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  • WortKulturen TonWeltenby Rosa Pérez Zancas; Marisa Siguan; Loreto Vilar

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 27.76

    Aus Liebe zur Kunst, Literatur und Musik des deutschen Sprachraumes hat Alfonsina Janés Nadal ihr Leben der universitären Forschung und Lehre der Deutschen Philologie gewidmet. Dabei hat sie stets gewusst, das Interesse der Studierenden an der Universität Barcelona für Dichter wie Lessing, Goethe oder Hofmannsthal zu erwecken; für das Werk von Dürer,... more...

  • Poetry as Testimonyby Antony Rowland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book analyzes Holocaust poetry, war poetry, working-class poetry, and 9/11 poetry as forms of testimony. Rowland argues that testamentary poetry requires a different approach to traditional ways of dealing with poems due to the pressure of the metatext (the original, traumatic events), the poems? demands for the hyper-attentiveness of the reader,... more...

  • The Limitsby Alice Miller

    Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    The poems in this extraordinary full-length collection by Alice Miller ask you to force yourself beyond your own boundaries. They are curious, restless, bold; they marry lyrical music and intricate metaphor as they search for other human voices beyond the rumblings of the apocalypse and the stubbornness of myth. From bare battlefields to crisp Antarctica... more...

  • The Tattersby Brenda Coultas

    Wesleyan University Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    An elegy for the end of a pristine natural world more...

  • Abideby Jake Adam York

    Southern Illinois University Press 2014; US$ 15.95

    In the years leading up to his recent passing, Alabama poet Jake Adam York set out on a journey to elegize the 126 martyrs of the civil rights movement, murdered in the years between 1954 and 1968. Abide is the stunning follow-up to York’s earlier volumes, a memorial in verse for those fallen. From Birmingham to Okemah, Memphis to Houston,... more...

  • From the Fire Hillsby Chad Davidson

    Southern Illinois University Press 2014; US$ 15.95

    In From the Fire Hills , poet Chad Davidson shows us an Italy that is far from the romanticized notions of sun-drenched fields and self-discovery. Instead we see a maelstrom of chaos and contradiction, a place where the frenetic pace of modernity is locked in a daily struggle with recalcitrant history. This autobiographical collection explores... more...

  • Obsessionby Carolyn Beard Whitlow; Marilyn Krysl

    Dartmouth College Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    The authoritative anthology of the unusual and challenging verse form, the sestina more...

  • Contemporaries and Snobsby Laura Riding; Laura Heffernan; Jane Malcolm

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    This new edition of Contemporaries and Snobs , a landmark collection of essays by Laura Riding, offers a counter-history of high modernist poetics.   Laura Riding’s Contemporaries and Snobs (1928) was the first volume of essays to engage critically with high modernist poetics from the position of the outsider. For readers today, it... more...

  • Missel-Childby Helen Tookey

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 16.99

    According to the 17th-century herbarium The Garden of Eden , a ?missel-child? is a mysterious being found beneath a mistletoe-covered tree?a changeling, perhaps. In this first collection from a respected editor, the missel-child is a point of access to various archaeologies of identity, place, and language. The poems deploy syllabics and collage... more...

  • 80 Fantastic Poemsby Stan Mason

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 6.49

    This anthology contains eighty fantastic poems, some of which won awards with national and international poetry competitions. They include poems of comedy, drama, history, love and romance, despair and joy, death, reflection as well as self-belief. It is an anthology of real treasure aimed at inducing the maximum pleasure for readers by a poetic master. more...