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  • A History of Poeticsby Sandra Richter

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 114.99

    Since the 1990s, following the end of postmodernism, literary theory has lost much of its dynamics. This book aims at revitalising literary theory exploring two of its historical bases: German poetics and aesthetics. Beginning in the 1770s and ending in the 1950s, the book examines nearly 200 years of this history, thereby providing the... more...

  • Poetry Mattersby Ralph Fletcher

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 4.99

    A practical guide to demystify the process of writing poetry, by the bestselling author of A Writer’s Notebook and the ALA Notable Book Fig Pudding . Poetry matters. At the most important moments, when everyone else is silent, poetry rises to speak. This book is full of practical wisdom to help young writers craft beautiful poetry that shines,... more...

  • La Poésie du lieuby Steven Winspur

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 50.40

    On considère d’habitude l’exotisme de Victor Segalen comme une des tentatives les plus poussées de fonder l’écriture sur la découverte d’un autre monde, de même qu’on loue Walden d’Henry David Thoreau pour son évocation d’une vie simple et idéale qui serait à la portée... more...

  • The Body and the Bookby Glennis Byron; Andrew J. Sneddon

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 103.60

    The stimulating mix of academics and practising poets that have contributed to this volume provides an unusual and illuminating integration of critical and creative practice and a vibrantly diverse approach to questions of poetry and sexuality. Each section of essays is complemented by poems which creatively illustrate or develop the theme with which... more...

  • How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 5-9by Michaela Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95

    Now in a fully revised and extended second edition, How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 5-9 is a practical, activity based resource of poetry writing workshops for teachers of primary age children. Each workshop provides enjoyable activities for pupils aimed at building a thorough understanding of what poetry is and how to write it.... more...

  • Poetic Effectsby Adrian Pilkington

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 57.00

    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...

  • Romantic Poetryby Angela Esterhammer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 285.00

    Romantic Poetry encompasses twenty-seven new essays by prominent scholars on the influences and interrelations among Romantic movements throughout Europe and the Americas. It provides an expansive overview of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century poetry in the European languages. The essays take account of interrelated currents in American, Argentinian,... more...

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

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 158.00

    In the Italian sonnet, the rhyme schemes (abba, abba, cde, cde) and (abba, abba, cdc, dcd) can be analysed as the concatenation of an octave and a sestet. Without this bipartite structure, the Italian sonnet would be too complex to be perceptible. The French sonnet, with its usual forms (abba, abba, ccd, eed) and (abba, abba, ccd, ede), respects this... more...

  • Poetry as Researchby David I. Hanauer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 49.95

    Poetry as Research develops an approach that allows poetry writing to be used as a research method for exploring questions relating to second language learners and more broadly for studies within the humanities and social sciences. The book investigates the characteristics of poetry writing and situates poetry writing as a qualitative, arts-based,... more...

  • Second Findingby Barbara Folkart

    University of Ottawa Press 2007; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.99

    The translation of poetry has always fascinated the theorists, as the chances of "replicating" in another language the one-off resonance of music, imagery, and truth values of a poem are vanishingly small. Translation is often envisaged as a matter of mapping over into the target language the surface features or semiotic structures of the source poem.... more...