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"The Hunting of the Snark" was first published in 1876, eleven years after "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and four years after "Through the Looking-Glass." It is a master-piece of nonsense and is connected to "Through the Looking-Glass" by its use of vocabulary from t... read more

The Hunting of the Snark
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"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 trilogy has 50... read more

Essential Poems from the Staying Alive Trilogy
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War never stops. There have been two world wars since 1914 lasting for ten years, but wars have continued for a hundred years since then in many parts of the world: wars between nations, tribes and factions, wars over religion and beliefs, wars fought for land... read more

Nophoto
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An anthology of the poetry of World War I, this collection is more concerned with the War than with poetry, and as such it is a book with a theme. There are 72 poets represented here - including Wilfred Owen - of whom 21 died in action. Many of the poems have notes and introductions.

Up the Line to Death: War Poets, 1914-18
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This lively anthology brings together two kinds of funny: humorous poems that make you laugh or smile (funny ha-ha), and strange, surreal, witty or plain weird poems (funny peculiar). There has always been a tradition of comic and curious ve... read more

Funny Ha-Ha, Funny Peculiar: A book of strange & comic poems
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 Literature

Kona Macphee's What Long Miles is a characteristically eclectic collection from an ever-inventive writer, the winner of the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize for her previous collection, Perfect Blue. The poems range widely - nature and culture, body and psyche, the urban and the rural,... read more

What Long Miles
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 Literature

Bill Manhire's Collected Poems brings together thirty years of work from the outstanding poet of his generation.

Collected Poems 1967-1999
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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 retur... read more

Airmail: the Letters of Robert Bly and Tomas Transtromer
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 Literature

Series:Methuen Shilling S.

The Methuen Shilling series present the works of the finest poets in an accessible and popular format. Based on an original series from early in the last century, the shillings reproduce the attractive Edwardian format of those books, reflecting a prestigious publishi... read more

Twenty Poems from Thomas Hardy
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Chase Twichell's poetry is marked by a strong identification with the natural world, one that exceeds any with other human beings. There's a dissociation born of a rough childhood, which only the later poems address head-on, though ma... read more

Nophoto
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 Literature

The poems in The Farewell Glacier grew out of a journey to the High Arctic. In late 2010 Nick Drake sailed around Svalbad, an archipelago of islands 500 miles north of Norway, with people from Cape Farewell, the arts climate change organisation. It was the end of the Arctic sum... read more

The Farewell Glacier
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 Literature

Matthew Sweeney's tenth collection of poems is as sinister as its dark forebears, but the notes he hits in "Horse Music" are lyrical and touching as well as disturbing and disquieting. Confronting him in these imaginative riffs are not just the perplexing animals and folklorish crows fa... read more

Horse Music
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