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Poetry

  • The World is Chargedby William Wright; Daniel Westover

    Liverpool University Press 2016; US$ 22.99 US$ 20.69

    The World Is Charged: Poetic Engagements with Gerard Manley Hopkins is the first book to demonstrate the centrality of Gerard Manley Hopkins as an influence among contemporary poets. more...

  • Understanding Sharon Oldsby Russell Brickey; Linda Wagner-Martin

    University of South Carolina Press 2016; Not Available

    A thorough examination of the author?s deeply personal and often-controversial poetry more...

  • W. B. Yeatsby Conrad A. Balliet; Christine Mawhinney

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 195.00

    This title, first published in 1990, is a census of the manuscripts of William Butler Yeats. The census includes not only his books, plays and poetry but also the whereabouts of many of Yeats?s letters and speeches, and will be of particular interest to students of literature. For further reading please refer to Conrad A. Balliet?s chapter ?A Supplement... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of British Poetry, 1660-1800by Jack Lynch

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 149.99 US$ 134.99

    In the most comprehensive, up-to-date account of the poetry published in Britain between the Restoration and the end of the eighteenth century, a team of leading experts surveys the poetry of the age in all its richness and diversity. They provide a systematic overview, and restore these poetic works to a position of centrality in modern criticism. more...

  • The Princeton Handbook of World Poetriesby Roland Greene; Stephen Cushman

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 30.10

    The Princeton Handbook of World Poetries ?drawn from the latest edition of the acclaimed Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics ?provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of the history and practice of poetry in more than 100 major regional, national, and diasporic literatures and language traditions around the globe. With more than... more...

  • The Groove of the Poemby Jacques Rancière

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    ?Music is the brute that shows. It is the avowal of materials, And stutters between its clanging of things.? How should one think this musical groove of the poem whose back and forth motion shuffles the material of ordinary language and revives the frozen speech of old chants? This question by renowned French thinker Jacques Rancière is the entry... more...

  • Void Studiesby Rachael Boast

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 12.67

    Void Studies , Rachel Boast's extraordinary new collection, realizes a project that the French Symbolist poet Arthur Rimbaud had proposed, but never written. Études néantes was to consist of poems written as musical études; these would not convey any direct message - but instead summon the abstract spirit of their subject. This 'impossible project'... more...

  • On Keats?s Practice and Poetics of Responsibilityby G. Douglas Atkins

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.45

    This accessible, informed, and engaging book offers fresh, new avenues into Keats?s poems and letters, including a valuable introduction to ?the responsible poet.? Focusing on Keats?s sense of responsibility to truth, poetry, and the reader, G. Douglas Atkins, a noted T.S. Eliot critic, writes as an ama- teur. He reads the letters as literary texts,... more...

  • Guy Goffetteby Yves Leclair

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 20.99

    Découvrez la vie et l'?uvre d'un écrivain belge primé par le Goncourt de la poésie ! Poète depuis son plus jeune âge, Guy Goffette a toujours pratiqué son art, quelle que soit sa profession. Tour à tour enseignant, libraire, éditeur des cahiers de poésie Triangle et de L?Apprentypographe ou lecteur chez Gallimard, il est l?auteur de nombreux... more...

  • That Self-Forgetful Perfectly Useless Concentrationby Alan Shapiro

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 25.00

    More than a gathering of essays, That Self-Forgetful Perfectly Useless Concentration is part memoir, part literary criticism, and an artful fusion of the two. It is an intimate portrait of a life in poetry that only Alan Shapiro could have written. In this book, Shapiro brings his characteristic warmth, humor, and many years as both poet and teacher... more...