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- Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 72.99
Over the last thirty years, more and more critics and scholars have come to recognize the importance of science to literature. 'Science in Modern Poetry: New Directions' is the first collection of essays to focus specifically on what poets in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have made of the scientific developments going on around them.... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 19.95
When Kathleen Driskell tells her husband that she's gone to visit the neighbors, she means something different than most. The noted poet -- whose last book, Seed across Snow , was twice listed as a national bestseller by the Poetry Foundation -- lives in an old country church just outside Louisville, Kentucky. Next door is an old graveyard that... more...
- White Cloud Press 2015; US$ 13.95
In the lucid, melodic, various poems of This World , Teddy Macker returns us to the great mystery all around us, a mystery we so easily forget, the mystery of trout, the mystery of orchard, the mystery of our beautiful human bodies. Within these pages, Macker also chronicles the journey inside the whale, telling us not just of fear and trembling... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 135.00
This accessible and jargon-free book features readings of over 20 key texts and authors in Western poetry and philosophy, including Homer, Plato, Beowulf , Dante, Chaucer, Shakespeare and Rousseau. Simon Haines presents a thought-provoking and theoretically aware account of Western literature and philosophy, arguing that the history of both can be... more...
- Atria Books 2008; US$ 20.00
"[When we read and write poetry,] it is as if a long-settled cloud in our mind suddenly dissipates, and we are divine once again." -- from the Introduction Poetry is the language of devotion in prayer, chant, and song. Reading and writing poetry creates clarity, deepens and expands spiritual inquiry, and cultivates wisdom, compassion, self-confidence,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 50.40
On considère dhabitude lexotisme de Victor Segalen comme une des tentatives les plus poussées de fonder lécriture sur la découverte dun autre monde, de même quon loue Walden dHenry David Thoreau pour son évocation dune vie simple et idéale qui serait à la portée... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2009; US$ 46.31
Das vorliegende Buch beschreibt das Wechselverhältnis zwischen Dichtung und Werbung als ein unfreiwilliges Zweckbündnis, das von gegenseitiger Anziehung und Abstoßung geprägt ist. Das kreative Selbstverständnis des New Advertising führte vor allem im Übergang vom 20. zum 21. Jahrhundert zur noch einmal verstärkten Anlehnung der Werbung an den Formenschatz... more...
- World Wisdom 2005; US$ 9.99
Singing the Way explores the relationship between poetry and true contemplation. Author Patrick Laude seeks first to disperse romantic notions of how the poetic process works, but goes on to suggest that it is inherently more profound than modern practitioners imagine. Laude tells us that in itself true poetry is "transformative" since it brings the... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2008; US$ 40.00
This book shows that poetry, historicism, and humanism together make possible civilizations that afford the best chance for the human species to develop, for individuals to perfect themselves, and for the hard earned achievement of making the human historical to persist. more...