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  • Keats, Modesty and Masturbationby Rachel Schulkins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Examining John Keats’s reworking of the romance genre, Rachel Schulkins argues that he is responding to and critiquing the ideals of feminine modesty and asexual femininity advocated in the early nineteenth century. Through close readings of Isabella; or the Pot of Basil, The Eve of St. Agnes, Lamia and ’La Belle Dame sans Merci,’ Schulkins offers... more...

  • Archaeopoeticsby Mandy Bloomfield

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 44.95

    Archaeopoetics explores “archaeological poetry,” ground-breaking and experimental writing by innovative poets whose work opens up broad new avenues by which contemporary readers may approach the past, illuminating the dense web of interconnections often lost in traditional historiography.   Critic Mandy Bloomfield traces the emergence of a... more...

  • Thackeray in Timeby Richard Salmon; Alice Crossley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    An intense fascination with the experience of time has long been recognised as a distinctive feature of the writing of William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863). This collection of essays, however, represents the first sustained critical examination of Thackeray's 'time consciousness' in all its varied manifestations. Encompassing the full chronological... more...

  • Browning, Victorian Poetics and the Romantic Legacyby Britta Martens

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Taking an original approach to Robert Browning's poetics, Britta Martens focuses on a corpus of relatively neglected poems in Browning's own voice in which he reflects on his poetry, his self-conceptualization and his place in the poetic tradition. She analyzes his work in relation to Romanticism, Victorian reactions to the Romantic legacy, and wider... more...

  • Places in the Makingby Jim Cocola

    University of Iowa Press 2016; US$ 55.00

    Places in the Making maps a range of twentieth- and twenty-first century American poets who have used language to evoke the world at various scales. Distinct from related traditions including landscape poetry, nature poetry, and pastoral poetry—which tend toward more idealized and transcendent lyric registers—this study traces a poetics centered... more...

  • Homeless Tonguesby Monique Balbuena

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 60.00

    This book examines a group of multicultural Jewish poets, Algerian Sadia Lévy, Argentine Juan Gelman, and Israeli Margalit Matitiahu, to address the issue of multilingualism within a context of minor languages and literatures, nationalism, and diaspora. more...

  • Strange Truths in Undiscovered Landsby Nahoko Miyamoto Alvey

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; Not Available

    Strange Truths in Undiscovered Lands examines the ways in which Shelley developed a ‘Romantic geography’ to provide visionary alternatives to an earth devastated by a new type of European colonialism and global expansion. more...

  • Early Modern Women and the Poemby Susan Wiseman

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 100.00

    Examine factors influencing the relationships between writers and readers of poetry in seventeenth-century England and Scotland more...

  • Songs of Degreesby John Taggart; Marjorie Perloff

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    Songs of Degrees brings together 19 related essays on contemporary American poetry and poetics, published as journal articles between 1975 and 1989, by poet and theorist John Taggart. Over the past two decades, Taggart has been a significant intellectual and artistic force for a number of major American poets. By focusing on the work of several major... more...

  • CliffsNotes on Dante's Divine Comedy-Il Purgatorioby Harold M Priest

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1964; Not Available

    This CliffsNotes guide includes everything you’ve come to expect from the trusted experts at CliffsNotes, including analysis of the most widely read literary works. more...