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  • Poeticsby Aristotle; Joe Sachs

    Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2012; US$ 6.95

    A complete translation of Aristotle?s classic work, supplemented with well-chosen notes and glossary of important terms. more...

  • Klartext zum Wasserglasby Erwin Messmer

    edition 8 2012; US$ 15.99

    Erwin Messmers neue Gedichte überraschen immer wieder. Nicht nur Leserinnen und Leser. Auch seine Wörter werden von ihm laufend überrascht, indem er sie quasi auf dem Fuss ertappt in ihrer Mehrdeutigkeit, in ihren semantischen Möglichkeiten: Er fegt sie blank vom Staub des Alltagsgeplappers, nimmt sie beim Wort, stellt sie in ungeahnte Zusammenhänge... 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...

  • 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...

  • Practical Criticism V 4by I. A Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Transformation of Plato's Republicby Kenneth Dorter

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 44.99

    Author Ken Dorter, in a passage-by-passage analysis traces Plato's depiction of how the most basic forms of human functioning and social justice contain the seed of their evolution into increasingly complex structures, as well as the seed of their degeneration. Dorter also traces Plato's tendency to begin an investigation with models based on rigid... more...

  • Poeticsby Aristotle; Richard Janko

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1987; US$ 14.95

    Richard Janko's acclaimed translation of Aristotle's Poetics is accompanied by the most comprehensive commentary available in English that does not presume knowledge of the original Greek. Two other unique features are Janko's translations with notes of both the Tractatus Coislinianus , which is argued to be a summary of the lost second... more...

  • Poetryby John Strachan; Richard Terry

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 96.00

    Quickly equips readers with the strategies to understand and deepen their engagement with individual poemsPraise for the first edition: 'Wide-ranging, provocative, and thorough, Strachan and Terry provide the student with all the tools necessary for the study of poetry. I can think of no other volume that offers the reader so much in so few pages.... 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...

  • Poetikby Arbogast Schmitt

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 153.00

    Es gibt kaum einen literaturtheoretischen Text, der über Jahrhunderte hin eine solche Autorität ausgeübt hat wie Aristoteles? kleiner Traktat "Über die Dichtkunst". Die "Poetik" gilt seit der Renaissance als Text, der einen "neuen", der Welt zugewandeten Aristoteles zeigt, der der Dichtung die Aufgabe zugewiesen habe, die empirische Wirklichkeit selbst... more...