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A Terrible Beauty Is Born
A Terrible Beauty Is Born William Butler Yeats, W. B. Yeats
By turns joyful and despairing, some of the twentieth century's greatest verse on fleeting youth, fervent hopes and futile sacrifice.
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As Kingfishers Catch Fire
As Kingfishers Catch Fire Gerard Manley Hopkins
Considered unpublishable in his lifetime, the Victorian priest's groundbreaking, experimental verse on nature's glory and despair.
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Daphnis And Chloe
Daphnis And Chloe Longus
Two young lovers battle pirates, rivals and their own confused feelings in this tender pastoral romance from ancient Greece.
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Frogs
Frogs Aristophanes Aristophanes, Aristophanes
This riotous play from ancient Greece's greatest comic dramatist blends fancy dress, earthy slapstick and political debate.
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How To Be A Medieval Woman
How To Be A Medieval Woman Margery Kempe
Advice on marriage, foreign travel and much more from the irrepressible Margery Kempe: medieval pilgrim, visionary and creator of the first autobiography.
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Il Duro
Il Duro D. H. Lawrence
Sketches of scorched landscapes, peasants and wild spirits from Lawrence's travels in early twentieth-century Italy.
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Is This A Dagger Which I See Before Me?
Is This A Dagger Which I See Before Me? William Shakespeare
This collection of Shakespeare's soliloquies, from famous set-pieces to little-known speeches, displays his genius in all its range and richness.
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Lady Susan
Lady Susan Jane Austen
Glittering with Austen's subversive young imagination, this wicked early novella features a devious, adulterous anti-heroine.
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Letters To A Young Poet
Letters To A Young Poet Rainer Maria Rilke
The poet Rilke's lyrical and life-changing advice to an aspiring young writer is among the most inspiring expressions of youthful creativity there has ever been.
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