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Poetry

  • Rumi's Secretby Brad Gooch

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 17.99

    The acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Smash Cut, Flannery, and City Poet delivers the first popular biography of Rumi, the thirteenth-century Persian poet revered by contemporary Western readers. Ecstatic love poems of Rumi, a Persian poet and Sufi mystic born over eight centuries ago, are beloved by millions of readers in America... more...

  • Lady Anneby Antjie Krog

    Bucknell University Press 2017; US$ 21.99

    This is the first English translation of an award winning book published in Afrikaans in 1989. It engages critically and creatively with a key moment of colonial history?the time Lady Anne Barnard spent at the Cape of Good Hope, from 1797 to 1802. Antjie Krog powerfully brings together the historical and the poetic in a turbulent South Africa. more...

  • Poème du Cid (anonyme)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Unique chanson de geste espagnole, le Poème du Cid (Cantar de mio Cid), est resté inédit jusqu'au XVIIIe siècle. La date de la composition originale proposée par Ramón Menéndez Pidal serait 1140 ; les recherches récentes la fixent aux environs de 1200. Per Abbat, dont la signature... more...

  • Yeats?s Poemsby A. Norman Jeffares; Warwick Gould

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 152.85

    William Butler Yeats is considered Ireland's greatest poet. He is one of the most significant literary figures of the twentieth century. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923. This is the definitive collection of his poems, encompassing the full range of his powers, from the love lyrics to the political poems, from poems meditating... more...

  • Fashioning Authorship in the Long Eighteenth Centuryby Gerald Egan

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 71.64

    This book examines a singular cultural formation of the long eighteenth century, the poetic genius who was also a lady or gentleman of fashion. It applies an innovative mix of approaches ? book history, Enlightenment and twentieth-century philosophy, visual studies, and material analyses of fashions in books and in dress ? to specific editions of Alexander... more...

  • Blake, Myth, and Enlightenmentby David Fallon

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 84.99

    This book provides compelling new readings of William Blake?s poetry and art, including the first sustained account of his visionary paintings of Pitt and Nelson. It focuses on the recurrent motif of apotheosis, both as a figure of political authority to be demystified but also as an image of utopian possibility. It reevaluates Blake?s relationship... more...

  • George Herbert and the Mystery of the Wordby Gary Kuchar

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 92.42

    This book presents a historically and critically nuanced study of George Herbert's biblical poetics. Situating Herbert's work in the context of shifting ideas of biblical mystery, Gary Kuchar shows how Herbert negotiated two competing impulses within post-reformation thought?two contrary aspects of reformation spirituality as he inherited it: the... more...

  • The Aesthetics of Nostalgiaby Renee R. Trilling

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    Aesthetics of Nostalgia reads Anglo-Saxon historical verse in terms of how its aesthetic form interacted with the culture and politics of the period. more...

  • Avant-Folk: Small Press Poetry Networks from 1950 to the Presentby Ross Hair

    Liverpool University Press 2017; US$ 89.99

    A critical study of the intersection of folk and avant-garde poetics in transatlantic small press poetry networks from the 1950s up to the present. more...

  • Engaging the Shoah through the Poetry of Dan Pagisby Shellie Gordon McCullough

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 74.99

    By analyzing the Holocaust poetry of Dan Pagis and correlating it to his biography through the identifying tropes of Pagis?s literature, this book reveals that the speakers of Pagis? poems embody a resistance to traditional historical, temporal, and structural narratives while also outlining the scarring effects of trauma continually revisited through... more...