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  • Poetry For Dummiesby The Poetry Center; John Timpane

    Wiley 2011; US$ 15.99

    Sometimes it seems like there are as many definitions of poetry as there are poems. Coleridge defined poetry as “the best words in the best order.” St. Augustine called it “the Devil’s wine.” For Shelley, poetry was “the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.” But no matter... more...

  • Attack of the Difficult Poemsby Charles Bernstein

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 26.00

    Charles Bernstein is our postmodern jester of American poesy, equal part surveyor of democratic vistas and scholar of avant-garde sensibilities. In a career spanning thirty-five years and forty books, he has challenged and provoked us with writing that is decidedly unafraid of the tensions between ordinary and poetic language, and between everyday... more...

  • Towards a Typology of Poetic Formsby Jean-Louis Aroui; Andy Arleo

    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...

  • Sleeping on the Wingby Kenneth Koch; Kate Farrell

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 13.95

    Selections from the work of twenty-three modern poets, from Emily Dickinson and Gerard Manley Hopkins to Gary Snyder and Leroi Jones, including translations of poems by five European poets. more...

  • Das europäische Sonettby Friedhelm Kemp

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 106.96

    Hauptbeschreibung"In diesen fünf- bis sechshundert hier versammelten Sonetten geht es in erster Linie um das, was jedes sagt, was sie miteinander verbindet, wie sie miteinander sich unterreden, sich gegenseitig beleuchten und auslegen. Und wie sie nicht selten, nachbarschaftlich oder über die Nationen und Jahrhunderte hinweg, zu thematisch Verwandtem... more...

  • Groundworkby Amanda Jernigan

    Biblioasis 2011; US$ 14.95

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

  • Die Erneuerung der poetischen Spracheby Judit Arokay

    Iudicium Verlag 2011; US$ 22.32

    Die poetologische Tradition in Japan eröffnet Perspektiven auf kulturhistorisch zentrale Themen, die weit über die dichterische Praxis einzelner Epochen hinausreichen. Zwar sind die Poetiken immer auch Anleitungen zum Dichten, es zeigt sich aber, dass dort zugleich sehr grundsätzliche Fragen verhandelt werden: Was zeichnet dichterische Sprache aus,... more...

  • Pagan Portals - Pathworking through Poetryby Fiona Tinker

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 2.99

    Discover the esoteric knowledge in the works of Yeats, O Sullivan and other poets. more...