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World Poetry - Scotland -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 13 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Long Take by Robin Robertson
    The Long Take - by Robin Robertson

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781509886258 | ISBN 10: 1509886257

    Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018 Winner of the Goldsmiths Prize 2018 Winner of The Roehampton Poetry Prize 2018 Shortlisted for the 2019 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction  A noir narrative written with the intensity and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Poems from Scotland by Various poets, selected and introduced by Don Paterson
    Ten Poems from Scotland - by Various poets, selected and introduced by Don Paterson

    £4.95   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781907598685 | ISBN 10: 1907598685

    The ten poems in our revised and updated edition offer a taste of the poetry of Scotland. Some poems explore ideas around identity and change, exile and belonging. Others focus on landscape and place, or are principally about language itself. As Don ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rapture by Carol Ann Duffy
    Rapture - by Carol Ann Duffy

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509852789 | ISBN 10: 1509852786

    Carol Ann Duffy's seventh collection is a book-length love poem, and a moving act of personal testimony, but what sets these poems apart is Duffy's refusal to simplify the contradictions and transformations of love - infatuation, longing, passion, co ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bantam by Jackie Kay
    Bantam - by Jackie Kay

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509863174 | ISBN 10: 1509863176

    Jackie Kay’s first collection as Scottish Makar is a book about the fighting spirit – one, the poet argues, that we need now more than ever. Bantam brings three generations into sharp focus – Kay’s own, her father’s, and his own father’s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feminine Gospels by Carol Ann Duffy
    Feminine Gospels - by Carol Ann Duffy

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509852918 | ISBN 10: 1509852913

    In Feminine Gospels, Carol Ann Duffy draws on women's experience - both personal and historical - to entertain and challenge through poems which celebrate, elegise and eroticise the female condition. � With an architecture of longer poems on bea ... more

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  • Cover image of book All One Breath by John Burnside
    All One Breath - by John Burnside

    £10.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780224097406 | ISBN 10: 0224097407

    Shortlisted for the 2014 T.S. Eliot Prize and the Forward Prize for Best Collection In this absorbing, brilliant new collection his first since Black Cat Bone John Burnside examines our shared experience of this mortal world: how we are all ... more

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  • Cover image of book Be the First to Like This: New Scottish Poetry by Colin Waters (Editor)
    Be the First to Like This: New Scottish Poetry - by Colin Waters (Editor)

    £11.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908251350 | ISBN 10: 1908251352

    Throw a stone in Edinburgh or Glasgow today and youll hit a young poet. The Scottish spoken word scene has exploded, reaching a level of popularity last seen in the late 1970s, another era, coincidentally, when the issue of Scottish self-determinati ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out of Bounds: British Black & Asian Poets by Jackie Kay, James Procter and Gemma Robinson (Editors)
    Out of Bounds: British Black & Asian Poets - by Jackie Kay, James Procter and Gemma Robinson (Editors)

    £12.00   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781852249298 | ISBN 10: 1852249293

    From Aberdeen to the Isle of Wight, Out of Bounds is a newly charted map of Britain as viewed by its black and Asian poets. It takes the reader on a riveting, sensory journey through Scotland, England and Wales, showing the whole country from a fresh ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Choosing: The Selected Poems of Liz Lochhead by Liz Lochhead
    A Choosing: The Selected Poems of Liz Lochhead - by Liz Lochhead

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846972072 | ISBN 10: 1846972078

    Liz Lochhead was appointed Scotlands Poet Laureate (Makar) in January 2011.   A stunning new collection of selected works from one of Scotlands most loved writers. During her career Liz Lochhead has been described variously as a poet, f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rain by Don Paterson
    Rain - by Don Paterson

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780571268580 | ISBN 10: 0571268587

    In this, his first volume of original verse since the award-winning Landing Light, Don Paterson is found writing at his most memorable and direct. In an assembly of masterful lyrics and monologues, he conjures a series of fables and charms that ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Night Out with Robert Burns: The Greatest Poems by Robert Burns, edited by Andrew O
    A Night Out with Robert Burns: The Greatest Poems - by Robert Burns, edited by Andrew O'Hagan

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847671127 | ISBN 10: 1847671128

    The Scottish poet Robert Burns has been idolised and eulogised. He has been sainted, painted, tarted up and toasted. He is famous as the author of Auld Lang Syne, and he has long since become the patron saint of the heart-sore and the hung-over. But ... more

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  • Cover image of book Darling: New and Selected Poems by Jackie Kay
    Darling: New and Selected Poems - by Jackie Kay

    £12.00   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781852247775 | ISBN 10: 1852247770

    Humour, gender, sexuality, sensuality, identity, racism, cultural difference: when do any of these things ever come together to equal poetry? When Jackie Kays part of the equation. Darling brings together into a vibrant new book many favourite poems ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Colour of Black and White: Poems 1984-2003 by Liz Lochhead
    The Colour of Black and White: Poems 1984-2003 - by Liz Lochhead

    £9.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780954407520 | ISBN 10: 0954407520

    The Colour of Black and White is Liz Lochheads first collection of poems for more than a dozen years, and, for her, the most important since the award-winning Dreaming Frankenstein and Collected Poems in 1984.  The poems within this remarkab ... more

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