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Poetry

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  • Collected Poems 1950-1993by Vernon Scannell

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 20.40

    In 2002 Vernon Scannell wrote the following: 'It has been my firm belief since I first began to attempt the art of poetry that the making of a poem should be, as Yeats asserted, a difficult business. However, I have always felt reservations about what seems to me the only partially true belief , stated by both Eliot and Hopkins in their different... more...

  • Der lyrische Augenblickby Michael Bernsen; Milan Herold

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Every moment represents eternity ? Goethe?s words poignantly capture the nuances and special complexity of the term ?moment.? It can refer to such varied notions as ecstasy, empty presence, and epiphany. This volume examines the semantic richness of the ?moment? using paradigmatic examples from Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Brazilian poetry... more...

  • Ideas of Orderby Neil L. Rudenstine

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 26.99

    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...

  • The Princeton Handbook of Poetic Termsby Alex Preminger; Jr. O. B. Hardison; Frank J. Warnke

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 40.95

    This compact volume makes available a selection of 402 entries from the widely praised Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, with emphasis on prosodic and poetic terms likely to be encountered in many different areas of literary study. The book includes detailed discussions of poetic forms, prosody, rhetoric, genre, and topics such as theories... more...

  • Shakespeare's Dramatic Structuresby Anthony Brennan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book shows the dramatic strategies of scenic repetition and character separation. It traces the way in which Shakespeare often presents recurring gestures, dramatic interactions and complex scenic structures at widely separated intervals. more...

  • Shakespeare's Tragic Sequenceby Kenneth Muir

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The emphasis of this book is that each of Shakespeare's tragedies demanded its own individual form and that although certain themes run through most of the tragedies, nearly all critics refrain from the attempt to apply external rules to them. more...

  • Shakespeare's Historyby Lily B Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Published to critical acclaim, the central argument of this book is that the historical play must be studied as a genre separate from tragedy and comedy. more...

  • Shakespeare's Sourcesby Kenneth Muir

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book discovers what the sources to Shakespeare's Comedies and Tragedies really were and considers the dramatic reasons for Shakespeare's departure from them. more...

  • Poetry and Dialogismby Mara Scanlon; Chad Engbers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    These essays extend an ongoing conversation on dialogic qualities of poetry by positing various foundations, practices, and purposes of poetic dialogism. The authors enrich and diversify the theoretical discourse on dialogic poetry and connect it to fertile critical fields like ethnic studies, translation studies, and ethics and literature. more...

  • British Children's Poetry in the Romantic Eraby Donelle Ruwe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    This important new book is the first monograph on children's poetry written between 1780 and 1830, when non-religious children's poetry publishing came into its own. Introducing some of the era's most significant children's poets, the book shows how the conventions of children's verse and poetics were established during the Romantic era. more...