Robin Skelton Bibliography
The Acadine Poets. General editors: R. Skelton & D. Metcalfe. 3 pt. Lotus Press: Hull, 1950, 51. 8o.
Aimed at nobody: poems from notebooks, by W. S. Graham, edited by Margaret Blackwood and Robin Skelton with a foreword
by Nessie Graham. 1993
Answers. London: Enitharmon Press, 1969. Pp. 25.
Ballad of Billy Barker. Reference West, 1995.
Because of love. .
Because of this, and other poems. Manchester: Manchester Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1968. Pp. 12
Begging the Dialect: poems and ballads. London: Oxford University Press, 1960. Pp. vii. 95.
Briefly singing: a gathering of erotic, satirical and other inscriptions, epigrams and lyrics from the Greek and Roman
Mediterranean, 800 BC - AD 1000, including the complete poems of Rufinus [selected and in English versions] by
Robin Skelton. c1994
Cavalier Poets. [With plates.]. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1960. Pp. 52.
The cavalier poets; chosen and edited by Robin Skelton. London: Faber, 1970. Pp. 291.
Celtic contraries. 1989
The collected longer poems, 1947-1977. 1985
The collected plays of Jack B. Yeats; edited with an introduction by Robin Skelton. London: Secker and Warburg, 1971. 382 p. Collected Poems [of D. E. Gascoyne], edited with an introduction by Robin Skelton. London: Oxford University Press in
association with Andre´ Deutsch, 1965. Pp. xviii. 163..
Collected poems [of] David Gascoyne, edited with an introduction by Robin Skelton. 1978
Collected verse translations [of D. E. Gascoyne, edited by Alan Clodd and Robin Skelton. London: Oxford University Press,
1970. Pp. x, 128 p. 23 cm.
Collected Works [of J.M. Synge, dramatist]. (General editor: Robin Skelton). Oxford University Press: London, 1962- . 8o.
Corpses, brats, and cricket music =. Hulla´k, kamaszok, tu¨cso¨kzene: poems, by George Faludy, translated by Robin Skelton
in collaboration with the author. c1987
Dark seasons: a selection of Georg Trakl poems, translated from the German by Robin Skelton. c1994
The Dark Window: poems. London: Oxford University Press, 1962. Pp. viii. 96.
A devious dictionary, with thirteen collages by Ludwig Zeller. c1991
A different mountain: poems & photo-collages. 1971
Earth, air, fire, water: pre-Christian and pagan elements in British songs, rhymes and ballads, by Robin Skelton
and Margaret Blackwood. 1990.
The edge of time: poems and translations. 1995
Facing the Light. Victoria, B.C.: Ekstasis Editions, 2006.
Fifty syllables for a fiftieth birthday. c1975
Fires of the Kindred. c1987
Five poets of the Pacific Northwest: Kenneth O. Hanson, Richard Hugo, Carolyn Kizer, William Stafford, David Wagoner;
edited with an introduction by Robin Skelton, drawings by Carl Morris. Seattle: University of Washington Press,
. Pp. xxv. 115.
A formal music: poems in classical metres. 1993.
Four Plays and the Aran Islands [by J.M. Synge]. Edited with an introduction by Robin Skelton. pp. xviii. 327. Oxford
University Press: London, 1962. 8o.
Four plays, by J.M. Synge, edited with an introduction by Robin Skelton. 1978
Francesco Petrarca–Alcuni sonetti da “Laura in morte” con versioni inglesi da J. M. Synge. J. M. Synge–Some sonnets from
“Laura in death”, after the Italian of Francesco Petrarch. (Edited, with an introduction, by Robin Skelton.) Dublin:
Dolmen Press, 1971. Pp. 59.
A gathering of ghosts, hauntings and exorcisms from the personal casebook of Robin Skelton and Jean Kozocari. c1989
Hanky-panky and other stories. 1990.
Herbert Read: a memorial symposium; edited by Robin Skelton. London: Methuen, 1970. pp. 264.
Higgledy piggledy. c1992
The hold of our hands. Eight letters to Sylvia Skelton. Victoria, B.C.: Morriss Printing Co., 1968. p; 24cm
House of Dreams. Erin, Ont.: Porcupine's Quill, 1983.— A collection of collages with commentary.
The hunting dark. London: Deutsch, 1971. Pp. 80.
I am me: rhymes for the small, [drawings by Arwen Williams, Brigid Skelton]. Sono Nis, 1994
Inscriptions, etc. [Drawings by Herbert Siebner.] Victoria, B.C.: published for the author and the artist by the Morriss Printing
Co., 1967. Pages not numbered. 26 × 28 cm.
An Irish album. Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1969. Pp. 56.
An Irish Gathering: [poems.]. Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1964. Pp. 22.
Irish Renaissance: a gathering of essays, memoirs, and letters from the Massachusetts Review, edited by Robin Skelton and
David R. Clark. [Amherst pp. 167]. Dolmen Press: Dublin; Brattleboro, Vt., printed, 1965. .
Islands: poems in the traditional forms and metres of Japan. 1993 [or 4?]. – Another ed. Exstasis Eds., 2002. Pp. 69. Pbk.
J. M. Synge, by Robin Skelton. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, . Pp. 89.
J. M. Synge and his world. London: Thames and Hudson, . Pp. 144 p.
J.M. Synge: collected works, [edited by Robin Skelton?]. 1982
J. M.. Synge: Translations. Edited from the original manuscripts by Robin Skelton. pp. vii. 24. Dolmen Press: Dublin, 1961. Lens of crystal: poems by Robin Skelton; images by Sarah Philpott. 1996
Long long ago, illustrations by Pamela Breeze Currie. 1996
Musebook, [illustrated by] Herbert Siebner. Victoria, B.C. : Pharos Press, 1972.
Of Books and Humankind: essays and poems presented to Bonamy Dobre´e, edited by John Butt assisted by J. M. Cameron, D.
W. Jefferson and Robin Skelton. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul:, 1964. Pp. x. 232.
One leaf shaking: collected later poems, 1977-1990. c1996
Or So I Say: contentions & confessions, a happenstance book. 2002. Pp. 96. Pbk. ISBN 0921215908
Painters talking: Michael Snow & Tony Connor interviewed by R. Skelton. Manchester: Peterloo Group, [1958.] fol.
The parrot who could, and other stories. 1987
Patmos, and other poems. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1955. Pp. x. 76.
The Poetic Pattern. pp. x. 228. Routledge & Kegan Paul: London, 1956. 8o.
Poetic truth. 1978
Poetry. pp. 179. English Universities Press: London, 1963. 8o.
Poetry of the Forties; introduced and edited by Robin Skelton. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1968. 269 p. 19 cm.
Poetry of the Thirties, introduced and edited by Robin Skelton. pp. 300. Penguin Books: Harmondsworth, 1964. 8o.
The poet's calling. London: Heinemann; New York: Barnes & Noble, 1975. Pp. x, 214.
Poetry of the forties, introduced and edited by Robin Skelton. 1987
Poetry of the thirties, introduced and edited by Robin Skelton. 1964.
Popping fuchsias. poems 1987-1992.c1992
Portrait of my father. 1989
The practice of poetry. London: Heinemann Educational, 1971. SBN 435 18817 8 vii
Three poems. 
The practice of witchcraft today: an introduction to beliefs and rituals of the old religion. 1988
Private speech: messages, 1962-1970. Poems. Surrey, B.C.: Sono Nis Press, . Pages not numbered; port.
Remembering Synge: a poem in homage for the centenary of his birth, 16 April 1971. Dublin: Dolmen Press, Poetry Ireland
Editions, . SBN 851051901. pp. 30. 21 cm.
Riders to the sea [by J.M. Synge]. Edited by Robin Skelton from the manuscript in the Houghton Library in Harvard University.
With five linocuts ... by Tate Adams. Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1969. pp. 58. 28 cm.
Rufinus. Rouphinos: the complete poems in English versions, by Robin Skelton, wood engravings by Wesley Bates. 1997. –
Samhain, and other Poems in Irish Metres of the Eighth to the Sixteenth Centuries. Dublin: Salmon Publishing Ltd.,
1994. Pp. [viii], 52.
Secret, The. Victoria, B.C. : Adler Publications, 1994.
Selected Poems [of Philip E. Thomas]. Edited with an introduction and notes by Robin Skelton. [With a facsimile.] pp. 139.
Hutchinson Educational: London, 1962. 8o.
Selected poems, 1933-80, by George Faludy, edited and translated by Robin. 1985
Selected poems, 1947-1967. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1968. Pp. 127.
Selected Poems of Byron, edited with an introduction and notes by Robin Skelton. [With a portrait.]. London: Heinemann,
1964. Pp. vi, 216.
Selected verse [of Georges Zuk, pseud.] Translated from the French language by Robin Skelton. San Francisco: Kayah Books,
c1969. 72p: ill; 22cm
Selected verse translations, by David Gascoyne, edited by Alan Clodd and Robin Skelton. with an introduction by Roger Scott.
The selected writings of Jack B. Yeats, edited by Robin Skelton. 1991
The Shapes of Our Singing. 2000
Six Irish Poets: Austin Clare, Richard Kell, Thomas Kinsella, John Montague, Richard Murphy, Richard Weber. [Selected
poems], edited by R. Skelton. pp. xiv. 134. Oxford University Press: London, 1962. 8o.
Spellcraft: a manual of verbal magic. 1978
Spellcraft: a handbook of invocations, blessings, protections, healing spells, binding and bidding, illustrations by Brigid
Skelton. [1998?], c1978
Telling the tale. c1987
They Call It the Cariboo, 1980, Sono Nis Press.
Third Day Lucky. Poems. pp. ix. 71. Oxford University Press: London, 1958. 8o.
Three for herself. Rushden: Sceptre Press, .  p. 22 cm.
Three for Nick. Victoria, B.C.: Pharos Press, 1995.
Timelight: poems. London: Heinemann Educational, 1974. ISBN 0 435 14815 X pp. x, 118. 23 cm.
Twelve sonnets, by George Faludy; in English versions by Robin Skelton. 
Two Ballads of the Muse. pp. 10. Rampant Lions Press: Cambridge, 1960. fol.
Two hundred poems from the Greek Anthology, selected and translated by Robin Skelton. London: Methuen & Co., . Pp.
Viewpoint. An anthology of poetry. Edited by R. Skelton. pp. 159. Hutchinson Educational: London, 1962. 8o.
A way of walking: poems in the traditional forms and metres of Japan. 1994.– Another ed. 2002. Pp. 80. Pbk.
A witch’s' book of ghosts and exorcism, by Robin Skelton and Jean Kozocari. 1990
Wrestling the Angel. 1997?
The writings of J. M. Synge. London: Thames and Hudson, . SBN 500 01069 2 190 p. 24 cm.
The World of W. B. Yeats: essays in perspective. On the occasion of the W. B. Yeats Centenary Festival held at the University
of Victoria, February 14 to March 16, 1965. (A symposium and catalogue. Edited by Robin Skelton and Ann
Saddlemyer.) [With plates, including a portrait.] pp. 278. Dolmen Press: Dublin; Victoria printed, [1965.] 8o.
The World of W. B. Yeats. Revised edition. Edited by Robin Skelton and Ann Saddlemyer. [With illustrations, including a
portrait.]. pp. x. 231. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1967. 8o.
Wrestling the angel: collected shorter poems, 1947-1977. 1994
Zuk, translated from the French of Georges Zuk, with an introduction and notes by Robin Skelton. c1982