Poetry


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  • Cover scan of Landing Light
    Landing Light
    Don Paterson - Paperback - Faber
    This collection of poetry from Don Paterson guides us down the labyrinths of our deepest and most private concerns. Paterson explores the swings of light and dark that mark our troubled feelings, including utterance and silence, disclosure and concealment, and the need for renewal and finality.
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    Dead Redhead
    Tracey Herd - Paperback - Bloodaxe
    'Dead Redhead' is a Book of the Dead in which the women have the starring roles, from Ophelia and Marilyn to girl detective Nancy Drew. The heroines celebrated in Herd's dramatically powerful poems are all hunted or haunted by people or powers beyond their control.
  • Cover scan of New Collected Poems
    New Collected Poems
    W. S. Graham - Hardback - Faber
    From his first publications in the early 1940s, to his final works of the late 1970s, W.S. Graham has produced poetry of intense power and inquisitive vision. This anthology reprints the full texts of Graham's published and posthumous volumes alongside an astute selection of the notebook writings.
  • Cover scan of Tartan & Turban
    Tartan & Turban
    Bashabi Fraser - Paperback - Luath
    A Bengali woman and poet living in Scotland, Bashabi Fraser creatively spans the different worlds she inhabits. The subdued hues of Scotland and the vibrant cacophony of colour that is India come alive in an outrageous game of sound patterns celebrating the contrasts of the two countries.
  • Cover scan of The Souls Of The Dead Are Taking The Best Seats
    The Souls Of The Dead Are Taking The Best Seats: 50 World Poets On War
    - Paperback - Luath
    This is a timely collection of poetry through the ages and throughout the world. Homeric poems, epics and tragedies have been collected from two and a half millennia of literature. Each poem is introduced with a commentary.
  • Cover scan of In The Country Of Birds
    In The Country Of Birds
    James Sutherland-Smith - Paperback - Carcanet
    The surface of many poems in this work draws on life in the Middle East and Middle Europe, but their interior is a tension between the allurements of the strange and a repulsion against its brutalities.
  • Cover scan of The Revolutionary Art Of The Future
    The Revolutionary Art Of The Future: Rediscovered Poems
    Hugh MacDiarmid - Paperback - Carcanet
    This is a selection from 300 newly discovered poems, found in the archives of the National Library of Scotland. They have never been published before. The range of subjects is extraordinary: from sexuality and identity through to accessible rhyming satires on the uselessness of men.
  • Cover scan of Feminine Gospels
    Feminine Gospels
    Carol Ann Duffy - Paperback - Picador
    In 'Feminine Gospels', Carol Ann Duffy draws on visions of women's identity - historical, stereotypical, biblical and fantastical - to entertain and challenge in poems which celebrate, eulogise and eroticise the female form and condition.
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    Open Worlds: Collected Poems 1960-2000
    Kenneth White - Paperback - Polygon
    This collection of Kenneth White's poetry shows the full sweep of his vision from his earliest work until 2000. The same elements recur again and again - rocks, sea, mist, gulls and the natural world.
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    William Dunbar: Selected Poems
    William Dunbar; Harriet Harvey Wood - Paperback - Fyfield Books
    Hugh MacDiarmid hailed William Dunbar (1461?-1520?) as 'in many ways the most modern, as he is the most varied, of Scottish poets'. This fully annotated edition makes the richness of Dunbar's language accessible to the modern reader.

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