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- New York Review Books 2016; US$ 14.00
The New Life is the masterpiece of Dante?s youth, an account of his love for Beatrice, the girl who was to become his lifelong muse, and of her tragic early death. An allegory of the soul?s crisis and growth, combining prose and poetry, narrative and meditation, dreams and songs and prayers, The New Life is a work of crystalline beauty and... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 109.00
At the centre of the commentary on Book 22 of the Iliad is the interpretation of the combat between Hector, the son of the King of Troy and commander of the city's defenders, and Achilles, the foremost warrior of the Greek attackers. Above all the defining effect for the fate of Troy of Hector?s death in this duel is considered. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16
Covering a wide range of poets and poems, this volume narrates a compelling history of nineteenth-century American women's poetry. more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 109.99 US$ 94.59
Homer's Allusive Art argues for a new understanding of Homeric allusion and its place in literary history through a series of interlocking case studies, exploring whether there can have been historical continuity in a poetics of allusion stretching from the Mesopotamian epic of Gilgamesh through to the Aeneid and Metamorphoses. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 87.09
This book offers a bold critical method for reading Gertrude Stein?s work on its own terms by forgoing conventional explanation and adopting Stein?s radical approach to meaning and knowledge. Inspired by the immanence of landscape, both of Provence where she travelled in the 1920s and the spatial relations of landscape painting, Stein presents a new... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 11.00
Nothing transforms our lives like parenthood -- and Kate Clanchy's intimate, daring sequence of poems maps the switchback ride of human emotions from conception through to the first years of a new life. Clanchy's most powerful and accomplished book of poetry to date, Newborn will delight her many admirers. This frank but ultimately celebratory... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 88.10
This study engages the life of form in contemporary innovative poetries through both an introduction to the latest theories and close readings of leading North American and British innovative poets. The critical approach derives from Robert Sheppard?s axiomatic contention that poetry is the investigation of complex contemporary realities through the... more...