'One of the most important and influential writers of our time' Sunday Times Clive James has been close to death for several years, and he has written about the experience in a series of deeply moving poems. In Sentenced to Life, he was clear-sighted as he faced the end, honest about his regrets. In In ...Show more
In any part of Australia, almost in any company, the mere mention of Henry Lawsons name will bring an immediate response. Whether it gives rise to an anecdote or a recitation of a few lines of his verse or leads to a discussion of his place in Australian literature it will not pass unnoticed. The poems ...Show more
A collection of classic poems that provides an accessible introduction to John Donne's poetry. Printed in a high quality, cloth edition this volume in the Crane Classics makes an attractive gift.
Clive James is a life-long admirer of the work of Philip Larkin. Somewhere Becoming Rain gathers all of James's writing on this towering literary figure of the twentieth century, together with extra material now published for the first time.The greatness of Larkin's poetry continues to be obscured by th ...Show more
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe Flame is the final work from Leonard Cohen, the revered poet and musician whose fans span generations and whose work is celebrated throughout the world. Featuring poems, excerpts from his private notebooks, lyrics, and hand-drawn self-portraits, The Flame offers an intim ...Show more
A collection of classic poems that provides an accessible introduction to Lord Byron's poetry. Printed in a high quality hardback edition, this volume in the Crane Classics makes an attractive gift.
Miles Merrill, spoken word artist and founder of Australian Poetry Slam, and award winning teacher Narcisa Nozica will take you from to spoken word superstar in no time. With tips from legends of the Australian poetry slam scene, 'Slam Your Poetry' privides step by step instructions and excercis ...Show more
From the hauntingly serene 'La Belle Dame Sans Merci' to the delicacy of his 'Ode to a Nightingale', Keats's poetry is treasured for its eloquence and meditative power. His beautifully lyrical work is presented here in full glory, in an anthology gathering around 60 of his most popular poems. The collec ...Show more
Larkin's final collection of poems shows, as does all his best work, his ability to adapt contemporary speech rhythms and everyday vocabulary to subtle metrical patterns and poetic forms. Many of the poems in the collection, which includes some of his best-known pieces ('The Old Fools', 'This Be the Ver ...Show more
A compelling collection of poems that explores the emotions and experiences of growing up as a mixed-race woman. From acclaimed performance poet Sophia Thakur comes a powerful new collection of poems exploring issues of identity, difference, perseverance, relationships, fear, loss and joy. The collectio ...Show more
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Paul Kelly's songs are steeped in poetry. And now he has gathered from around the world the poems he loves - poems that have inspired and challenged him over the years, a number of which he has set to music. This wide-ranging and deeply moving anthology combines the ancient and the modern, the hallowed ...Show more