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  • Language and World Creation in Poems and Other Textsby Elena Semino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    Language and World Creation in Poems and Other Texts introduces an interdisciplinary and practical approach to the analysis of poetry which focuses on text worlds, namely the contexts, scenarios or types of reality that readers construct in their interaction with the language of texts. The book demonstrates in detail three ways of approaching poetic... more...

  • Modernism and Poetic Inspirationby Jed Rasula

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    The sites of inspiration documented in this book range from nineteenth century linguistic theory to postmodern strategies of conceptual writing, encompassing well known instances of modernist poetics (Mallarmé, Pound, Olson) alongside obscure but revealing figures like Otto Nebel and Henri-Martin Barzun. more...

  • Hustleby David Tomas Martinez

    Sarabande Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    Hustle documents Latino youth in San Diego in an inferno of stolen cars, silent sex, and murdered high school valedictorians. more...

  • Grenzerfahrung und monarchische Ordnungby Bernd Schneidmüller

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 12.75

    Bernd Schneidmüller liefert eine gedanklich und darstellerisch meisterhafte Synthese der europäischen Geschichte von 1200 bis 1500, von den Staufern bis Christoph Kolumbus. Ausgehend von drei historisch wirkmächtigen Ereignissen ? dem Mongolensturm, dem Ausbruch der Pest und der Entdeckung Amerikas ? legt er in der Art von Längsschnitten immer wieder... more...

  • Formal Approaches to Poetryby B. Elan Dresher; Nila Friedberg

    De Gruyter Mouton 2006; US$ 196.00

    This volume represents some of the most exciting current thinking on the theory of meter. It includes papers from leading experts in the field, including Nigel Fabb, Kristin Hanson, Paul Kiparsky, Marina Tarlinskaja, Barry Scherr, among others. The book focuses on a wide variety of languages, including English, Finnish, Estonian, Russian, Japanese,... more...

  • Poeticsby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Aristotle''s Poetics aims to give an account of what he calls ''poetry'' (covering the lyric, the epos, and the drama). Aristotle attempts to explain ''poetry'' through ''first principles''... more...

  • De glanzende kiemcelby S. Vestdijk

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 51.75

    De herfst bouwt veel kerktorens bij,' zo begint het sonnet dat Simon Vestdijk in de wintermaanden van 1942 schreef, aan het slot van een reeks van acht lezingen die hij vervolgens in het kamp Sint Michelsgestel voor zijn medegijzelaars zou houden. Dat sonnet, dat de werkplaats van de dichter voor zijn gehoor op fascinerende wijze voor bezichtiging... more...

  • True-Loveby Allen Grossman

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50

    True-Love is the fulfillment of revered poet-critic Allen Grossman’s long service to poetry in the interests of humanity.  Poetry’s singular mission is to bind love and truth together—love that desires the beloved’s continued life, knotted with the truth of life’s contingency—to help make us more present... more...

  • A History of Poeticsby Sandra Richter

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    Since the 1990s, following the end of postmodernism, literary theory has lost much of its dynamics. This book aims at revitalising literary theory exploring two of its historical bases: German poetics and aesthetics. Beginning in the 1770s and ending in the 1950s, the book examines nearly 200 years of this history, thereby providing the reader with... more...

  • Poetry as Researchby David Ian Hanauer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00

    Poetry as Research develops an approach that allows poetry writing to be used as a research method for exploring questions relating to second language learners and more broadly for studies within the humanities and social sciences. The book investigates the characteristics of poetry writing and situates poetry writing as a qualitative, arts-based,... more...