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  • A Little Book of Mystical Secretsby Maryam Mafi; Narguess Farzad

    Hampton Roads Publishing 2017; US$ 15.95

    At long last, an accessible little book that focuses on the teachings of Rumi?s teacher and inspiration, Shams of Tabriz. Included in this slim, charming volume is a biographical sketch of the great Sufi teacher and mystic and a new translation of 500 of his core teachings that bring into fresh focus the meaning and mysteries of life and love. There... more...

  • Jackknifeby Jan Beatty

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2017; US$ 16.95

    In Jackknife: New and Selected Poems , Beatty travels the turns and collisions of over twenty years of work. She moves from first-person narratives to poems that straddle the page in fragments, to lines that sprawl with long lines of train tracks. Always landing in meaning, we are inside the body ?not in a confessional voice, not autobiography?but... more...

  • No Way Out but Throughby Lynne Sharon Schwartz

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2017; US$ 15.95

    ?One marvels at the force of seeing in Schwartz?s No Way Out But Through and cannot help but feel a particular gratitude for her abundant humor. Go all in with these poems; you'll reap unknown rewards. She possesses a quick-witted imagination that sanctifies memories and makes room for the wondrous nature of our cosmopolitan lights.? ?Major Jackson... more...

  • The Thin Wallby Martha Rhodes

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2017; US$ 15.95

    Past Praise for Mother Quiet : "The aim of poetry (and the higher kind of thriller) is to be unexpected and memorable. So a poem about death might treat it in a way that combines the bizarre and the banal: the Other Side as some kind of institution?a creepy hospital, an officious hotel or retirement home. Martha Rhodes takes such an approach in 'Ambassadors... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Poetryby Jahan Ramazani

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 23.00

    This Companion is the first to explore postcolonial poetry through regional, historical, political, formal, textual and gender approaches. more...

  • Kommentarby Joachim Latacz

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 109.00

    Im Zentrum des Kommentars zum 9. Gesang steht die Interpretation der Gesandtschaft, die das griechische Invasionsheer zu Achilleus schickt, um ihn mit seiner Elitetruppe der Myrmidonen vom Kampfboykott abzubringen, und die Frage, warum der Erzähler alle Redestrategien der drei Gesandten Odysseus, Phoinix und Aias scheitern lässt. more...

  • The Politics of Sacrifice in Early Greek Myth and Poetryby Charles H. Stocking

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    A new interpretation of sacrifice based on Greek myth and poetics in conjunction with recent research in anthropology. more...

  • Women Wanderers and the Writing of Mobility, 1784?1814by Ingrid Horrocks

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    A history of the writing of mobility in the Romantic period, through the work of major women writers. more...

  • Text und Übersetzungby Martin L. West; Joachim Latacz

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 42.00

    The central subject of the commentary on Book 9 is the interpretation of the embassy that the Greek army sent to Achilles in order to persuade him and his elite troops, the Myrmidons, to end their boycott of the hostilities, as well as the question of why the narrator allows all three ambassadors to fail in their efforts. more...

  • The Zoo of the Newby Don Paterson; Nick Laird

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 35.24

    'So open it anywhere, then anywhere, then anywhere again. We're sure it won't be long before you find a poem that brings you smack into the newness and strangeness of the living present, just as it did us' (from the Introduction) In The Zoo of the New , poets Don Paterson and Nick Laird have cast a fresh eye over more than five centuries... more...