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- Random House 2013; US$ 14.38
Wilfred Owen was the greatest poet of the First World War, and his death in battle, a few days before Armistice, was a disastrous loss to English letters. This volume gathers together the poems for which he is best known, and which represent his most important contribution to poetry in the twentieth century. Taken from the definitive edition of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 44.00
This new study is a major contribution to sign language study and to literature generally, looking at the complex grammatical, phonological and morphological systems of sign language linguistic structure and their role in sign language poetry and performance. Chapters deal with repetition and rhyme, symmetry and balance, neologisms, ambiguity, themes,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00
This collection combines previously unpublished letters between African-American poet Langston Hughes and South-African writers of the 1950s and 1960s with scholarly commentary and criticism. The letters tell a fascinating story of the civil rights movement and apartheid and the struggle to overthrow it. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99
Sometimes it seems like there are as many definitions of poetry as there are poems. Coleridge defined poetry as ?the best words in the best order.? St. Augustine called it ?the Devil?s wine.? For Shelley, poetry was ?the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.? But no matter how you define it, poetry has exercised a... more...
- Profile Books 2015; US$ 7.98
a) The Unicorn As with the night-scented stock, the full splendour of the unicorn manifests itself most potently at twilight. Then the horn sprouts, swells, blooms in all its glory. SEE THE HORN (bend the tab, slit in slot marked 'x') Despite being one of the most influential - and best-loved - of the post-war English writers, Angela Carter remains... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2015; US$ 74.99
Spenser in the Moment argues that contrary to anyone?s expectation, Spenser studies may be on the brink of a revolution. Bringing together scholars from three continents, it surveys established methods?classical reception, book history, Spenser?s religious historicism, diving deep into Spenser?s musicality?and then makes the case that there may... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Les enfants de la France dansent et chantent des rondes En la saison des neiges comme en la saison des fleurs. Qu'il vente, qu'il pleuve ou qu'il tonne par le monde, Que les hommes soient en sang ou les femmes en pleurs, Les enfants de la France dansent et chantent des rondes." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN : Les éditions LIGARAN proposent... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "LA FLUTE. Au temps des gazouillis des feuilles, en avril, La voix du divin Pan s'avive de folie, Et son souffle qui siffle en la flûte polie Eveille les désirs du renouveau viril. Comme un appel strident de naïade en péril L'hymne vibre en le vert de la forêt pâlie D'où répond, note à note, écho qui se délie, L'ironique pipeau d'un sylvain... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 14.57
'The Calder valley, west of Halifax, was the last ditch of Elmet, the last British Celtic kingdom to fall to the Angles. For centuries it was considered a more or less uninhabitable wilderness, a notorious refuge for criminals, a hide-out for refugees. Then in the early 1800s it became the cradle for the Industrial Revolution in textiles, and... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
?No practicing poet has more talent than Robert Hass.? ? Atlantic Monthly The National Book Award-winning author of Time and Materials , Robert Hass is one of the most revered of all living poets. With The Apple Trees at Olema, the former Poet Laureate and winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize offers twenty new and selected... more...