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Product Description: When Peter Porter died in 2010 his reputation as one of the greatest Australian poets had long been settled. Chorale at the Crossing gathers together the work Porter completed after the publication of his widely-praised final collection Better than God, and shows a remarkable and capacious mind—apparently furnished with half the contents of Western culture—still working at full tilt, despite the imminence of his own passing...read more

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9781509801695 | Pan Macmillan, February 1, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: When Peter Porter died in 2010 his reputation as one of the greatest Australian poets had long been settled.

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Product Description: A summary of the events surrounding the 1940 Coventry Blitz

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9781519515377 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 26, 2015, cover price $5.50 | About this edition: A summary of the events surrounding the 1940 Coventry Blitz

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Product Description: A Travelogue of the trip we took in olland in May, 2015

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9781512274165 | Createspace Independent Pub, May 19, 2015, cover price $9.50 | About this edition: A Travelogue of the trip we took in olland in May, 2015

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Product Description: The third in a series of Photo Essays

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9781511501309 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 13, 2015, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The third in a series of Photo Essays

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Product Description: Better Than God sees the 80-year-old Porter working with a lyric engine tuned to perfection, and a mind that shows every sign of speeding up: Porter can make a song of what another writer might take an essay to cover. Whether working in the forms of epigram or narrative, or writing of memory, mortality, Renaissance intrigue, or the surreal distortions of old age—Porter's faith in poetry as a road to the truth shines through...read more

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9780330460675 | Picador, July 31, 2009, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Better Than God sees the 80-year-old Porter working with a lyric engine tuned to perfection, and a mind that shows every sign of speeding up: Porter can make a song of what another writer might take an essay to cover.

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By George Bull (trans), Michelangelo and Peter Porter (trans)

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9780199537365 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 15, 2009, cover price $11.95

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Product Description: The content of these sonnets, appearing comparatively simple at first, resonate far beyond the familiar legend of Orpheus and Eurydice; they have a range that encompasses the Singing God and his beloved Eurydice; legend in general; time; flight and change; architecture, music and dance; and animals, plants, flowers, and fruits...read more
By Stephen Cohn (trans), Peter Porter (introduced by) and Rainer Maria Rilke

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9781857544565 | Carcanet Pr, August 1, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The content of these sonnets, appearing comparatively simple at first, resonate far beyond the familiar legend of Orpheus and Eurydice; they have a range that encompasses the Singing God and his beloved Eurydice; legend in general; time; flight and change; architecture, music and dance; and animals, plants, flowers, and fruits.

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Product Description: The Best Australian Poetry 2005 celebrates the vibrancy and liveliness of poetry in Australia today. Guest Editor Peter Porter, celebrated as one of Australia’s most brilliant poets, brings his vision and acumen to his selection of the finest forty poems published in Australian literary magazines in the preceding year...read more
By Peter Porter (editor)

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9780702235184 | Univ of Queensland Pr, October 17, 2005, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: The Best Australian Poetry 2005 celebrates the vibrancy and liveliness of poetry in Australia today.

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9781863683807 | Fremantle Arts Center Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $21.95

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Product Description: First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Stephen Cohn (trans), Peter Porter (introduced by) and Rainer Maria Rilke

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9780415940771 | Routledge, April 1, 2002, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: First published in 2002.

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9780415940788 | Routledge, April 1, 2002, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: First published in 2002.

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Product Description: This rich collection of Peter Porter's critical essays on poetry covers such subjects as the Earl of Rochester, Christopher Smart, George Crabbe, Robert Browning, Wallace Stevens, and John Ashbery.

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9781842330555 | Nottingham Trent Univ, October 1, 2001, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: This rich collection of Peter Porter's critical essays on poetry covers such subjects as the Earl of Rochester, Christopher Smart, George Crabbe, Robert Browning, Wallace Stevens, and John Ashbery.

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Product Description: The second volume of this edition of Peter Porter's collected poems covers the period 1984-1998, and includes "Both Ends Against the Middle", published here for the first time. Published to coincide with this cosmopolitan poet's 70th birthday on 16 February 1999.

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9780192880994 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 1999, cover price $45.00

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9780192880987 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The second volume of this edition of Peter Porter's collected poems covers the period 1984-1998, and includes "Both Ends Against the Middle", published here for the first time.
9780192119650 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 1984), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: This collection of Peter Porter's work includes the majority of his poems published between 1961 and 1981, which gained him eight Book of the Year awards from the Poetry Book Society and the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize for 1983.

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Product Description: Peter Porter published his first book of poems, Once Bitten, Twice Bitten, in 1961. Since then, his first collection has been joined by fourteen others, all of which are gathered into this two-volume Collected Poems, timed to coincide with the poet's seventieth birthday...read more

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9780192880970 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Peter Porter published his first book of poems, Once Bitten, Twice Bitten, in 1961.

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Product Description: Michelangelo was, apart from being a sculptor, architect, and painter of genius, a poet and letter-writer of remarkable accomplishment. George Bull, a distinguished translator of many Italian classics, has brought his skill and experience to bear on translating this new selection of Michelangelo's letters and poetry, as well as the Life, the biography written by Michelangelo's pupil Ascanio Condivi...read more
By George Anthony Bull (editor) and Peter Porter (editor)

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9780192837707 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 22, 1999), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Michelangelo was, apart from being a sculptor, architect, and painter of genius, a poet and letter-writer of remarkable accomplishment.
9780192816030 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 1, 1988, cover price $8.95 | also contains Private: New York - Los Angeles - London - Paris | About this edition: Provides a brief biography of Michelangelo by his pupil, Ascanio Condivi, as well as selected poems and letters by the great Italian sculptor

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Product Description: This is a new collection of poems by Peter Porter, one of today's most established and successful poets. These poems continue in the same vein of prophecy as his last book, Millennial Fables, but in this collection his tone is lighter, sometimes quirky and humorous, and the detail of the poetry is more down-to-earth...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780192880284 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: This is a new collection of poems by Peter Porter, one of today's most established and successful poets.

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By Geoffrey Moore (editor) and Peter Porter (introduced by)

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9781854102324 | Aurum Pr Ltd, April 1, 1996, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: sold

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Product Description: A selection of work by three of the finest women poets of the nineteenth century; Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Emily Dickinson and Christina Rossetti.

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9781854102621 | Aurum Pr Ltd, April 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A selection of work by three of the finest women poets of the nineteenth century; Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Emily Dickinson and Christina Rossetti.

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Product Description: In the countdown to the Third Millennium, time and events tend to be scrutinized apprehensively. Ordinary human fear of portents and oracles becomes intensified. Peter Porter's new collection acknowledges this pressure, and protests against it...read more

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9780192823915 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 1, 1995, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: In the countdown to the Third Millennium, time and events tend to be scrutinized apprehensively.

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A high school senior in southern Arizona uses his talents as a locksmith for criminal gain until a janitor who had befriended him is accused of his crimes

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9780943173993 | Roberts Rinehart Pub, January 1, 1995, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: A high school senior in southern Arizona uses his talents as a locksmith for criminal gain until a janitor who had befriended him is accused of his crimes

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9780613899550, titled "Keymaker: Born To Steal" | Turtleback Books, June 1, 1994, cover price $22.05 | About this edition: A high school senior in southern Arizona uses his talents as a locksmith for criminal gain until a janitor who had befriended him is accused of his crimes

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Product Description: Peter Porter is one of our most acclaimed contemporary poets. He is a past winner of both the Whitbread Poetry Prize and the coveted Australian Gold Medal for Literature. In this collection of fifty new poems, Porter addresses a great mixture of subjects, ranging from the autobiographical to the general...read more

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9780192829207 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 16, 1992, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Peter Porter is one of our most acclaimed contemporary poets.

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Product Description: From the Great Poets series--exquisite small-format collections of classic poetry enhanced by full-color reproductions of period art, and readable, scholarly introductions. 12 full-color illustrations.
By Peter Porter (editor)

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9780517573792 | Clarkson Potter, August 1, 1990, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: From the Great Poets series--exquisite small-format collections of classic poetry enhanced by full-color reproductions of period art, and readable, scholarly introductions.

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Poems deal with memories of childhood, imaginary utopias, awareness, mortality, politics, language, and England

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9780192826602 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 1989, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Poems deal with memories of childhood, imaginary utopias, awareness, mortality, politics, language, and England

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Product Description: This superb selection of nearly 100 poems has been chosen by the author himself to represent thirty years of his work and eleven original and highly praised collections.

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9780192826619 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 1989, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: This superb selection of nearly 100 poems has been chosen by the author himself to represent thirty years of his work and eleven original and highly praised collections.

Product Description: From the Great Poets series--exquisite small-format collections of classic poetry enhanced by full-color reproductions of period art, and readable, scholarly introductions. 12 full-color illustrations.

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9780517574829 | Clarkson Potter, October 1, 1989, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: From the Great Poets series--exquisite small-format collections of classic poetry enhanced by full-color reproductions of period art, and readable, scholarly introductions.

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