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In an increasingly globalised world, indigenous societies like the Sámi are losing their connections with nature, their land despoiled by intrusive development, traditional livelihoods becoming part of the tourist industry.
Cornwall is at the hub of the Celtic Sea, and this collection of new poetry celebrates the best verse to emerge from there in recent times.
A new collection of poetry by D.M.Thomas explores erotic memories, from his first sexual ejaculation (of a kind) at five to a brief appearance of Eros in a cancer clinic at seventy-seven.
The Body’ Reason is the first book by Catalan poet Mari-Mercè Marçal to be translated into English. She is a key figure in Catalan poetry of the post-Franco era, who was actively engaged in the transition to democracy and the emergence of a feminist movement in Spain. Hers is a uniquely challenging voice expressing a distinctive Catalan gendered perspective.
With a preface by Helena Buffery
Fifty Love Poems is a collection of fifty poems about love in its various guises, ranging from erotic love and tenderness for missing loved ones to the passion for life and writing.
This collection of plays sheds new light on Charles Causley’ literary work and reveals him to be a fine playwright with an important place in British theatrical history.
With six linocut illustrations by Tim Roberts
D.M.Thomas, author of the iconic novel The White Hotel, has turned his creative imagination to a genre that has been curiously neglected for over a hundred years, the verse novel.
Solstice and Other Poems is the first major parallel Occitan–English publication of prize-winning Occitan and French poet Aurélia Lassaque.
In this new, highly autobiographical collection, D.M. Thomas moves from poems about his origins, in Cornwall – taking in two formative years in Australia – to Russia.
A Worm’s Folly is the fullest collection of poetry in the Cornish language to date by Mick Paynter, whose Bardic name, Skogynn Pryv – Worm’s Fool – gives the book its title. Paynter writes in a variety of forms – touching and humorous, polemical and angry – and with a deep affection for Cornwall and the Cornish language. The poems are accompanied by parallel translations into English. Also included in the collection are a number of translations into Cornish from other sources – English, Yiddish and Breton poems, Blues songs – showing the versatility of the language.
The product of twenty years’ work, this volume draws together poems from collections published between 1990 and 2010.
News from the Other World is a collection of poems in the Gurbet dialect of Romani by the Roma poet Ilija Jovanovic, who writes movingly of the life and traditions of the Roma community of his youth in Serbia, the joy and comradeship, as well the hunger and poverty.
In Flight and Smoke, his first new collection of poems since Dear Shadows, D.M. Thomas blends the turbulent history of his time with his own personal history
Foreword by Bernard Deacon
This anthology brings together for the first time in one collection the riches of Anglo-Cornish poetry from the Renaissance to the the twentieth century.
With a history of the Cornish revival by Amy Hale
Foreword by Bobi Jones
Tim Saunders has gathered together more than a hundred poems from a variety of sources – magazines, books and manuscripts – to give us the first ever survey of poetry in the Cornish language from 1850 until 1980.
A long-awaited collection of poetry written in Cornish in the last twenty years. A coming of age for the Cornish language and its literature.