The Poetry Collection – Poets from Around the World (Half Price and Free UK Courier Delivery)

By Various Authors – Collections

RRP: £49.95 £25.00

This unique collection includes five works by five great authors from around the world. All the books are well curated and nicely produced.

Love Poems by Dante Alighieri

From the ballads and rime of his youth to the heart-rending lyrics written on the death of Beatrice and the more sober, philosophical canzoni of his later years, this volume provides the only English edition of the great Florentine’s complete love poems, in brilliant verse translations by Dante specialists J.G. Nichols and Anthony Mortimer. This edition contains extra material on Dante Alighieri’s life and works as well as a selected bibliography

Poems by Dickens

A unique collection of all Charles Dickens’s Poems, edited with commentaries by F.G. Kitton. This edition contains notes on the text and extra material on the author’s life and works.

Love Poems by Erich Fried

This bilingual edition – with English translations by Stuart Hood, his long-term friend and colleague at the BBC – enables the reader to get a flavour of the original of these immensely enjoyable and enlightening poems.

‘Hood’s sensitive translation accurately captures Fried’s style, his incisive, constant questioning and his refusal to shy away from any issue … an apposite introduction to the English-speaking reader of an important contemporary German poet.’ Times Literary Supplement

The Withering World by Sándor Márai

Beautiful bi-lingual edition in hardback with a foreword by Tibor Fischer accompanied with notes and extra material. A unique collection by one of Hungarian major authors.

Love Poems by Alexander Pushkin

This edition contains an Introduction, notes and commentary, extra material on the author’s life and works, index of titles and index of Russian first lines