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- Michigan State University Press 1996; US$ 8.95
Versification: A Short Introduction is written by one of Australia's most distinguished poets. The book discusses poetic meter, and may be the only source you need. McAuley devotes a short chapter to versification based on accent, syllable count, free verse and "classical" meters, but the book as a whole focuses on metrical verse and its constant... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Visionary Dreariness: Readings in Romanticism?s Quotidian Sublime undertakes a reconceptualization of the theoretical and experiential framework of the Romantic sublime by shifting the focus from Burke?s and Kant?s prescriptions of natural vastness and grandeur to the narrower but no less wondrous spaces, objects and experiences of everyday life.... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99
In The Work of Self-Representation Ivy Schweitzer examines early American poetry through the critical lens of gender. Her concern is not the inclusion of female writers into the canon; rather, she analyzes how the metaphors of "woman" and "feminine" function in Puritan religious and literary discourse to represent both the "otherness" of spiritual... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95
It has long been recognised that there is an apparently paradoxical relationship between the revolutionary poetic style developed by Yeats, Eliot and Pound in the period during and after the First World War, and the reactionary politics with which they were associated in the 1920s and 1930s. Concentrating on their writings in the period up to the... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 14.99
One of The New York Times ' 10 Favorite Poetry Books of 2014 An astonishing new collection from one of our finest emerging poets A shark's tooth, the shape-shifting cloud drifting from a smokestack, the smoke detectors that hang, ominous but disregarded, overhead?very little escapes the watchful eye of Joshua Mehigan. The poems in Accepting... more...
- Argos Producciones 2015; US$ 11.75
Los ensayos reunidos en este libro cubren la muy larga trayectoria del ensayista literario de Augusto Tamayo Vargas, nacido en 1914 y fallecido en 1992. Reflejan sus gustos y sus preferencias temáticas, pero permiten confirmar también su extraordinaria erudición humanística y su enorme y absoluta vocación por lo literario, por el Perú y por su historia.... more...