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Poetry

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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • CliffsNotes on Dante's Divine Comedy-Il Purgatorioby Harold M Priest

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1964; Not Available

    This CliffsNotes guide includes everything you?ve come to expect from the trusted experts at CliffsNotes, including analysis of the most widely read literary works. more...

  • Poetics of the Literary Self-Portraitby Michel Beaujour

    NYU Press 1992; US$ 40.00

    A serious and independent contribution to the literature of autobiography. -- John SturrockFrench StudiesClearly a landmark study. It seems certain to provoke a great deal of productive debate among those concerned with any of the many issues it raises. -- Comparative Literature The literary self-portrait, often considered to be an ill- formed autobiography,... more...

  • Questions of Poeticsby Barrett Watten

    University of Iowa Press 2016; US$ 55.00

    Questions of Poetics is Barrett Watten?s major reassessment of the political history, social formation, and literary genealogy of Language writing. A key participant in the emergent bicoastal poetic avant-garde as poet, editor, and publisher, Watten has developed, over three decades of writing in poetics, a sustained account of its theory and practice.... more...