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Oroonoko
Oroonoko Aphra Behn
Written by spy, traveller and pioneering female writer Aphra Benn, this story of an African prince sold into slavery is considered one of the earliest English novels.
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Love That Moves The Sun And Other Stars
Love That Moves The Sun And Other Stars Dante Dante, Dante Alighieri
Heavenly verse evoking dancing souls and blinding flares from Paradiso - the blazing finale to Dante's Italian masterpiece The Divine Comedy.
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My Life Had Stood A Loaded Gun
My Life Had Stood A Loaded Gun Emily Dickinson
Electrifying poems of isolation, beauty, death and eternity from a reclusive genius and one of America's greatest writers.
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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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O Frabjous Day!
O Frabjous Day! Lewis Carroll
Conjuring wily walruses, dancing lobsters, a Jabberwock and a Bandersnatch, Carroll's fantastical verse gave new words to the English language.
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Trivia
Trivia John Gay
This joyful poetic satire describes wig thieves, chamberpots, prostitutes and other hazards to be avoided on the teeming streets of eighteenth-century London.
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The Odyssey
The Odyssey Homer Homer, Homer
The epic tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan War forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature.
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The Sonnets
The Sonnets William Shakespeare
The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series edited by A. R. Braunmuller and Stephen Orgel.
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