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Beowulf

by Seamus Heaney

|May 4, 2000

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A New York Times Bestseller and Whitbread Book of the Year. Heaney’s performance reminds us that Beowulf , written near the turn of another millennium, was intended to be heard not read. Composed toward the end of the first millennium of our era, Beowulf is…

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Since it was first published more than forty years ago, Robert Fitzgerald's prizewinning translation of Homer's battle epic has become a classic in its own right: a standard against which all other versions of The Iliad are compared. This definitive translation…

Metamorphoses (U)

by Ovid

|July 1, 2012

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The Metamorphoses by Publius Ovidius Naso (43 BC-AD 17) has, over the centuries, been the most popular and influential work from our classical tradition. This extraordinary collection of some 250 Greek and Roman myths and folk tales has always been a popular…

The Odyssey

by Derek Homer

|June 16, 2000

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The most popular epic of Western culture springs to life in Allen Mandelbaum's magnificent translation. Homer's masterpiece tells the story of Odysseus, the ideal Greek hero, as he travels home to Ithaca after the Trojan War-a journey of ten years and countless…

Rush Hour

by Catherine Hunter

|October 1, 2000

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Rush Hour is a rivetting collection of spoken word poems written and performed by one of North America’s most powerful new literary voices. Catherine Hunter was the 1998 winner of the Manitoba Book of the Year for her poetry collection Latent Heat (published…

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Winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize (2002) The word 'eunoia,' which literally means 'beautiful thinking,' is the shortest word in English that contains all five vowels. Directly inspired by the Oulipo (l'Ouvroir de Littérature Potentielle), a French writers'…

Local Scores

by Terrance Cox

|September 1, 2007

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In Local Scores Terrance Cox has created one of the most exciting collaborations of poetry and music ever produced, and debuts here in oral form accompanied by a musical tour de force. Widely published in North America and the U.K., Cox also debuts in print with…

Love Poems

by Pablo Neruda

|This title releases November 1, 2016

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Sensual, earthy love poems that formed the basis for the popular movie Il Postino, now in a beautiful gift book perfect for weddings, Valentine's Day, anniversaries, or just to say "I love you!"Charged with sensuality and passion, Pablo Neruda's love poems are…

Trains of Winnipeg

by Clive Holden

|September 1, 2001

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Trains of Winnipeg is a new hybrid of performed poetry by Clive Holden with music from the acclaimed musicians Christine Fellows as well as Jason Tait and John K. Samson of The Weakerthans. It's a part of a multimedia art project including: trainsofwinnipeg.com,…

Necropsy of Love

by Al Purdy

|June 1, 2001

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Al Purdy’s Necropsy of Love is a stunning audio collection of poems written and read by Canada’s greatest lyric poet. When Purdy passed away in April, 2000 he left behind not only the huge gift of his writing, but literally of his own voice captured on…

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A mysterious knight all in green arrives at King Arthur's court and issues a bizarre challenge. Gawain answers the knight-but at what cost? This new translation keeps all the poetic power of the original's extraordinary alliteration. In doing so it brings the…

The Iliad

by Homer

|October 11, 2011

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An Iliad for the twenty-first century, this magnificent new translation by Stephen Mitchell sets the highest standards for beauty, accuracy, and aliveness. The power and the beauty of The Iliad resound again across 2,700 years in Stephen Mitchell’s exciting…