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  • 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...

  • Lyricby Scott Brewster

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 26.95

    The term ‘lyric’ has evolved, been revised, redefined and contested over the centuries. In this fascinating introduction, Scott Brewster: traces the history of the term from its classical origins through the early modern, Romantic and Victorian periods and up to the twenty-first century demonstrates the influence of lyric on poetic practice, literature,... more...

  • Dargestellte Autorschaftby Felix Steiner

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    Die sprachliche Ausblendung des Autorsubjekts ist prägendes Merkmal der Wissenschaftskommunikation, gleichzeitig indiziert aber jeder Wissenschaftstext durch seinen argumentativen Duktus, durch die individuelle Wahl der sprachlichen Mittel und durch explizite Teiltexte wie Vorwörter unweigerlich ein Autorsubjekt, dem der Text zugeschrieben... more...

  • Prehistoric Digital Poetryby Christopher Thompson Funkhouser; Sandy Baldwin

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 39.95

    A singular and major historical view of the birth of electronic poetry.   For the last five decades, poets have had a vibrant relationship with computers and digital technology. This book is a documentary study and analytic history of digital poetry that highlights its major practitioners and the ways that they have used technology to foster... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 54.95

    Concise and accessible, this guide to teaching the art of poetry from Shakespeare to contemporary poets enables anyone to learn about how poets approach their art. Teachers can use this book to explore any facet or era of poetry. Any reader can use it as an entryway into the art of poetry. Teaching the Art of Poetry shows poetry as a multi-faceted... more...

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

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 27.99 US$ 25.19

    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...

  • 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 2015; 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... more...

  • Lyric Poetryby Mutlu Konuk Blasing

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 62.50 US$ 56.88

    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 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 Dworkinbreak that critical silence to readdress some of thefundamental connections between poetry and sound—connections that go far beyond traditional metrical studies. Ranging... more...