Staying Alive

Quotes by poets on poetry: Coleridge, Dana Gioia, Keats, Yeats, Boswell/Johnson, Christopher Logue, Wordsworth, T. S. Eliot, David Constantine, Sylvia Plath, Archibald McLeish, R. S. Thomas Introduction   Neil Astley

David Scott: Selected Poems

Includes David Scott’s two previous volumes: A Quiet Gathering (1984) Playing for England (1989) along with new poems.  

The Hundred Years’ War: Modern War Poems

Introduction  Neil Astley First World War Ireland: 1916-1923 Spanish Civil War: 1936-1939 Second World War: 1939-1945 Korean War: 1950-1953 The Cold War Vietnam War Israel, Palestine & Lebanon: 1947-present The Troubles: 1966-1999 Yugoslav Wars of Succession: 1991-1999 Iraq Wars: 1980-2011 Afghanistan Wars: 1980-present Worldwide War: 1980-present Acknowledgements Index of Poets and Translators