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Curly Verse
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Michael Leunig
Categories: Australian poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Penguin Books

In this selection of poems covering the period 1972 to 2002. This beautifully elegant volume excludes the cartoon element, focusing on Leunig's brilliant texts, with all their absurdity, hilarity, poignancy and joyfulness. Michael Leunig pokes fun at human folly and pretentiousness, deplores the idiocy of war, and revels in the
Selected Poems
Language: en
Authors: Michael Nilsen
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-28 - Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

Spanning 1993 to 2015, Selected Poems is a collection of poetry by Michael Nilsen, which he began writing as a way to vent his angst and frustration upon discovering he had contracted the debilitating illness M.E. The poems within this collection embrace a diverse range of themes, including nature, autobiographical,
Selected Poems
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Vladimir Mayakovsky, James H. McGavran
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-30 - Publisher: Northwestern University Press

James McGavran’s new translation of Vladimir Mayakovsky’s poetry is the first to fully capture the Futurist and Soviet agitprop artist’s voice. Because of his work as a propagandist for the Soviet regime, and because of his posthumous enshrinement by Stalin as “the best and most talented poet of our Soviet
Selected Poems and Parodies of Louis Untermeyer
Language: en
Pages: 367
Authors: Louis Untermeyer
Categories: American poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1935 - Publisher:

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The Bronze Horseman and Other Poems
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Alexander Pushkin
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-28 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Pushkin's The Bronze Horseman is the second-most famous poem in Russian literature after his Eugene Onegin, and notoriously difficult to translate. This new translation, described by Robert Chandler as 'truly wonderful', is accompanied here by Pushkin's greatest shorter verses. They range from lyric poetry to narrative verse, based on traditional