By Doris Johnson
By Elspeth Morrison
A appealing choice of Renaissance poetry, assembled through one of many world's most interesting ancient novelists.
Dorothy Dunnett died in November 2001. She left at the back of this anthology, selected via her from the masses of poems which she utilized in her world-famous sequence of novels referred to as THE LYMOND CHRONICLES.
It is an interesting set of selections, that includes Thomas Wyatt, King James I, extracts from the Psalms, or even an nameless poem referred to as 'Monologue of a Drunkard' - as Dorothy herself writes, right here in a single quantity is 'the poetry of affection, of folk-humour and ballad, the songs of Persian poets and of the troubadours, translated the place want be into English.'
By Prince Kwasi Mensah
By Michael Symmons Roberts,Paul Farley
The post-Romantic fantasy of the dissolute drunken poet – exemplified through Thomas and made iconic through his demise in big apple – has fatally skewed a twin of poets in our tradition. Novelists might be solid, savvy, politically adept and up to speed, yet poets will be melancholic, doomed and self-destructive. is that this only a fable, or is there a few crucial fact in the back of it: that fab poems purely come while a poet's existence is driven correct to an emotional knife-edge of acceptability, safeguard, safety? what's the rate of poetry?
In this ebook, modern poets adopt a chain of trips – throughout Britain, the US and Europe – to the loss of life locations of poets of the earlier, partially as pilgrims, honouring inspirational writers, but additionally as investigators, interrogating the parable. the result's a ebook that's, in flip, enlightening and provocative, eye-wateringly humorous and powerfully moving.
By LEO R. HUNT
By Deborah Ramos
By Claudia Sperlich,Patricia Koelle,Bettina Buske,Mauritius Mense,Peter Neumer,Nils Pickert,Robby von der Espe,Nicole Dallinger
By Fergal Barr
By Fergal Barr
By J A Smith