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  • Family Authorship and Romantic Print Cultureby Michelle Levy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    This book explores the conjunction of authorship and family life as a distinctive cultural formation of Romantic-era Britain. It traces an alternative history of Romantic authorship, one that lies on the cusp between a vanishing manuscript culture and the dominance of print, grappling with an evolving tension between the private and public spheres. more...

  • 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...

  • Ancient Epicby Katherine Callen King

    Wiley 2012; US$ 38.95

    Ancient Epic offers a comprehensive and accessibleintroduction to six of the greatest ancient epics – Homer's Iliad and Odyssey , Vergil's Aeneid , Ovid's Metamorphoses , and Apollonius of Rhodes' Agonautica . Provides an accessible introduction to the ancient epic Offers interpretive analyses of poems within a comprehensivehistorical... 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...

  • De glanzende kiemcelby S. Vestdijk

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 51.75

    De herfst bouwt veel kerktorens bij,' zo begint het sonnet dat Simon Vestdijk in de wintermaanden van 1942 schreef, aan het slot van een reeks van acht lezingen die hij vervolgens in het kamp Sint Michelsgestel voor zijn medegijzelaars zou houden. Dat sonnet, dat de werkplaats van de dichter voor zijn gehoor op fascinerende wijze voor bezichtiging... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 to each other. In the spirit of... 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 Renaissance; in post?World War II North America... more...