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Five Comedies (Suny Series, Women Writers in Translation)

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Author: A M Blackmore, E H Blackmore, and Title George Sand pse  |  Isbn: 9780791457115  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Best known as a novelist, George Sand (1804 1876) was also arguably the most successful woman dramatist in history. More than twenty of her plays were staged in major Paris theaters to widespread popular and critical acclaim. Translated...

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The Poetry of Roses

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Author: Carolyn Parker  |  Isbn: 9780810937369  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 1995  |  Pages: 64  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry As it was centuries ago for the Persian poet Attar, so it is for us today: The rose remains a flower of mysterious beauty, of many moods, with myriad symbolic associations. Parker celebrates the rose, pairing her exquisite full-color photographs of blooms from her own garden...

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The English Language Poetry of South Asians: A Critical Study

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Author: Mitali Pati Wong and Syed Khwaja Moinul Hassan  |  Isbn: 9780786436224  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 206  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry In this study, ten independent critical essays and a coda explore the English-language poetry of South Asians in terms of time, place, themes and poetic methodologies. The transnational perspective taken establishes connections between colonial...

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Twentieth (20th) Century Russian Poetry: Silver & Steel: An Anthology

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Author: Max Hayward and Yevgeny Yevtushenko  |  Isbn: 9780385051293  |  File size: 22.89MB  |  Year: 1993  |  Pages: 1078  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry A massive, comprehensive anthology of poetry from the politically turbulent Russia of this century.  This collection introduces Americans to a number of astonishing poets virtually unknown outside of Russia, as well as presenting the work of some of the...

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The Secular Poetry of El'azar ben Ya'aqov ha-Bavli

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Author: Bekkum, W.J. van, and Wout Jac. Van Bekkum  |  Isbn: 9789004147188  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry A critical edition with introduction and commentaries of the poetry of Elazar ha-Bavli (Baghdad, 13th century). Download book...

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The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

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Author: Emily Dickinson  |  Isbn: 0316184144  |  File size: 15.1MB  |  Year: 1960  |  Pages: 770  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Here is the real Emily Dickinson – the only comprehensive and reliably authoritative trade editions of the poet's work. Amazon.com Review Emily Dickinson proved that brevity can be beautiful. Only now is her complete oeuvre–all 1,775 poems–available in its original form,...

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The Beowulf Reader by Peter Baker

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Author: Peter Baker  |  Isbn: 9780815336662  |  File size: 139.9MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 300  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Download book...

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The Cynewulf Reader

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Author: Robert E. Bjork  |  Isbn: 9780415937542  |  File size: 26MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry The Cynewulf Reader is a collection of classic and original essays presenting a comprehensive view of the elusive Anglo-Saxon poet Cynewulf, his language, and his work. Download book...

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The Structure & Performance of Euripides' Helen

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Author: C. W. Marshall  |  Isbn: 9781107073753  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Using Euripides' play Helen as the main point of reference, C. W. Marshall's detailed study expands our understanding of Athenian tragedy and provides new interpretations of how Euripides created meaning in performance. Marshall focuses on dramatic structure to show how...

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The Roman Mistress: Ancient & Modern Representations

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Author: Maria Wyke  |  Isbn: 9780198150756  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 468  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry From Latin love poetry's dominating and enslaving beloveds, to modern popular culture's infamous Cleopatras and Messalinas, representations of the Roman mistress (or the mistress of Romans) have brought into question both ancient and modern genders and political systems. The Roman...

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The Orient & the Young Romantics

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Author: Andrew Warren  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 287  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Andrew Warren argues that the second-generation Romantic poets - Byron, Shelley, and Keats - engaged with tales and themes of the Orient, seeing the East not only as a very different site of imagination from that of earlier poets, but as a means of criticizing Europe's growing imperialism....

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The Impotency Poem from Ancient Latin to Restoration English Literature

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Author: Hannah Lavery  |  Isbn: 9781472422026  |  File size: 1.6MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 206  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry The first book length study of the motif of impotency in poetry from early antiquity through to the late Restoration, this book explores the impotency poem as a recognisable form of poetry in the longer tradition of erotic elegy. Hannah Lavery’s central claim is that the...

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Studies in Latin Poetry (Yale Classical Studies Vol. 21)

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Author: Christopher M. Dawson and Thomas Cole  |  Isbn: 9780521073950  |  File size: 2.8MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 270  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry This volumes begins with a long essay on the nature and structure of Saturnian verse. This is followed by two studies of Plautus (the Menaechmi seen as a comedy of errors and the prologue of the Poenulus as an editor's conflation of several scripts)....

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Problems of Dostoevsky's Poetics

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Author: Mikhail Bakhtin  |  Isbn: 9780816612284  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 1984  |  Pages: 384  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry This book is not only a major twentieth-century contribution to Dostoevsky’s studies, but also one of the most important theories of the novel produced in our century. As a modern reinterpretation of poetics, it bears comparison with Aristotle.“Bakhtin’s...

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A Lucan Reader: Selections from Civil War

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Author: Lucan  |  Isbn: 9780865166615  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 134  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Lucan's epic poem, Civil War, portrays the stark, dark horror of the years 49 through 48 BCE, the grim reality of Romans fighting Romans, of Julius Caesar vs. Pompey the Great. The introduction to this volume situates Lucan as a poet closely connected with the Stoics at Rome, working...

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Victorian Literature: An Anthology

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Author: Victor Shea and William Whitla  |  Isbn: 9781405188746  |  File size: 12MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 1008  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Victorian Literature is a comprehensive and fully annotated anthology with a flexible design that allows teachers and students to pursue traditional or innovative lines of inquiry –from the canon to its extensions and its contexts.Represents the period’s...

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Ancilla Calliopeae: Ein Repertorium Der Neulateinischen Epik Frankreichs (1500-1700)

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Author: Ludwig Braun  |  Isbn: 9789004162426  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 746  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry This book presents for the first time a panorama of about 85 neo-latin epics composed in France during the 16th and 17th centuries; the collection includes historical, biblical and hagiographic poems, ranging from a few hundred to thirty thousand hexameters. A full account is given...

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The Red Shoe

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Author: Ursula Dubosarsky  |  Isbn: 1741142857  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 183  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Funny, tough-minded and tender, this is the story of Matilda and her two sisters growing up in Sydney, Australia, in the early 1950s. Their father is mentally unstable and largely absent, their mother is possibly in the thrall of his brother, and a headline-making Russian spy...

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As Viríadas do Doutor Samuda. Edição Crítica da Epopeia Setecentista Inédita dos Médicos Isaac Samuda e Jacob de Castro Sarmento

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Author: Manuel Curado  |  Isbn: 9892606604  |  File size: 9.46MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 688  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry This critical edition publishes for the first time the epical poem As Viriadas, written by the Portuguese physician Isaac Samuda, F.R.S. (1681-1729). The original manuscript was finished by another Portuguese physician that lived in London, Jacob de Castro Sarmento, F.R.S....

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The Epistemological Perspective of the Pearl-poet

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Author: Piotr Spyra  |  Isbn: 9781472430823  |  File size: 1.6MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 184  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Original and engaging, this study presents the four anonymous poems found in the Cotton Nero MS - Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight - as a composite text with a continuous narrative. While it is widely accepted that the poems attributed to the...

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Amoral Gower: Language, Sex, & Politics

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Author: Diane Watt  |  Isbn: 0816640270  |  File size: 1.8MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Gower wrote his vernacular poem Confessio Amantis at the same time as Chaucer embarked on The Canterbury Tales . It is therefore not overly surprising that Gower's poem is far less known today than Chaucer's. This study seeks to reinstate Confessio Amantis to its rightful place in...

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"Fallen from the Symboled World": Precedents for the New Formalism

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Author: Wyatt Prunty  |  Isbn: 9780195057867  |  File size: 17MB  |  Year: 1990  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry This study evaluates figure and form in contemporary poetry, especially the powers of simile and simile-like structures. Examining the works of Nemerov, Wilbur, Bowers, Hecht, Justice, Cunningham, Bishop, Van Duyn, Hollander, Pack, Kennedy, Ammons, Creeley, and Wright, Prunty...

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Ancient Epic Poetry: Homer, Apollonius, Virgil with a Chapter on the Gilgamesh Poems by Charles Rowan Beye

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Author: Charles Rowan Beye  |  Isbn: 9780865166073  |  File size: 36.9MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 318  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Charles Rowan Beye's critically acclaimed interpretive introduction to the epic poetry and poets of Ancient Greece, Rome, and Assyria is here reprinted in an expanded second edition with a new preface, new chapter on Gilgamesh, and an Appendix of Further Reading...

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Viking Poems on War & Peace: A Study in Skaldic Narrative

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Author: R. G. Poole  |  Isbn: 0802067891  |  File size: 10.9MB  |  Year: 1991  |  Pages: 242  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry The Old Norse and Icelandic poets have left us vivid accounts of conflict and peace-making in the Viking Age. Russell G. Poole's editorial and critical analysis reveals much about the texts themselves, the events that they describe, and the culture from which they come. Poole...

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The Poetry of Disturbance: The Discomforts of Postwar American Poetry

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Author: David Bergman  |  Isbn: 9781107086685  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 189  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry In The Poetry of Disturbance, David Bergman argues that post-war poetry underwent a significant if subtle shift in emphasis, moving from the Modernist concern with the poem as a visual text to one that was chiefly oral in nature. The resulting change was disturbing, especially...

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Gods & Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths

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Author: Nina Kossman  |  Isbn: 9780195133417  |  File size: 9.8MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry For centuries, poets have looked into the mirror of classical myth to show us the many ways our emotional lives are still reflected in the ancient stories of heroism, hubris, transformation, and loss that myths so eloquently tell. Now, in Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on...

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The Wallace Stevens Case: Law & the Practice of Poetry

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Author: Thomas Grey  |  Isbn: 9780674945777  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 1991  |  Pages: 166  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Wallace Stevens was not only one of America's outstanding modernist poets but also a successful insurance lawyer--a fact that continues to intrigue many readers. Though Stevens tried hard to separate his poetry from his profession, legal theorist Thomas Grey shows that he did not...

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Fusion: art & poems

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Author: Cheryl Snell  |  Isbn: 9781461129318  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 86  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry art and poetry by the Snell sisters on the theme of fusion- the abstract with the figurative, and the narrative with the lyrical. Download book...

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Lyric Shame: The "Lyric" Subject of Contemporary American Poetry

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Author: Gillian White  |  Isbn: 9780674734395  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 360  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Bringing a provocative perspective to the poetry wars that have divided practitioners and critics for decades, Gillian White argues that the sharp disagreements surrounding contemporary poetics have been shaped by “lyric shame”―an unspoken but pervasive embarrassment...

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The Multiple Perspective: Wilhelm Raabe's Third-Person Narratives of the Braunschweig period

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Author: Irene Stocksieker Di Maio  |  Isbn: 9789027240040  |  File size: 14MB  |  Year: 1981  |  Pages: 158  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry In this study the works of Wilhelm Raabe (1831–1910) are being discussed, taking into account the emerge of the perspectival narration, culminating in the Braunschweig period (1870–1920). The book starts with a survey of the point of view theory, including the...

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