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  1. Born to Slow Horses

    Born to Slow Horses [Paperback]

    Kamau Brathwaite (Author)

    £13.50

    ISBN: 9780819567468
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Wesleyan Poetry Series
    Winner of the Griffin International Poetry Prize (2006)

    Kamau Brathwaite's newest work, Born to Slow Horses, is a series of poetic meditations on islands and exile, language and ritual, and the force of personal... .... Learn More
  2. Elegguas

    Elegguas [Paperback]

    Kamau Brathwaite (Author)

    £13.50

    ISBN: 9780819580184
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: The Driftless Series & Wesleyan Poetry Series
    Deeply felt requiems from an internationally celebrated poet

    Kamau Brathwaite is a major Caribbean poet of his generation and one of the major world poets of the second half of the twentieth century. Elegguas - a play on "elegy" ... .... Learn More
  3. The Lazarus Poems

    The Lazarus Poems [Paperback]

    Kamau Brathwaite (Author)

    £13.50

    ISBN: 9780819580177
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Wesleyan Poetry Series
    A mystical masterwork

    This book by the great Barbadian poet Kamau Brathwaite is characteristically sui generis, vatic, and strange, exhibiting ornery bravura. Tonally and typographically frenetic in the 'sycorax video style' he's been emp... .... Learn More
  4. Poemas del Amor/Love Poems

    Poemas del Amor/Love Poems: Poems [Paperback]

    Idea Vilarino (Author)

    £13.00

    ISBN: 9780822966258
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Poetry Series
    Eight years before Sylvia Plath published Ariel, the Uruguayan poet Idea Vilariño released Poemas del Amor, a collection of confessional, passionate poetry dedicated to the novelist Juan Carlos Onetti. Both of her own merit and as part of the Urug... .... Learn More
  5. Earnest, Earnest?

    Earnest, Earnest?: Poems [Paperback]

    Eleanor Boudreau (Author)

    £11.50

    ISBN: 9780822966302
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Poetry Series
    In Earnest, Earnest?, the speaker, Eleanor, writes postcards to her on-again-off-again lover, Earnest. The fact that her lover’s name is Earnest and that their relationship is fraught, raises questions of sincerity and irony, and whether ... .... Learn More
  6. The Volcano and After

    The Volcano and After: Selected and New Poems 2002-2019 [Hardback]

    Alicia Ostriker (Author)

    £23.50

    ISBN: 9780822946403
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Poetry Series
    Alicia Suskin Ostriker’s passionate voice has long been acknowledged as a vital force in American poetry. From urgent spiritual quest to biting political satire, from elegy to comedy, from celebration of the city street and the world “as a paradi... .... Learn More
  7. Be Holding

    Be Holding: A Poem [Paperback]

    Ross Gay (Author)

    £13.00

    ISBN: 9780822966234
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Poetry Series
    Winner of PEN America Jean Stein Award

    Through a kind of lyric research, or lyric meditation, Be Holding connects Dr. J’s famously impossible move from the 1980 NBA Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers to pick-up basketball and the flyin... .... Learn More
  8. The Body Wars

    The Body Wars: Poems [Paperback]

    Jan Beatty (Author)

    £13.00

    ISBN: 9780822966241
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Poetry Series
    What would it take to be home in one’s body, to walk around the world as oneself, knowing the pain within and without us? Jan Beatty boldly answers that question by making a fire map of the body. These roiling poems smack into walls of meditation,... .... Learn More
  9. Horsepower

    Horsepower: Poems [Paperback]

    Joy Priest (Author)

    £13.00

    ISBN: 9780822966197
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Poetry Series
    Priest’s debut collection, Horsepower, is a cinematic escape narrative that radically envisions a daughter’s waywardness as aspirational. Across the book’s three sequences, we find the black-girl speaker in the midst of a self-imposed exile, going... .... Learn More
  10. Extra Hidden Life, among the Days

    Extra Hidden Life, among the Days [Paperback]

    Brenda Hillman (Author)

    £10.95

    ISBN: 9780819578945
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Brenda Hillman begins her new book in a place of mourning and listening that is deeply transformative. By turns plain and transcendent, these poems meditate on trees, bacteria, wasps, buildings, roots, and stars, ending with twinned elegies and po... .... Learn More

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