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- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 139.99
This book presents the possibility of a robust dialogue for all who are committed to critique and enhance the problem of graven images and yet know that even the absent God must be accounted for in contemporary thought. It includes the reflections of significant commentators, theologians, philosophers, scholars, and poets. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95
Aphrodite?s Daughters introduces us to Angelina Weld GrimkÚ, Gwendolyn B. Bennett, and Mae V. Cowdery, African American poetic iconoclasts who viewed the female body as a source of strength and transcendence as they pioneered forthright modes of erotic self-expression during the Harlem Renaissance. Drawing from their published and unpublished poetry,... more...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00
Many of Cy Twombly?s paintings and drawings include handwritten words and phrases?naming or quoting poets ranging from Sappho, Homer, and Virgil to MallarmÚ, Rilke, and Cavafy. Enigmatic and sometimes hard to decipher, these inscriptions are a distinctive feature of his work. Reading Cy Twombly poses both literary and art historical questions. How... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 10.92
Katharine Towers' second collection is a book of small wonders. From a house drowning in roses to crickets on an August day, from Nerval's lobster to the surrealism of flower remedies, these poems explore the fragility of our relationship with the natural world. Towers also shows us what that relationship can aspire to be: each poem attunes us to another... more...
- Stanford University Press 2016; Not Available
This book examines a group of multicultural Jewish poets to address the issue of multilingualism within a context of minor languages and literatures, nationalism, and diaspora. It introduces three writers working in minor or threatened languages who challenge the usual consensus of Jewish literature: Algerian Sadia LÚvy, Israeli Margalit Matitiahu,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00
The Princeton Handbook of Poetic Terms ?drawn from the latest edition of the acclaimed Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics ?provides an authoritative guide to the most important terms in the study of poetry and literature. Featuring 226 fully revised and updated entries, including 100 that are new to this edition, the book offers clear... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09
A team of leading scholars explores Milton's relationship to his contemporaries and early eighteenth-century heirs. The essays collected here cover a range of topics from Milton's poetic style to political radicalism. Together, they argue that the early eighteenth century understood Milton, and the Long Restoration cannot be understood without him. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
There is to date no comprehensive account of the rhythms of free verse. The main purpose of A Prosody of Free Verse: explorations in rhythm is to fill that gap and begin to provide a systematic approach to describing and analyzing free verse rhythms. Most studies have declared the attempt to write such a prosody as impossible: they prefer to see... more...