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  • Who is Buried in Chaucer's Tomb?by Joseph A. Dane

    Michigan State University Press 1998; US$ 47.60

    Joseph A. Dane examines the history of the books we now know as "Chaucer?s"?a history that includes printers and publishers, editors, antiquarians, librarians, and book collectors. The Chaucer at issue here is not a medieval poet, securely bound within his fourteenth-century context, but rather the product of the often chaotic history of the physical... more...

  • Intricate Thicketby Mark Scroggins

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    In Intricate Thicket: Some Late Modernist Poetries , Mark Scroggins writes with wit and dash about a fascinating range of key twentieth- and twenty-first-century poets and writers. In nineteen lively and accessible essays, he persuasively argues that the innovations of modernist verse were not replaced by postmodernism, but rather those innovations... more...

  • Eliot and His Ageby Russell Kirk

    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...

  • Poetics of Love in the Middle Agesby Moshe Lazar; Norris J. Lacy

    University Publishing Association 1989; US$ 79.99

    This volume examines the treatment and expression of love in medieval literature and art. These nineteen essays, contributed by recognized authorities on medieval romantic expression, consider a wide variety of texts from the following cultures: French, Arabic, Latin, Hispanic, Hebrew, Provencal, and German. more...

  • Women Poets in the Victorian Eraby Dr Fabienne Moine

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    Examining the place of nature in Victorian women's poetry, Fabienne Moine explores the work of canonical and long-neglected women poets to show the myriad connections between women and nature during the period. At the same time, she challenges essentialist discourses that assume innate affinities between women and the natural world. Rather, Moine... more...

  • The Epistles of Horaceby Horace; David Ferry; David Ferry

    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...

  • This Long Disease, My Lifeby Marjorie Hope Nicolson; George Sebastian Rousseau

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 41.00

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  • Rarity and the Poeticby Harold Schweizer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    Rarity is a quality by which things?flowers, leaves, light, sound?fleetingly appear and disappear, leaving in their wake a resonance of something we just thought we had glimpsed. Each of the nine chapters in this book pursues such intimations of rarity in poetic ideas, images, and silences. more...

  • Oraisons funèbres de Bossuetby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Jacques Benigne Bossuet (1627-1704), orateur sacré sans égal, disciple de Vincent de Paul (1581-1660), académicien en 1671, évêque de Meaux en 1681, premier théologien du roi Louis XIV, est un apôtre de la dévotion. Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour... more...

  • Mythologie de Georges Séférisby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Être grec en pays étranger, condamné par l?exil à la nostalgie du pays natal, tel est le destin de Georges Séféris (1900-1971) naît à Smyrne, sur une terre qui n?allait pas rester longtemps grecque. Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout savoir sur... more...