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  • So viel Anfang war seltenby Klaus Hurlebusch

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 25.62

    Hauptbeschreibung Die hier versammelten Aufsätze behandeln wichtige Aspekte des Denkens und Dichtens Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstocks: seine dichterische Schaffensweise im Zusammenhang mit der zeitgenössischen Genieästhetik, seine Selbstdynamisierung des Geistes im Zusammenhang mit komplementären Selbstaktivierungen bei Leibniz und Goethe, seine Weltalldichtung... more...

  • At the White Coastby Janet Charman

    Auckland University Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Making landfall among the inhabitants of a gritty metropolis, these poems transport the reader from the white coast of New Zealand, the Land of the Long White Cloud, to the shores of another country and another time. Set on the cusp of the 1970s and 1980s, Janet Charman?s compelling poetry collection centers on the disorienting experiences of a young... more...

  • The Blue Coatby Elizabeth Smither

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    Whimsical and tender, this poetry collection examines the commonplace and the quirky for resonance, contemplation, and verve. From an out-of-season daffodil and a chipped Limoges plate to a lipstick stain on a poem and a bee being released, it illuminates the poetry in the everyday by focusing on a single image and expanding to the cusp of something... more...

  • Feeding On Dreamsby Ariel Dorfman

    Melbourne University Press 2012; Not Available

    Dorfman portrays, through visceral scenes and powerful intellect, the personal and political maelstroms underlying his migrations from Buenos Aires, on the run from Pinochet’s death squads, to safe houses in Paris and Amsterdam, and eventually to America, his childhood home. The toll on Dorfman's wife and two sons, the ‘earthquake of language’ that... more...

  • Fuelby Naomi Shihab Nye

    BOA Editions Ltd. 2013; US$ 9.99

    Poems that find meaning in a world where we are "so tired of meaning nothing." more...

  • Imaginative Theatralitätby Manfred Kern; Felicitas Biller; Claudia Höckner; Anja-Mareike Klingbeil; Manuel Schwembacher

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 43.56

    Obwohl das Mittelalter die Institution des Theaters nicht kennt, entwickeln mittelalterliche Poesie, Historiographie und Kunst äußerst differenzierte Verfahren der szenischen Darstellung und Perspektivierung. Von besonderem Interesse ist dabei das Spannungsverhältnis zwischen einer "theatralen" Ebene, die im literarischen oder bildnerischen Kunstwerk... more...

  • The Mining Roadby Leanne O'Sullivan

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 11.59

    The Mining Road, Leanne O'Sullivan?s third poetry collection, finds inspiration in the disused copper mines that haunt the rugged terrain around Allihies, near her home at Beara, in West Cork. Like remnants of a lost world, the mines? ruined towers, shafts, man-engines and dressing floors, evoke an elemental landscape in which men and women laboured... more...

  • Bad Machineby George Szirtes

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.05

    The body is the 'bad machine' of George Szirtes' latest book of poems. The sudden death of his elderly father and of his younger friend, the poet Michael Murphy, remind him how machines – sources of energy and delight in their prime – go so easily wrong; and that change in the body is a signal for moving on. But language too is a body. Here, politics,... more...

  • The Church of Omnivorous Lightby Robert Wrigley

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 14.51

    Robert Wrigley is a poet of America?s northern Rocky Mountains. Over three decades his poetry?s pervading concerns have been rural Western landscapes and humankind?s place within the natural world. His most recent poems have presented a portrait of a nation, one that is a singular part of a singular planet, with an exuberant and frequently exasperating... more...

  • Grun-tu-molaniby Vidyan Ravinthiran

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.05

    Vidyan Ravinthiran?s much-anticipated first collection contains many poems about Sri Lanka which fuse politics, personal history and myth. Yet his voice pitches itself not so much halfway between East and West as between emotional forthrightness and linguistic exuberance. Traditional forms contend with brusquer impulses in an era of technological... more...