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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 159.95
The outline of grammar in the work of Quintilian?s The Orator?s Education (1,4-8) is the earliest and at the same time most reliable presentation of the Roman ars grammatica . This new edition seeks to provide a completely new access to this document of the history of linguistics which is written in such a subtle and elegant style.... 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...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 29.99
Christopher Collins introduces an exciting new field of research traversing evolutionary biology, anthropology, archaeology, cognitive psychology, linguistics, neuroscience, and literary study. Paleopoetics maps the selective processes that originally shaped the human genus millions of years ago and prepared the human brain to play, imagine, empathize,... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
In this volume, Gronas addresses the full range of psychological, social, and historical issues that bear on the mnemonic existence of modern literary works, particularly Russian literature. He focuses on the mnemonic processes involved in literary creativity, and the question of how our memories of past reading experiences shape the ways in which... 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...
- Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 72.99 US$ 65.69
Leading experts on modern poetry and on literature and science explore how poets have used scientific language in their poems, how poetry can offer new perspectives on science, and how the 'Two Cultures' can and have come together in the work of poets from Britain and Ireland, America and Australia. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 106.61
Wie Erzähltexte sich im 19. Jahrhundert auf wissenschaftliches Wissen beziehen, ist breit erforscht. Kaum bekannt ist hingegen, wie lyrische und epische Versdichtung mit solchem Wissen umgeht. Hier setzt der Band an: Seine Fallstudien zu französischen, deutschen und englischen Beispielen fragen nach den Funktionen der Wissenschaftsbezüge... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 36.00
Our thoughts are shaped as much by what things make of us as by what we make of them. Lyric poetry is especially concerned with things and their relationship to thought, sense, and understanding. In Romantic Things , Mary Jacobus explores the world of objects and phenomena in nature as expressed in Romantic poetry alongside the theme of sentience... more...