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  • Whitman's Ecstatic Unionby Michael Sowder

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Shakespeare Insetby Francis Berry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 225.00

    What is the relation between the language being heard and the picture being exhibited on the stage ? Typically there is an identity between sound and sight, but often there is a divergence between what the audience hears and what it sees. more...

  • The Problem Plays of Shakespeareby Ernest Schanzer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The opening chapter traces the history of the term 'problem plays' as applied to Shakespeare and defines it more clearly and precisely than has been done in the past. Julius Caesar, Measure for Measure, Antony and Cleopatra are then discussed more...

  • A Way of Happeningby Fred Chappell

    Picador 2013; US$ 8.99

    One of our most acclaimed and versatile authors, Fred Chappell is comfortably at home in fiction, poetry, and literary criticism. A Way of Happening gathers his essays and reviews of contemporary poetry. Chappell consider new writers as well as more established authors, including Alfred Corn, William Matthews, A. R. Ammons, Linda Pastan, Julia Randall,... more...

  • The Government of the Tongueby Seamus Heaney

    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...

  • Der lyrische Augenblickby Michael Bernsen; Milan Herold

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Der Augenblick ist Ewigkeit ? Goethes Satz fasst prägnant den Anspruch und die besondere Komplexität des Begriffes ?Augenblick?. Er kann so Unterschiedliches bezeichnen wie Ekstase, leere Gegenwart oder Epiphanie. Der vorliegende Band untersucht die semantische Fülle des Begriffes anhand von paradigmatischen Beispielen aus der italienischen, französischen,... more...

  • New England Beyond Criticismby Elisa New

    Wiley 2014; US$ 112.95

    Timely and beautifully written, New England Beyond Criticism provides a passionate defense of the importance of the literature of New England to the American literary canon, and its impact on the development of spirituality, community, and culture in America. An exploration and defense of the prominence of New England’s literary tradition... more...

  • Ideas of Orderby Neil L. Rudenstine

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 26.99

    An approachable and indispensable guide to Shakespeare?s sonnets Shakespeare?s sonnets are the greatest single work of lyric poetry in English, as passionate, daring, intimate, and fiery as any love poems we may encounter. But they are often misunderstood?as W. H. Auden wrote, ?more nonsense has been talked and written, more intellectual and... more...

  • The Victorian Poet (Routledge Revivals)by Joseph Bristow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The practice of poetry in the Victorian period was characterised by an extreme diversity of styles, preoccupations and subject-matter. This anthology attempts to draw out some of the main focuses of interest in the Victorian poet. No Victorian poet produced an overall theory of poetry, yet all accepted it as a natural vehicle of expression, and for... more...

  • Lives Of The Poetsby Michael Schmidt

    Head of Zeus 2014;

    A stunning volume of epic breadth which connects the lives and works of over 300 English-language poets of the last 700 years. LIVES OF THE POETS traverses the landscapes of biography, form, cultural pressures and important historical moments to tell not just a history of English poetry, but the story of English as a language. 'Deft critical judgements,... more...