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 Poetry

Awards:Finalist in the 2011 New Zealand Post Book Awards - General Non-fiction category

This book celebrates the richness and variety of New Zealand poetry by outlining many of the numerous ways to read - and write - poems. It offers 80 key poems that showcase different aspects of the genre, as well as commentary from 25 poets about what inspired them to wr... read more

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: 9781869791780
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: 240mm X 170mm
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: Paula Green & Harry Ricketts
: 400
: 821.3
: Paperback
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99 Ways Into New Zealand Poetry
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 Poetry

Series:Wordsworth Children's Classics
Reading Level:2-12

The sixty-four poems in A Child's Garden of Verses are a masterly evocation of childhood from the author of Treasure Island and Kidnapped. They are full of delightful irony, wit and the fantasy worlds of childhood imagination, and introduce for ... read more

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: 9781853261411
: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
: 198mm X 126mm X 5mm
: United Kingdom
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: Robert Louis Stevenson
: Illustrations
: 136
: 2-12
: 821.8
: en
: New edition
: Paperback
: books
A Child's Garden of Verses (Wordsworth Children's Classics)
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 Poetry

In A Man Runs into a Woman, Barnett looks at the different ways to tell a person's story: two middle-aged men strike up an unlikely friendship, one couple reconnects after the war, while another couple leave the worst unsaid, and a cross-dressing man talks with his daughter. ... read more

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: 9780473213992
: Hue & Cry Press
: Hue & Cry Press
: 215mm X 144mm
: New Zealand
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: Sarah Jane Barnett
: 72
: 821.3
: Paperback
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A Man Runs into a Woman
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 Poetry

This substantial volume traces the history of cricket poetry in New Zealand from 1864 to 2009 spanning 145 years of New Zealand cricket. It brings together verse and song by some of our best poets - past and present. From Samuel Butler's classic description of the visiting All-England XI in 1864 to Ar... read more

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: 9780473168728
: HeadworX
: HeadworX
: New Zealand
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: Pirie, Mark
: 821.00803579
: Paperback
: books
A Tingling Catch
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"Across the Land and the Water" brings together poems published during W.G. Sebald's life, with an additional selection of those which were found in his literary archives in Marbach and never published while he was alive. Arranged chronologicall... read more

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: 9780241144732
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Hamish Hamilton Ltd
: 222mm X 144mm X 25mm
: United Kingdom
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: W. G. Sebald
: Illustrations
: 240
: 831.914
: 1
: Hardback
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Across the Land and the Water: Selected Poems 1964-2001
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 Poetry

Series:Norton Critical Editions

In both poetry and prose, the editors have chosen selections intended to give readers a clear sense of Rich's evolution and accomplishment. Many of the poems in this expanded collection are from Rich's five recent volumes The Dream of a Common Language (1978), A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far (19... read more

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: 9780393961478
: WW Norton & Co
: WW Norton & Co
: 211mm X 129mm X 23mm
: United States
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: Adrienne Rich
: 448
: 811.54
: New edition
: Paperback
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Adrienne Rich's Poetry and Prose
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 Poetry

Awards:Winner of Spectrum Print Book Design Awards: Best Non-Illustrated Book 2006. Shortlisted for Spectrum Print Book Design Awards: Best Book 2006.

Gregory O�������¢����������������Brien is a poet, anthologist, art writer and painter. Born in Matamata in 1961, he trained as a journalist in Auckland and worked as a newspaper reporter in Northland before returning to study art history and English at Auckland University. I... read more

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: 9780864735010
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: 211mm X 152mm X 9mm
: New Zealand
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: Gregory O'Brien
: Illustrations
: Poetry texts & anthologies
: 95
: 821.2
: illustrated edition
: Paperback
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Afternoon of an Evening Train
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 Poetry

"I'll be your deep breath, I'll be your simple relief. I'll be home to you. Every day for the past six years, Tyler Knott Gregson has written a simple haiku about love and posted it online. These heartfelt poems have spoken to readers around the world, and won Tyler a large a... read more

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: 9781846149160
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Particular Books
: 203mm X 159mm X 17mm
: United Kingdom
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: Gregson, Tyler Knott
: 144
: 811.6
: 1
: Hardback
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All the Words are Yours
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 Poetry

This is the definitive collection of work by New Zealand's most distinguished poet. Throughout his lifetime, Allen Curnow revised, selected and collected his poetry in various ways. For the first time, this collection brings together all of the poems that Curnow collecte... read more

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: 9781869408510
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 240mm X 170mm
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: Allen Curnow (edited by Elizabeth Caffin and Terry Sturm)
: HB
: 388
: 821
: English
: Hardback
: books
Allen Curnow: Collected Poems
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 Poetry

In this new collection Glenn uses hands-on language and humour to explain poetry to his builder father ('a man of few words') - and anyone else not yet captivated with the magic of words.

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: 9781877228445
: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
: Steele Roberts & Associates Ltd
: 170mm X 125mm
: New Zealand
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: Glenn Colquhoun
: b&w illustrations
: 48
: Paperback
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An Explanation of Poetry to My Father
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 Poetry

Twelve soldier poets of the First World War Leading poet and former professor of English Literature, Jon Stallworthy tells the story of the lives and work of twelve major poets of the First World War and provides selections of their best work. The First World War began with f... read more

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: 9781845292218
: Little, Brown Book Group
: Constable
: 247mm X 189mm X 17mm
: United Kingdom
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: Jon Stallworth
: illustrations
: 192
: 821.91209358
: Paperback
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Anthem For Doomed Youth
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 Poetry

Gregory O'Brien's first collection of poems since Afternoon of an Evening Train (2005), Beauties of the Octagonal Pool is centred on the 'octagonal pool' of the Waitemata Harbour. In an eight-armed embrace, Beauties of the Octagonal Pool collects poems written from and out of a variety of times, locat... read more

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: 9781869405793
: Auckland University Press
: auckland university press
: 230mm X 165mm
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: O'BRIEN GREGORY
: Black and white illustrations
: DC
: 821.3
: Paperback
: books
Beauties of the Octagonal Pool
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