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- Wings Press 2015; US$ 9.99
James Hoggard?s new collection of poems is an elegant, highly energetic volume that takes its readers through a wealth of settings, times, and forms. As versatile a poet as there is, Hoggard time and again turns his attention to forms like pantoum and ghazals that heighten the readers? responses to the stories he tells in verse. In fact, one of the... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 14.63
Eine eindrucksvolle Stimme aus New York - erstmals übersetzt ins Deutsche. Die Gedichte von Donald Berger, der 1956 in New York City geboren wurde, haben einen unverkennbaren Ton. Sie sind lakonisch und unruhig zugleich, unterlegt mit höchstem Raffinement. Berger arbeitet mit und im Material der Alltagssprache, er steht in der Tradition der amerikanischen... more...
- Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 15.99
Gregory O?Brien is an award-winning writer, a painter, a literary critic, and an art curator. He is the author of several books, including Beauties of the Octagonal Pool , A Micronaut in the Wide World: The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy , and Welcome to the South Seas and Back and Beyond . more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95
Literary history generally locates the primary movement toward poetic innovation in twentieth-century modernism, an impulse carried out against a supposedly enervated ?late-Romantic? poetry of the nineteenth century. The original essays in Active Romanticism challenge this interpretation by tracing the fundamental continuities between Romanticism?s... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 59.95
Text & Presentation gathers some of the best work presented at the 2014 Comparative Drama Conference in Baltimore. The subjects explored in this volume range from ancient to contemporary and encompass great cultural and intellectual diversity. The highlight of the conference was a presentation by award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang. A transcript... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Focusing on questions of space and locale in childrens literature, this collection explores how metaphorical and physical space can create landscapes of power, knowledge, and identity in texts from the early nineteenth century to the present. The contributors, who include Philip Pullman discussing his relationship to space and locale, analyze... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00
This book is a feminist reading of gender performance and construction of the female role players, onnogata, of the Kabuki theatre. It is not limited to a 'theatre arts' focus, rather it is a mapping and close analysis of transformative genders through several historical periods in Japan (the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries). more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00
This exciting book uniquely combines interviews with scholars and practitioners in theatre studies to look at what most people feel is a pivotal moment of British theatre - the 1990s. With a particular focus on 'in-yer-face theatre', this volume will be essential reading for all students and scholars of contemporary British theatre. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00
The sites of inspiration documented in this book range from nineteenth century linguistic theory to postmodern strategies of conceptual writing, encompassing well known instances of modernist poetics (Mallarmé, Pound, Olson) alongside obscure but revealing figures like Otto Nebel and Henri-Martin Barzun. more...