WorldCat Identities

Paterson, Don 1963-

Overview
Works: 95 works in 291 publications in 2 languages and 5,954 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Sonnets  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Humor 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler
Classifications: PT2635.I65, 831.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Don Paterson
Landing light : poems by Don Paterson( Book )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these poems, Paterson guides readers down the labyrinths of their most private emotions. Ceaselessly inquiring and deftly tuned into the emotional cackle of the world, Paterson explores the swings of light and dark that mark out troubling feelings
Rain by Don Paterson( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an assembly of masterful lyrics and monologues, Paterson conjures a series of fables and charms that serve both to expose us to the unsettling forces within the world and simultaneously offer some protection against them
Reading Shakespeare's sonnets : a new commentary by Don Paterson( Book )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's sonnets of 1609 are as thrilling and persuasive today as they were when they were first published. In this edition of the work, Don Paterson, an award-winning sonneteer and lyric poet in his own right, offers an illuminating and accessible guide to these unforgettable verses
New British poetry( Book )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From established poets such as Andrew Motion and James Fenton, to mid-career poets such as Glyn Maxwell and Kathleen Jamie, to recent T.S. Eliot Prize-winner Alice Oswald, the work is fiercely intelligent, often irreverent, and engaged with traditional forms and an exhilirating range of styles. --Graywolf Press
Nil nil by Don Paterson( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Poets on Screen collection contains clips of poets reading their own and other poets' work
101 sonnets : from Shakespeare to Heaney( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Poets have been fascinated and challenged by the sonnet ever since it was imported from Italy to England in the sixteenth century. With its fourteen lines, inexhaustively variable, it has met the particular needs of almost every major poet from Thomas Wyatt to Paul Muldoon. ..."--Back cover
God's gift to women by Don Paterson( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New music show by London Sinfonietta( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best thought, worst thought : on art, sex, work and death : aphorisms by Don Paterson( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eyes : a version of Antonio Machado by Don Paterson( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Eyes, Don Paterson has used the work of the great Spanish poet Antonio Machado (1875-1939) to create what might be called a spiritual portrait. Lying somewhere between translation and imitation, these poems show Machado to have possessed a sensibility and philosophical bent strikingly pertinent to the problems of our own time
The white lie : new and selected poetry by Don Paterson( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

40 sonnets by Don Paterson( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of sonnets from one of Scotland's most celebrated poets"--
Don't ask me what I mean : poets in their own words( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Picador book of funeral poems by Don Paterson( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In our deepest grief we still turn instinctively to poetry for solace. These poems, drawn from many different ages and cultures, remind us that the experience of parting is a timelessly human one: however alone the loss of a loved one leaves us, our mourning is also something that deeply unites us
The sonnets to Orpheus by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rainer Maria Rilke's '55 Sonnets to Orpheus' remain a testimony to a writer whose significance other poems continue to testify to. Don Paterson's rendition offers a radiant and at time distressing version of the great work
Selected poems by Don Paterson( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Croatian and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This selection, drawn from 20 years of work, is made by the poet himself and includes not only poems from his 4 single volumes, but poetry drawn from his original versions of Antonio Machado and Rainer Maria Rilke
Robert Burns : poems by Robert Burns( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this series a contemporary poet selects and introduces another poet of a different generation whom they have particularly admired. This selection of Robert Burns poems are selected by Don Paterson
All the poems you need to say goodbye( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of shadows by Don Paterson( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blind eye : a book of late advice by Don Paterson( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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New British poetry
Alternative Names
Don Paterson dichter uit Schotland

Don Paterson Poet

Don Paterson schottischer Autor und Musiker

Don Paterson scrittore e poeta scozzese

Дон Паттерсон

Languages
English (174)

Croatian (1)

Covers
RainReading Shakespeare's sonnets : a new commentaryNew British poetryNil nil101 sonnets : from Shakespeare to HeaneyGod's gift to womenBest thought, worst thought : on art, sex, work and death : aphorismsThe eyes : a version of Antonio Machado