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  • Geoffrey Chaucerby David Wallace

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 14.99

    Covering Geoffrey Chaucer's life and work, David Wallace considers the influence and enduring appeal of his body of writing, exploring the wide ranging geography and iconic characters in his stories, and discusses how Chaucer's own experiences contributed to his literature. more...

  • Luis de Góngora and Lope de Vegaby Lindsay G. Kerr

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; US$ 99.00

    Traces the processes and paradoxes at work in the late parodic poetry of Luis de Góngora and Lope de Vega, illuminating correlations and connections. more...

  • The Late Harold Pinterby Basil Chiasson

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; Not Available

    Harold Pinter (1930-2008) is one of the foremost twentieth-century dramatists/ playwrights in Britain as well as the world. This new book offers a comprehensive overview of Pinter's work across various media including political dramas, poetry, screenplays, and his activism. more...

  • Visionary Spenser and the Poetics of Early Modern Platonismby Kenneth Borris

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    This book defines Platonism's roles in early modern theories of literature, and then reappraises the major Platonizing poet Edmund Spenser. more...

  • Coleridge and Contemplationby Peter Cheyne

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 89.99

    A collection of essays on Coleridge's mature philosophy written by philosophers, intellectual historians, and leading literary authorities on Coleridge. more...

  • John Clareby Simon Kövesi

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 94.05

    This book investigates what it is that makes John Clare’s poetic vision so unique, and asks how we use Clare for contemporary ends. It explores much of the criticism that has appeared in response to his life and work, and asks hard questions about the modes and motivations of critics and editors. Clare is increasingly regarded as having been an environmentalist... more...

  • The Poems of Hesiodby Hesiod

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 14.95

    In this new translation of Hesiod, Barry B. Powell gives an accessible, modern verse rendering of these vibrant texts, essential to an understanding of early Greek myth and society. With stunning color images that help bring to life the contents of the poems and notes that explicate complex passages, Powell’s fresh renditions provide an exciting introduction... more...

  • Reconstructing Alliterative Verseby Ian Cornelius

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book explores the history and development of English alliterative meter, and considers why the form has remained so enigmatic. more...

  • Rimbaudby Graham Robb

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 20.58

    'Robb has written a great biography - scholarly, humane and above all marvelously entertaining' Guardian Graham Robb's brilliant biography moves Rimbaud on from his perpetual adolescence where our imaginations have held him to show the extent of his transformations. From phenomenally precocious schoolboy he became Europe's most shocking and exhilarating... more...

  • Invisible Terrainby Stephen J. Ross

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 89.99

    Stephen J. Ross examines the concept of nature in the work of John Ashbery. Through close readings of Ashbery's poetry and critical prose, he reveals Ashbery's work to be a case study of the dramatic transformation of nature in art and literature since World War II. more...