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- Picador 2013; US$ 8.99
One of our most acclaimed and versatile authors, Fred Chappell is comfortably at home in fiction, poetry, and literary criticism. A Way of Happening gathers his essays and reviews of contemporary poetry. Chappell consider new writers as well as more established authors, including Alfred Corn, William Matthews, A. R. Ammons, Linda Pastan, Julia Randall,... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 125.00
"He again tops the crowd--he surpasses himself, the old iron brought to the white heat of simplicity." That's what Robert Lowell said of the poetry of Stanley Kunitz (1905-2006) and his evolving artistry. The interviews and conversations contained in this volume derive from four decades of Kunitz's distinguished career. They touch on aesthetic motifs... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Focusing on Algernon Charles Swinburne's poems on Apollo, Levin calls for a re-examination of the poet's place in Victorian studies in light of his contributions to nineteenth-century intellectual history. Levin persuasively shows that Swinburne was not simply a poet provacateur who enjoyed controversy but failed to provide valid cultural commentary,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
Literature is recognised as having significantly influenced the development of modern psychoanalytic thought. In recent years psychoanalysis has drawn increasingly on the literary and artistic traditions of western culture and moved away from its original medical?scientific context. Originally published in 1991 The Chamber of Maiden Thought (Keats's... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
With special attention to the poems For Lancelot Andrewes , Journey of the Magi , and Ash-Wednesday , G. Douglas Atkins offers an exciting new analysis of T.S. Eliot's debt to the seventeenth-century churchman Lancelot Andrewes and his theories of reading and writing texts. more...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 74.99
This is the first monograph to focus exclusively on the language of Robert Burns. While engaging fully with up-to-date literary criticism, it makes use of theories and analytical techniques from twenty-first-century sociolinguistics in order to offer a new understanding of how Burns?s language works. more...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 69.99
This work contains a selection of James Arbuckle?s poems and essays presented in a first modern scholarly edition with a biographical introduction. The work, which includes original poems, translations of Horace, satires on Swift, essays on politics, politeness and the early Scottish Enlightenment, offers new insights into early eighteenth-century... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 25.00
Nothing would have given Will Percy greater delight?he died in January 1942?than this Collected Poems , for although he was lawyer, soldier, cosmopolitan, plantation-owner, and patriot, it was as a poet that he chose to think himself. And indeed this is a volume to be treasured by those whose memories go fondly back to days of quieter, more contemplative... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 134.99
Robert Herrick has long been one of the best loved of English lyric poets. Known through the centuries as the author of 'Gather ye rosebuds', he also wrote, as this new edition shows, hundreds of songs, epigrams and longer poems equally worthy of attention. Volume I of this new edition of Herrick's work contains Hesperides, Herrick's... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
With special attention to Emily Dickinson's growth into a poet, this literary biographical study charts Dickinson's hard-won brilliance as she worked, largely alone, to become the unique American woman writer of the nineteenth century. more...