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  • Conversations with Gary Snyderby David Stephen Calonne

    University Press of Mississippi 2017; US$ 25.00

    More than half a century of interviews with one of the most distinguished contemporary American poets more...

  • Thomas Moore and Romantic Inspirationby Sarah McCleave; Brian G. Caraher

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Written by internationally established scholars of Thomas Moore’s music, poetry, and prose writing, Thomas Moore and Romantic Inspiration is a collection of twelve essays and a timely response to significant new biographical, historiographical and editorial work on Moore. This collection reflects the rich variety of cutting-edge work being done... more...

  • Why Poetryby Matthew Zapruder

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 17.99

    An impassioned call for a return to reading poetry and an incisive argument for poetry’s accessibility to all readers, by critically acclaimed poet Matthew Zapruder In Why Poetry, award-winning poet Matthew Zapruder takes on what it is that poetry—and poetry alone—can do. Zapruder argues that the way we have been taught to read poetry is the very... more...

  • Tasso's Art and Afterlivesby Jason Lawrence

    Manchester University Press 2017; US$ 100.00

    Traces the impact of the great Italian poet's neglected masterpiece across a broad spectrum of arts from the sixteenth to the late nineteenth centuries, focusing on, among many others, the works of Spenser, Milton, Shakespeare, Daniel, Van Dyck, Poussin, Handel and Byron. more...

  • Plants in Contemporary Poetryby John Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Positioned within current ecocritical scholarship, this volume is the first book-length study of the representations of plants in contemporary American, English, and Australian poetry. Through readings of botanically-minded writers including Les Murray, Louise Glück, and Alice Oswald, it addresses the relationship between language and the subjectivity,... more...

  • Visionary Spenser and the Poetics of Early Modern Platonismby Kenneth Borris

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    This book defines Platonism's roles in early modern theories of literature, and then reappraises the major Platonizing poet Edmund Spenser. more...

  • Languages and Literary Cultures in Hyderabadby Kousar.J. Azam

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    There is great interest in recent scholarship in the study of metropolitan cultures in India as evident from the number of books that have appeared on cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. Though Hyderabad has a rich archive of history scattered in many languages, very few attempts have been made to bring this scholarship together. The... more...

  • The Late Harold Pinterby Basil Chiasson

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; Not Available

    Harold Pinter (1930-2008) is one of the foremost twentieth-century dramatists/ playwrights in Britain as well as the world. This new book offers a comprehensive overview of Pinter's work across various media including political dramas, poetry, screenplays, and his activism. more...

  • John Clareby Simon Kövesi

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 94.13

    This book investigates what it is that makes John Clare’s poetic vision so unique, and asks how we use Clare for contemporary ends. It explores much of the criticism that has appeared in response to his life and work, and asks hard questions about the modes and motivations of critics and editors. Clare is increasingly regarded as having been an environmentalist... more...

  • Literature of Crisisby Olga Bezhanova

    Bucknell University Press 2017; US$ 85.00

    This book analyzes the literary production of Spanish writers who place the global economic crisis at the center of their writing. This is the first comprehensive study of crisis literature, which is a genre that arose in response to the transformation of the European welfare state by the forces of liquid capital. more...