Books by Publisher: ANVIL PRESS POETRY


    By John Birtwhistle

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    Dennis O'Driscoll wrote that in John Birtwhistle's poetry "a sweeping imagination ranges over past and future, pastoral and urban themes."

    Advance Payment: Selected Poems

    By Nachoem M. Wijnberg

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    Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation This selection introduces a major poet who is also a business studies professor, a combination which may explain his vigorous questioning of human values in poetry which asks What is worthwhile? His poems are characterized by simplicity and clarity, narrative and reasoning: he claims they...

    Mirabelle Pickers, The

    By Jacques Reda

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    A translated memoir, in which the author chooses the height of the mirabelle season in Lorraine for a long-delayed visit to his home town, Luneville. It presents a series of impressions, encounters and musings that takes us from Friday Evening to Tuesday Morning, through a remembered topography that has largely...


    By Jennie Feldman

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    Buoyed by music as well as water, notably the Aegean Sea and the rare rains of the eastern Mediterranean, this title includes poems that combine delicacy and vigour in their pursuit of an elusive equilibrium.

    Arthur Rimbaud: The Poems

    By Arthur Rimbaud

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    The meteoric and turbulent poetic career of Arthur Rimbaud 1854-1891 was crammed into four teenage years, in which he wrote some short poems and two masterpieces, "The Illuminations" and "A Season in Hell". This edition of his presentation adds the Latin verse which Rimbaud wrote as school exercises.

    Reality Check

    By Dennis ODriscoll

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    From the mixture of shorter poems, this collection branches out with 'Skywriting', a visually dramatic and rhythmically vibrant sequence which paints a map of light in its varied moods and modulations.

    A Trick of Sunlight: Poems 2001-2005

    By Dick Davis

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    Contains poems that addresses subjects as various as growing older, love's vagaries, clashes of culture, characters from history, the illuminations of art A- and the idea of happiness.

    Bengal the Beautiful

    By Jibanananda Das

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    An English version of the sixty-two sonnets written in 1934 which became a totemic symbol of freedom in Bangladesh's 1971 War of Independence.

    Merchant Prince

    By Thomas McCarthy

    Paperback £9.63

    Presents two groups of poems, set largely in Cork, and a novella set in Italy, in the period from 1769 and 1831. This title tells the story of Nathaniel Murphy: his training for the priesthood, the loss of his virginity and vocation, his flight from Italy, and later his happy...

    Wild and Wounded: Shorter Poems 2000-2003

    By Michael Hamburger

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    A collection of poems that features the theme of the passing of time.

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