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  1. Use Trouble

    Use Trouble

    By Michael S. Harper

    Series Illinois Poetry Series

    University of Illinois Press

    For decades, Michael S. Harper has written poetry that speaks with many voices. His work teems with poetry configured as awe, poetry as courtship, and poetry as elegy and homage. Infused with tales and riddles, sass and satire... Learn More
    Published: 13th April 2009
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £39.00
  2. Sufficiency of the Actual

    Sufficiency of the Actual

    By Kevin Stein

    Series Illinois Poetry Series

    University of Illinois Press

    In this ambitious collection, Kevin Stein enters the volatile intersection of private lives and larger public history. In poems variously formal and experimental, improvisational and narrative, wisely silly and playfully forlorn,... Learn More
    Published: 26th November 2008
    Hardback | £41.00
  3. Sufficiency of the Actual

    Sufficiency of the Actual

    By Kevin Stein

    Series Illinois Poetry Series

    University of Illinois Press

    In this ambitious collection, Kevin Stein enters the volatile intersection of private lives and larger public history. In poems variously formal and experimental, improvisational and narrative, wisely silly and playfully forlorn,... Learn More
    Published: 26th November 2008
    Paperback | £13.99
  4. Immortal Sofa

    Immortal Sofa

    By Maura Stanton

    Series Illinois Poetry Series

    University of Illinois Press

    In accessible poems full of rich detail and painterly images, Maura Stanton looks under the surface of the ordinary, hoping to find the magic spark below the visible. In poems both humorous and elegaic, she gathers strange facts,... Learn More
    Published: 18th June 2008
    Hardback | £36.00
    Paperback | £14.99
  5. A Map of the Night

    A Map of the Night

    By David Wagoner

    Series Illinois Poetry Series

    University of Illinois Press

    David Wagoner\u2019s wide-ranging poetry buzzes and swells with life. Woods, streams, and fields fascinate him--he happily admits his devotion to Thoreau--but so do people and their habits, dear friends and family, the odd poet,... Learn More
    Published: 9th June 2008
    Hardback | £49.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  6. Tongue & Groove

    Tongue & Groove

    By Stephen Cramer

    Series Illinois Poetry Series

    University of Illinois Press

    Inspired and informed by the music and urban landscape of New York City, Tongue & Groove employs jazzy and descriptive language in a sweep of city-life experiences and memories. A passionate rendering of incidents in spaces... Learn More
    Published: 12th November 2007
    Hardback | £41.00
    Paperback | £15.99
  7. Expectation Days

    Expectation Days

    By Sandra McPherson

    Series Illinois Poetry Series

    University of Illinois Press

    From movie making to medical misadventures, meditations on widowhood to feminist protestations, Expectation Days is a dazzling portrayal of instances in Sandra McPherson\u2019s life. Her autobiographical collection uses peculiar... Learn More
    Published: 22nd October 2007
    Hardback | £36.00
    Paperback | £15.99
  8. The Disappearing Trick

    The Disappearing Trick

    By Len Roberts

    Series Illinois Poetry Series

    University of Illinois Press

    Published: 27th July 2007
    Hardback | £45.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  9. Sleeping with the Moon

    Sleeping with the Moon

    By Colleen J. McElroy

    Series Illinois Poetry Series

    University of Illinois Press

    Colleen J. McElroy's poetry shoots for the moon, and takes it in, too, in one way after another. The collection\u2019s award-winning poems animate women\u2019s experiences of sex, shopping, and dancing, while offering telling... Learn More
    Published: 2nd July 2007
    Hardback | £45.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  10. Visiting Picasso

    Visiting Picasso

    By Jim Barnes

    Series Illinois Poetry Series

    University of Illinois Press

    Published: 11th June 2007
    Paperback | £16.99
  11. American Ghost Roses

    American Ghost Roses

    By Kevin Stein

    Series Illinois Poetry Series

    University of Illinois Press

    Published: 23rd February 2005
    Hardback | £20.99
    Paperback | £13.99
  12. Good Morning and Good Night

    Good Morning and Good Night

    By David Wagoner

    Series Illinois Poetry Series

    University of Illinois Press

    Published: 26th January 2005
    Paperback | £17.99
  13. Controlling the Silver

    Controlling the Silver

    By Lorna Goodison

    Series Illinois Poetry Series

    University of Illinois Press

    Renowned poet Lorna Goodison has written a new collection of elegies and praise songs which explore the close link between history and genealogy in the Caribbean experience. Her subjects range from the economic genius of market... Learn More
    Published: 13th October 2004
    Paperback | £14.99
  14. In the Black Window
    Published: 12th May 2004
    Paperback | £20.99
  15. A Deed to the Light

    A Deed to the Light

    By Jeanne Murray Walker

    Series Illinois Poetry Series

    University of Illinois Press

    In A Deed To the Light Jeanne Murray Walker asks probing questions about the depth of grief, about letting go, and about the possibility of faith.  Her poems have been described by John Taylor, writing in Poetry, as "splendid,... Learn More
    Published: 6th May 2004
    Paperback | £14.99
  16. The Hollow Log Lounge

    The Hollow Log Lounge

    POEMS

    By R. T. Smith

    Series Illinois Poetry Series

    University of Illinois Press

    Published: 10th July 2003
    Paperback | £12.99
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