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  • Early Modern Poetics in Melville and Poeby William E. Engel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Bringing to bear his expertise in the early modern emblem tradition, William E. Engel traces a series of self-reflective organizational schemes associated with baroque artifice in the work of Herman Melville and Edgar Allan Poe. While other scholars have remarked on the influence of seventeenth-century literature on Melville and Poe, this is the first... more...

  • Thackeray in Timeby Richard Salmon; Alice Crossley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    An intense fascination with the experience of time has long been recognised as a distinctive feature of the writing of William Makepeace Thackeray (1811?1863). This collection of essays, however, represents the first sustained critical examination of Thackeray's 'time consciousness' in all its varied manifestations. Encompassing the full chronological... more...

  • Browning, Victorian Poetics and the Romantic Legacyby Britta Martens

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Taking an original approach to Robert Browning's poetics, Britta Martens focuses on a corpus of relatively neglected poems in Browning's own voice in which he reflects on his poetry, his self-conceptualization and his place in the poetic tradition. She analyzes his work in relation to Romanticism, Victorian reactions to the Romantic legacy, and wider... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...