The Ode Less Travelled

The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within

by: Stephen Fry

Category: Poetry

Price: € 13,20

Stephen Fry believes that if you can speak and read English you can write poetry. But it is no fun if you don't know where to start or have been led to believe that Anything Goes.

Stephen, who has long written poems, and indeed has written long poems, for his own private pleasure, invites you to ...

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Kid

Kid

by: Simon Armitage

Category: Poetry

Price: € 13,20 >> € 12,00

"Kid" gives us one of the liveliest poetic voices to have emerged in the last ten years. Simon Armitage's inspired ear for the demotic and his ability to deal with subjects that many poets turn their backs on have marked him as a poet of originality and force.
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'Simon Armitage's Kid won the inaugural ...

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Rimbaud: The Poems

Rimbaud: The Poems

by: Arthur Rimbaud (Translated by Oliver Bernard)

Category: Poetry

Price: € 24,75

The meteoric and turbulent poetic career of Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891) was crammed into four teenage years, in which he wrote some wonderful short poems and two masterpieces, "The Illuminations" and "A Season in Hell". At nineteen he then turned his back on the literary life and left France, eventually ...

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Blake: Collected Poems

Blake: Collected Poems

by: William Blake

Category: Poetry

Price: € 19,80

William Blake is a poet without parallel, who remains a source of wisdom and inspiration to countless individuals throughout the world. This selection was commissioned in 1905 by the firm of George Routledge from W.B. Yeats, who had previously been one of the pioneer editors of Blake's prophetic books.

Yeats, ...

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Flowers of Evil

The Flowers of Evil

by: Charles Baudelaire (Translated by James McGowan)

Category: Poetry

Price: € 13,20

The Flowers of Evil, which T. S. Eliot called the greatest example of modern poetry in any language, shocked the literary world of nineteenth century France with its outspoken portrayal of lesbian love, its linking sexuality and death, its unremitting irony, and its unflinching celebration of the seamy ...

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Being Human

Being Human

by: Neil Astley (editor)

Category: Poetry

Price: € 19,80

"Being Human" is the third book in the "Staying Alive" poetry trilogy. "Staying Alive" and its sequel "Being Alive" have introduced many thousands of new readers to contemporary poetry. "Being Human" is a companion volume to those two books - a world poetry anthology offering an even broader, international ...

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New Collected Poems

Tranströmer: New Collected Poems

by: Tomas Tranströmer

Category: Poetry

Price: € 19,80

Tomas Tranströmer won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature. He is Sweden's most important poet. This book includes all the poems he has written during the past fifty years, including those from the Bloodaxe Collected Poems of 1987, as well as three later collections, For Living and Dead (1989), The Sad ...

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Howl

Howl and Other Poems

by: Allen Ginsberg

Category: Poetry

Price: € 7,95

Published in 1956 as the title poem of Allen Ginsberg's first collection, "Howl" is a prophetic masterpiece that overcame censorship trials to become one of the most widely read poems of the century.

"Ginsberg is both tragic and dynamic, a lyrical genius... probably the single greatest influence on ...

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