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            The Aeneid

            The Aeneid (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Revised edition)

            By Virgil; Translated by West, David

            • RRP: $25.00
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            Inspired by Homer and inspiration for Dante and Milton, the Aeneid is an immortal poem at the heart of Western life and culture. Virgil took Aeneas as his hero and in telling a story of dispossession and defeat, love and war, he portrayed human life in all its nobility and suffer...ing.
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            ISBN 9780140449327
            Released NZ 19 Jun 2003
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Penguin Classics
            Language (English)
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            The Iliad

            The Iliad (Paperback)

            By Homer; Translated by Hammond, Martin

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            A prose translation of this classic text. The stirring story of the Trojan War and the rage of Achilles has gripped readers for over 2700 years.

            ISBN 9780140444445
            Released NZ 1 Dec 1987
            Publisher Penguin
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            Series Classics
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            BACK Before You Know
              

            BACK Before You Know (Paperback, 1st edition)

            By Edmond, Murray

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            ISBN 9780994112392
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
            Publisher Compound Press
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            Family Instructions Upon Release
             

            Family Instructions Upon Release (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kirkby-McLeod, Elizabeth

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            Elizabeth's father took his own life in 2012. Unable to find words of her own to write about what had happened, she took them instead from 'Twelve Angry Men' and combined them with the NZ Govt's `Fact Sheet 4 - Suicide and Self-Harm'. Armed with this limited dictionary, she was a...ble to write poems that are by turns mournful, angry and searching.
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            ISBN 9781988595054
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2019
            Publisher The Cuba Press
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            Tara McLeod: A Typographic Journey
              

            Tara McLeod: A Typographic Journey (Hardback)

            Introduction by Maslen, Keith; Contributions by Lloyd, Bronwyn; Ensing, Riemke; Kerr, Donald; Loney, Alan

            • RRP: $92.99
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            Chronicling the work of Tara McLeod, New Zealand's most revered private press printer, this book presents a selection of over 300 images of his prints, his books and his 3D work. Additionally a McLeod letterpress print has been tipped-in. Accompanied by essays from Riemke Ensing,... Bronwyn Lloyd, Paul Thompson, Donald Kerr, Jurgen Wegner and Alan Loney. This book provides a context and a benchmark for letterpress printers, setting both a challenge and an incentive to emerging young artists and designers to explore the unlimited potential of this medium in their own ways and to expand the boundaries of what is possible with a new spin on old technology.
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            ISBN 9780473422271
            Published NZ 1 Feb 2020
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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            AUP New Poets 6
              

            AUP New Poets 6 (Paperback)

            Edited by Jackson, Anna

            • RRP: $29.99
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            • Pub Date
              12 Mar 20

            Post-it notes and shopping lists, Japanese monks and children's lungs: AUP New Poets 6 is a deep dive into the rich diversity of New Zealand poetry today.

            ISBN 9781869409098
            Published NZ 12 Mar 2020
            Publisher Auckland University Press
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            Series AUP New Poets
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            Mezzaluna: Selected Poems
              

            Mezzaluna: Selected Poems (Paperback)

            By Leggott, Michele

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              12 Mar 20

            Thirty years of selected poems by the inaugural New Zealand Poet Laureate.

            ISBN 9781869409074
            Published NZ 12 Mar 2020
            Publisher Auckland University Press
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            The Aeneid
             

            The Aeneid (Paperback, 1st New impression)

            By Virgil; Translated by Knight, W.

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            Aeneas the True - son of Venus and of a mortal father - escapes from Troy after it is sacked by the Greeks. He undergoes many trials and adventures on a long sea journey. All the way, he is tormented by the meddling of the vengeful Juno, but his mother and other gods protect him ...and remind him of his destiny - to find the great city of Rome.
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            ISBN 9780140440515
            Released NZ 29 Dec 2000
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Classics
            Language (English)
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            Listening In
             

            Listening In (Paperback)

            By Edmeades, Lynley

            • RRP: $27.50
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            In this original second collection, Lynley Edmeades turns her attention to ideas of sound, listening and speech. Listening In is full of the verbal play and linguistic experimentation that characterised her first collection, but it also shows the poet pushing the form into new te...rritories.
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            ISBN 9781988531786
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2019
            Publisher Otago University Press
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            The Lifers
              

            The Lifers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Steven, Michael

            • RRP: $27.50
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            • Pub Date
              1 Mar 20

            From Sean Macgregor's lounge occupied by stoned youths, to three bank robbers en route to the Penrose ANZ, Michael Steven's second collection presents his clear, clean vision of 'the lifers' who inhabit these islands and beyond.

            ISBN 9781988592077
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Otago University Press
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