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The last ten years has unequivocally demonstrated that Clive James is far more than a mere talking head. Once known as one of the English-speaking world s most popular television personalities, James has gone on to be a celebrated essayist, translator, and poet. The appearance of Poetry Notebook, which distills his passion fo... read more

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Perhaps most famous for UNDER MILK WOOD and his poems 'Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night' and 'Death Shall have no Dominion', Dylan Thomas was a hugely colourful and iconic poet, whose work was greatly admired by contemporaries such as Edith Sitwell and Sylvia Plath. He wrote well over 380 published poems as well as 50 jo... read more

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Author: Eileen Chong
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Believing, as Ezra Pound did, that real emotion is all that endures, Robert Gray has avoided 'magic realism', whismy, irony and mannered tone in his poetry. Instead, his style is classically direct, clear and concrete, demonstrating an Augustan preference for substantial content. The poems of "Nameless Earth" are richly textu... read more

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Author: Simon Armitage
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 Poetry

Awards:Shortlisted for T S Eliot Prize 2010.

A collection of poems that is by turns a voice and a chorus: a hyper-vivid array of dramatic monologues, allegories, parables and tall tales. It creates world after world, peculiar yet always particular, where the only certainty is the unexpected.

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In The Best Australian Poems 2012, the illustrious poet John Tranter selects the most exceptional Australian poetry of the past year. Tranter casts a discerning eye over the "fragments of dream-work" that reside in poems to create a collection of exquisite beauty and wonder, featuring renowned poets alongside new voices. Prev... read more

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Love--ancient and modern, ecstatic and mundane, sacred and profane--finds its Australian voice between the covers of this book. This important collection of new poems displays the richness and variety of contemporary Australian poetry. Here is larrikin love, ironic love and the understated love we inhabit. Australian Love P... read more

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The Best 100 Poems of Dorothy Porter draws from her life's work to present the many facets of Porter the poet, from stretching the fabric of ancient mythology to delving into the beauty of the natural world, or inking an intimate message on your heart.

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We sit in the warm dark watching container-ships ride on blue-black moonlit glitters. After long journeying arrived at the high tide of silence, after talk.' David Malouf's new collection comes to rest at the perfect, still moment of 'silence, following talk' after its exploration of memory, imagination and mortality. With el... read more

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W is for Whitman. When Walt Whitman self-published his Leaves of Grass in July 1855, he altered the course of literary history. One of the greatest masterpieces of American literature, it redefined the rules of poetry while describing the soul of the American character. Throughout his life, Whitman continuously revised and ex... read more

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In this luminous collection of poems, Pulitzer Prize-winner Alice Walker casts her eye on history, politics and nature, as well as world figures. In tributes to such people as Jimmy Carter, Gloria Steinem and the Dalai Lama, she reminds readers of the urgency of this moment in history and of the human capacity to come togethe... read more

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Coast Road: Selected Poems is the definitive Robert Gray collection.'Individual, surprising, evocative ...at once cool and rapturous' - Lisa Gorton'An imagist without a rival in the English-speaking world' - Kevin Hart Robert Gray is a poet renowned for his originality and mastery.

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In 1855 Walt Whitman published Leaves of Grass, the work which defined him as one of America's most influential voices, and which he added to throughout his life. A collection of astonishing originality and intensity, it spoke of politics, sexual emancipation and what it meant to be an American. From the joyful Song of Myself... read more

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A collection of author's poems that range from objective, naturalistic descriptions to the effusive outpourings of half-religious ecstasy and anguish.

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In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to some of the greatest poets in our l... read more

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Author: Wilfred Owen
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 Poetry

Series:Poet to Poet: An Essential Choice of Classic Verse

In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to some of the greatest poets in our l... read more

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Author: Les Murray
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 Poetry

Awards:Shortlisted for Age Book of the Year: Poetry 2006.

The collection exhibits both Murray's unfailing grace as a writer and his ability to write in any voice, style and genre. The suite of works include, story poems, word-plays, history to myth-making and more. The subjects range from Asperger's Syndrome to Germaine Greer to Japanese sword blades.

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"Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone..." When Matthew spoke these lines in the hit film 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' every reviewer was moved. Poems selected to fit the person and the event are always special. A poem chosen especially for an important event is often the moment in the service that people most remember.... read more

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