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  • Cross Worldsby Anne Waldman; Laura Wright

    Coffee House Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    Cross Worlds engages cultural hybrids, trans-cultural alliances and associations, and the vital practice of poets working across borders. more...

  • Rethinking Khayyaamismby Khodadad Kaviani

    Hamilton Books 2014; US$ 28.99

    This book contains poetry attributed to Omar Khayyaam (1048-1131), a popular Iranian poet whose philosophies provoke strong reactions from those who agree or disagree with his ideas. Along with each poem, there are conversation starters and questions that invite the reader to dig deeper into the exposed concepts. 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$ 12.82

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Poetic Effectsby Adrian Pilkington

    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...

  • Close Listeningby Charles Bernstein

    Oxford University Press, USA 1998; US$ 38.99

    Close Listening brings together seventeen strikingly original essays, especially written for this volume, on the poetry reading, the sound of poetry, and the visual performance of poetry. While the performance of poetry is as old as poetry itself, critical attention to modern and postmodern poetry performance has been surprisingly slight. This volume,... more...