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Scottish Poetry, 1730-1830

£12.99

Daniel Cook

9780198803553
Paperback
25 January 2023

Oxford World's Classics

Featuring 218 poems and songs in Scots, English, and Gaelic, this collection places Robert Burns, Walter Scott, and other major writers of the period alongside lesser known or even entirely forgotten figures. A significant number of important long poems are given in full, and many of the shorter works feature for the first time in a modern edition.

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Lykophron: Alexandra

£8.99

Lykophron, Simon Hornblower

9780198863342
Paperback
03 November 2022

Oxford World's Classics

The Alexandra, attributed to Lykophron is a minor poetic masterpiece. At 1474 lines, it is one of the most important and notoriously difficult Greek poems dating from the Hellenistic period.

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William Blake: Selected Writings

£19.99

Peter Otto

9780192868053
Paperback
16 August 2022

21st-Century Oxford Authors

This volume in the 21st Century Oxford Authors series offers students an authoritative, comprehensive selection of the work of William Blake (1757-1827). The edition features a selection of Blake's poetry, illuminated poetry, and prose, and includes an Introduction, Chronology, and full commentary notes.

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Elizabeth Bishop: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Jonathan F. S. Post

9780198851417
Paperback
24 March 2022

Very Short Introductions

Elizabeth Bishop has been described as the 'best-loved' poet in English of the second half of the twentieth century. This book explores the published poems at the core of her remarkable canon of verse, along with her letters and other writings, and draws out key themes of the environment, balance, and ideas of love and loss.

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Elegies of Chu

£12.99

Nicholas Morrow Williams

9780198818311
Paperback
27 February 2022

Oxford World's Classics

This anthology, Elegies of Chu, will provide readers with an understanding of Chinese literature, examining its evolution from free-spirited, mythico-religious songs to the more formal, polished style of the Han court.

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Poet of the Medieval Modern: Reading the Early Medieval Library with David Jones

£18.99

Francesca Brooks

9780198860143
Paperback
23 December 2021

Oxford Textual Perspectives

Studies the work of the Anglo-Welsh poet and artist David Jones (1895-1974) to explore how modern British poetry has engaged with the early medieval past in its renegotiation of local, religious, and national identities.

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Milton's Poetical Thought: The Literary Agenda

£15.99

Maggie Kilgour

9780198808824
Paperback
12 August 2021

The Literary Agenda

At a time when literature is thought to have limited value in a world dominated by scientific thinking, this volume offers close readings of John Milton's major works to argue that poetry is a vital means of knowing the world and answering the most fundamental questions.

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Dante's New Life of the Book: A Philology of World Literature

£20.99

Martin Eisner

9780198869641
Paperback
18 March 2021

Oxford Textual Perspectives

Dante's New Life of the Book examines Dante's Vita nuova through its transformations in manuscripts, printed books, translations, and adaptations. Eisner investigates how these different material manifestations participate in the work, drawing attention to its distinctive elements.

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Ovid: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Llewelyn Morgan

9780198837688
Paperback
24 September 2020

Very Short Introductions

Ovid, wittiest of ancient poets, has been an influential model for writers and artists throughout the ages. Llewelyn Morgan introduces the poet and his works, describing each of his poems in turn, setting them in their social and literary context, and considering the twist of events that led to the exile of Rome's most celebrated artist.

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John Keats: Selected Writings

£16.49

John Barnard

9780198859154
Paperback
13 February 2020

21st-Century Oxford Authors

This volume in the 21st-Century Oxford Authors series offers students an authoritative, comprehensive selection of the work of John Keats (1795-1821). This edition presents Keats's texts in chronological order, and includes an Introduction, Chronology, and full commentary notes.

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Samuel Johnson: Selected Writings

£21.99

David Womersley

9780198859246
Paperback
13 February 2020

21st-Century Oxford Authors

This volume in the 21st-Century Oxford Authors series offers students an authoritative, comprehensive selection of the work of Samuel Johnson (1709-1784). This edition presents Johnson's texts in chronological order, and includes an Introduction, Chronology, and full commentary notes.

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The Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures

£28.49

Harris Feinsod

9780190080990
Paperback
07 January 2020

Modernist Literature and Culture

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Poetry: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Bernard O'Donoghue

9780199229116
Paperback
26 September 2019

Very Short Introductions

In this <i>Very Short Introduction</i> Bernard O'Donoghue explores the many different forms of writing which have been called 'poetry', from the Greeks to the present day. He considers the varying status and uses of poetry, and engages with contemporary debates as to what value poetry holds today.

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Geoffrey Chaucer: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

David Wallace

9780198767718
Paperback
22 August 2019

Very Short Introductions

Covering Geoffrey Chaucer's life and work, David Wallace considers the influence and enduring appeal of his body of writing, explores the wide ranging geography and iconic characters in his stories, and discusses how Chaucer's own experiences contributed to his literature.

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John Donne: Selected Writings

£17.99

Janel Mueller

9780198797647
Paperback
01 February 2018

21st-Century Oxford Authors

This volume in the 21st Century Oxford Authors series offers students an authoritative, comprehensive selection of the work of John Donne (1572-1631). The edition presents Donne's texts in chronological order, and includes an Introduction, Chronology, and full commentary notes.

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Selected Writings

£17.99

Josie Billington, Philip Davis

9780198797630
Paperback
01 February 2018

21st-Century Oxford Authors

This volume in the 21st Century Oxford Authors series offers students an authoritative, comprehensive selection of the work of the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861). The edition presents Barrett Browning's most celebrated works alongside lesser-known texts, and includes an Introduction, Chronology, and full commentary notes.

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Robert Browning: Selected Writings

£17.99

Richard Cronin, Dorothy McMillan

9780198797623
Paperback
01 February 2018

21st-Century Oxford Authors

This volume in the 21st Century Oxford Authors series offers students an authoritative, comprehensive selection of the work of Robert Browning (1812-1889). The edition includes the very first poem he published to works written at the end of his life, and includes an Introduction, Chronology, and full commentary notes.

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Shakespeare's Sonnets and Poems: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Jonathan F. S. Post

9780198717577
Paperback
28 September 2017

Very Short Introductions

Jonathan Post introduces all of Shakespeare's poetry, including the sonnets and his great narrative poems, and explores themes of love and lust in these works. He also considers the debates surrounding their disputed authorship, and the impact these poems had, from contemporary readers right up to today.

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Geoffrey Chaucer: A New Introduction

£10.99

David Wallace

9780198805069
Hardback
24 August 2017

Covering Geoffrey Chaucer's life and work, David Wallace considers the influence and enduring appeal of his body of writing, exploring the wide ranging geography and iconic characters in his stories, and discusses how Chaucer's own experiences contributed to his literature.

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Goethe: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Ritchie Robertson

9780199689255
Paperback
28 January 2016

Very Short Introductions

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe lived to the age of 82 and wrote prodigiously in every genre: drama, poetry, fiction, autobiography, travel narrative, translation from French and Italian, and critical essays on art and literature, besides copious letters and diaries. Ritchie Robertson draws out key themes of his work and explains its lasting importance.

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