOUS CITY 'When writing is this honest, it soars.
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Sun and Her Flowers
A revised hardcover edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller the sun and her flowers by Rupi Kaur, author the #1 New York Times bestseller milk and honey.
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Paper Aeroplane: Selected Poems 1989-2014
When Simon Armitage burst on to the poetry scene in 1989 with his spectacular debut Zoom!, readers were introduced to an exceptional new talent who would reshape the landscape of contemporary poetry in the years to come.
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Ariel
The poems in Plath's Ariel, including many of her best-known such as Lady Lazarus, Daddy, Edge and Paralytic, were all written between the publication in 1960 of her first book, The Colossus, and her death in 1963.
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