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Poetry

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

    University of Delaware 2011; US$ 89.99

    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 Æneid 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...

  • 'Counterfeiting' Shakespeareby Brian Vickers

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 48.00

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

  • "Ich bringe einen Sänger Dir vom Norden ?"by Erwin Wedel

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 34.49

    1861 erschien in München unter dem Titel ?Feodor Iwanowitsch Tjutschew?s Lyrische Gedichte. In den Versmaaßen des Originals dem Russischen nachgebildet von Heinrich Noé? die früheste deutschsprachige Gedichtsammlung des bedeutenden russischen Dichters F. I. Tjutcev (1803?1873). Heinrich Noé hat damit nicht nur die früheste fremdsprachige Übertragung... more...

  • "Nord liegt so nah wie West"by Jan Röhnert

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 10.88

    Der Raum als poetische Kategorie liegt buchstäblich in der Luft: Seine Koordinaten schreiben sich von seinem Verhältnis zu den »vier Winden«, den vier »Himmels-« oder »Weltrichtungen«, zu Norden, Süden, Osten, Westen her. Sie sind gleichermaßen räumliche Orientierungsmarken wie Vektoren der Imagination, konturieren damit nicht nur die äußere, sondern... more...

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

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 85.00

    In this volume Jennifer Hoyer offers a new evaluation of one of the most significant Holocaust poets, Nelly Sachs. Sachs's conception of language as a landscape has long been understood by critics as an exilic ersatz Heimat for the lost German homeland, a reading that is based entirely on Sachs's postwar poems. Through close readings of the... 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$ 47.05

    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...

  • The 6.5 Practices of Moderately Successful Poetsby Jeffrey Skinner

    Sarabande Books 2012; US$ 15.95

    Everything you wanted to know about being a moderately successful poet, but were too tired to ask. more...

  • A.C. Swinburne and the Singing Wordby Dr Yisrael Levin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    Focusing on Algernon Charles Swinburne's later writings, this collection makes a case for the seriousness and significance of the writer's mature work. Among the key features of the collection is the contextualizing of Swinburne's work in new contexts such as Victorian mythography, Victorian literary criticism, continental aestheticism,... more...

  • Accepting the Disasterby Joshua Mehigan

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 23.99

    Contents Here The Smokestack Fire Safety The Sponge The Crossroads The Cement Plant The Hill Joe Pipe The Forecast Down in the Valley The Fair Work Song Elegy On the Way to Church School Sad Stories Father Birmingham The Bowl At Home Citation Epitaph Carved on a Shin Bone Cold Turkey The Dream Job Psalm... more...