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Thirteenth-century Persian philosopher, mystic, scholar and founder of the order of the Whirling Dervishes, Jelaluddin Rumi was also a poet of transcendental power. His inspirational verse speaks with the universal voice of the human soul and brims with exuberant energy and passion.
€12.15

Selected Poems

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A leader of the 20th-century Irish nationalist movement, William Butler Yeats is also among that nation's greatest poets. This selection includes poetry from every period of his life, dealing with: love, death, old age, ambition, the poet's craft, and the history and destiny of Ireland.
€14.85

Still Life

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The Poems of Dorothy Molloy

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Dorothy Molloy was a star in the making when Faber prepared her debut Hare Soup (2004) for publication, before tragedy struck, and she died four days before advance copies arrived.
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The Three Theban Plays: Antigone, Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus

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Free when packaged with any Damrosch World Literature title.
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Three Dublin Plays: "Shadow of a Gunman", "Juno and the Paycock" and "Plough and the Stars"

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This volume contains the three plays commonly recognized as the height of O'Casey's achievement as a playwright. His tragi-comedy has relevance to the violent politics in the North and the post-nationalist bewilderments in the Republic.
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Unlearn: 101 Simple Truths for a Better Life

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Forget what you think you know
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A Streetcar Named Desire

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Fading southern belle Blanche Dubois depends on the kindness of strangers and is adrift in the modern world. When she arrives to stay with her sister Stella in a crowded, boisterous corner of New Orleans, her delusions of grandeur bring her into conflict with Stella's crude, brutish husband Stanley.
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A Woman without a Country

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The poems in this new collection, by arguably the most important living Irish woman poet, seek out the delicate intersections between generation, identity, and the deep losses inflicted by history on those who can bear them least.
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Beowulf: A New Translation

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Composed towards the end of the first millennium of our era, the Anglo-Saxon poem "Beowulf" is a Northern epic and a classic of European literature. In this new translation, Seamus Heaney has produced a work that is true, line by line, to the original poem.
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Boundless and Miraculous

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By the Bog of Cats

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Set in the mysterious landscape of the bogs of rural Ireland, Carr's lyrical and timeless play tells the story of Hester Swane, an Irish traveller with a deep and unearthly connection to her land.
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Dancing By The Light Of The Moon

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Donegal Tarantella

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Sixth collection by one of Carcanet's celebrated Irish women poets, who include Eavan Boland, Sinead Morrissey, Mary O'Malley, Martina Evans, and Tara Bergin.
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Emily Dickinson

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Unpublished in her lifetime, Emily Dickinson's intensely personal lyrics have much been admired since her death. This is a collection of her work.
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I'll Be Your Mirror: The Collected

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Poems for Christmas

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A joyful anthology of Christmas poems and songs with an introduction by Judith Flanders, author of Christmas: A Biography.
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Poems to Live Your Life By

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A gorgeous anthology of poems to live your life by from award-winning illustrator Chris Riddell
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Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin: An Anthology by Alan Bennett

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Writers like to elude their public, lead them a bit of a dance. In this personal anthology, the author has chosen over seventy poems by six well-loved poets, discussing the writers and their verse in his customary conversational style through anecdote, shrewd appraisal and spare but telling biographical detail.
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Sonnets The

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A gift edition of Shakespeare's famous cycle of poems
€10.80

Soundings: Poems We Did for Our Leaving Certificate

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Soundings was first published in 1969. It was intended as an 'interim' anthology of poetry for the Leaving Certificate until such time as a more permanent volume could be devised. Twenty six years later it was replaced. In the meantime it had passed through the hands of hundreds of thousands of students in Ireland.
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The Ministry of Dreams

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The Penguin Book of Irish Poetry: From Ancient Bards to Modern Poets

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Features the work of the greatest Irish poets, from the monks of the ancient monasteries to the Nobel laureates along with a profusion of lyrics, love poems, satires, ballads and songs. This title explores the traditions of poetry in Ireland, and relates the variety of the poems to the frequently troubled history of the island.
€23.00

A Terrible Beauty: Poetry of 1916

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A collection of poems of revolution and dreams and visions of freedom and nationhood for Ireland - focusing on before, during and after the 1916 Rising.
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Aran Poems

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Best Loved Poems

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Best-Loved Poems: A Treasury of Ver

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From the classics of William Wordsworth, John Donne and John Keats to such modern masters as Hughes, Heaney and Larkin, work from half a millennium of poetry resides in one beautiful anthology for readers to cherish.
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Collected Poems

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Dark Between Stars

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The second collection of romantic and poignant poems from Atticus, the No.1 Instagram poet.
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Death of a Naturalist

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Reissues Seamus Heaney's collection, which on its appearance in 1966 won the Cholmondeley Award, the E C Gregory Award, the Somerset Maugham Award, and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize.
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Dictionary Of Shakespeare Quotations

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With over 3,000 quotes organized by topic and by play the Dictionary is very easy to use. It also includes a glossary of unfamiliar terms and a brief biography of Shakespeare. The key word index makes it easy to dip into by word, theme or play allowing you to track down a half-remembered quote easily.
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Friends: A Poem for Every Day of the Year

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365 poems - one for every day of the year - celebrating friendship, love and constancy.
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if not, winter: fragments of sappho

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* The definitive and ONLY complete translation of Sappho, by one of the world's greatest living poets
€21.65

Irish Poems

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With its roots in the devotional verse of the early Christian church and the long lyric poems of the Irish bards, Irish poetry has a rich and robust tradition both of engagement and self-reflection. Thematically organized and spanning many centuries, this selection features a section of Gaelic poetry in translation.
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Leonard Cohen Poems

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An anthology that includes such legendary songs as "Suzanne", "Sisters of Mercy", "Bird on the Wire", "Famous Blue Raincoat" and "I'm Your Man" and poems from many collections including "Flowers for Hitler", "Beautiful Losers" and "Death of a Lady's Man".
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Music of Time

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Nobody

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This is a book-length poem - a collage of water-stories, taken mostly from the Odyssey - about a minor character, abandoned on a stony island. We recognise other mythical characters - Helios, Icarus, Alcyone, Philoctetes, Calypso, Clytemnestra, Orpheus, Poseidon, Hermes - who drift in and out of the poem, surfacing briefly before disappearing.
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Pleasures of the Damned: Selected Poems 1951-1993

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A selection of the best poetry from America's most iconic and imitated poet, Charles Bukowski
€20.30