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  • 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...

  • The Philosophy of Styleby Herbert Spencer

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 6.99

    Herbert Spencer was an English philosopher and prominent social theorist of the Victorian era. In his work The Philosophy of Style he argues that written language should be as easy to understand as possible, allowing for the most effective and efficient possible communication. His suggestions for sentence structure supported ideas on formalist rhetoric. more...

  • Countdown to Poetry Writingby Steve Bowkett

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95

    Developing children's writing abilities boosts their confidence, creates enjoyment and relevance in the task and cultivates a range of decision-making and problem-solving skills that can then be applied across the curriculum. The Countdown series provides all the support you need in helping children to improve their prose, poetry and non-fiction writing.... more...

  • Lyricby Scott Brewster

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 24.95

    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$ 142.85

    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... 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...

  • 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...

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

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 27.99 US$ 22.95

    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$ 62.50 US$ 50.00

    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...