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GROWN MEN AREN'T SUPPOSED TO CRY. But in this fascinating anthology, one hundred men - distinguished in literature and film, science and architecture, theatre and human rights - confess to being moved to tears by poems that haunt them. Representing twenty nationalities and ranging in age from their ea... read more

Poems that make Grown Men Cry
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When it was first published, Lyrical Balladsenraged the critics of the day: Wordsworth and Coleridge had given poetry a voice, one decidedly different to that which had been voiced before. This acclaimed Routledge Classicsedition offers the reader the opportunity to study the poems ... read more

Lyrical Ballads
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'one of the most compelling voices in Australian poetry this decade' - Overland Literary Journal A haunting visit to the International Museum of Slavery, in Liverpool England. A feisty young black girl pushing back against authority. The joy and despair of single parenthood. A lo... read more

Carrying the World
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Series:Popular Penguins Ser.

In this selection of poems covering the period 1972 to 2002. This beautifully elegant volume excludes the cartoon element, focusing on Leunig's brilliant texts, with all their absurdity, hilarity, poignancy and joyfulness. Michael Leunig pokes fun at human folly and pretentiousness, deplores the idioc... read more

Curly Verse: Selected Poems (Popular Penguin)
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Although a very prolific poet--and arguably America's greatest--Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) published fewer than a dozen of her eighteen hundred poems. Instead, she created at home small handmade books. When, in her later years, she stopped producing these, she was still writing a gr... read more

Envelope Poems
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In his insightful collection of poems Clive James looks back over an extraordinarily rich life with a clear-eyed and unflinching honesty. There are regrets, but no trace of self-pity in these verses, which - for all their open dealings with death and illness - are primarily a cele... read more

Sentenced to Life
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Already with thee! tender is the night, And haply the Queen-Moon is on her throne, Cluster'd around by all her starry Fays; But here there is no light, Save what from heaven is with the breezes blown Through verdurous glooms and winding mossy ways.Despite his tragically short l... read more

Complete Poems - John Keats
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'The poem that defined a generation'Guardianon 'Howl' 'I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked' Beat movement icon and visionary poet, Allen Ginsberg broke boundaries with his fearless, pyrotechnic verse. This volume brings together the poems that made his... read more

Howl, Kaddish & Other Poems (Popular Penguin)
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Rallying was written alongside Quinn Eades's first book, all the beginnings: a queer autobiography of the body, and before he began transitioning from female to male. A collection very much concerned with the body, and the ways in which we create and write under, around, without, and with c... read more

Rallying
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Anna Wickham (1883-1947) was one of the most important female poets writing in English during the first half of the twentieth century. A pioneer of Modernist poetry, she was also a fierce feminist, social activist, and friend of many significant writers, includ... read more

New and Selected Poems of Anna Wickham
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In 1889 the revered Australian folk poet, A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson, first published his ballad, Clancy of the Overflow. The verse achieved immediate popularity and, with the creation of his legendary character, Clancy — a free-spirited stockman — Paterson had summed up the essence of the Aust... read more

Looking for Clancy (HB)
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Series:Divine Comedy Ser.

The first part of Dante's epic poem The Divine Comedy, revealing the eternal punishment reserved for such sins as greed, self-deception, political double-dealing and treachery
 
Describing Dante's descent into Hell midway through his life with Virgil as a guide, Inferno depicts a crue... read more

Divine Comedy: Inferno
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