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  • Tracing the Linesby Maia Joseph; Christine Kim; Chris Lee; Lai Larissa

    Talonbooks 2016; US$ 24.99

    Like an artist?s retrospective, Tracing the Lines marks a milestone in the life of an important public intellectual. more...

  • Vulture in a Cageby Solomon Ibn Gabirol; Raymond P. Scheindlin

    Steerforth Press 2016; US$ 18.00

    "Vulture in a cage," Solomon Ibn Gabirol's own self-description, is an apt image for a poet who was obsessed with the impediments posed by the body and the material world to the realization of his spiritual ambition of elevating his soul to the empyrean. Ibn Gabirol's poetry is enormously influential, laying the groundwork for generations of Hebrew... more...

  • The Odysseyby Homer

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    Journey with Ulysses as he battles to bring his victorious, but decimated, troops home from the Trojan War, dogged by the wrath of the god Poseidon at every turn. Having been away for twenty years, little does he know what awaits him when he finally makes his way home. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of British Poetry, 1660-1800by Jack Lynch

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 149.99

    In the most comprehensive, up-to-date account of the poetry published in Britain between the Restoration and the end of the eighteenth century, a team of leading experts surveys the poetry of the age in all its richness and diversity. They provide a systematic overview, and restore these poetic works to a position of centrality in modern criticism. more...

  • Discourses of Mourning in Dante, Petrarch, and Proustby Jennifer Rushworth

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 94.99

    This book brings together three authors who have written movingly about mourning: Dante Alighieri, Francesco Petrarca, and Marcel Proust. Jennifer Rushworth explores how each of them, through their respective narratives of bereavement, grapples with the challenge of how to write adequately about the deeply personal and painful experience of grief. more...

  • The Princeton Handbook of World Poetriesby Roland Greene; Stephen Cushman

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    The Princeton Handbook of World Poetries ?drawn from the latest edition of the acclaimed Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics ?provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of the history and practice of poetry in more than 100 major regional, national, and diasporic literatures and language traditions around the globe. With more than... more...

  • The Reception of the Homeric Hymnsby Andrew Faulkner; Athanassios Vergados; Andreas Schwab

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 149.99

    The Reception of the Homeric Hymns is a collection of original essays exploring the reception of the Homeric Hymns in the literature and scholarship of the first century BC and beyond, particularly texts and authors of the late Hellenistic, Imperial, and Late Antique periods. more...

  • Forms of Empireby Nathan K. Hensley

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 89.99

    In this far-reaching and provocative study, Nathan K. Hensley shows how the modern state's anguished relationship to violence pushed literary writers of the Victorian era to expand the capacities of literary form. He explores the works of some of the era's most astute thinkers, including George Eliot, Charles Dickens, and Robert Louis Stevenson. more...

  • On Keats?s Practice and Poetics of Responsibilityby G. Douglas Atkins

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.45

    This accessible, informed, and engaging book offers fresh, new avenues into Keats?s poems and letters, including a valuable introduction to ?the responsible poet.? Focusing on Keats?s sense of responsibility to truth, poetry, and the reader, G. Douglas Atkins, a noted T.S. Eliot critic, writes as an ama- teur. He reads the letters as literary texts,... more...

  • Guy Goffetteby Yves Leclair

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 20.99

    Découvrez la vie et l'?uvre d'un écrivain belge primé par le Goncourt de la poésie ! Poète depuis son plus jeune âge, Guy Goffette a toujours pratiqué son art, quelle que soit sa profession. Tour à tour enseignant, libraire, éditeur des cahiers de poésie Triangle et de L?Apprentypographe ou lecteur chez Gallimard, il est l?auteur de nombreux... more...