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- Dean Street Press 2015; US$ 4.36
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,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 27.69
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
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...
- Carcanet 2015; US$ 11.65
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... more...
- Fordham University Press 2015; US$ 17.99
This book argues that we should regard walking and talking in a single rhythmic vision. In doing so, it contributes to the theory of prosody, our understanding of respiration and looking, and, in sum, to the particular links, across the board, between the human characteristics of bipedal walking and meaningful talk. The author first introduces the... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
The essays in this volume investigate references to scientific knowledge in 19 th century lyrical and epic verse. The case studies address examples from French, German, and English literature and inquire into the functions of scientific references as well asinto specific textual structures which developed as literature and science interact.... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 29.17
The manager?s name was Love. His first- floor flat was diagonally across the private road and the rose beds from ours. Each weekday morning, at eight fifteen, he hooked open his lattice-paned bedroom window and did exercises, in a white sleeveless vest and white drawers. So begins the compelling personal story of one of Britain?s finest authors,... more...