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Product Description: “This is a book for anyone,” Glyn Maxwell declares of On Poetry. A guide to the writing of poetry and a defense of the art, it will be especially prized by writers and readers who wish to understand why and how poetic technique matters...read more

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9780674725669 | Harvard Univ Pr, October 14, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: "This is a book for anyone," Glyn Maxwell declares of On Poetry.
9781849430852 | Oberon Books Ltd, August 28, 2012, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A collection of short essays and reflections on poetry from the acclaimed British poet Glyn Maxwell.

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9780674970823 | Reprint edition (Harvard Univ Pr, November 21, 2016), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: “This is a book for anyone,” Glyn Maxwell declares of On Poetry.

Product Description: A collection spanning the whole of Derek Walcott's celebrated, inimitable, essential career "He gives us more than himself or ‘a world'; he gives us a sense of infinity embodied in the language." Alongside Joseph Brodsky's words of praise one might mention the more concrete honors that the renowned poet Derek Walcott has received: a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship; the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry; the Nobel Prize in Literature...read more
By Glyn Maxwell (editor)

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9780374125615 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 21, 2014, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A collection spanning the whole of Derek Walcott's celebrated, inimitable, essential career "He gives us more than himself or ‘a world'; he gives us a sense of infinity embodied in the language.

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9780374535087 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 6, 2015, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A collection spanning the whole of Derek Walcott's celebrated, inimitable, essential career "He gives us more than himself or ‘a world'; he gives us a sense of infinity embodied in the language.

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Product Description: Swordsman, Philosopher, Poet, Raconteur. Cyrano de Bergerac is all these things, but none of them makes him happy. What he desires above all is the love of the beautiful Roxane. But his problem is as plain as the nose on his face...read more
By Glyn Maxwell (adapted by)

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9781783190331 | Oberon Books Ltd, April 1, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Swordsman, Philosopher, Poet, Raconteur.

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Product Description: Ilyria is a ghost-town now: its young people have left for Moai, a legendary land of palaces and true love, presided over by a mysterious figure who may be Malvolio. Whoever he is, Duke Orsino wants him terminated. Minds, meanings, souls and sexes will be transformed before the lost are found, the evil foiled, and the broken hearts made whole...read more

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9781849434072 | Oberon Books Ltd, February 26, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Ilyria is a ghost-town now: its young people have left for Moai, a legendary land of palaces and true love, presided over by a mysterious figure who may be Malvolio.

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9781447231585 | Pan Macmillan, April 11, 2013, cover price $16.35

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Product Description: It’s a perfect day in Camelot. The Table is Round and the Grail is Holy. Knights joust and Ladies show favor. Blood is spilt, love declared, and medieval pundits talk us through the action. What could possibly go wrong? Chivalry, showbiz and strange-colored cocktails meet with Very Weird Results in Merlin And The Woods Of Time...read more

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9781849432245 | Oberon Books Ltd, February 28, 2012, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: It’s a perfect day in Camelot.

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Product Description: A contemporary retelling of Euripides' Women Of Troy, and Hecuba, After Troy exposing the cruelties of war both then and now.

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9781849430265 | Oberon Books Ltd, October 18, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A contemporary retelling of Euripides' Women Of Troy, and Hecuba, After Troy exposing the cruelties of war both then and now.

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Product Description: A Boston Globe Best Poetry Book of 2011The poems of Glyn Maxwell possess a slow, quiet fire. They refrain from grand gestures, from loud proclamations of emotion. Instead, Maxwell unveils these emotions gently, quietly, intricately―like little postcards in a waxed envelope...read more

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9780374226480 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 13, 2011, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A Boston Globe Best Poetry Book of 2011The poems of Glyn Maxwell possess a slow, quiet fire.
9780330534406 | Pan Macmillan, February 4, 2011, cover price $24.90 | About this edition: This book selects from twenty years of Glyn Maxwell's poetry, and provides a concise introduction to one of the most imaginatively gifted poets of the age.

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9780374533496 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 4, 2012, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A Boston Globe Best Poetry Book of 2011The poems of Glyn Maxwell possess a slow, quiet fire.

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Product Description: Developed by the award-winning Opera Group, The Lion's Face is a new opera that was created to introduce children to issues surrounding dementia. It is a collaboration between poet Glyn Maxwell and composer Elena Langer, whose first work together, The Girl of Sand, was very successful...read more
By Elena Langer (contributor) and Glyn Maxwell

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9781840029949 | Oberon Books Ltd, September 7, 2010, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Developed by the award-winning Opera Group, The Lion's Face is a new opera that was created to introduce children to issues surrounding dementia.

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Product Description: Brilliantly shifting between fantasy and reality and the past and the present, acclaimed playwright Glyn Maxwell tackles celebrity and sanity in this world premiere.Snatched from obscurity and thrust into the spotlight, schoolgirl Michelle Latchford was transformed into Hollywood’s hottest property: Mimi Luck...read more

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9781840028843 | Oberon Books Ltd, September 1, 2009, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Brilliantly shifting between fantasy and reality and the past and the present, acclaimed playwright Glyn Maxwell tackles celebrity and sanity in this world premiere.

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Product Description: Private jealousies and public fears, old alliances and new ideologies, panic legislation and political correctness all combine in this thrilling adaptation of Anatole France’s 1912 novel Les Dieux ont Soif. The poet Glyn Maxwell (whose Lifeblood was voted best play by the British Theatre Guide in 2005) brings a colloquial verse of great fluidity and immediacy to a story that is both fresh and relevant...read more

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9781840028690 | Oberon Books Ltd, April 1, 2009, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Private jealousies and public fears, old alliances and new ideologies, panic legislation and political correctness all combine in this thrilling adaptation of Anatole France’s 1912 novel Les Dieux ont Soif.

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Product Description: Glyn Maxwell's previous book, The Sugar Mile, was heralded as a bold expansion of the art of poetry. Hide Now, his newest collection, written in wry, colloquial language and employing a brilliant array of poetic forms, delivers a commentary on the icons and iconic moments of the present...read more

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9780547154107 | Houghton Mifflin, September 25, 2008, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Glyn Maxwell's previous book, The Sugar Mile, was heralded as a bold expansion of the art of poetry.

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Susan Mantle is seen crying on a park bench and is taken up by the media as a symbol of the blitz spirit, appearing on the rolling news with the headline 'beautiful but crying'. She is crying, though, for other reasons: she's just been told by a clairvoyant that she is about to die. This book is a satire on the media and the cult of celebrity.

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9780224081726 | Vintage Uk, February 14, 2008, cover price $23.35 | About this edition: Susan Mantle is seen crying on a park bench and is taken up by the media as a symbol of the blitz spirit, appearing on the rolling news with the headline 'beautiful but crying'.

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Product Description: "Maxwell is the best dramatic poet now at work in English" - Daily Telegraph

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9781840025903 | Oberon Books Ltd, January 3, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: "Maxwell is the best dramatic poet now at work in English" - Daily Telegraph

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Product Description: "Maxwell is the best dramatic poet now at work in English" - Daily Telegraph

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9781840026153 | Oberon Books Ltd, January 3, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: "Maxwell is the best dramatic poet now at work in English" - Daily Telegraph

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A startling collection of new poems by the renowned New York poet and playwright introduces Joseph Stone, a sixty-one-year-old regular at an uptown Manhattan bar who--in the days leading up to September 11--shares the details of surviving the London Blitz during World War II. Reprint.

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9780618562435 | Houghton Mifflin, April 7, 2005, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Poems by a New York poet and playwright introduce Joseph Stone, a sixty-one-year-old regular at an uptown Manhattan bar who--in the days leading up to September 11--shares the details of surviving the London Blitz during World War II.

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9780618773657 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, November 14, 2006), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A startling collection of new poems by the renowned New York poet and playwright introduces Joseph Stone, a sixty-one-year-old regular at an uptown Manhattan bar who--in the days leading up to September 11--shares the details of surviving the London Blitz during World War II.

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Product Description: A man arrives in the underworld in search of his love, only to find a mysterious guitar-wielding guide who may or may not be able to help him. He begins to mistake the underworld for the real world, and is caught there until he can break a cycle of violence...read more

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9781840025910 | Oberon Books Ltd, June 1, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A man arrives in the underworld in search of his love, only to find a mysterious guitar-wielding guide who may or may not be able to help him.

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A brash, witty collection of poems introduces a cast of colorful characters, including a woman who writes letters to death row inmates, a man who stages his own funeral, and a genie from California with a wild streak. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780618155460 | Houghton Mifflin, September 24, 2002, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A collection by the writer of The Breakage reflects on victims and perpetrators in American history, from terrorists and school shooters to a girl accused a witchcraft, homeless families, and a media representative wishing for a disaster.

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9780618446667 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, March 16, 2004), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A brash, witty collection of poems introduces a cast of colorful characters, including a woman who writes letters to death row inmates, a man who stages his own funeral, and a genie from California with a wild streak.

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In a tale told completely in verse, a man is condemned to perpetually ride the ghost train with a break every seven years on Christmas Eve to revisit his hometown. Reprint.

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9780618073887 | Houghton Mifflin, October 16, 2000, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: A man is condemned to perpetually ride the ghost train with a break every seven years on Christmas Eve.

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9780618257560 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, September 24, 2002), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In a tale told completely in verse, a man is condemned to perpetually ride the ghost train with a break every seven years on Christmas Eve to revisit his hometown.

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In a fourth anthology of poetry, the critically praised poet presents a series of verse letters to English poet Edward Thomas, killed during World War I, that range in mood and form from the quietly introspective to the humorous. Reprint.

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9780395963203 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, March 1, 1999), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Presents a series of verse letters to English poet Edward Thomas, killed during World War I, that range in mood and form from the quietly introspective to the humorous

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9780618126965 | 1 edition (Mariner Books, April 24, 2001), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Presents a series of verse letters to English poet Edward Thomas, killed during World War I, that range in mood and form from the quietly introspective to the humorous

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Product Description: The poems in this volume were selected by Glyn Maxwell from TALE OF THE MAYOR'S SON (published in 1990, when he was twenty-eight), OUT OF THE RAIN (shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize), and REST FOR THE WICKED. Maxwell “is a formalist,” wrote Robert McIlwaine about his first book, “but ...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780618064144 | Mariner Books, October 16, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The poems in this volume were selected by Glyn Maxwell from TALE OF THE MAYOR'S SON (published in 1990, when he was twenty-eight), OUT OF THE RAIN (shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize), and REST FOR THE WICKED.

Miscellaneous:

9780547347110, titled "Boys at Twilight: Poems 1990 - 1995" | Houghton Mifflin, October 16, 2000, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: Glyn Maxwell's poems are adventures from the known to the unknown, seeming to take even more delight in the exploration than in the content of the lessons learned. A series of verse letters to the English poet Edward Thomas, killed in the First World War, anchors the book, but the variety of form and mood here -- from the mysteriously introspective to the overtly humorous -- is breathtaking...read more

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9780571193370 | Gardners Books, September 21, 1998, cover price $13.15 | About this edition: Glyn Maxwell's poems are adventures from the known to the unknown, seeming to take even more delight in the exploration than in the content of the lessons learned.

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Product Description: Maxwell's precocious, prolific talent has established him as one of the brightest stars in the recent resurgence of British poetry. This, his third collection is another Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Its focus is men. The poems sort the men from the boys: boys at play, men at war, boys grown up, men reverting, men in love and poetry and politics, running countries, ruining things...read more

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9781852242961 | Bloodaxe Books Ltd, October 1, 1995, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Maxwell's precocious, prolific talent has established him as one of the brightest stars in the recent resurgence of British poetry.

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Paperback:

9780701160715 | Chatto & Windus, January 1, 1995, cover price $17.95

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