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  • Public Poeticsby Bart Vautour; Erin Wunker; Travis V. Mason; Christl Verduyn

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2015; Not Available

    Public Poetics is a collection of essays and poems that asks hard questions about who and what count as “publics” in Canada. Critical essays stand alongside poetry as visual and editorial reminders of the cross-pollination required in thinking through both poetry and poetics. more...

  • Ornithologies of Desireby Travis V. Mason

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2013; US$ 48.99

    Ornithologies of Desire develops ecocritical reading strategies that engage scientific texts, field guides, and observation. Focusing on poetry about birds and birdwatching, this book argues that attending to specific details about the physical world when reading environmentally conscious poetry invites a critical humility in the face of environmental... more...

  • Robert Bloomfield, Romanticism and the Poetry of Communityby Simon J. White

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Robert Bloomfield, whom John Clare described as 'the most original poet of the age,' was a widely read and critically acclaimed poet throughout the first decade of the nineteenth century, and remained popular until the beginning of the twentieth century. Yet until now, no modern critic has undertaken a full-length study of his poetry and its contexts.... more...

  • Amy Lowell, Diva Poetby Melissa Bradshaw

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In her reassessment of Amy Lowell as a major figure in the modern American poetry movement, Melissa Bradshaw uses theories of the diva and female celebrity to account for Lowell's extraordinary literary influence in the early twentieth century and her equally extraordinary disappearance from American letters after her death. Recognizing Amy Lowell... more...

  • Engaging the Shoah through the Poetry of Dan Pagisby Shellie Gordon McCullough

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 71.00

    By analyzing the Holocaust poetry of Dan Pagis and correlating it to his biography through the identifying tropes of Pagis’s literature, this book reveals that the speakers of Pagis’ poems embody a resistance to traditional historical, temporal, and structural narratives while also outlining the scarring effects of trauma continually revisited through... more...

  • W. S. Grahamby Ralph Pite; Hester Jones

    Liverpool University Press 2004; US$ 73.99


  • Polysituatednessby John Kinsella

    Manchester University Press 2017; US$ 109.99

    John Kinsella is one of the pre-eminent poets writing today; Polysituatedness provides a sequel to his critical work Disclosed Poetics. If offers an approach to creating poems and literary texts constituted by multiple places, considering the relationships that occur between place, individual and the natural environment. more...

  • The Life and Poems of Anne Hunterby Caroline Grigson

    Liverpool University Press 2009; US$ 73.99

    Anne Home Hunter (1741-1821) was one of the most successful song writers of the second half of the eighteenth century, most famously as the poet who wrote the lyrics of many of Haydn's songs. However her work, which included many more serious, lyrical and romantic poems has been largely forgotten. This book contains over 200 poems, some published in... more...

  • Byron in Genevaby David Ellis

    Liverpool University Press 2011; US$ 21.99

    The book gives a vivid impression of what Byron thought and felt iduring the summer of 1816, after the breakdown of his marriage, but also explores the different aspects of his nature that emerge in contact with a remarkable cast of supporting characters, which also included Shelley, Polidori, Madame de Staël and Matthew Lewis. more...

  • Voyages over Voicesby Angela Leighton

    Liverpool University Press 2010; US$ 73.99

    Voyages over Voices is the first book length critical exploration of the internationally acclaimed American-British poet Anne Stevenson. A past winner of the The Poetry Foundation's Neglected Masters Award, the Lannan Lifetime Achievement Award for Poetry and the Northern Rock Foundation Writer's Award, Stevenson has long been admired by poets and... more...