A First Poetry Book (Macmillan Poetry)

Author: Pie Corbett,Gaby Morgan

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447235010

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 336

View: 3325

The first in a brand-new series of poetry books created with KS1 teachers and students in mind, but packed with glorious poems that will appeal to a wide audience. This topic-based collection features brand-new poems about fairies, mermaids, princesses, monsters, mythical creatures, dinosaurs, pets, transport, families, seasons, school, people who help us, pirates, the senses, space, feelings, holidays and festivals, minibeasts, food, where we live, nature, friends and the past.

Poems of Thomas Hardy

A New Selection

Author: Thomas Hardy

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1509847499

Category: Poetry

Page: N.A

View: 9440

Thomas Hardy saw himself, first and foremost, as a poet, and he wrote poetry throughout his prolific and acclaimed novel-writing years before announcing in 1896 that he would no longer write novels, much to the astonishment of his worldwide readership. Instead he went on to publish eight masterful volumes of poetry - ranging from lyrics and ballads to dramatic monologues and satire - and is now regarded as one of the greatest twentieth-century poets. Choosing the best verse from each volume, the Poems of Thomas Hardy is the perfect introduction to Hardy's lyrical, soul-searching and profoundly sincere poetry, covering subjects ranging from his grief at the death of his first wife to his experiences of war. This beautiful Macmillan Collector's Library edition is edited and introduced by editor Ned Halley. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.

Read Me 1: A Poem For Every Day of the Year

Author: Gaby Morgan

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

ISBN: 1743538758

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 492

View: 4129

The bestselling poetry anthology, with over a quarter of a million copies sold. Read Me contains a poem for every day of the year from the very best modern and classic poets. 365 rhymes, verses and poems from the likes of Brian Patten, William Wordsworth, A. A. Milne, Emily Dickinson, Wes Magee, William Blake, Seamus Heaney, Ian McMillan, Gareth Owen and Walter de la Mare.

Hold Your Own

Gedichte

Author: Kate Tempest

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518745255

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

View: 2856

Englisch und deutsch. Übersetzt von Johanna Wange. »Sie ist mehr als modern; sie ist praktisch Science-Fiction«, schreibt der Guardian über Kate Tempest. Zu ihren Einflüssen zählen James Joyce und Wu-Tang Clan, Public Enemy und Virginia Woolf. Sie beherrscht den innigen Volksliedton ebenso wie Londons Straßenslang, wandelt virtuos zwischen lyrischer Tradition und Hip-Hop. Ihre Gedichte bemächtigen sich auf radikal heutige, politische Weise des Mythos von Teiresias, einer zweigeschlechtlichen Figur, von den Göttern geblendet und prophetisch begabt. In vier Teilen folgt der Zyklus dem Kind, dem Jüngling, der Frau und dem Mann, vermittelt eindrucksvoll, wie es ist, alt zu werden und »sehend«, dazu verurteilt, unserer neoliberalen Gesellschaft die Wahrheit zu sagen – und keiner hört zu. Lyrik-Empfehlung 2016 der Deutschen Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung, der Stiftung Lyrik Kabinett und der Literaturwerkstatt Berlin.

Poems from the First World War

Published in Association with Imperial War Museums

Author: Gaby Morgan

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447255631

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 7821

Poems from the First World War is a moving and powerful collection of poems written by soldiers, nurses, mothers, sweethearts and family and friends who experienced WWI from different standpoints. It records the early excitement and patriotism, the bravery, friendship and loyalty of the soldiers, and the heartbreak, disillusionment and regret as the war went on to damage a generation. It includes poems from Wilfred Owen, Rupert Brooke, Vera Brittain, Eleanor Farjeon, Edward Thomas, Laurence Binyon, John McCrae, Siegfried Sassoon and many more. The Imperial War Museum was founded in 1917 to collect and display material relating to the ‘Great War’, which was still being fought. Today IWM is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present. They seek to provide for, and to encourage, the study and understanding of the history of modern war and wartime experience.

Promises to keep

Poems. Gedichte

Author: Robert Frost

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 3406627781

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

View: 3566

Die Gedichte Robert Frosts (1874–1963) gehören nicht nur zum festen Bestand amerikanischer Lyrik der Moderne, sie haben ihren Platz in der Weltliteratur gefunden. Der vorliegende Band macht den deutschen Lesern die bekanntesten, die kanonisch gewordenen Gedichte von Robert Frost zugänglich wie "Rast am Wald an einem verschneiten Tag" oder "Der nicht genommene Weg". Frost hat sich um einen natürlichen, organischen Sprachfluss bemüht und sich zugleich stets dem freien Vers widersetzt, die Gedichte suchen die Nähe zur gesprochenen Sprache und halten doch an der Besonderheit dichterischer Sprache fest. Die Natur, die äußere und die innere des Menschen, hat Frost fasziniert, der als Farmer gleichzeitig einen unsentimentalen Blick auf sie hatte. Aber auch die menschliche Natur zeigt sich in allen ihren Feinheiten und Brüchen, so Frost, besonders dem Dichter. So ist seine Lyrik in ihrer klassischen Schönheit auch eine Begegnung mit uns selbst.

The Complete Poems of Thomas Hardy

Author: Thomas Hardy

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers

ISBN: 9780020696001

Category: Poetry

Page: 1002

View: 2116

A compilation of the nineteenth-century English writer's poems features previously uncollected works including epigraphs, Domicilium, and songs from The Dynasts

The first wave

women poets in America, 1915-1945

Author: William Drake

Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 314

View: 3282

Poetry of the First World War

Author: Marcus Clapham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1509848797

Category: Poetry

Page: N.A

View: 7790

The First World War was one of the deadliest conflicts in modern history and produced horrors undreamed of by the young men who cheerfully volunteered for a war that was supposed to be over by Christmas. Whether in the patriotic enthusiasm of Rupert Brooke, the disillusionment of Charles Hamilton Sorley, or the bitter denunciations of Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen, the war produced an astonishing outpouring of powerful poetry. The major poets are all represented in this beautiful Macmillan Collector’s Library anthology, Poetry of the First World War, alongside many others whose voices are less well known, and their verse is accompanied by contemporary motifs. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. This anthology is edited by author and editor Marcus Clapham.

Fields of Agony: British Poetry of the First World War

Author: Stuart Sillars

Publisher: Humanities-Ebooks

ISBN: 1847600271

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 89

View: 6732

A study of poetry written by men and women in all parts of the British Isles during the First World War, 1914–18. The book discusses significant individual poems by the writers named, exploring them within their social, political and aesthetic frames and summarising important earlier critical readings and responses. It is copiously illustrated and covers Thomas Hardy, Popular Poetry, Anthologies, War Poetry by Women, the work of Graves, Blunden and Gurney, Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, Edward Thomas, David Jones, Irish poetry, Scottish poetry, War Poetry and Modernism.

Poems from the Second World War

Author: Gaby Morgan

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

ISBN: 9781509838882

Category:

Page: 160

View: 5828

A collection of poetry from the Second World War, published in association with Imperial War Museums.Poems from the Second World War is a moving and powerful collection gathered from soldiers, nurses, mothers, sweethearts and family and friends who experienced WWII from different standpoints. The Imperial War Museum was founded in 1917 to collect and display material relating to the 'Great War', which was still being fought. Today IWM is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present. They seek to provide for, and to encourage, the study and understanding of the history of modern war and wartime experience.

The Poems

Author: William Butler Yeats

Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poetry

Page: 751

View: 7808

Collects all of the Nobel laureate's published work and includes additional notes and criticisms.

Irish Poems

Author: Matthew Sweeney

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

ISBN: 9780330415842

Category: Children's poetry, English

Page: 192

View: 2091

A beautiful gift book featuring a sumptuous and uplifting range of Irish poetry. Matthew Sweeney has chosen classics such as 'Cockles and Mussels', poems from such celebrated poets as Seamus Heaney and W.B. Yeats, and lesser-known gems that he has discovered on his journey through Ireland's rich poetic heritage.

Tarantel

Author: Bob Dylan

Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe

ISBN: 3455001173

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

View: 7451

Die Jahre 1965/66 markieren den ersten kreativen Höhepunkt in Bob Dylans Schaffen: Er schrieb einige seiner bekanntesten Songs wie »Mr. Tambourine Man«, »Like a Rolling Stone«, »Desolation Row«, »She Belongs to Me«, »Love Minus Zero«, »No Limit« und »Ballad of a Thin Man«. In dieser Zeit entstand auch »Tarantel«, eine Mischung aus experimentellem Roman und Prosagedicht. Als »Surrealismus auf Speed« und »fabelhafter Reise durch unser Zeitalter« wurde »Tarantel« nach seiner Veröffentlichung bezeichnet, »ein Narrenfest, lebendig und voller Tiefsinn«, »so melodisch wie wild.« »Das Buch hat weder Anfang noch Ende«, sagte Bob Dylan selbst über seine erste Buchveröffentlichung. Heinrich Detering ordnet Dylans schriftstellerisches Debüt, das zweisprachig auf Deutsch und Englisch erscheint, in seinem Vorwort in den Kontext seiner Entstehungsgeschichte und seines Werks ein.

The Poetry of Ted Hughes

Author: Sandie Byrne

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137310944

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 192

View: 8528

This Reader's Guide charts the reception history of Ted Hughes' poetry from his first to last published collection, culminating in posthumous tributes and assessments of his lifetime achievement. Sandie Byrne explores the criticism relating to key issues such as nature, myth, the Laureateship, and Hughes' relationship with Sylvia Plath.

England

Poems from a School

Author: Kate Clanchy

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1509886613

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 8223

'Not just good for school children, but great by any standard' - Phillip Pullman Oxford Spires Academy is a small comprehensive school with 30 languages – and one special focus: poetry. In the last five years, its students have won every prize going. They have been celebrated in the Guardian ('The Very Quiet Foreign Girls Poetry Group’), and the subject of a BBC Radio 3 documentary. In this unique anthology, their mentor and teacher prize-winning poet Kate Clanchy brings their poems together, and allowing readers to see why their work has caused such a stir. By turns raw and direct, funny and powerful, lyrical and heartbreaking, they document the pain of migration and the exhilaration of building a new land, an England of many voices. In England: Poems from a School, you will find poetry as easy to read as it is hard to forget, as fresh and bright as the young poets who produced it. A donation of 50p from the sale of each copy of this book will be made to and shared equally between the charities First Story and Forward Arts Foundation to help further creative writing in schools.

The Picador Book of Love Poems

Author: John Stammers

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447213378

Category: Poetry

Page: 192

View: 8663

With The Picador Book of Love Poems, award-winning poet John Stammers has created a unique collection: by pairing some of the finest love poems from centuries past with modern counterparts, he presents a book of surprising connections, echoes and juxtapositions, where classic and contemporary love poems shed new and unexpected light on one another. Here, old favourites from Spenser to Tennyson sit side by side with poems by Carol Ann Duffy and Michael Donaghy, the distance between the poets closed by their single timeless theme. Whether you’re feeling tempted, seduced, tormented, or rejected, or falling in love, or out of love – this is the perfect book to inspire, console, and give a voice to every facet of our deepest and most complex human emotion.

The Christmas Poems

Author: Gaby Morgan

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

ISBN: 9781447254638

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

View: 7474

The holly and the ivy, When they are both full grown, Of all the trees that are in the wood, The holly bears the crown. O, the rising of the sun And the running of the deer, The playing of the merry organ, Sweet singing in the choir. This festive collection of classic and brand-new poems celebrates all the best things about Christmas from the Nativity to Father Christmas, including snow, angels, reindeer, Christmas trees and, of course, Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus. "Celebrates everything from snow and stockings to the Nativity story and its associated wonder." --TES

Read Me: a Poem for Every Day of the Year

Author: Gaby Morgan

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

ISBN: 9781529005622

Category:

Page: 512

View: 6963

A new cover edition of Read Me, the bestselling poetry anthology with over a quarter of a million copies sold. Read Me contains a poem for every day of the year from the very best modern and classic poets.365 rhymes, verses and poems from the likes of Brian Patten, William Wordsworth, A. A. Milne, Emily Dickinson, Wes Magee, William Blake, Seamus Heaney, Ian McMillan, Gareth Owen and Walter de la Mare.

Poems for the Very Young

Author: Michael Rosen

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9780753400227

Category: Children's poetry

Page: 77

View: 5729

This is a first poetry anthology for children and grown-ups to share and enjoy. Its contents range from the hilariously funny to the thought-provoking, from playground rhymes & nonsense verse to poems by classic writers.