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- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 43.74
This entirely new edition brings together all of Philip Larkin's poems. In addition to those in Collected Poems (1988), and in the Early Poems and Juvenilia (2005), some unpublished pieces from Larkin's typescripts and workbooks are included, as well as verse (by turns scurrilous, satirical, affectionate, and sentimental) tucked away in his letters.... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99
During the Cold War an unlikely coalition of poets, editors, and politicians converged in an attempt to discredit--if not destroy--the American modernist avant-garde. Ideologically diverse yet willing to bespeak their hatred of modern poetry through the rhetoric of anticommunism, these "anticommunist antimodernists," as Alan Filreis dubs them, joined... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "TE DEUM - Carthage, Athènes, Rome, élevez moins vos têtes Elevez moins vos noms ! riez moins de vos fêtes ! Etalez moins aux yeux de cent siècles ouverts Les blasons de vos dieux remplissant l'univers ! Nous avons notre Dieu ! nous avons notre Rome ! Nous avons notre histoire et notre premier homme ! Nous avons, pour répondre à vos bruits... more...
- Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 14.99
Eliot and His Age remains the best introduction to T. S. Eliot?s life, ideas, and literary works. It is the essential starting place for anyone who would understand what Eliot was about. Russell Kirk?s view of his older friend is sympathetic but not adulatory. His insights into Eliot?s writings are informed by wide reading in the same authors who... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This book, first published in 1991, supplies a neglected cultural context for T. S. Eliot?s writings of the 1930s and 1940s, particularly Four Quartets, and attempts to disprove the widespread belief in Eliot?s unproblematic commitment to England, and the ?Englishness?. The book traces Eliot?s classicism not only in linguistic and formalist terms... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 19.99
My aim is to take familiar things and make Poetry of them, and do it in such a way That it looks as if it was as easy as could be For anybody to do it . . . the power of making A perfectly wonderful thing out of nothing much . --from "The Art of Poetry" When David Ferry's translation of The Odes of Horace appeared in 1997, Bernard Knox,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Jerome Mazzaro examines Dante's Vita Nuova as an artistic correlative to what Dante conceived as an image of himself. Specifically, he explores the structure of the work in relation to medieval views of memory, self, music, form, and interpretation, and against the facts of Dante's life and culture as we have come to know them. Originally published... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 18.99
In his volume of critical essays The Government of the Tongue , Seamus Heaney scrutinizes the poetry of many masterful poets. Throughout the collection, Heaney's gifts as a wise and genial reader are exercised with characteristic exactness, and we are reminded, above all, of the essentially gratifying nature of poetry itself. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 12.99
No art has been denounced as often as poetry. It's even bemoaned by poets: "I, too, dislike it," wrote Marianne Moore. "Many more people agree they hate poetry," Ben Lerner writes, "than can agree what poetry is. I, too, dislike it and have largely organized my life around it and do not experience that as a contradiction because poetry and the hatred... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
First published in 1927. The main argument in this book is that Shakespeare's work is of such intense vitality that it is always modern and that although historical associations may have grown up round it, considerations of the works that grew out of it, or the works that it derives from, are pure irrelevancies. The author maintains that the quality... more...