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Poetry

  • Twenty Poems That Could Save America and Other Essaysby Tony Hoagland

    Graywolf Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    A fearless, wide-ranging book on the state of poetry and American literary culture by Tony Hoagland, the author of What Narcissism Means to Me Live American poetry is absent from our public schools. The teaching of poetry languishes, and that region of youthful neurological terrain capable of being ignited only by poetry is largely dark, unpopulated,... more...

  • The Age of the Poetsby Alain Badiou; Bruno Bosteels

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 23.95

    The Age of the Poets revisits the age-old problem of the relation between literature and philosophy, arguing against both Plato and Heidegger?s famous arguments. Philosophy neither has to ban the poets from the republic nor abdicate its own powers to the sole benefit of poetry or art. Instead, it must declare the end of what Badiou names the ?age... more...

  • The Last Tapeby Alex Niven

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    In this haunting debut collection, Alex Niven explores a poetic hinterland that is also a psychological and cultural wilderness. more...

  • The Vagabond Spirit of Poetryby Edward Clarke

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Spend some time with the wisest poets of our age and the past to discover your spiritual potential. more...

  • A Defense of Ardorby Adam Zagajewski; Clare Cavanagh

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 15.99

    Ardor, inspiration, the soul, the sublime: Such terms have long since fallen from favor among critics and artists alike. In his new collection of essays, Adam Zagajewski continues his efforts to reclaim for art not just the terms but the scanted spiritual dimension of modern human existence that they stake out. Bringing gravity and grace to his... more...

  • The Living Milton (Routledge Revivals)by Sir Frank Kermode

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Various aspects of Milton are explored in this collection of essays by scholars whose reputations were, at the time of publication in 1960, perhaps largely based on their writings on more modern subjects. This had the advantage of demonstrating that Milton as a poet is "alive" and that other attempts to represent him as irrelevant to the interests... more...

  • Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Poetry 1660-1780 (Routledge Revivals)by Eric Rothstein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Poetry 1660-1780, originally published in 1981, considers poetry written between 1660 and 1780, a period which, although largely recovered from its nineteenth-century reputation, still attracts widely varying critical responses. Abandoning the old labels such as ?neoclassicism?, ?romanticism? and ?sensibility?, the... more...

  • Poetry Notebookby Clive James

    Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 13.43

    Renowned critic and bestselling writer Clive James sets down his thoughts on the art form which matters to him most: poetry more...

  • Antonin Artaudby Ros Murray

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This book serves as analysis of the aesthetics of materiality in the multifaceted work of Antonin Artaud, one of Twentieth-Century France's most provocative and influential figures, spanning literature, performance, art, cinema, media and critical theory. more...

  • Poetry by Heartby Mike Dixon; Andrew Motion

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available

    Poetry by Heart - based on the hugely successful nationwide schools competition, 200 magical poems to learn by heart 'The poems we learn stay with us for the rest of our lives. They become personal and invaluable, and what's more they are free gifts - there for the taking' Simon Armitage Two years ago former Poet Laureate Andrew Motion... more...