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  • Ethics and Lyric Poetryby Astrid Lohöfer

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 54.89

    This book examines the relationship between ethics and modernist poetry, arguing that the ethical implications of these texts are inseparable from their creative use of language. Most studies in the field of ethical criticism either focus on the transmission of moral values in prose works, thus ignoring the genre of poetry, or re-define ethics as an... more...

  • The Figure of the Singerby Daniel Karlin

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 64.99

    Why did poets continue to call themselves singers, and their poems songs, long after the formal link between poetry and music had been severed? Daniel Karlin explores the origin and meaning of the 'figure of the singer', tracing its roots in classical mythology and in the Bible, and following its rise from the 'adventurous song' of... more...

  • Filosofía antigua poéticaby Alonso López Pinciano

    Linkgua 2012; US$ 5.72

    La Filosofía antigua poética es la obra más famosa de López Pinciano, un tratado pedagógico de Poética dividido en epístolas. Sigue a Aristóteles en su Poética y Retórica y a Horacio. Las cartas contienen diálogos sobre la felicidad, la poesía, la doctrina sobre la tragedia, la comedia etc. Se cree que este libro fue escrito con el propósito de poner... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 210.00

    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,... more...

  • Groundworkby Amanda Jernigan

    Biblioasis 2011; US$ 14.95

    Groundwork heralds an important new poetic voice, stock to buy early and hold. more...

  • A Guide to Poetics Journalby Lyn Hejinian; Barrett Watten

    Wesleyan University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    An anthology of key texts in the development of contemporary poetics more...

  • A History of Poeticsby Sandra Richter

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    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... more...

  • How Poems Thinkby Reginald Gibbons

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 25.00

    To write or read a poem is often to think in distinctively poetic ways?guided by metaphors, sound, rhythms, associative movement, and more. Poetry?s stance toward language creates a particular intelligence of thought and feeling, a compressed articulation that expands inner experience, imagining with words what cannot always be imagined without them.... 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...

  • Industrial Poeticsby Joe Amato

    University of Iowa Press 2006; US$ 35.00

    Through a dizzying array of references to subjects ranging from engineering to poetry, on-the-job experiences in academia and industry, conflicts between working-class and intellectual labor, the privatization of universities, and the contradictions of the modern environment, Joe Amato?s Industrial Poetics mounts a boisterous call for poetry communities... more...