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Literary studies: poetry & poets

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Literary studies: poetry & poets

Hardcover. Editor(s): Crawforth, Hannah; Scott-Baumann, Elizabeth. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: DSC; DSGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 140 x 205 x 15. Weight in Grams: 244. Very good copy in near fine dustwrapper.First edition.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0303494
ISBN
9781474221580

€ 20.00

Paperback. Jon Stallworthy has here selected some of the most moving, funny, shameless, and erotic love poems in history. Representing the work of more than 190 poets, he offers a comprehensive history of love poetry through the ages. Editor(s): Stallworthy, Jon. Num Pages: 416 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 205 x 135 x 28. Weight in Grams: 446.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1986
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
416
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195042320
ISBN
9780195042320

€ 20.76

Hardcover. This volume offers a new interpretation of Flaccus' Argonautica, a Latin epic poem. Stover's approach to the text is both formalist and historicist as he seeks not only to elucidate Flaccus' dynamic appropriation of Lucan, but also to associate the Argonautica's formal gestures within a specific socio-political context. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; 3D; DSBB; DSC; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 222 x 147 x 20. Weight in Grams: 424.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199644087
ISBN
9780199644087

€ 124.73

Paperback. Hopkins's letters are his secular confessional and if we wish to understand the man and his poetry, they cannot be ignored. For this edition the letters have been re-transcribed from their original manuscripts, they are presented in chronological order with all deletions and corrections included, and are accompanied by scrupulous annotation. Editor(s): Phillips, Catherine; Thornton, R. K. R. Series: Collected Works Gerard Manley Hopkins. Num Pages: 1184 pages, 11 black-and-white halftones. BIC Classification: 2AB; BJ; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 164 x 74. Weight in Grams: 1662.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Edition
0th Edition
Number of pages
1184
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199653706
ISBN
9780199653706

€ 344.89

Paperback. Fifty poets examine the architecture of poems from the "haiku" to rap music and trace their history" Editor(s): Finch, Annie; Varnes, Katherine. Num Pages: 456 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DC; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 158 x 29. Weight in Grams: 650.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University of Michigan Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780472067251
ISBN
9780472067251

€ 39.50

Paperback. This 1974 book was the first treatment in English of the poetry of Else Lasker-Schuler, a German-Jewish poet who died in exile in Jerusalem. Series: Anglica Germanica Series 2. Num Pages: 176 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DSBH; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 223 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 23. The Broken World. Series: Anglica Germanica Series 2. 176 pages. This 1974 book was the first treatment in English of the poetry of Else Lasker-Schuler, a German-Jewish poet who died in exile in Jerusalem. Cateogry: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DSBH; DSC. Dimension: 223 x 156 x 11. Weight: 258.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
Reissue
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521168366
ISBN
9780521168366

€ 21.94

Hardback. This selection of the lyrical verse of the poet Jalal-al-Din Rumi provides an introduction to the enigmatic and ambiguous style characteristic of Sufi doctrine. Nicholson gives both original text and translation, together with a lengthy introduction, extensive notes, appendices and indexes. Translator(s): Nicholson, Reynold A. Num Pages: 367 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DCQ; DSBB; DSC; HRH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 37. Weight in Grams: 703.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
367
Condition
New
SKU
V9780700702770
ISBN
9780700702770

€ 149.99

Hardcover. This is a study of the work of James Hanley, who was brought up in Liverpool and worked as a merchant seaman before becoming a professional writer. It discusses Hanley's relationship to London and the institutional culture of high modernism, and his association with Wales. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 2AFW; DSBH; DSC; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 218 x 153 x 21. Weight in Grams: 572.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
University of Wales Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780708317556
ISBN
9780708317556

€ 29.58

Hardback. During Iolo Morganwg's lifetime Britain was obsessed with literary forgery. This book reveals the unexpected connections and hidden influences behind Britain's most successful (and hence, perhaps, least visible) Romantic forger. It explores Iolo's own strongly-held ideas about the Truth-historical, literary and religious. Series: Iolo Morganwg and the Romantic Tradition in Wales. Num Pages: 178 pages, Illustrations, ports, 1 map. BIC Classification: 2AFW; DSBD; DSC. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 241 x 165 x 19. Weight in Grams: 654.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
University of Wales Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
178
Condition
New
SKU
V9780708320624
ISBN
9780708320624

€ 24.37

Hardback. Series: Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Num Pages: 270 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 163 x 24. Weight in Grams: 567.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Lexington Books United States
Number of pages
270
Condition
New
SKU
V9780739146903
ISBN
9780739146903

€ 98.74

Paperback. An exploration of 'pataphysics, or the science of imaginary solutions. It covers the tangled history of 'pataphysics, discussing the tension between science and poetics, in order to demonstrate that 'pataphysics constitutes an intrinsic, but neglected, cornerstone of postmodernity itself. Series: Avant-garde and Modernism Studies. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSC; HPCF; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 12. Weight in Grams: 222.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Northwestern University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810118775
ISBN
9780810118775

€ 42.14

Paperback. Poetics of the Pretext is an original study of the French poet Lautreamont (1846-1870). It analyses closely the texts, pretexts and intertexts of this innovative poet, bringing Les Chants de Maldoror and Poesies to the foreground of contemporary critical debates around poetics, genre, intertextuality and influence. Num Pages: 284 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSBF; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 220 x 150 x 23. Weight in Grams: 480.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
University of Exeter Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
284
Condition
New
SKU
V9780859894982
ISBN
9780859894982

€ 54.99
€ 52.72

Hardback. Dante's "Comedy" is a puzzling poem because the author wanted to lead his readers to understanding by engaging their curiosity. While many obscure matters are clarified in the course of the poem itself, others have remained enigmas that have fascinated Dantists for centuries. This work explores different ways to read the "Comedy." Series: Variorum Collected Studies Series. Num Pages: 352 pages, Includes 12 b&w illustrations and figures. BIC Classification: DSBB; DSC; JFCX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 224 x 150. Weight in Grams: 633.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780860789840
ISBN
9780860789840

€ 168.33

Hardback. Takhyil is a term from Arabic poetics denoting the evocation of images. It has a broad spectrum of connotations throughout classical philosophical poetics and rhetoric, and it is closely linked to the Greek concept of phantasia. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white line drawings, figures. BIC Classification: 2CSR; DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 249 x 178 x 23. Weight in Grams: 942.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Gibb Memorial Trust United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780906094693
ISBN
9780906094693

€ 54.99
€ 51.39

Hardcover. This collection traces the intersection between writing and intoxication, from the literary to the theoretical, exploring a diversity of experiences of excess. Comprising a variety of perspectives, this book offers unique insights into how politics and literature have been shaped by states of intoxication. Editor(s): Brennan, Eugene; Williams, Russell. Num Pages: 224 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSB; DSC; DSK; JMTK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 146 x 223 x 18. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137487650
ISBN
9781137487650

€ 82.42
€ 80.24

Paperback. Series: Early Modern Literature in History. Num Pages: 270 pages, biography. BIC Classification: DSB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
270
Condition
New
SKU
V9781349422944
ISBN
9781349422944

€ 80.80

Paperback. Editor(s): Grabher, Gudrun; Hagenbuchle, Roland; Miller, Cristanne. Num Pages: 488 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBF; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 158 x 32. Weight in Grams: 820.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
University of Massachusetts Press United States
Number of pages
488
Condition
New
SKU
V9781558494886
ISBN
9781558494886

€ 36.12

Paperback. In an effort to adapt his poetry to his place of Henry County, Kentucky, acclaimed essayist and poet Berry discovered an enduringly useful example in the work of William Carlos Williams' commitment to his place of Rutherford, New Jersey. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140 x 13. Weight in Grams: 214.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Counterpoint United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9781619021532
ISBN
9781619021532

€ 15.99
€ 12.57

Paperback. The aim of this short book is to introduce Chaucer, "The Canterbury Tales", and far more briefly, some of his other works to the beginning student or reader. Series: Blackwell Introductions to Literature. Num Pages: 192 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 2ABC; DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 155 x 11. Weight in Grams: 274. Good copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KEX0305389
ISBN
9780631225621

€ 4.64

Paperback. This reference guide to Yeats' work, uses Yeats' non-poetic writing, the principle Yeats criticism and the writings of his friends and critics to reveal the depth of his meanings. It identifies geographical, historical and literary references from classical antiquity to Irish culture. Series: Irish Studies. Num Pages: 232 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DSBF; DSBH; DSC; GBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 322.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Syracuse University Press
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780815627708
ISBN
9780815627708

€ 24.97

Paperback. On Form assesses both the legacy of Victorian aestheticism and the nature of the literary. It tracks the development of the word 'form' since the Romantics and offers readings of, among others, Tennyson, Yeats, Stevens, and Plath. Original readings of poetry are combined with a powerful argument about the nature of aesthetic pleasure. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSBF; DSBH; DSC; HPN. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 140 x 15. Weight in Grams: 422.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199551934
ISBN
9780199551934

€ 37.79

Hardcover. Aiming to trace the tension between orality and textuality, which can be discerned in the poetry of the Northern-Irish writer, the author delineates using deconstruction, how they inform and structure Carson's poetic oeuvre. Series: Mediated Fictions. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 156 x 216 x 20. Weight in Grams: 402.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631647455
ISBN
9783631647455

€ 51.99
€ 49.35

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Continuum
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780826494733
ISBN
9780826494733

€ 30.61

Hardcover. Reading Eighteenth-Century Poetry recaptures for modern readers the urgency, distinctiveness and rewarding nature of this challenging and powerful body of poetry. Series: Blackwell Reading Poetry. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 236 x 150 x 23. Weight in Grams: 600.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405153614
ISBN
9781405153614

€ 96.54

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