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Poetry & The American Presidency

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Author: Paul J. Ferlazzo  |  Isbn: 978-1433117688  |  File size: 638 KB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 146  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry I personally love history, but have found poetry hard to engage. Dr Ferlazzo has given me a new love for poetry as well as satisfying my old love of history. He made poetry come alive as he unveiled poet and verse in the powerful context of American politics and the lives...

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Proximity & Distance: Medieval Hebrew & Arabic Poetry By Joseph Tobi, Murray Rosovsky

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Author: Joseph Tobi and Murray Rosovsky  |  Isbn: 978-9004137981  |  File size: 2 MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 412  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry The first steps in Hebrew secular poetry took place around the turn of the ninth century, under the impact of contemporary Arabic poetry. This impact was so great that some researchers, incorrectly, define the Hebrew poetry as a school which is distinct from...

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Roving Mind: Binoculars Keep Constant Watch By Aluta Nite

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Author: Aluta Nite  |  Isbn: 978-1621373728  |  File size: 573.9 KB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 116  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Poetry This work is a Collection of Prose-Poetry. The book is for readers to ponder on what goes on around them and in the world at large. The writing is very current and relevant to modern day world and literature. The pieces would greatly appeal to lovers of real life episodes,...

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Lyric Encounters: Essays On American Poetry From Lazarus & Frost To Ortiz Cofer & Alexie

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Author: Daniel Morris  |  Isbn: 9781441194428  |  File size: 908.9 KB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 225  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Go home and write a page tonight": Subversive irony and resistant reading in Langston Hughes's "Theme for English B" -- The erotics of close reading: Williams, Demuth, and "The Crimson Cyclamen" -- Queering time: Allen Ginsberg, "america," and the Cold War -- Active and...

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On Modern Poetry: From Theory To Total Criticism

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Author: Robert Rowland Smith  |  Isbn: 1441174222  |  File size: 648.1 KB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 213  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Alltoo often, the history of poetry criticism in the 20th Century is told as atale of two sides. While ‘Lit crit' pored over the author's every line,‘Theory' stood on the shoulder of texts to gaze into the metaphysical mists. Drawingon the key insights of...

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The Ocean, The Bird, & The Scholar: Essays On Poets & Poetry

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Author: Helen Vendler  |  Isbn: 978-0674736566  |  File size: 676.3 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 464  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Poetry One of our foremost commentators on poetry examines the work of a broad range of nineteenth- and twentieth-century English, Irish, and American poets. The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar gathers two decades’ worth of Helen Vendler’s essays, book reviews, and...

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The Poetry Of Jack Spicer

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Author: Daniel Katz  |  Isbn: 978-0748645497  |  File size: 2.6 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry In the years since his death from alcohol poisoning, San Francisco Renaissance poet Jack Spicer (1925-1965) has gradually come to be recognized as one of most intriguing, demanding, and rewarding of the so-called 'New American Poetry' poets who were first published in Donald...

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The Mountain Poems Of Stonehouse (english & Chinese Edition)

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Author: Stonehouse  |  Isbn: 9781556594557  |  File size: 10.9 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 228  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Poetry Stonehouse was born in 1272 in Changshu, and took his name form a cave at the edge of town. During his lifetime, he became a highly respected Dharma Master in the Zen Buddhist Tradition. It was not until later life that he composed his poetry in seclusion on the mountainside of...

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Selected Poems

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Author: Vladimir Nabokov  |  Isbn: 9780156806473  |  File size: 2 Mb  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 132  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Poetry These masterly poems span the whole of Nabokov's career from "Music", written in 1914, to the short, playful "To Vera", composed in 1974. The works are newly translated by Dmitiri Nabokov, and include "The University Poem", an extraordinary autobiographical poem in which...

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The Machine That Sings: Modernism, Hart Crane, & The Culture Of The Body

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Author: Gordon A. Tapper  |  Isbn: 0415965918  |  File size: 1.3 MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 234  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Examining how Crane's corporeal aesthetic informs poems written across the span of his career, The Machine That Sings focuses on four texts in which Crane's preoccupation with the body reaches its apoge. Tapper treats Voyages, The Wine Merchant, and Possessions as a triptych...

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Horace: Odes Iv & Carmen Saeculare (cambridge Greek & Latin Classics)

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Author: Richard F. Thomas  |  Isbn: 0521582792  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 311  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Poetry The Carmen Saeculare was composed and published in 17 BCE as Horace was returning to the genre of lyric which he had abandoned six years earlier; the fourth book of Odes is in part a response to this poem, the only commissioned poem we know from the period. The hardening of...

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Traumbild Des Herzens: Hundert Lebensweisheiten Islamischer Mystik

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Author: Dschalaluddin Rumi  |  Isbn: 3717540904  |  File size: 1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 145  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Poetry Mal leidenschaftlich, mal zärtlich, überschwänglich oder düster, jedoch immer sinnlich und mitreißend umkreist Rumi das Thema der Liebe: Seine Gedichte handeln von Hingabe, Sehnsucht und Entbehrung, von der innigen Verbundenheit mit dem geliebten Menschen und mit Gott....

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The Story Of The Iliad: A Dramatic Retelling Of Homer’s Epic & The Last Days Of Troy

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Author: Simon Armitage  |  Isbn: 978-0871408907  |  File size: 746.5 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 112  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Poetry The first paragraph warns you what you're getting into: the ancient and the modern, mercilessly fused. The first scene was shocking to me -- I expected lofty language from such august historical figures -- but as the story unfolds I came to realize that it's about a...

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The Taste Of Words: An Introduction To Urdu Poetry

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Author: Raza Mir  |  Isbn: 9780143421184  |  File size: 273.4 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 312  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Poetry An ideal guide to the treasure trove of Urdu poetry Have you ever been enchanted by the spoken cadence of an Urdu couplet but wished you could fully understand its nuances? Have you wanted to engage with a ghazal more deeply but were daunted by its mystifying conventions? Are...

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The Craft Of Poetry: Dialogues On Minimal Interpretation

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Author: Derek Attridge and Henry Staten  |  Isbn: 978-1138850071  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 238  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF, EPUB  |  Category: Poetry 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...

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The Facts On File Companion To British Poetry Before 1600

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Author: Michelle M. Sauer  |  Isbn: 9780816063604  |  File size: 3.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 514  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Some of the most important authors in British poetry left their mark on literature before 1600, including Geoffrey Chaucer, Edmund Spenser, and, of course, William Shakespeare. "The Facts On File Companion to British Poetry before 1600" is an encyclopedic guide to British...

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American Poetry After Modernism: The Power Of The Word

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Author: Albert Gelpi  |  Isbn: 9781107025240  |  File size: 3.7 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 308  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Albert Gelpi's American Poetry after Modernism is a study of fourteen major American poets of the postwar period, from Robert Lowell to Adrienne Rich. Gelpi argues that a distinctly American poetic tradition was solidified in the later half of the twentieth century, thus...

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The Poetics Of Eros In Ancient Greece

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Author: Claude Calame  |  Isbn: 0691159432  |  File size: 4.1 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: Poetry The Poetics of Eros in Ancient Greece offers the first comprehensive inquiry into the deity of sexual love, a power that permeated daily Greek life. Avoiding Foucault's philosophical paradigm of dominance/submission, Claude Calame uses an anthropological and linguistic...

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A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross-cultural Encounter, Comparative Literature

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Author: Jacob Edmond  |  Isbn: 9780823242597  |  File size: 23.3 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 284  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Why is our world still understood through binary oppositions-East and West, local and global, common and strange-that ought to have crumbled with the Berlin Wall? What might literary responses to the events that ushered in our era of globalization tell us about the rhetorical...

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Fieldworks: From Place to Site in Postwar Poetics

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Author: Lytle Shaw  |  Isbn: 9780817357320  |  File size: 3.16MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 400  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Fieldworks offers a historical account of the social, rhetorical, and material attempts to ground art and poetry in the physicality of a site. Arguing that place-oriented inquiries allowed poets and artists to develop new, experimental models of historiography and ethnography,...

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Daughter, Daedalus

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Author: Alison D. Moncrief Bromage  |  Isbn: 9781612481838  |  File size: 5.77MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 80  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Daughter, Daedalus is a siren song composed of loss and beauty. Moncrief Bromage uses detailed themes of mothering and barrenness so wonderfully interwoven that readers will feel the pain and want as seeming simultaneously just out of reach and attached to the...

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The Cambridge Introduction to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

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Author: Professor John Sitter  |  Isbn: 9780521612784  |  File size: 1.56MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry For readers daunted by the formal structures and rhetorical sophistication of eighteenth-century English poetry, this introduction by John Sitter brings the techniques and the major poets of the period 1700-1785 triumphantly to life. Sitter begins by offering a guide...

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Hart Crane: After His Lights

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Author: Brian M. Reed  |  Isbn: 9780817314880  |  File size: 5.36MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry A critical reassessment of the life’s work of a major American poet. With his suicide in 1932, Hart Crane left behind a small body of work—White Buildings (1926) and The Bridge (1930). Yet, Crane’s poetry was championed and debated publicly by many of the most...

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Frameworks for Mallarme

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Author: Gayle Zachmann  |  Isbn: 9780791475935  |  File size: 3.39MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 209  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Countering the conventional image of the deliberately obscure "ivory-tower poet," Frameworks for Mallarme presents Stephane Mallarme as a journalist and critic who was actively engaged with the sociocultural and technological shifts of his era. Gayle Zachmann introduces a...

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Singularity & Transnational Poetics

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Author: Birgit Mara Kaiser  |  Isbn: 9781138775787  |  File size: 12.8MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 210  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Over the past decade ‘singularity’ has been a prominent term in a broad range of fields, ranging from philosophy to literary and cultural studies to science and technology studies. This volume intervenes in this broad discussion of singularity and its various...

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Coming After: Essays on Poetry (Poets on Poetry)

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Author: Alice Notley  |  Isbn: 9780472098590  |  File size: 1.31MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Coming After gathers critical pieces by acclaimed poet Alice Notley, author of Mysteries of Small Houses and Disobedience. Notley explores the work of second-generation New York School poets and their allies: Ted Berrigan, Anne Waldman, Joanne Kyger, Ron Padgett, Lorenzo...

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Brahma in the West: William Blake & the Oriental Renaissance

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Author: David Weir  |  Isbn: 9780791458174  |  File size: 1.09MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 170  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Argues that the myths and ideals of William Blake's poetry were heavily influenced by the Oriental Renaissance - the British discovery of Hindu literature. Download book...

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A Flowering Word: The Modernist Expression in Stéphane Mallarmé, T. S. Eliot, & Yosano Akiko

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Author: Noriko Takeda  |  Isbn: 9780820438979  |  File size: 935.89KB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 172  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry In its international and cross-cultural evolution, the modernist movement brought the most notable achievements in the poetry genre. Through their fragmented mode by semantic scrambling, the modernist poems seek to embody an indestructible unity of language and art. In order...

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Anyone (Phoenix Poets)

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Author: Nate Klug  |  Isbn: 9780226196954  |  File size: 255.13KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 64  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Milton’s God Where I-95 meets The Pike, a ponderous thunderhead flowered— stewed a minute, then flipped like a flash card, tattered edges crinkling in, linings so dark with excessive bright that, standing, waiting, at the overpass edge, the onlooker couldn’t decide...

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Arthur O'Shaughnessy, A Pre-Raphaelite Poet in the British Museum

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Author: Jordan Kistler  |  Isbn: 9781472467355  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 210  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Arthur O'Shaughnessy's career as a natural historian in the British Museum, and his consequent preoccupation with the role of work in his life, provides the context with which to reexamine his contributions to Victorian poetry. O'Shaughnessy's engagement with aestheticism,...

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