Poems that make grown women cry / edited by Anthony and Ben Holden
Книга | Simon & Schuster | 2016 | First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.

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First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
xxi, 330 pages ; 23 cm
"100 women on the words that move them"--Book jacket cover.
"Following the success of their anthology, Poems That Make Grown Men Cry, father-and-son team Anthony and Ben Holden, working with Amnesty International, have asked the same revealing question of 100 remarkable women. What poem has moved you to tears? The poems chosen range from the eighth century to today, from Rumi and Shakespeare to Sylvia Plath, W.H. Auden to Carol Ann Duffy, Pablo Neruda and Derek Walcott to Imtiaz Dharker and Warsan Shire. Their themes range from love and loss, through mortality and mystery, war and peace, to the beauty and variety of nature. From Yoko Ono to Judi Dench, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to Elena Ferrante, Carol Ann Duffy to Kaui Hart Hemmings, and Joan Baez to Nikki Giovanni, this unique collection delivers private insights into the minds of women whose writing, acting, and thinking are admired around the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
"Donal og" by Anonymous / Natascha McElhone -- "Isn't that something?" by Rumi / Elif Shafak -- "Bani Adam" by Sa'adi / Nazanin Boniadi -- "The angels at the tavern door" by Hafiz / Ladan Boroumand -- "Grief fills the room up" from King John by William Shakespeare / Marina Warner -- Extract from the duchess of Malfi by John Webster / Janet Suzman -- "On my first son" by Ben Jonson / Katherine Bucknell -- "Clerk Saunders" by Anonymous / Diana Athill -- "Frost at midnight" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge / Helen Macdonald -- "I loved the boy ..." by William Wordsworth / Pam Ayres -- "So, we'll go no more a roving" by Lord Byron / Judi Dency and Emily Mortimer -- "Ode to Nightingale" by John Keats / Marina Lewycka -- Extract from the masque of anarchy by Pecy Bysshe Shelley / Tena Stivicic -- "Ulysses" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson / Erica Jong -- "About Ben Adhem" by Leigh Hunt / Joan Baez -- "I am" by John Clare / Helen Pankhurst -- "Sonnets from the Portugese: XXVIII" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning / A.L. Kennedy -- "Say not the struggle naught availeth" by Arthur Hugh Clough / Margaret Drabble -- "The charge of the light brigade" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson / Wendy Cope -- "Facing west from California's shores" by Walt Whitman / Irma Kurtz -- "After great pain, a formal feeling comes-" by Emily Dickinson / Siri Hustvedt -- "I took my power in my hand" by Emily Dickinson / Elena Ferrante -- "The world- feels dusty" by Emily Dickinson / Joyce Didonato -- "The walrus and the carpenter" by Lewis Carroll / Bella Freud -- "Life is but a dream" by Lewis Carroll / Victoria Coren Mitchell -- "When you are old" by W.B. Yeats / Mariella Frostrup -- "The song of wandering Aengus" by W.B. Yeats / Carol Ann Duffy and Joanne Harris -- "To a fat lady seen from the train" by Frances Cornford / Jacqueline Wilson -- "Tenebris interlucentem" by James Elroy Flecker / Jan Morris -- "Listen!" by Else Lasker-Schuler and "No solace here" by Gottfried Benn / Catherine Mayer -- "Adlestrop" by Edward Thomas / Lynn Barber and Kate Atkinson -- "The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot / Bianca Jagger -- "Papyrus" by Ezra Pound / Mary Beard -- "Fallen" by Alice Corbin / Maxine Peake -- "Anthem for doomed youth" by Wilfred Owen / Emma Pooley -- "Suicide in the trenches" by Siegfried Sassoon / Annie Lennox -- "Does it matter?" by Siegfried Sassoon / Allie Esiri -- "Strange Meeting" by Wilfred Owen / Vanessa Redgrave -- "Medusa" by Louise Bogan / Karen Joy Fowler -- "Bells for John Whiteside's daughter" by John Crowe Ransom / A.E. Stallings -- "I explain a few things" by Pablo Neruda / Julie Christie -- "Hurt Hawks" by Robinson Jeffers / Ursula K. Le Guin -- "Funeral Blues" by W.H. Auden / Rosie Boycott -- "In memory of Sigmund Freud" by W.H. Auden / Shami Chakrabarti -- Requiem by Anna Akhmatova / Anne Applebaum and Kate Allen -- Excerpt from Four Quartets: "no 4. little gidding" by T.S. Eliot / Nell Gifford -- "The peasants" by Alun Lewis / Anne Reid -- Excerpt from the lost son: 5. "it was beginning winter" by Theodore Roethke / Francine Prose -- "If you forget me" by Pablo Neruda / Nicole Farhi -- "Timothy Winters" by Charles Causley / Joan Bakewell -- "Sestina" by Elizabeth Bishop / Ruth Scurr -- "Of mere being" by Wallace Stevens / Rebecca Miller -- "Waking in the blue" by Robert Lowell / Helen Dunmore -- "Edge" by Sylvia Plath / Edna O'Brien -- "Unknown girl in the maternity ward" by Anne Sexton / Jackie Kay -- "The bean eaters" by Gwyendolyn Brooks / Nikki Giovanni -- Extract from let us believe in the beginning of a cold season by Forugh Farrokhzad / Sepideh Jodeyri -- "Those winter Sundays" by Robert Hayden / Sharon Olds -- "Dublinesque" by Philip Larkin / Maggie Gee -- "Walls" by Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali / Thokozile Masipa -- "Little sleep's-head sprouting hair in the moonlight" by Galway Kinnell / Michelle Williams -- "Diving into the wreck" by Adrienne Rich / Kate Mosse -- "One art" by Elizabeth Bishop / Claire Bloom -- "Verses from my room" by Susanna Tomalin / Claire Tomalin -- "Sonny's Lettah (anti-sus poem)" by Linton Kwesi Johnson / Joss Stone --
"Grow old with me" by John Lennon / Yoko Ono -- Extract from ten cheremiss (mari) songs by Anselm Hollo / Lydia Davis -- "The kaleidoscope" by Douglas Dunn / Juliet Stevenson -- "On squaw peak" by Robert Hass / Kaui Hart Hemmings -- "Perfection wasted" by John Updike / Tina Brown -- "Clearances" by Seamus Heaney / Sarah Waters and Zoe Heller -- "Nullipara" by Sharon Olds / Sarah Gavron -- "When death comes" by Mary Oliver / Helena Kennedy -- "Late fragment" by Raymond Carver / Miranda Hart -- "Minority" by Imtiaz Dharker / Meera Syal -- "Michael's dream" (from atlantis) by Mark Doty / Anne Enright -- "Daylight robbery" by Paul Henry / Stephanie Dale -- "Epiphany" (from birthday letters) by Ted Hughes / Sam Taylor-Johnson -- "I am selling my daughter for 100 won" by Jang Jin-sung / Hyeonseo Lee -- Extracts from battalion 101 by Micheal O'Siadhail / Mala Tribich -- "The last part" by Deborah Keily / Olivia Colman -- "Our neighbours" by Felix Dennis / Joanna Lumley -- Revenge" by Taha Muhammad Ali / Ruth Ozeki -- "To a" by Harold Pinter / Antonia Fraser -- "Road signs" by Caroline Bird / Jude Kelly -- "Small comfort" by Katha Pollitt / Patricia Clarkson -- "Home" by Warsan Shire / Sunny Jacobs -- "For women who are difficult to love" by Warsan Shire / Taiye Selash -- "Sixty years after" by Derek Walcott / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie -- "John, this is the sea" (from something like the sea) by Philip Gross / Deborah Bull -- "The ballad of true regret" by Sebastian Barker / Heather Glen -- "This skin that carry my worth" by Earl Mills / Azar Nafisi -- "An unseen" by Carol Ann Duffy / Imtiaz Dharker -- "City horse" by Henri Cole / Joyce Carol Oates -- "Vigil" by Jeremy Robson / Maureen Lipman -- "Sentenced to life" by Clive James / Germaine Greer -- Afterword by Sebastian Faulks -- Amnesty international: "Why amnesty thinks this book is important" by Nicky Parker.
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