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Poetry

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  • Ideas of Orderby Neil L. Rudenstine

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 15.99

    Shakespeare's sonnets are the greatest single work of lyric poetry in English, as passionate and daring as any love poems we may ever encounter, and yet, they are often misunderstood. Ideas of Order: A Close Reading of Shakespeare's Sonnets reveals an underlying structure within the 154 poems that illuminates the entire work, and provides a guide?for... more...

  • Jan Kochanowski und die europäische Renaissanceby Jörg Schulte

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 54.89

    Jan Kochanowski (1530?1584) war einer der größten Autoren der polnischen Literatur und zugleich ein herausragender Vertreter des europäischen Humanismus. In acht Studien geht Jörg Schulte den vielfältigen Verknüpfungen seines Werks zur europäischen Renaissance nach. Diese Verknüpfungen, die Schulte aus bisher unbekannten philologischen und historischen... more...

  • Kujibizanaby Ann Joyce Biersteker

    Michigan State University Press 1996; US$ 31.60

    The author argues that reading poetry in Kiswahili provides important insights into questions of language and power, as well as into discussions of socialist practice in East Africa and East African resistance to colonialism and neo-colonialism. Includes the text of numerous poems and footnotes.   more...

  • Les Exilésby Théodore de Banville; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "C'est dans un bois sinistre et formidable, au nord De la Gaule. Roisi par un suprême effort, Les chênes monstrueux supportent avec rage Les grands nuages noirs d'où va tomber l'orage ; Le matin frissonnant s'éveille, et la clarté De l'aube mord déjà le ciel ensanglanté." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN : Les éditions LIGARAN proposent... more...

  • Les Moinesby Emile Verhaeren; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Les Moines. Je vous invoque ici, Moines apostoliques, Chandeliers d'or, flambeaux de foi, porteurs de feu, Astres versant le jour aux siècles catholiques, Constructeurs éblouis de la maison de Dieu ; Solitaires assis sur les montagnes blanches, Marbres de volonté, de force et de courroux, Prêcheurs tenant levés vos bras à longues manches... more...

  • Les Visages de la Vieby Emile Verhaeren; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "En un pays de canaux et de landes, Mains tranquilles et gestes lents, Habits de laine et sabots blancs, Parmi les gens mi-somnolents, Dites, vivre là-bas, en de claires Zélandes ! Vers des couchants en or broyé, Vers des rivages foudroyés, Des des ans, j'ai navigué." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN : Les éditions LIGARAN proposent des... more...

  • Letters of Louis MacNeiceby Louis MacNeice; Jonathan Allison

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 33.53

    <div><p>Louis MacNeice is increasingly recognised as one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century, and his work has been a defining influence upon a generation of Irish poets that includes Derek Mahon, Michael Longley and Paul Muldoon.</p><p></p><p>The <i>Selected... more...

  • The Look of Thingsby Carsten Strathausen

    The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 29.99

    Examining the relationship between German poetry, philosophy, and visual media around 1900, Carsten Strathausen argues that the poetic works of Rainer Maria Rilke, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, and Stephan George focused on the visible gestalt of language as a means of competing aesthetically with the increasing popularity and "reality effect" of photography... more...

  • New Bearings in English Poetryby F. R. Leavis

    Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 12.99

    It is difficult now to imagine the shock that this book caused when it was first published in 1932. The author was a teacher at a Cambridge college, an intensely serious man who had been seriously wounded by poison gas on the Western Front, and he was not disposed to suffer foolishness gladly. His opening sentences were arresting: 'Poetry matters... more...

  • A New Companion to Miltonby Thomas N. Corns

    Wiley 2015; US$ 198.50

    A New Companion to Milton builds on the critically-acclaimed original, bringing alive the diverse and controversial world of contemporary Milton studies while reflecting the very latest advances in research in the field. Comprises 36 powerful readings of Milton's texts and the contexts in which they were created, each written by a leading scholar... more...