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Poetry

  • Homeless Tonguesby Monique Balbuena

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 60.00

    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 Lévy, Israeli Margalit Matitiahu,... more...

  • The Princeton Handbook of Poetic Termsby Roland Greene; Stephen Cushman

    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...

  • A Prosody of Free Verseby Richard Andrews

    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...

  • Poésie (Les Grands Articles)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    La poésie est d'autant plus difficile à définir qu'elle recouvre une pratique très diversifiée, plus qu'un genre particulier. Mais, tout autant que sa diversité, frappe son universalité, qui invite à chercher, par-delà ses multiples variantes linguistiques et historiques, les critères constants qui la distinguent d'autres pratiques littéraires. more...

  • Lyrisme (Les Grands Articles)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    La notion de lyrisme unit traditionnellement la poésie au chant. Ce terme doit en effet son nom à la lyre dont les accords harmonieux accompagnaient dans l'Antiquité les compositions des aèdes. more...

  • Dans la chaleur vacante d'André du Bouchet (Les Fiches de Lecture d'Universalis)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Pour nombre de ses premiers lecteurs, Dans la chaleur vacante , livre clair et même spectaculairement aéré, a paru constituer une manière d'énigme. Ces ruptures, ces suspens dont la langue d'André du Bouchet (1924-2001) emprunte au paysage, à l'espace ou au corps sensible une modalité fondatrice, donnaient à lire des sols et des lointains, une meule... more...

  • Corrupted into Songby Alvin Feinman; Deborah Dorfman; Harold Bloom; James Geary

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 19.95 US$ 15.96

    According to Harold Bloom, "The best of Alvin Feinman's poetry is as good as anything by a twentieth-century American. His work achieves the greatness of the American sublime." Yet, in part because he published so sparsely, Feinman remained little-read and largely unknown when he died in 2008. This definitive edition of Feinman's complete work, which... more...

  • The Seasons of Cullen Churchby Bernard O'Donoghue

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 18.95

    Bernard O'Donoghue is the author of six poetry collections, including Gunpowder (1995), winner of the Whitbread/Costa prize, and Farmers Cross , which was shortlisted for both the T. S. Eliot and the Forward prizes in 2011. This new collection of expert lyric poems movingly animates the characters of his childhood in County Cork; it will confirm... more...

  • A Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verseby Richard Hamer

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 16.03

    A Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verse contains the Old English texts of all the major short poems, such as 'The Battle of Maldon', 'The Dream of the Rood', 'The Wanderer' and 'The Seafarer', as well as a generous representation of the many important fragments, riddles and gnomic verses that survive from the seventh to the twelfth centuries, with facing-page... more...

  • Divine Cartographiesby W. David Soud

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    A study of how three modernist poets (Yeats, Jones, & Eliot) at the height of their careers drew on their religious beliefs to transform some of their greatest poems into maps of the relationship between history and eternity. more...