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  • The Complete Poems of Philip Larkinby Archie Burnett; Philip Larkin

    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 In addition to those in Collected Poems (1988), and in the Early Poems and Juvenilia (2005), some unpublished pieces from Larkin's typescripts and workbooks are included, as well as verse (by turns scurrilous, satirical, affectionate, and sentimental) tucked away in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...

  • Sabdalamkaradosavibhaga - Die Unterscheidung der Lautfiguren und der Fehlerby Dragomir Dimitrov

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 168.45

    Dandins "Kavyadarsa" oder ?Spiegel der Dichtkunst? (zwischen ca. 650 und 800 n. Chr. entstanden) ist eines der wichtigsten literaturtheoretischen Werke auf Sanskrit, das sich als grundlegend und maßgeblich nicht nur für die Ästhetik literarischer Werke in Indien, sondern auch in Tibet und in anderen Ländern Asiens erwiesen hat. Schon bald nach ihrer... more...

  • Letters of Louis MacNeiceby Louis MacNeice; Jonathan Allison

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 33.53

    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. The Selected Letters is indispensable as a resource for an understanding of the intellectual culture of the mid-twentieth... more...

  • Where Have You Been?by Michael Hofmann

    Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 29.15

    Michael Hofmann - a poet, translator, and intellectual vagabond - has established himself as one of the keenest critics of contemporary literature. Safely nestled between the covers of Where Have You Been?, he offers a hand to guide us and an encouraging whisper in our ear, leading us on a trip through what to read, how to think, and why to like.... more...

  • Selected Poemsby Louis MacNeice; Edna Longley; Michael Longley

    Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 18.94

    'I would have a poet able bodied, fond of talking, a reader of the newspapers, capable of pity and laughter, informed in economics, appreciative of women, involved in personal relationships, actively interested in politics, susceptible to physical impressions.' Louis MacNeice's prescription is designed to look ordinary, rather than esoteric, but... more...

  • Selected Poems of Stephen Spenderby Stephen Spender

    Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 21.86

    Stephen Spender, the son of a journalist, was born in London in 1909. He was educated at University College, Oxford, where he met, among others, W. H. Auden, Christopher Isherwood and Louis MacNeice, with whom he was to develop a poetics of engagement, writing powerfully of the confusion and alarm of 1930s Europe. He visited Spain during the Civil... more...

  • An Atmospherics of the City: Baudelaire and the Poetics of Noiseby Ross Chambers

    Fordham University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    What happens to poetic beauty when history turns the poet from one who contemplates natural beauty and the sublime to one who attempts to reconcile the practice of art with the hustle and noise of the city? An Atmospherics of the City traces Charles Baudelaire's evolution from a writer who practices a form of fetishizing aesthetics in which poetry... more...

  • The Anthropocene Lyricby Tom Bristow

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book takes the work of three contemporary poets?John Burnside, John Kinsella and Alice Oswald?to reveal how an environmental poetics of place is of significant relevance for the Anthropocene: a geological marker asking us to think radically of the human as one part of the more-than-human world. more...

  • Archetypesby Elémire Zolla

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 110.00

    Man is dominated by his archetypes; they mould not only his history but his dreams. But how are we to define and evaluate them? Is it perhaps possible for us to relate more creatively to them? Originally published in 1981, these are some of the questions raised by this title. To answer them the author gathered together a vast amount of material... more...

  • Science and Poetryby Mary Midgley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 22.95

    Crude materialism, reduction of mind to body, extreme individualism. All products of a 17th century scientific inheritance which looks at the parts of our existence at the expense of the whole. Cutting through myths of scientific omnipotence, Mary Midgley explores how this inheritance has so powerfully shaped the way we are, and the problems it has... more...