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- 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...
- C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 13.63
Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...
- De Gruyter 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 158.00
Metrics is often defined as a discipline that concerns itself with the study of meters. In this volume the term is used in a broader sense that more or less coincides with the traditional notion of ?versification?. Understood this way, metrics is an eminently complex object that displays variation over time and in space, that concerns forms of a great... more...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 158.00
Poetic Effects: A Relevance Theory Perspective offers a pragmatic account of the effects achieved by the poetic use of rhetorical tropes and schemes. It contributes to the pragmatics of poetic style by developing work on stylistic effects in relevance theory. It also contributes to literary studies by proposing a new theoretical account of literariness... more...