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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00
This examination reconsiders Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" through a four-part trickster framework: appetite, boundlessness, transformative power, and a proclivity for setting and falling victim to tricks and traps. The Trickster in Ginsberg utilizes different narratives of the trickster Coyote and the historical and biographical contexts of... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 29.95
Joanna McClure's poems reveal the story of a central woman writer of the San Francisco Beat generation counterculture. Married to Beat poet Michael McClure soon after she arrived in San Francisco in 1954, Joanna McClure became a significant figure in the Beat poetry scene. Growing up on a ranch in the Arizona desert, Joanna developed early on a deep... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 92.99
Mina Loy is recognised today as one of the most innovative modernist poets, numbering Gertrude Stein, Marcel Duchamp, Djuna Barnes and T.S. Eliot amongst her admirers. Drawing on substantial new archival research, this book challenges the existing critical myth of Loy as a modern woman' through an analysis of her unpublished autobiographical... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; Not Available
Making Poetry Matter draws together contributions from leading scholars in the field to offer a variety of perspectives on poetry pedagogy. A wide range of topics are covered including: - Teacher attitudes to teaching poetry in the urban primary classroom - Digital poetry and multimodality - Resistance to poetry in Post-16 English Throughout, the internationally... more...
- Random House Group Ltd 2013; US$ 20.01
Much has been written about the work of William Blake and some of the religious beliefs that influenced him, but there is a secret history which, until now, has been kept deep beneath the surface in the mystical underground of England in the eighteenth-century. Here, leading Blake scholar Marsha Keith Schuchard reveals an altogether more intriguing... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Siobhán Collins re-evaluates Metempsychosis as a high point of Donne's poetic canon, situating the poems somatic representations of various species within the context of early modern intellectual discourses and notions of human identity. Contesting Metempsychosis previous status as an anomaly within Donne's oeuvre, Collins... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
This study examines the vital centrality of 'readings' of nature in a variety of literary forms in the period 1830-1914. It is exploratory and original in approach, stressing the philosophical and cultural implications in a range of texts from Tennyson, Hardy, Jefferies and Thomas. more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 64.99
Why did poets continue to call themselves singers, and their poems songs, long after the formal link between poetry and music had been severed? Daniel Karlin explores the origin and meaning of the 'figure of the singer', tracing its roots in classical mythology and in the Bible, and following its rise from the 'adventurous song' of... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
This is the first biography of Latin America's most important poet, the Peruvian César Vallejo, who was born in an Andean village, Santiago de Chuco, on 16 March 1892 and died in Paris on 15 April 1938. It traces the important events of his life and evaluates his poetry, fiction, theatre, political essays and journalism. more...