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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 13 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Ten Poems from Russia by Various Authors
    Ten Poems from Russia - by Various Authors

    £4.95   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781907598708 | ISBN 10: 1907598707

    These ten poems take us to the heart of human experience with all the passion of the Russian spirit.   We find poems of love and poems celebrating the beauty of birch-wood and steppe, alongside poems that touch on the anguish of being a poet i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Promised Land: Poems from Itinerant Life by André Naffis-Sahely
    The Promised Land: Poems from Itinerant Life - by André Naffis-Sahely

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141984933 | ISBN 10: 0141984937

    While half the world swept west, we trickled eastward, one by one, single-file, like fugitives. Next stop: Abu Dhabi, where my father had a job,   and money, for the first time in years...   Flitting from the mud-soaked floors of Venice ... more

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  • Cover image of book War Primer by Bertolt Brecht, edited by John Willett
    War Primer - by Bertolt Brecht, edited by John Willett

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784782085 | ISBN 10: 1784782084

    A terrifying series of short poems by one of the world’s leading playwrights, set to images of World War II.  In this singular book written during World War Two, Bertolt Brecht presents a devastating visual and lyrical attack on war under mod ... more

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  • Cover image of book Andeora by Diana Aitai
    Andeora - by Diana Aitai

    £9.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9789949385522 | ISBN 10: 9949385520

    Diana Aitai was born in Estonia in 1988. She wrote poetry and prose under the name "Andeora Astraea". She learned many languages, won prizes in linguistics and philosophy, and studied psychology at university. She participated in eco-communities and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love Poems by Bertolt Brecht, translated by David Constantine and Tom Kuhn
    Love Poems - by Bertolt Brecht, translated by David Constantine and Tom Kuhn

    £11.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781631491115 | ISBN 10: 1631491113

    An historic publication in which the legendary dramatist emerges, quite like Goethe, as a poet driven by Eros. Even in Germany, the scope and force of Bertolt Brechts poetry did not become apparent until long after his death and today, many of h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Futures: Poetry of the Greek Crisis by Theodoros Chiotis
    Futures: Poetry of the Greek Crisis - by Theodoros Chiotis

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908058249 | ISBN 10: 1908058242

    "the gouged marble, the graffiti scrawls, the statue standing like something outraged remind you, you who yearned to live beyond this, that hope marked you too."(From 'This City', by Adrianne Kalfopoulou) Futures features some of the most darin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Considering the Women by Choman Hardi
    Considering the Women - by Choman Hardi

    £9.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780372785 | ISBN 10: 1780372787

    Choman Hardi's Considering the Women explores the equivocal relationship between immigrants and their homeland - the constant push and pull - as well as the breakdown of an intermarriage, and the plight of women in an aggressive patriarchal society a ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Abraham Abandoned Me by Bejan Matur
    How Abraham Abandoned Me - by Bejan Matur

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781906570002 | ISBN 10: 1906570000

    This collection covers the broad vision of mankind's history with a story of an individual journey, in the course of which the poet explores the cosmic and the microcosm, the immensities of Time and Space, of becoming and Being.  The poems came ... more

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  • Cover image of book Phaedra by Marina Tsvetaeva, translated from the Russian by Angela Livingstone
    Phaedra - by Marina Tsvetaeva, translated from the Russian by Angela Livingstone

    £11.95   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780946162819 | ISBN 10: 0946162816

    Marina Tsvetaevas verse drama Phaedra is perhaps the most extraordinary of all literary treatments of the Phaedra legend. It is primarily about female passion, and its most powerful figures are the female ones. Dangerously high voltage runs through ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stung with Love: Poems and Fragments of Sappho by Sappho
    Stung with Love: Poems and Fragments of Sappho - by Sappho

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780140455571 | ISBN 10: 0140455574

    More or less 150 years after Homer's Iliad, Sappho lived on the island of Lesbos, west off the coast of what is present Turkey. Little remains today of her writings, which are said to have filled nine papyrus rolls in the great library at Alexandria ... more

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  • Cover image of book Metamorphoses by Ovid, translated by A. D. Melville. Edited - and with notes by E. J. Kenney
    Metamorphoses - by Ovid, translated by A. D. Melville. Edited - and with notes by E. J. Kenney

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780199537372 | ISBN 10: 0199537372

    The theme of the Metamorphoses is change and transformation, as illustrated in Graeco-Roman myth and legend. On this ostensibly unifying thread Ovid strings together a vast and kaleidoscopic sequence of brilliant narratives, in which the often parado ... more

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  • Cover image of book Selected Poems by Federico Garcia Lorca
    Selected Poems - by Federico Garcia Lorca

    £12.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780141185835 | ISBN 10: 014118583x

    Spain's greatest and most well-loved modern poet, Lorca has long been admired for the emotional intensity and dark brilliance of his work, which drew on music, drama, mythology and the songs of his Andulucian childhood.  From the playful Suit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sappho: Poems and Fragments by Balmer, Josephine. (translator)
    Sappho: Poems and Fragments - by Balmer, Josephine. (translator)

    £9.95   paperback   (1984) - ISBN 13: 9781852242015 | ISBN 10: 1852242019

    The Greek poet Sappho was one of the greatest poets in classical literature. Her lyric poetry is among the finest ever written, and although little of her work has survived and little is known about her, she is regarded not just as one of the greates ... more

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