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  • Beloved

    Beloved
    av Hafez

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780374307

    Hafez is among the most celebrated of Persian mystic poets, thriving alongside such towering figures as Rumi and Saadi. Ubiquitous in Iran, he has also been hugely influential in the West. Interpreted variously as ardent mystic and lover, he fuses e…

  • The Resurrectionists

    The Resurrectionists
    av John Challis

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780375519

    The living and the dead are working side by side in John Challis’s dramatic debut collection, The Resurrectionists. Whether in London’s veg and meat markets, far below the Dartford Crossing, or on the edge of the Western world, these poe…

  • The Kids

    The Kids
    av Hannah Lowe

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780375793

    Hannah Lowe taught for a decade in an inner-city London sixth form. At the heart of this book of compassionate and energetic sonnets are fictionalised portraits of ‘The Kids’, the students she nurtured. But the poems go further, meeting…

  • Writing Poems

    Writing Poems
    av Peter Sansom

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852242046

    Drawing on his extensive experience of poetry workshops and courses, Peter Sansom shows you not how to write but how to write better, how to write authentically, how to say genuinely what you genuinely mean to say. This practical guide is illustrate…

  • Maninbo: Peace & War

    Maninbo: Peace & War
    av Ko Un

    Häftad - 2015 - Korean - ISBN: 9781780372426

    Ko Un has long been a living legend in Korea, both as a poet and as a person. Allen Ginsberg once wrote, 'Ko Un is a magnificent poet, combination of Buddhist cognoscente, passionate political libertarian, and naturalist historian.' Maninbo (Ten Tho…

  • When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities

    When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities
    av Chen Chen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780374864

    In this ferocious and tender debut, Chen Chen investigates inherited forms of love and family – the strained relationship between a mother and son, the cost of necessary goodbyes – all from Asian American, immigrant and queer perspective…

  • The Coming of the Little Green Man

    The Coming of the Little Green Man
    av John Agard

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780374185

    John Agard has been broadening the canvas of British poetry for the past 40 years with his mischievous, satirical fables which overturn all our expectations. In The Coming of the Little Green Man, his eighth Bloodaxe collection, we enter a world of…

  • Poems & Fragments

    Poems & Fragments
    av Sappho

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780374574

    This second, expanded edition of Josephine Balmer's classic translation of the Greek poet Sappho has new, recently-discovered fragments, including the Brothers Poem, the Kypris Song and the Cologne Fragment. In a new essay on these additions she dis…

  • Essential Haiku

    Essential Haiku
    av Robert Hass

    Häftad - 2013 - Japanese - ISBN: 9781852249724

    The Essential Haiku brings together Robert Hass's beautifully fresh translations of the three great masters of the Japanese haiku tradition: Matsuo Basho (1644-94), the ascetic and seeker, and the haiku poet most familiar to English readers; Yosa Bu…

  • War of the Beasts and the Animals

    War of the Beasts and the Animals
    av Maria Stepanova

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780375342

    War of the Beasts and the Animals is Russian poet Maria Stepanova’s first full English-language collection. Stepanova is one of Russia’s most innovative and exciting poets and thinkers, and founding editor of Colta.ru, an online independ…

  • The Autistic Alice

    The Autistic Alice
    av Joanne Limburg

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780373430

    There are two acts of recovery in this book - one of a lost brother, and another of a lost self. Joanne Limburg commemorates both in her third collection, The Autistic Alice. In its title-sequence she uses Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking…

  • All the Prayers in the House

    All the Prayers in the House
    av Miriam Nash

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780373621

    Miriam Nash spent her early years on the Isle of Erraid, West Scotland, where Robert Louis Stevenson's family once worked as lighthouse engineers. Voices of the island echo through her first collection, All the Prayers in the House, which holds at i…

  • Remnants of Another Age

    Remnants of Another Age
    av Nikola Madzirov

    Häftad - 2013 - Macedonian - ISBN: 9781852249892

    Macedonia's Nikola Madzirov is one of the most powerful voices in contemporary European poetry. Born in a family of Balkan War refugees in Strumica in 1973, he grew up in the Soviet era in the former Republic of Yugoslavia ruled by Marshall Tito. Wh…

  • The Butterfly's Burden

    The Butterfly's Burden
    av Mahmoud Darwish

    Häftad - 2007 - Arabiska - ISBN: 9781852247881

    Mahmoud Darwish (1942-2008) was the poetic voice of the Palestinian people. One of the most acclaimed contemporary poets in the Arab world, he was also a prominent spokesman for human rights who spent most of his life in exile. In his early work, th…

  • The Girl Aquarium

    The Girl Aquarium
    av Jen Campbell

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780374499

    Jen Campbell’s first collection The Girl Aquarium explores the realm of rotten fairy tales, the possession of body and the definition of beauty. Weaving between whispered science and circus, she turns a cracked mirror on society and asks who g…

  • Someone Else's Life

    Someone Else's Life
    av Kapka Kassabova

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852246174

    Kapka Kassabova is a young Bulgarian émigré poet who writes in English but with a European imagination. In Someone else’s life, her first poetry collection to be published in the UK, she explores the emotional and spiritual territory of the tr…

  • Geography for the Lost

    Geography for the Lost
    av Kapka Kassabova

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852247652

    Kapka Kassabova is a young Bulgarian émigré poet who writes in English but with a European imagination. Her well-travelled poems speak from different parts of the world and different moments of history, but they always speak of the many ways to be l…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av W. S. Merwin

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852247690

    W.S. Merwin was arguably the most influential American poet of the last half-century – an artist who transfigured and reinvigorated the vision of poetry for our time. While he was long viewed in the States as an essential voice in modern Ameri…

  • Incarnation

    Incarnation
    av Clare Pollard

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780373379

    The poems in Clare Pollard's fifth collection Incarnation are about our children and the stories that we tell them. Whether looking at the discourse around pregnancy, describing the pain of childbirth or thinking about surveillance at soft play, the…

  • Lara

    Lara
    av Bernardine Evaristo

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852248314

    "Lara" is a powerful semi-autobiographical novel-in-verse based on Booker winner Bernardine Evaristo's own childhood and family history. The eponymous Lara is a mixed-race girl raised in Woolwich, a white suburb of London, during the 60s and 70s. He…

  • La Jeune Parque

    La Jeune Parque
    av Paul Valery

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852243876

    Paul Valery (1871-1945) was a poet and essayist, and along with Verlaine and Mallarme is regarded as one of the most important Symbolist writers, and an influence on poets from Eliot to Ashbery. He had a quiet life by many standards, but in one resp…

  • Propa Propaganda

    Propa Propaganda
    av Benjamin Zephaniah

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852243722

    Propa Propaganda was Benjamin Zephaniah’s second collection from Bloodaxe. First published in 1996, it includes some of his classic poems, such as ‘I Have a Scheme’, ‘The Death of Joy Gardner’, ‘White Comedy’…

  • The Voyage of St Brendan

    The Voyage of St Brendan
    av A.B. Jackson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780375663

    In The Voyage of St Brendan, A.B. Jackson tells the tale of the legendary seafaring Irish abbot in poetry and prose. After burning a book of fantastical stories, Brendan is compelled to sail the ocean with a crew of six monks in a leather-skinned cu…

  • Too Black, Too Strong

    Too Black, Too Strong
    av Benjamin Zephaniah

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852245542

    Too Black Too Strong is Benjamin Zephaniah's third collection from Bloodaxe. It addresses the struggles of black Britain more forcefully than all his previous books. With poems like 'Chant of a Homesick Nigga' and 'Kill Them Before Ramadan', he show…

  • Airmail

    Airmail
    av Tomas Transtromer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852249953

    One day in spring 1964, the young American poet Robert Bly left his rural farmhouse and drove 150 miles to the University of Minnesota library in Minneapolis to obtain the latest book by the young Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer. When Bly returned ho…

  • I walked on into the forest

    I walked on into the forest
    av Tua Forsstroem

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780375823

    Tua Forsström is a visionary Finland-Swedish poet who has become Finland’s most celebrated contemporary poet. Her poetry draws its sonorous and plangent music from the landscapes of Finland, seeking harmony between the troubled human heart and…

  • Archipelago

    Archipelago
    av Antonella Anedda

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780371085

    Archipelago is a bilingual selection of poems by the leading Italian poet Antonella Anedda drawn from five collections she has published in Italy. Her poetry has a searing, disruptive quality, an honesty that is hard won. Her words have the air of b…

  • Earth Shattering

    Earth Shattering

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852247744

    "Earth Shattering" lines up a chorus of over two hundred poems addressing environmental destruction. Whether the subject - or target - is the whole earth (global warming, climate change, extinction of species, planetary catastrophe)or landscapes, ho…

  • Five Books

    Five Books
    av Ana Blandiana

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780375380

    Ana Blandiana is one of Romania’s foremost poets, a leading dissident before the fall of Communism. Over the years, her poetry became symbolic of an ethical consciousness that refuses to be silenced by a totalitarian governments. This new tran…

  • A God at the Door

    A God at the Door
    av Tishani Doshi

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780375779

    An exquisite collection from a poet at the peak of her powers, Tishani Doshi's Forward-shortlisted A God at the Door spans time and space, drawing on the extraordinary minutiae of nature and humanity to elevate the marginalised. Extending the territ…

  • Men Who Feed Pigeons

    Men Who Feed Pigeons
    av Selima Hill

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780375861

    Men Who Feed Pigeons brings together seven contrasting but complementary poem sequences by ‘this brilliant lyricist of human darkness’ (Fiona Sampson) relating to men and different kinds of women’s relationships with men. The Anaes…

  • Phantom Noise

    Phantom Noise
    av Brian Turner

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852248765

    Brian Turner's first book of poems, Here, Bullet, was a harrowing, first-hand account of the Iraq War by a soldier-poet. In Phantom Noise he pumps up the volume as he faces and tries to deal with the traumatic aftermath of war. Flashbacks explode th…

  • Lyonesse

    Lyonesse
    av Penelope Shuttle

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780375540

    The submerged land of Lyonesse was once part of Cornwall, according to myth and the oral tradition, standing for a lost paradise in Arthurian legend, but now an emblem of human frailty in the face of climate change. And there was indeed a Bronze Age…

  • Apathy Is Out: Selected Poems

    Apathy Is Out: Selected Poems
    av Sean O Riordain

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780375366

    Seán Ó Ríordáin (1916-77) was the most important and most influential Irish-language poet of modern times. He revitalised poetry in Irish, combining the world of Irish literature with that of modern English and European literature, thus adding to th…

  • Love Without a Story

    Love Without a Story
    av Arundhathi Subramaniam

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780375168

    The poems of Arundhathi Subramaniam's Love Without a Story celebrate an expanding kinship: of passion and friendship, mythic quest and modern-day longing, in a world animated by dialogue and dissent, delirium and silence. Circling themes of intimacy…

  • Out of Bounds

    Out of Bounds

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852249298

    From Aberdeen to the Isle of Wight, Out of Bounds is a newly charted map of Britain as viewed by its black and Asian poets. It takes the reader on a riveting, sensory journey through Scotland, England and Wales, showing the whole country from a fres…

  • I Have Lots of Heart

    I Have Lots of Heart
    av Miguel Hernandez

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852243326

    Deeply admired by poets far more familiar to us, from Lorca to William Carlos Williams, the poems of Miguel Hernandez (1910-42), written in the midst of the savage 20th century, beam with a gentleness of heart. Hernandez was a self-educated goatherd…

  • The Trojan Women

    The Trojan Women
    av Anne Carson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780375908

    This new comic-book version of Euripides’ classic The Trojan Women follows the fates of Hekabe, Andromache and Kassandra after Troy has been sacked and all its men killed. The Trojan Women is a wildly imaginative collaboration between the visu…

  • Essential Poems from the Staying Alive Trilogy

    Essential Poems from the Staying Alive Trilogy
    av Neil Astley

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852249427

    Staying Alive, Being Alive and Being Human have introduced many thousands of new readers to contemporary poetry, and have helped poetry lovers to discover the little known riches of world poetry. Each anthology in the Staying Alive series has 500 po…

  • The River Underground

    The River Underground
    av Jean Tardieu, Jean Tardieu

    Häftad - 1991 - Franska - ISBN: 9781852240998

    Jean Tardieu’s poetry has an almost child-like simplicity, and in France his work is studied both in universities and in primary schools. Yet while he is a household name in France and has been translated into most European languages, his poet…

  • Fresh Out of the Sky

    Fresh Out of the Sky
    av George Szirtes

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780375847

    Fresh Out of the Sky is a book of songs, dreams, laments, narratives and comedies intertwined with passages about major life changes involving country, identity and belonging. It is about perpetually standing at the edge of change, anticipating it,…

  • Complete Poems

    Complete Poems
    av Basil Bunting

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852245276

    Basil Bunting (1900-85) was one of the most important British poets of the 20th century. Acknowledged since the 1930s as a major figure in Modernist poetry, first by Pound and Zukofsky and later by younger writers, the Northumbrian master poet had t…

  • The Church of Omnivorous Light

    The Church of Omnivorous Light
    av Robert Wrigley

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852249663

    Robert Wrigley is a poet of America's northern Rocky Mountains. Over three decades his poetry's pervading concerns have been rural Western landscapes and humankind's place within the natural world. His most recent poems have presented a portrait of…

  • Score!

    Score!
    av Sarah Wardle

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852247065

    Sarah Wardle was poet-in-residence with Tottenham Hotspur FC when many of these poems were written. Her Score! is a winning commentary on contemporary culture, shooting at the heart of consciousness, family, sport, the female voice and Darwinian sci…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av Muriel Rukeyser

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852249908

    The poetry of Muriel Rukeyser (1913-80) confronts the turbulent currents of modern history as it explores with depth and honesty the realms of politics, sexuality, mythic imagination, technological change and family life. Rukeyser was a social activ…

  • Young Rain

    Young Rain
    av Kevin Hart

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852248291

    Kevin Hart is not only one of Australia’s most important poets but a major ?gure in world poetry. His poetry is at once sensuous and mysterious, visionary yet grounded in the lush, tropical landscapes of Australia. Young Rain was his ?rst new…

  • The Jingle Bell Principle

    The Jingle Bell Principle
    av Miroslav Holub

    Häftad - 1992 - Czech - ISBN: 9781852241230

    Miroslav Holub was called 'one of the half-dozen most important poets writing anywhere' (Ted Hughes). In the scientific community his renown rested on such works as Immunology of Nude Mice. In Czechoslovakia he also wrote a highly popular magazine c…

  • The Book of Mirrors

    The Book of Mirrors
    av Frieda Hughes

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852248512

    "The Book of Mirrors" tries to let us see ourselves as we really are. We should have the answers to all our own questions, but if we don't see ourselves clearly - faults included - our answers can be distorted by vanities or ego. The poems ask: What…

  • Land of Three Rivers

    Land of Three Rivers

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780373768

    Land of Three Rivers is a celebration of North-East England in poetry, featuring its places and people, culture, history, language and stories in poems and songs with both rural and urban settings. Taking its bearings from the Tyne, Wear and Tees of…

  • Reading Paul Muldoon

    Reading Paul Muldoon
    av Clair Wills

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852243487

    Paul Muldoon's poetry has always been known for its complexity, its use of various forms, its allusions, as it opens up to all the contemporary and modernist forces of disorder, contingency, and confusion. Clair Wills offers close readings of many o…