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Poetry

  • "Arms, and the Man I sing . . ."by Arvid LÝsnes

    University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 94.99

    This study referred to as a "preface" is given this designation because its basic aim is not to offer an up-to-date overall assessment of Dryden's translation of Virgil's ∆neid but, rather, to provide a relevant basis for such an assessment ?thus allowing for a wide range of readership. The relevance of this approach rests on two basic premises:... more...

  • 'Betwixt Jest and Earnest'by A. Raymond Anselment

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1979; Not Available

    Marprelate, Milton, Marvell, and Swift are among the best prose satirists in a remarkably rich literary era. Focusing on these key figures, ‘ Betwixt Jest and Earnest ’ examines the theory and practice of religious prose in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. more...

  • 'Counterfeiting' Shakespeareby Brian Vickers

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 58.00

    Vickers examines authorship claims for two poems, finding neither to be the work of Shakespeare. more...

  • "Something Urgent I Have to Say to You"by Herbert Leibowitz

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 28.00

    Herbert Leibowitz's "Something Urgent I Have to Say to You" provides a new perspective on the life and poetry of the doctor poet William Carlos Williams, a key American writer who led one of the more eventful literary lives of the twentieth century. Friends with most of the contemporary innovators of his era-Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Ford Madox Ford,... more...

  • 'The New Poet'by Richard Danson Brown

    Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 73.99

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  • "The Space of Words"by Jennifer M. Hoyer

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; Not Available

    A new evaluation of one of the most significant Holocaust poets, Nelly Sachs (1891-1970), offering the first sustained critical analysis of Sachs's largely unanalyzed pre-war poetry and prose. more...

  • (Re:)Working the Groundby J. Maynard

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2011; US$ 26.13

    This collection of essays focuses on the remarkable late writings of Robert Duncan. Although praised by reviewers, Duncan's last two books of poetry have yet to receive the critical attention they merit. Written by a cast of emerging and established scholars, these essays bring together a diverse set of approaches to reading Duncan's writing. more...

  • (Re:)Working the Groundby James Maynard

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This collection of essays focuses on the remarkable group of texts comprising the late writings of Robert Duncan. Although praised by reviewers, Duncan's last two books of poetry have yet to receive the critical attention they merit. Written by a cast of emerging and established scholars, these essays bring together a diverse set of approaches to... more...

  • The 20th Century in Poetryby Michael Hulse; Simon Rae

    Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 39.47

    This ground-breaking anthology presents in chronological order over 400 poems written in the twentieth century. The authors, both published poets themselves, give an overview of each period of history, while notes to the poems place each one in its historical context and trace the century's poetic development. Concise biographies for each poet complete... more...