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Poetry

  • Selected Poetry and Prose of Edmond Holmesby John Howlett

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book represents the first scholarly collection of the work of an overlooked and neglected British poet. Featuring a comprehensive introduction and notes from Holmes?s official biographer, this collection breaks new ground in offering for the first time a fresh new body of work in the canon of nineteenth - and twentieth - century poetry.... more...

  • Uniting Blacks in a Raceless Nationby Miguel Arnedo-Gómez

    Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 89.99

    Uniting Blacks in a Raceless Nation highlights the black qualities of the prose and poetry written by the Cuban mulatto writer Nicolás Guillén, and the ways in which they reflect the conflictive racial and sociocultural heterogeneity of Cuban society. The book includes an exposition of little-studied essays by 1930s Cuban black writers, as well... more...

  • Browning, Victorian Poetics and the Romantic Legacyby Britta Martens

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Taking an original approach to Robert Browning's poetics, Britta Martens focuses on a corpus of relatively neglected poems in Browning's own voice in which he reflects on his poetry, his self-conceptualization and his place in the poetic tradition. She analyzes his work in relation to Romanticism, Victorian reactions to the Romantic legacy, and wider... more...

  • Christopher Marlowe at 450by Sara Munson Deats; Robert A. Logan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 129.95

    There has never been a retrospective on Christopher Marlowe as comprehensive, complete and up-to-date in appraising the Marlovian landscape. Each chapter has been written by an eminent, international Marlovian scholar to determine what has been covered, what has not, and what scholarship and criticism will or might focus on next. The volume considers... more...

  • Christopher Smart's English Lyricsby Rosalind Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In the first full-length study of Christopher Smart?s translations and the place and function of translation in Smart?s poetry, Rosalind Powell proposes a new approach to understanding the relationship between Smart?s poetics and his practice. Drawing on translation theory from the early modern period to the present day, this book addresses Smart's... more...

  • Dorothy Wordsworth's Ecologyby Kenneth Cervelli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    Dorothy Wordsworth has a unique place in literary studies. Notoriously self-effacing, she assiduously eschewed publication, yet in her lifetime, her journals inspired William to write some of his best-known poems. Memorably depicting daily life in a particular environment (most famously, Grasmere), these journals have proven especially useful for... more...

  • The Transmutation of Love and Avant-Garde Poeticsby Jeanne Heuving

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 34.95

    The Transmutation of Love and Avant-Garde Poetics is a probing examination of how the writing of sexual love undergoes a radical revision by avant-garde poets in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Today, the exploration of love by poets?long a fixture of Western poetic tradition?is thought to be in decline, with love itself understood to... more...

  • Insane Devotionby Mihaela Moscaliuc; Philip Levine

    Trinity University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    Gerald Stern has been a significant presence and an impassioned and idiosyncratic voice in twentieth and twenty-first-century American poetry. Insane Devotion is a retrospective of his career and features fourteen writers, critics, and poets examining the themes, stylistic traits, and craft of a poet who has shaped and inspired American verse for... more...

  • T.S. Eliot, Poetry, and Earthby Etienne Terblanche

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99

    This book pursues, for the first time, a comprehensive reading of T. S. Eliot?s poetry as it engages with Earth. Finding that such engagement is pervasive in the poet?s oeuvre, the book offers a new perspective to critics intrigued by Eliot?s project, the modern poetic enterprise, ecocritical developments, and the vital intersections between these... more...

  • Thackeray in Timeby Richard Salmon; Alice Crossley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    An intense fascination with the experience of time has long been recognised as a distinctive feature of the writing of William Makepeace Thackeray (1811?1863). This collection of essays, however, represents the first sustained critical examination of Thackeray's 'time consciousness' in all its varied manifestations. Encompassing the full chronological... more...