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  • Lamentby Ann Suter

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 73.99

    Lament seems to have been universal in the ancient world. As such, it is an excellent touchstone for the comparative study of attitudes towards death and the afterlife, human relations to the divine, views of the cosmos, and the constitution of the fabric of society in different times and places. This collection of essays offers the first ever comparative... more...

  • The Everything Guide To Writing Children's Booksby Lesley Bolton

    F+W Media 2002; US$ 14.95

    The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books is the perfect handbook if you're looking to create a successful children's book. From generating a sellable idea to turning in your manuscript, The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books is packed with information that can help your publishing dreams come true. The Everything Guide to Writing... more...

  • Countdown to Poetry Writingby Steve Bowkett

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95

    Countdown to Poetry Writing saves valuable planning time and gives you all the flexibility you need in helping children write poems. more...

  • Lyric Powersby Robert von Hallberg

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    The authority of poetry varies from one period to another, from one culture to another. For Robert von Hallberg, the authority of lyric poetry has three sources: religious affirmation, the social institutions of those who speak the idioms from which particular poems are made, and the extraordinary cognition generated by the formal and musical resources... more...

  • Lyricby Scott Brewster

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 24.95

    Lyric traces the history of the term from its classical origins through the early modern, Romantic and Victorian periods and up to the twentieth century and demonstrates the influence of various definitions of lyric on poetic practice, literature, music and other popular cultural forms. more...

  • Writing for Publicationby Debbie Epstein; Jane Kenway; Rebecca Boden

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 30.95

    Writing for Publication deals with a number of generic issues around academic writing (including intellectual property rights) and then considers writing refereed journal articles, books and book chapters in detail as well as other, less common, forms of publication for academics. The aim is to demystify the process and to help you to become a confident,... more...

  • Dargestellte Autorschaftby Felix Steiner

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 147.00

    Academic texts are regarded as impersonal texts. They follow what is known as the ?I? taboo. The present study resolves the question of how the ?I? is to be seen in academic texts. The concept of the author moves on a multiplicity of levels. On the one hand, typical academic acts (such as ?solving a research problem?) are continually being explicated,... more...

  • True-Loveby Allen Grossman

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50

    True-Love is the fulfillment of revered poet-critic Allen Grossman’s long service to poetry in the interests of humanity.  Poetry’s singular mission is to bind love and truth together—love that desires the beloved’s continued life, knotted with the truth of life’s contingency—to help make us more present... more...

  • A Transnational Poeticsby Jahan Ramazani

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    Poetry is often viewed as culturally homogeneous—“stubbornly national,” in T. S. Eliot’s phrase, or “the most provincial of the arts,” according to W. H. Auden. But in A Transnational Poetics, Jahan Ramazani uncovers the ocean-straddling energies of the poetic imagination—in modernism and the Harlem... more...

  • Teaching the Art of Poetryby Baron Wormser; A. David Cappella

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 54.95

    Written w/ classroom teachers in mind, this bk is a guide to the art of poetry & a focused approach to how to teach poetry. It focuses on two main issues: how poetry is defined, perceived, & taught, & how it can become more integrated into students' live more...