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- 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...
- 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...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
In this first detailed and comprehensive account of Leopardi's theory of poetry, G. Singh assesses both the literary and critical attainments of a poet whose eminence ranks him with Dante and Petrarch. Singh's analysis, which employs extensive reference to Leopardi's work in order to illustrate the author's own comments, sets forth Leopardi's views... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00
Of all the writings on theory and aesthetics?ancient, medieval, or modern?the most important is indisputably Aristotle?s Poetics , the first philosophical treatise to propound a theory of literature. In the Poetics , Aristotle writes that he will speak of comedy?but there is no further mention of comedy. Aristotle writes also that he will address... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
What do we mean by 'voice' in poetry? In this work, David Nowell Smith teases out the diverse meanings of 'voice', from a poem's soundworld to the rhetorical gestures through which poems speak to us, in order to embark on a philosophical exploration of the concept of voice itself. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The essays in Phenomenal Reading entice readers to cross accepted barriers, and highlight the work of poets who challenge language-as-usual in academia and the culture at large. Phenomenal Reading is comprised of essays that are central to how best to read poetry. This book examines individually... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 22.50
Why do we need new art? How free is the artist in making? And why is the artist, and particularly the poet, a figure of freedom in Western culture? The MacArthur Award?winning poet and critic Susan Stewart ponders these questions in The Poet?s Freedom . Through a series of evocative essays, she not only argues that freedom is necessary to making... 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...
- 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...