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Poetry anthologies (various poets)

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North American Women Poets in the 21st Century Beyond Lyric and Language

North American Women Poets in the 21st Century Beyond Lyric and Language

Author: Lisa Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/03/2020

North American Women Poets in the 21st Century: Beyond Lyric and Language is an important new addition to the American Poets in the 21st Century series. Like the earlier anthologies, this volume includes generous selections of poetry by some of the best poets of our time as well as illuminating poetics statements and incisive essays on their work. Among the insightful pieces included in this volume are essays by Catherine Cucinella on Marilyn Chin, Meg Tyler on Fanny Howe, Elline Lipkin on Alice Notley, Kamran Javadizadeh on Claudia Rankine, and many more. A companion web site will present audio of each poet's work.

North American Women Poets in the 21st Century Beyond Lyric and Language

North American Women Poets in the 21st Century Beyond Lyric and Language

Author: Lisa Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2020

North American Women Poets in the 21st Century: Beyond Lyric and Language is an important new addition to the American Poets in the 21st Century series. Like the earlier anthologies, this volume includes generous selections of poetry by some of the best poets of our time as well as illuminating poetics statements and incisive essays on their work. Among the insightful pieces included in this volume are essays by Catherine Cucinella on Marilyn Chin, Meg Tyler on Fanny Howe, Elline Lipkin on Alice Notley, Kamran Javadizadeh on Claudia Rankine, and many more. A companion web site will present audio of each poet's work.

Brotherton Poetry Prize Anthology

Brotherton Poetry Prize Anthology

Author: Simon Armitage Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2020

The University of Leeds has a long tradition of engagement with poets, many of whom have been members of staff or creative writing fellows. Its Brotherton Library houses the archives of several outstanding contemporary poets and its Poetry Centre celebrates this rich heritage with a new generation of poets. The Brotherton Poetry Prize is the University's latest expression of commitment to poetry as a living art.

Time and Tide Stories and Poems from Solstice Shorts Festival 2019

Time and Tide Stories and Poems from Solstice Shorts Festival 2019

Author: Cherry Potts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/03/2020

Aiblins New Scottish Political Poetry

Aiblins New Scottish Political Poetry

Author: David Kinloch, Robert Crawford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/03/2020

Aiblins is a selection of new Scottish political poetry. The poems in this collection reflect the tumultuous, rapidly evolving nature of contemporary Scottish politics. They also stand as a testament to the deep engagements poets are making with the political landscape today, not only by reflecting on current events through their work but also by issuing provocations which reframe and challenge conventional assumptions.

Life Support 100 Poems to Reach for on Dark Nights

Life Support 100 Poems to Reach for on Dark Nights

Author: Julia Copus Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

These carefully selected poems will offer solace; provide an escape from the constant chatter of everyday thought; help make space for the unexpected; enable us to reinvent ourselves within the chaotic landscape of our lives. Some will be old favourites; others less well-known; all the poems will have the power to surprise or move. A deeper, more lasting comfort comes from art that makes us sit up and listen, that reawakens the senses and offers new ways of looking - this is poetry that, in the best sense, unsettles us, in order to reconnect us with the world around us and bring us to a place of greater clarity. The anthology will be divided into the following sections: The deep heart's core (poems about places of sanctuary); As a boy I stood before it for hours (poems that remind us to place our focus 'out there'; that show us how to be mindful); A world in a grain of sand (poems that play with the notion of scale, so that the tiny becomes large and the large tiny - putting things in perspective); Stilll life (poems about focusing on a specific moment); and Another Self (poems on friendship/companionship; a sense of everyone being in the same boat).

Ten Poems About Gardens

Ten Poems About Gardens

Author: Monty Don Format: Pamphlet Release Date: 01/03/2020

Ten Bedtime Poems

Ten Bedtime Poems

Author: William Boyd Format: Pamphlet Release Date: 01/03/2020

Wreaths for a Wayfarer An Anthology in Honour of Pius Adesanmi

Wreaths for a Wayfarer An Anthology in Honour of Pius Adesanmi

Author: Nduka A. Otiono Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2020

The Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Anthology

The Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Anthology

Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2020

Now in its 9th year, the Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award is a launching pad for upcoming poets. From slam poetry to formal rhyme, the anthology is a celebration of language and cultural diversity. Assembled by a brilliant team of judges, from a blind selection, this year's compilation contains the best poems from over 600 entries, in 10 of the 11 South African languages. Named after Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje (1876-1932), the award recognises the life and vision of this highly respected political and social activist. We always hope that it reveals the political and social attitudes of our time and reflects the complex, nuanced and uncomfortable truths of life in South Africa.

Poetry New Zealand Yearbook 2020

Poetry New Zealand Yearbook 2020

Author: Johanna Emeney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2020

The Poetry of the Age of Wordsworth An Anthology of the Five Major Poets

The Poetry of the Age of Wordsworth An Anthology of the Five Major Poets

Author: J. Dover Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/02/2020

Originally published in 1927, this anthology covers the five major poets at the forefront of an artistic movement, which is widely known and regarded retrospectively as Romanticism. Poems have been selected from the works of Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats to be illustrative of each writer's multifaceted and innovative styles as well as to be revealing and exemplary of the cultural atmosphere, social conditions and shifting mood, in which the poetry was located, produced and circulated. Poems include Wordsworth's Lines Written in Early Spring, Coleridge's The Ancient Mariner and Byron's She Walks in Beauty. Notably, the poems are arranged chronologically and detailed explanatory notes are included for reference. This book serves as both an introduction and overview to the literary luminaries of the period and will be of considerable value to scholars of English literature as well as to scholars in cognate fields.