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  • The Poetic Enlightenmentby Rowan Boyson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The essays in this edited collection look at the role of poetry in the development of Enlightenment ideas. As scholarly disciplines began to emerge ? anthropology, linguistics, psychology ? the ancient art of poetry was invoked to create new ways of defining and expanding this philosophy of human science. more...

  • Syllabus of Errorsby Troy Jollimore

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 16.95

    . . . we are fixed to perpetrate the species?     I meant perpetuate? as if our duty? were coupled with our terror. As if beauty     itself were but a syllabus of errors. Troy Jollimore?s first collection of poems won the National Book Critics Circle Award, was hailed by the New York Times as "a snappy, entertaining book," and led... more...

  • How Poems Thinkby Reginald Gibbons

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 25.00

    To write or read a poem is often to think in distinctively poetic ways?guided by metaphors, sound, rhythms, associative movement, and more. Poetry?s stance toward language creates a particular intelligence of thought and feeling, a compressed articulation that expands inner experience, imagining with words what cannot always be imagined without them.... more...

  • Smoteby James Kimbrell

    Sarabande Books 2015; US$ 8.99

    A haunted American South as told by a boy hero In lush and comedic language reminiscent of Faulkner and O?Connor. more...

  • Sex, Lies and Book Publishingby Rupert Heath

    Dean Street Press 2015; US$ 1.44

    Keep your friends close. Keep your enemies closer. Keep your publisher closest of all. If you are interested in being published, you should do all you can to make the publishing business interested in you. But how? You've already written a good book, so what else do you have to do to give yourself the edge with agents and publishers? Sex, Lies &... 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...

  • Next Door to the Deadby Kathleen Driskell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 19.95

    When Kathleen Driskell tells her husband that she's gone to visit the neighbors, she means something different than most. The noted poet -- whose last book, Seed across Snow , was twice listed as a national bestseller by the Poetry Foundation -- lives in an old country church just outside Louisville, Kentucky. Next door is an old graveyard that... more...

  • Accompanied Voicesby John Greening

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 22.99

    Accompanied Voices is a unique book: not only is it a highly readable anthology of some of the most memorable and accessible international writing about classical music, and a moving commentaryby one set of practising artists on the work of another. There have been several anthologies of 'music poems', but never one which follows the story of western... more...

  • Provoking Curriculum Studiesby Nicholas Ng-a-Fook; Awad Ibrahim; Giuliano Reis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Provoking Curriculum Studies pushes forward a strong reading of the theoretical and methodological innovations taking place within curriculum studies research. Addressing an important gap in contemporary curriculum studies?conceptualizing scholars as poets and the potential of the poetic in education?it offers a framework for doing curriculum work... more...

  • Waiting for the Pastby Les Murray

    Carcanet 2015; US$ 9.99

    The clearly-focussed lyrics of Les Murray's Waiting for the Past are rich in topographies and the languages peculiar to them ? wonga vines, lyre birds, gum trees, shrike thrushes, tallow boughs, boab trees, the octopus in Wylies Baths killed by sterilising chlorine. With the erasures the modern world brings, words, landscapes and lives descend to the... more...