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A Secret Stream is the first of two volumes of traditional songs collected from English Gypsies and is an important source book for folk singers and musicians and anybody with an interest in Romany and Traveller culture.
Printing now – available in July
This is a compelling collection, furious and lyrical, which says much about the relationship between the writer and the Cornish nation.
Reprinting – Available mid-January 2022
In this remarkable collection of poems the Basque poet Beatriz Chivite Ezkieta imagines the lives of people she has seen on her travels on the Underground
Written at the crossroads of late Symbolism and the avant-garde movements of Futurism and Cubism, Sá-Carneiro’s literature is breath-taking in its originality.
Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen’s poems have all the intensity of childhood memories, but are imbued with an adult awareness of mortality.
The legacy of post-Soviet societies, the historical and contemporary status of women in the region, and visible influences from other literatures and cultures make Latgalian poetry a must-read for all interested in the art of poetry.
Selected by Nick Dow
Musical notation by Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne
With notes by Steve Gardham
The Hammond and Gardiner manuscripts are amongst the most important nineteenth-century collections of English folk song.
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A Speech of Birds brings together poems of place and time, tracing the course of a calendar year with its epiphanies and losses.
This is joy – to be a bird, passing through the sky where a storm left forceful peace.
This is death – to close your eyes, to hear the silence as when the music begins.
In this first Selection of Clementina Arderiu’s work to be published in English, we encounter a Catalan poet who is both classic and startlingly modern.
“A haiku is so short that it gives you no time to reflect. It’s just an impression. I don’t want to talk about grand emotions in a world full of washing machines. No lyrical images. Only punches. ”
– Dolors Miquel
L’orella de l’eternitat / The Ear of Eternity is a striking collection of poetry in Catalan with translations into English, that explores the world of the Catalan exile.
A poem in Cornish
Available in April 2019
Tim Saunders has brought us a poem of love and loss in which myth strives to give shape to unbearable memory.
In People Like Us you will wander through Latvia meeting Livonian characters as they struggle with the burdens and responsibilities of their language and heritage. You will explore ancient lands and lands yet to be discovered.
Available 8 March 2019
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Music and literature have always been closely connected in Ireland – to an extent perhaps unknown in other western European literatures.
The first publication of Wilkie Collins’s script for the Olympic production of the thrilling three-act drama, The Red Vial. A complete, annotated transcript of the play, a scholarly introduction and contemporary illustrations and reviews.