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TRAVEL WITH WILLIAM COWPER
Series editor Brian H Edwards (10.00)
A Guide to Cowper and Cowper country. It is both a carefully researched biography and a valuable travel guide. With over 150 colour photographs, drawings and maps, it will guide the traveller to many of the key locations associated with the life and work of this "evangelical poet".

WILLIAM COWPER - THE TASK AND SELECTED OTHER POEMS
Edited by Prof. James Sambrook (22.99) SPECIAL ORDER ONLY
This selection gives the complete text of The Task, Cowper's most original and influential work, together with a generous selection of other poems and translations. Prof. Sambrook's fifty-three page introduction sets the poet's achievements in the context of his life and literary culture, and his numerous notes offer detailed and helpful guidance to the twentieth century reader.

WILLIAM COWPER - THE MAN OF GOD'S STAMP
By George M. Ella (Paperback 11.99)
William Cowper was an 18th. century Evangelical poet and translator,renowned for his celebrated gifts and genius. He is considered one of the most skilful poets and hymn-writers that England has ever produced. Many of Cowper's hymns are still sung in churches throughout the world today. Dr George Ella takes a fresh look at the poet and shows how God's stamp thoroughly penetrated Cowper's verse. This book will make you want to read more of Cowper's poetry and learn more of Cowper's God.

WILLIAM COWPER - THE CENTENARY LETTERS
Edited with an introduction by Simon Malpas (Paperback 6.95)
William Cowper is one of the great letter-writers in the English tradition. The 117 letters in this bicentenary volume, discretely , build into a candid autobiography, tracing Cowper through a series of relationships and crises, his love for Mary Unwin, the writing of his poetry, and his final years. This is the ONLY edition of Cowper's Letters currently in print.

THE MAXWELL EDITION OF JOHN GILPIN, BY WILLIAM COWPER
(Booklet £1.00)
With illustrations by Brinsley Le Fanu, and an introduction by Norma Russell (librarian of Somerville College, Oxford).

WILLIAM COWPER, A BIOGRAPHY BY THOMAS WRIGHT
(Booklet £1.50)
Adapted from the Edenvale Biographical Series "Nine Prominent Men."

WILLIAM COWPER - SELECTED POEMS
Edited by Michael Bruce (Paperback 2.00)
This publication includes many of Cowper's best loved poems, together with notes on them and chronologies of both his life and the times in which he lived.

WILLIAM COWPER SELECTED POEMS
Edited by Nick Rhodes, and including a short biography (Paperback 6.95)
William Cowper was one of those rare writers whose poems come effortlessly known by heart, so deeply is his work enmeshed with the language of our recreation and devotion.
In this selection, which includes the finest of his short poems and extracts from the longer ones, there is ample evidence of the quality of Cowper's faith and of his eye and ear.

WILLIAM COWPER'S OLNEY
By Elizabeth Knight (Paperback 4.50)
Tread again in the footsteps of William Cowper and discover eighteenth century Olney. Written in the form of a circular work, with extracts from Cowper's Letters, this booklet brings alive the places and people associated with this famous poet of Olney.

WILLIAM COWPER: A REAPPRAISAL
By K.E. Smith (Paperback 5.99)
This brief study attempts to provide a reappraisal of Cowper's writing and reputation two centuries after his death in 1800. Although it cannot pretend even to sketch out all the significant events of his life, it does seek to set the writings in the context of his biography and of his inner development.

WILLIAM COWPER: A VIGNETTE
By Martial Rose (Paperback 2.00)
This booklet was written largely from a perspective of Cowper from Norfolk


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