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  • Dylan Thomasby Walford Davies

    University of Wales Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    An authoritative introduction by a leading Dylan Thomas scholar to the nature, cultural background, achievement and critical reception of this major poet’s work. more...

  • Roman Jakobsonby Richard Bradford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 144.95

    In Roman Jakobson Richard Bradford reasserts the value of Jakobson's work, arguing that he has a great deal to offer contemporary critical theory and providing a critical appraisal the sweep of Jakobson's career. Bradford re-establishes Jakobson's work as vital to our understanding of the relationship between language and poetry. By exploring Jakobson's... more...

  • The Collected Works of Ann Hawkshawby Ann Hawkshaw; Debbie Bark

    Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00

    Along with a biographical and critical introduction, ‘The Collected Works of Ann Hawkshaw’ brings together Hawkshaw’s four volumes of poetry and republishes them together for the first time. An appendix of reviews and contemporary criticism of Hawkshaw’s work is included, along with details of the republication of individual poems. more...

  • Robert Frost in Contextby Mark Richardson

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Forty essays from influential scholars and poets offer a fresh, multifaceted assessment of the life and works of Robert Frost. more...

  • The Myth of Piers Plowmanby Lawrence Warner

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    A revisionary account of the powerful myths that grew up around the production and reception of the great medieval poem. more...

  • Ovid: Epistulae ex Ponto Book Iby Ovid; Garth Tissol

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Edition and commentary, aimed at students and scholars, providing the most accessible introduction available to this late work of Ovid. more...

  • Poetry and Identity in Quattrocento Naplesby Matteo Soranzo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Using five case studies set in fifteenth-century Naples, Poetry and Identity in Quattrocento Naples investigates how early modern poets used poetry to negotiate their cultural identity in a field of options and possibilities. Presented in chronological order, the analyses focus on the reciprocal relations among Giovanni Pontano, Jacopo Sannazaro, and... more...

  • Horace (Routledge Revivals)by C.D.N. Costa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Two thousand years after his death Horace is still recognised as a unique poet, having exerted marked influence on later European literature. This collection, first published in 1973, explores the different aspects of Horace?s poetic achievement in his main works: the Odes , Epistles Satires and Ars Poetica . The essays, written by internationally-known... more...

  • Radical Larkinby John Osborne

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    The first critical monograph to benefit from the textual rigour of Archie Burnett's landmark edition of The Complete Poems (2012), Radical Larkin celebrates Larkin's technical genius by offering seven in-depth analyses of the stylistic strategies he used to create eleven of his most famous poems. more...

  • The Rilke Alphabetby Ulrich Baer; Andrew Hamilton

    Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    The enduring power of Rainer Maria Rilke's poetry rests with his claim that all we need for a better life on earth is already given to us, in the here and now. In twenty-six engaging and accessible essays, Ulrich Baer's The Rilke Alphabet examines this promise by one of the greatest poets in any tradition that even the smallest overlooked word... more...