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  • Places in the Makingby Jim Cocola

    University of Iowa Press 2016; US$ 55.00

    Places in the Making maps a range of twentieth- and twenty-first century American poets who have used language to evoke the world at various scales. Distinct from related traditions including landscape poetry, nature poetry, and pastoral poetry?which tend toward more idealized and transcendent lyric registers?this study traces a poetics centered... more...

  • Don Patersonby Natalie Pollard

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2014; Not Available

    In 8 original chapters, leading literary critics and writers discuss the social, historical and personal dimensions of Paterson’s poetry and prose. more...

  • Homeless Tonguesby Monique Balbuena

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 60.00

    This book examines a group of multicultural Jewish poets to address the issue of multilingualism within a context of minor languages and literatures, nationalism, and diaspora. It introduces three writers working in minor or threatened languages who challenge the usual consensus of Jewish literature: Algerian Sadia LÚvy, Israeli Margalit Matitiahu,... more...

  • Strange Truths in Undiscovered Landsby Nahoko Miyamoto Alvey

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; US$ 59.00

    Strange Truths in Undiscovered Lands examines the ways in which Shelley developed a ?Romantic geography? to provide visionary alternatives to an earth devastated by a new type of European colonialism and global expansion. more...

  • Sir Charles God Damnby John Coldwell Adams

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 24.95

    The story of Charles G.D. Roberts’ personal life, recounted here fully and objectively for the first time, adds a vivid portrait to the gallery of Canada’s literary pioneers. more...

  • Lyrics of Lifeby Fatemeh Keshavarz

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2014; Not Available

    This imaginative and accessible study of the lyrical, humorous, social and educational aspects of classical Persian poetry focuses on the works of the master medieval poet Sa‘di of Shiraz (d. 1291), one of the funniest, most influential and lyrical figures in classical Persian poetry. more...

  • Early modern women and the poemby Susan Wiseman

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 100.00 US$ 86.00

    Examine factors influencing the relationships between writers and readers of poetry in seventeenth-century England and Scotland more...

  • Songs of Degreesby John Taggart; Marjorie Perloff

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    Songs of Degrees brings together 19 related essays on contemporary American poetry and poetics, published as journal articles between 1975 and 1989, by poet and theorist John Taggart. Over the past two decades, Taggart has been a significant intellectual and artistic force for a number of major American poets. By focusing on the work of several major... more...

  • Ten Poems to Change Your Lifeby Roger Housden

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 16.00

    This is a dangerous book. Great poetry calls into question not less than everything. It dares us to break free from the safe strategies of the cautious mind. It opens us to pain and joy and delight. It amazes, startles, pierces, and transforms us. It can lead to communion and grace. Through the voices of ten inspiring poets and his own reflections,... more...

  • Reading Network Fictionby David Ciccoricco

    University of Alabama Press 2008; US$ 34.95

    The marriage of narrative and the computer dates back to the 1980s, with the hypertext experiments of luminaries such as Judy Malloy and Michael Joyce. What has been variously called "hypertext fiction," "literary hypertext," and "hyperfiction" has surely surrendered any claim to newness in the 21st century.   David Ciccoricco establishes the... more...