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A Poet's Gallery By Anatoly Nazirov
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Published by York University in Toronto: Parallel English translations (by Ivan Zhavoronkov) of high quality poetry (including the long lyrical philosophical poem "Zarathustra" inspired by... More > F.Nietzsche's "Thus Spake Zarathustra") by Professor of Philosophy and poet Anatoly Nazirov, who lives and works in St-Petersburg, Russia.< Less
A Poet's Gallery By Anatoly Nazirov
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Published by York University in Toronto: Parallel English translations (by Ivan Zhavoronkov) of high quality poetry (including the long lyrical philosophical poem "Zarathustra" inspired by... More > F.Nietzsche's "Thus Spake Zarathustra") by Professor of Philosophy and poet Anatoly Nazirov, who lives and works in St-Petersburg, Russia.< Less
The Romantic Poets - Volume 2 By Lord Byron, John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley
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Keats, Byron and Shelley were second generation Romantic Poets who are responsible more than anyone for the idea of the Poet as flawed genius who invariably die young. They also represented the Poet... More > as a radical voice in society who sought to address social ills and conventions. England in the early 19th Century was in turmoil and about to embark on wars with Napoleon and the French that would have great significance for latter European development. Many radicals in England supported the French Revolution and saw it as a social revolution that would lead to greater freedoms and equality. However as Keats, Byron and Shelley found out holding these views in England were dangerous and often they chose self imposed exile on the continent. The deaths of Keats, Bryon and Shelley all added to their myth and legend, which sometimes overshadowed their poetry. The interest grew until in the 20th century they were all considered important English poets who have influenced many poets and artists .< Less
The Romantic Poets - Volume 1 By William Blake, John Clare, William Wordsworth
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Britain in the late 18th Century, early 19th Century was undergoing radical changes both socially and culturally, these changes were reflected in the movement known as Romanticism. The Romantics... More > sought to bring the human experience to the centre of their work. This they tried to do by turning their back on the more classical approach and write poetry that reflected their subject matter. All the poets included in this volume attempted to portray the lives, loves and desires of themselves and ordinary people. Although this was achieved in different styles ,the underlying question was the same. In a time of Industrialisation and the dehumanisation of the human spirit , how do we retain our humanity? Blake, Clare and Wordsworth all looked to nature and the imagination as the key. It is testament to their ideas that even after centuries we still are influenced and respond to their poetry< Less
Poet Of The Year 2004 By William August Kobs
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edited by William August Kobs Anthology. A collection of poetry produced by Poetry In A Cup; featuring the winners from the Poet Of The Year competition for 2004. Included in this anthology are... More > poems by Margaret C. Rigsby, Barbara Ann Smith, and Katie Lazette. This anthology is edited/with a Preface, by William August Kobs.< Less
Poet Of The Year 2004 By William August Kobs
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edited by William August Kobs Anthology. A collection of poetry produced by Poetry In A Cup; featuring the winners from the Poet Of The Year competition for 2004. Included in this anthology are... More > poems by Margaret C. Rigsby, Barbara Ann Smith, and Katie Lazette. This anthology is edited/with a Preface, by William August Kobs.< Less
Ganymede Poets, One By John Stahle
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Anthology of 38 gay male English-language poets from around the world featured in the first six issues of the gay men's journal GANYMEDE. Illustrated with striking thematic photographs. Top survey of... More > the finest gay men poets writing today, known and unknown. "Ganymede Poets One is an innovative, nearly overwhelming new player among poetry anthologies." --AssociatedContent.com (ganymedepoets.blogspot.com)< Less
Ganymede Poets, One By John Stahle
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Anthology of 38 gay male English-language poets from around the world featured in the first six issues of the gay men's journal GANYMEDE. Illustrated with striking thematic photographs. Top survey of... More > the finest gay men poets writing today, known and unknown. "Ganymede Poets One is an innovative, nearly overwhelming new player among poetry anthologies." --AssociatedContent.com (ganymedepoets.blogspot.com)< Less
The Corrupted English By Anthony Aslam
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A consciousness takes the reigns on a world out of place, a wing descends to a world below, a beast of no remorse rears its ugly head, while love lingers on the backburner. Collected within a... More > selection of poems visiting the weird and twisted mind of the poet. Prepare to be shocked, bewildered and bemused. Open this book and turn the page - if you dare.< Less
Great Victorian Poets - Volume 1 By Gerard Manley Hopkins, Christina Georgina Rossetti, Alfred Lord Tennyson
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Britain in the 19th Century was on its way to become an industrial and political superpower. However the reign of Queen Victoria also stressed the importance of religion and stability. Our three... More > poets reflect the cultural and social effect that these changes were having on society. Tennyson saw the growth of Britain has a heroic adventure and his poetry reflected this with his epic poems that celebrated past and present glories. Hopkins saw glory not in the industrial power , but in the power of religion and God. Christina Rossetti also looked to God , but she also reflected on the role of women in this brave new world. Many view Tennyson as the great tradition Victorian poet , however both Hopkins and Rossetti were influential by their innovation . All three poets have maintained a level of popularity into the 20th and 21st Centuries with their poems regularly featuring in anthologies and collections.< Less

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