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- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 43.99 US$ 39.59
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 36.95
This book presents an innovative format for poetry criticism that its authors call "dialogical poetics." This approach shows that readings of poems, which in academic literary criticism often look like a product of settled knowledge, are in reality a continual negotiation between readers. But Derek Attridge and Henry Staten agree to rein in their... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 34.95
The Darkness of the Present includes essays that collectively investigate the roles of anomaly and anachronism as they work to unsettle commonplace notions of the ?contemporary? in the field of poetics. In the eleven essays of The Darkness of the Present , poet and critic Steve McCaffery argues that by approaching the past and the present... more...
- 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...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 64.99 US$ 58.49
Why did poets continue to call themselves singers 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', offering a profound and stimulating analysis of the idea of poetry as song. more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 169.12
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...