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  • Winter Recipes from the Collective

    Winter Recipes from the Collective

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800171800

    Rapt new collection of fifteen poems and sequences, in hardback, from the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2020.

  • A Village Life

    A Village Life
    av Louise Gluck

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847770592

    From a fountain where 'all the roads in the village unite', concentric circles expand into the distance: the young and old, fields, a river, a mountain - the fountain's stone counterpart, where the roads end, human time superimposed on geological ti…

  • Meadowlands

    av Louise Gluck

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857543919

    Includes Penelope's Song in which the author interweaves in a book-length sequence an account of the dissolution of a contemporary marriage with the story of Homer's Odyssey. This collection of poetry also explores the notion of the nostos, the home…

  • Wild Iris

    Wild Iris
    av Louise Gluck

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857542233

    The poems in this collection are written in the language of flowers. Louise Gluck received the Pulitzer Prize for The Wild Iris in 1993, and has also received the National Book Critics Award for Poetry and the Poetry Society of America's Melville Ka…

  • Vita Nova

    Vita Nova
    av Louise Gluck

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857544176

    Louise Gluck's collection is a work of ends and beginnings. Her poetry comes in white-hot sequences of passionate intensity. "Vita Nova" is a sequence of poems which dramatises the end of a relationship and the beginning of a new life. Vibrant, at t…

  • Everything Passes

    Everything Passes
    av Gabriel Josipovici

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857548501

    'Everything passes. The good and the bad. The joy and the sorrow. Everything passes. Or does it?' At the beginning of the sixteenth century, the painter Jan Gossaert paints Danae, upon whom Jupiter descends in a shower of gold, as a plump nubile mai…

  • Averno

    av Louise Gluck

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857548372

    Averno, a crater lake in southern Italy, was for the Romans the entrance to the underworld, both gateway and impassable barrier between the living and the dead. In Louise Gluck's latest collection, Averno is the only source of heat and light in a wo…

  • Vernon Watkins

    Vernon Watkins
    av Vernon Watkins

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857548471

    Brought back into print in 2017 to mark the 50th anniversary of Vernon Watkins' death. Vernon Watkins (1906-1967) was called by Kathleen Raine: 'the greatest lyric poet of my generation.' Dylan Thomas referred to him as: 'the most profound and great…

  • Collected Poems: Elizabeth Jennings

    Collected Poems: Elizabeth Jennings
    av Elizabeth Jennings

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847770684

    The Collected Poems is a new and definitive edition of the poetry of one of the best-loved and most enduringly popular modern poets. Almost all of Jennings's published poetry (including work never before collected) and a large selection of her unpub…

  • Selected Poems: Frank O'Hara

    Selected Poems: Frank O'Hara
    av Frank O'Hara

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857547719

    Frank O'Hara (1926-66) is among the most delightful and radical poets of the twentieth century. He is celebrated for his apparently unpremeditated poems, autobiographical and immediate ('any time, any place'). This is not the whole O'Hara: he may ha…

  • Arrow

    av Sumita Chakraborty

    Häftad - 2020 - ISBN: 9781784109929

    Winner of the Seamus Heaney First Collection Poetry Prize 2021. Longlisted for the Michael Murphy Memorial Poetry Prize 2021. Arrow is a debut volume extraordinary in ambition, range and achievement. At its centre is 'Dear, beloved', a more-than-ele…

  • The Historians

    The Historians
    av Eavan Boland

    Häftad - 2020 - ISBN: 9781784109141

    Winner of the Costa Poetry Award 2020. A Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year 2020. A Guardian Book of the Year 2020. A Sunday Independent Book of the Year 2020. An Irish Times Book of the Year 2020. A forceful and moving final volume from one…

  • Lost Lunar Baedeker

    Lost Lunar Baedeker
    av Mina Loy

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857543261

    Posthumously launched as the "electric-age Blake", Mina Loy's futurist techniques were unlike anything British critics had seen before; her subjects - sex, parturitiion, prostitution, suicide, addiction, retardation - were considered shocking even b…

  • Collected Poems

    Collected Poems
    av Edwin Morgan

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857541885

    To catch "in full sight" is Edwin Morgan's ambition. That fullness he achieves in lyric epiphanies, in the cumulative focuses and refocuses of sequences, in the reification of words in concrete poems, in the rhythms of sound poems. He hears and tran…

  • Selected Poems: John Ashbery

    Selected Poems: John Ashbery
    av John Ashbery

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857544121

    During his career John Ashbery has been hailed as the "eminence grise" of postmodernism, championed by W.H. Auden and has carried off every major literary prize. His startling work alternately (and sometimes simultaneously) playful and recondite, af…

  • The Clinic, Memory

    The Clinic, Memory
    av Elaine Feinstein

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784103200

    Elaine Feinstein's poems are the harvest of a lifetime in literature. This selection, made by the author herself, gathers work from over half a century of published writing, and is completed by a section of new poems.The selection ranges from early…

  • Growlery

    av Katherine Horrex

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784109899

    Shortlisted for the Seamus Heaney First Collection Poetry Prize 2021. Growlery conjures a place haunted by flooded villages, broken ankles, ovarian health and factories. It dwells on a world of civic tensions, in the twilit zone between city and cou…

  • Proofs and Theories

    Proofs and Theories
    av Louise Gluck

    Pocket - 1999 - ISBN: 9781857543902

    A collection of essays in which the author writes of her own upbringing, her human and literary antecedents, and also dwells on lives and poems. The book includes writings on T.S. Eliot, George Oppen, Sylvia Plath, Robinson Jeffers, Wallace Stevens,…

  • Why I am Not a Painter and Other Poems

    Why I am Not a Painter and Other Poems
    av Frank O'Hara

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857546880

    Frank O'Hara (1926-66) composed poems 'any time, any place', collaborating with and inspired by a circle of artists, musicians and poets, immersed in the creative life of New York. For O'Hara, the city was a place of possibility, both disorientating…

  • The Revisionist and The Astropastorals

    The Revisionist and The Astropastorals
    av Douglas Crase

    Häftad - 2019 - ISBN: 9781784108694

    Chosen as a TLS Book of the Year 2019. This vital collection restores to print and prominence the work of Douglas Crase, a poet of revisionist invocations of the American landscape and transcendentalist tradition. Douglas Crase is best known for a s…

  • In Nearby Bushes

    In Nearby Bushes
    av Kei Miller

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784108458

    Shortlisted for the Derek Walcott Prize 2020. Longlisted for the 2020 Polari Prize. A Telegraph Book of the Year 2019. The highly anticipated new collection from Forward Prize-winner Kei Miller explores his strangest landscape yet - the placeless pl…

  • Love in Another Language

    Love in Another Language
    av Dick Davis

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784105075

    In Love in Another Language Dick Davis is shown to be the outstanding formal poet of his generation, a master of rhyme and metre, a poet worthy of keeping company with the best lyric writers in our tradition. His Collected Poems draws on eight previ…

  • Five in One

    Five in One
    av Louise Gluck

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857543124

    The themes of the previous volume of poetry define the tasks of the next for Louise Gluck. This collection shows the poet in this evolution. It includes: Firstborn (1968); The House on Marshland (1975); Descending Figure (1980); The Triumph of Achil…

  • The District Commissioner's Dreams

    The District Commissioner's Dreams
    av Gregory Woods

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857545968

    This is an integrated collection in which Gregory Woods returns to the themes of obsession, possession and violence. In its explorations of masculinity, the opening section draws on struggles for power in ancient and more recent history. These poems…

  • The Hoop

    The Hoop
    av John Burnside

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856357428

    In 'The Hoop', his first book of poems, John Burnside takes his bearings from Celtic mythology and from landscape, especially that of Gloucestershire. 'The things that contribute to how I work are botanical texts and drawings, fairy stories, Celtic…

  • Parallax

    av Sinead Morrissey

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847772046

    Winner of the 2013 T S Eliot Prize for Poetry Shortlisted for the 2013 Forward Prize for Best Collection In Parallax Sinead Morrissey documents what is caught, and what is lost, when houses and cityscapes, servants and saboteurs ('the different peop…

  • Selected Poems: Charlotte Mew

    Selected Poems: Charlotte Mew
    av Charlotte Mew

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857549621

    'The great unshackling of women's voices in poetry has one of its beginnings right here. These sad beautiful poems are full of rendings and breakings and burnings.' So writes Eavan Boland in her introduction to her selection of poems of Charlotte Me…

  • English Novel

    English Novel
    av Ford Madox Ford

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857543582

    Of all Ford Madox Ford's critical works, The English Novel (first published in 1930) is his most satisfying. He wrote it while travelling: memory plays a large part. It does not smell of the lamp or the library. Our guide-a major innovative novelist…

  • Dante's Inferno

    Dante's Inferno
    av Philip Terry

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847772206

    Following his irreverent Oulipian reworking of Shakespeare's Sonnets, in his new book Philip Terry takes on Dante's Inferno, shifting the action from the twelfth century to the present day and relocating it to the modern 'walled city' of the Univers…

  • Collected Poems: v. 2: 1939-1962

    Collected Poems: v. 2: 1939-1962
    av William Carlos Williams

    Häftad - 2000 - ISBN: 9781857545234

    First published by Carcanet in Britain in 1987, then by Paladin in 1991, Williams' two volumes of "Collected Poems" comes home to Carcarnet for a re-issue in January 2001. Volume I opens with "The Tempers" (1913) and ends in 1939, the self-acknowled…

  • First Awakenings

    First Awakenings
    av Laura Riding Jackson

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856359859

    Provides a collection of early poems by one of the greatest writers of the twentieth-century.

  • State of the Prisons

    State of the Prisons
    av Sinead Morrissey

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857547757

    In her third book of poems, Sinead Morrissey builds on the achievement of her award-winning collection, "Between Here and There", by expanding the lyric into new territories and admitting new voices. The theme of imprisonment is variously addressed:…

  • There and Then

    There and Then
    av Frederic Raphael

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847771407

    "We had been instructed to start promptly at six, since the hall was needed again at eight. We pushed through the curtained doorway, like instrumentalists without instruments, and onto the stepped stage. The audience was still coming in. Uncertain o…

  • Several Deer

    Several Deer
    av Adam Crothers

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784102449

    Winner of The Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry First Collection Prize 2017. Winner of the Shine/Strong Poetry Award 2017. Several Deer is the debut collection of a young Northern Irish poet. As much indebted to Bob Dylan and Lana Del Rey as to Emily…

  • The Raucle Tongue

    The Raucle Tongue
    av Hugh MacDiarmid

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857543780

    The third and final volume of McDiarmid's previously uncollected prose covers the decades from 1937 to 1978. This text includes: assessments of the contemporary political and literary scene, from the Spanish Civil War through MacDiarmid's call for a…

  • The Raucle Tongue

    The Raucle Tongue
    av Hugh MacDiarmid

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857542349

    This volume contains the previously uncollected essays, journalism and interviews of Hugh MacDiarmid, as part of Carcanet's "MacDiarmid 2000" programme. Other titles in the series include "Complete Poems", "Lucky Poet", "Contemporary Scottish Studie…

  • The Raucle Tongue

    The Raucle Tongue
    av Hugh MacDiarmid

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857542714

    This volume contains the previously uncollected essays, journalism and interviews of Hugh MacDiarmid, as part of Carcanet's "MacDiarmid 2000" programme. Other titles in the series include "Complete Poems", "Lucky Poet", "Contemporary Scottish Studie…

  • Revolutionary Sonnets

    Revolutionary Sonnets
    av Anthony Burgess

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857546163

    Redesigned and reissued in 2017 to celebrate the 'Burgess Centenary' - 100 years of Anthony Burgess. Revolutionary Sonnets and Other Poems captures the full range and achievement of Anthony Burgess's poetry and verse. It is as daring, original and i…

  • The White Silhouette

    The White Silhouette
    av James Harpur

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784105822

    At the heart of James Harpur’s The White Silhouette is a meditative poem inspired by the Book of Kells – a poem that follows threads into themes such as the nature of the divine, the efficacy of sacred art, and the way of silence. The ti…

  • Book of Disquietude

    Book of Disquietude
    av Fernando Pessoa

    Häftad - 1997 - Portugisiska - ISBN: 9781857543018

    First published in 1982, this is the factless autobiography of Bernardo Soares, one of the 72 literary personae or heteronyms with which Fernando Pessoa created the theatre of his absence. The circular text returns again and again to a protagonist d…

  • Moving House

    Moving House
    av Theophilus Kwek

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784109639

    Theophilus Kwek's first UK collection is concerned with the individual and the collective stories that become history. The poems set out from formative moments in the poet's memory, to pivotal moments in the colonial past of Southeast Asia, and fina…

  • Collected Poems: Anne Ridler

    Collected Poems: Anne Ridler
    av Anne Ridler

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857543179

    'The Observer' described Anne Ridler as 'one of the best poets of her generation.' Her first book, 'Poems', was published in 1939, and her work developed in the light and shadow of the poets of the day - MacNeice and Auden, but also Durrell and Watk…

  • Continental Shelf

    Continental Shelf
    av Fred D'Aguiar

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847770431

    "Continental Shelf" traces a journey, across continents and from youth to maturity. It moves from memories of childhood in Guyana, through a long elegiac exploration of the shootings at Virginia Tech University in 2006, to the reflective closing sec…

  • Palace of Oblivion

    Palace of Oblivion
    av Peter Davidson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857549263

    Baroque in its extravagance of language, in its delight in the bizarre and the prodigious, Peter Davidson's collection is a cabinet of curiosities, a world of ruined palaces, ghostly gardens and the fragile marvels of a secret past. It moves between…

  • Reasoner

    av Jeffrey Wainwright

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847771469

    In a series of ninety-five poems we listen to "The Reasoner", a voice that is by turns ardent, despairing and comic. Petty obsessions rub against attempts at philosophical seriousness; vernacular expression vies with an intent deliberation. Above al…

  • Some Integrity

    Some Integrity

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800172081

    The much-anticipated first collection from Eric Gregory Award winner and a contributor to Carcanet's New Poetries VIII anthology.

  • Translations from the Natural World

    Translations from the Natural World
    av Les A. Murray

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857540055

    Not only the migrating birds speak in "Translations from the Natural World". The imprisoned species of pigs use their slum language; ravens, cuttlefish, sunflowers and a shell-back tick are among those non-verbal members of our natural world which f…

  • Notes from the Dream House

    Notes from the Dream House
    av Philip French

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784106027

    Notes from the Dream House is a `best of’ selection of reviews by the celebrated Observer film critic Philip French. Spanning half the history of cinema, his reviews cover a great variety of films, from westerns and gangsters to art movies and…

  • New Poetries IV

    New Poetries IV
    av Eleanor Crawforth

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857548976

    "New Poetries IV" celebrates the distinctiveness and diversity of new poetry in English. The eleven poets included are variously rooted in Europe, America, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Australasia; they write with the imaginative energies less of wo…

  • Slower

    av Andrew McNeillie

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857548280

    "Slower", Andrew McNeillie's third collection, meditates on personal and natural history, nation states and mental states, violence, religion and poetry. It treats too of personal bereavement, and of love and marriage. The poem sequences at its core…

  • The Bells of St. Babel's

    The Bells of St. Babel's
    av Allen Curnow

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857545388

    "He has been a major voice at every stage of his career", wrote C.K. Stead in the "London Review of Books", "knowing what he is about, moving at his own pace, inventive, unpredictable...". In "The Bells of Saint Babel's" Allen Curnow, now in his nin…

  • The Thirties and the Nineties

    The Thirties and the Nineties
    av Julian Symons

    Inbunden - 1990 - ISBN: 9780856359026