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

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 50.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Dargestellte Autorschaftby Felix Steiner

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    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...

  • 2009 Poet's Market - Articlesby Editors of Writers Digest Books

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 27.99

    2009 Poet's Market will give you all the information necessary to research markets and submit your poetry for publication. In addition to market listings, you'll find guidance for preparing and submitting manuscripts, identifying markets, relating to editors, and more. Plus, the book includes additional listings for conferences, workshops, organizations... more...

  • Lyric Poetryby Mutlu Konuk Blasing

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 52.50

    Lyric poetry has long been regarded as the intensely private, emotional expression of individuals, powerful precisely because it draws readers into personal worlds. But who, exactly, is the "I" in a lyric poem, and how is it created? In Lyric Poetry , Mutlu Blasing argues that the individual in a lyric is only a virtual entity and that lyric poetry... more...

  • The Art of Nonfictionby Ayn Rand; Peter Schwartz

    Penguin Group US 2001; US$ 16.00

    A remarkable series of lectures on the art of creating effective nonfiction by one of the 20th century's most profound writers and thinkers--now available for the first time in print. Culled from sixteen informal lectures Ayn Rand delivered to a select audience in the late 1960s, this remarkable work offers indispensable guidance to the aspiring... more...

  • The Sound of Poetry / The Poetry of Soundby Marjorie Perloff; Craig Dworkin

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 26.00

    Sound—one of the central elements of poetry—finds itself all but ignored in the current discourse on lyric forms. The essays collected here by Marjorie Perloff and Craig Dworkin break that critical silence to readdress some of the fundamental connections between poetry and sound—connections that go far beyond traditional metrical... more...

  • From Many Gods to Oneby Tobias Gregory

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    Epic poets of the Renaissance looked to emulate the poems of Greco-Roman antiquity, but doing so presented a dilemma: what to do about the gods? Divine intervention plays a major part in the epics of Homer and Virgil—indeed, quarrels within the family of Olympian gods are essential to the narrative structure of those poems—yet poets of... more...