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Blake: The Complete Poems, Third Edition

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Author: W.H. Stevenson  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 8.8MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 976  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry William Blake (1757 - 1827) is one of the great figures in literature, by turns poet, artist and visonary. Profoundly libertarian in outlook, Blake's engagement with the issues of his day is well known and this - along with his own idiosynratic concerns - flows through his poetry and art....

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English Romantic Poets: Modern Essays in Criticism

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Author: M. H. Abrams  |  Isbn: 978-0195019469  |  File size: 43.8MB  |  Year: 1975  |  Pages: 496  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry This highly acclaimed volume contains thirty essays by such leading literary critics as A.O. Lovejoy, Lionel Trilling, C.S. Lewis, F.R. Leavis, Northrop Frye, Harold Bloom, Geoffrey Hartman, Jonathan Wordsworth, and Jack Stillinger. Covering the major poems by each of the...

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Shakespeare, Brecht, & the Intercultural Sign

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Author: Antony Tatlow  |  Isbn: 9780822327639  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 312  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry In Shakespeare, Brecht, and the Intercultural Sign renowned Brecht scholar Antony Tatlow uses drama to investigate cultural crossings and to show how intercultural readings or performances question the settled assumptions we bring to interpretations of familiar texts. Through a...

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A Word Fitly Spoken: Poetic Artistry in the First Four Acrostics of the Hebrew Psalter

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Author: Les D. Maloney  |  Isbn: 9781433103889  |  File size: 2.14MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 177  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry A Word Fitly Spoken explores significant poetic devices within the four alphabetic acrostic psalms found in Book I of the Psalter. The majority of scholarly opinion has been that these acrostics are poetically and artistically deficient due to the writers’ and...

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Leconte de Lisle, "Poèmes de l'Île Natale"

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Author:  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 173.4MB  |  Year: 1996  |  Pages:  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Leconte de Lisle, successeur de Victor Hugo à l'Académie Française, et qu'on appelait le Prince des poètes, est un des plus illustres personnages de l'île de la Réunion. Sa quête de l'Absolu, à travers la beauté, fait de lui un océan qu�on n�a pas fini de sonder. Baudelaire qui fut son ami a dit que...

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Little Book of Poems for Young Children

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Author: Cathy Shimmen  |  Isbn: 9780746075050  |  File size: 20.87MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 96  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry This is a beautifully illustrated anthology, with a selection of poems ranging from classic poets like Roald Dahl and Lewis Carroll and exciting new contemporary poets. The poems cover many different themes and moods, and are chosen to show children how inspiring and magical...

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Poetic Rhythm: An Introduction

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Author: Derek Attridge  |  Isbn: 9780521423694  |  File size: 13MB  |  Year: 1995  |  Pages: 296  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry This is the first introduction to rhythm and meter that begins where students are: as speakers of English familiar with the rhythms of the spoken word, nursery rhymes, song and rap. Poetic Rhythm builds on this knowledge and experience, moving from basic questions about the...

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W.B. Yeats & the Muses

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Author: Joseph M. Hassett  |  Isbn: 9780199582907  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry W.B. Yeats and the Muses explores how nine fascinating women inspired much of W.B. Yeats's poetry. These women are particularly important because Yeats perceived them in terms of beliefs about poetic inspiration akin to the Greek notion that a great poet is inspired and...

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The Romantic Paradox: Love, Violence & the Uses of Romance, 1760-1830

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Author: Jacqueline M. Labbe  |  Isbn: 9780312234126  |  File size: 10.7MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 223  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Why are there so few "happily ever afters" in the Romantic-period verse romance? Why do so many poets utilize the romance and its parts to such devastating effect? Why is gender so often the first victim? The Romantic Paradox investigates the prevalence and death in the...

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My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness: A Poet's Life in the Palestinian Century

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Author: Adina Hoffman  |  Isbn: 9780300141504  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 464  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Beautifully written, and composed with a novelist’s eye for detail, this book tells the story of an exceptional man and the culture from which he emerged. Taha Muhammad Ali was born in 1931 in the Galilee village of Saffuriyya and was forced to flee during the war in 1948....

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American Poetic Materialism from Whitman to Stevens

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Author: Mark Noble  |  Isbn: 9781107084506  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 242  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry In American Poetic Materialism from Whitman to Stevens, Mark Noble examines writers who share the assumption that personhood can be understood as a material event. Through new readings of Whitman, Emerson, Santayana, and Stevens, Noble uncovers a literary history wrestling with the...

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Poems to Siva: The Hymns of the Tamil Saints by Indira Viswanathan Peterson

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Author: Indira Viswanathan Peterson  |  Isbn: 8120807847  |  File size: 21.6MB  |  Year: 1991  |  Pages: 382  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Composed by three poet-saints between the sixth and eigth centuries A.D., the Tevaram hymns are the primary scripture of Tamil Saivism, one of the first popular large-scale devotional movements within Hinduism. Indira Peterson eloquently renders into English which...

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Kujibizana: Questions of Language & Power in Nineteenth- & Twentieth-Century Poetry in Kishwahili (African Series, 4)

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Author: Ann Biersteker  |  Isbn: 9780870133909  |  File size: 14.31MB  |  Year: 1996  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry The author argues that reading poetry in Kiswahili provides important insights into questions of language and power, as well as into discussions of socialist practice in East Africa and East African resistance to colonialism and neo-colonialism. Includes the text of numerous...

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Shakespeare's Imagery & What it Tells Us by Caroline Spurgeon

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Author: Caroline Spurgeon  |  Isbn: 0521065380  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 1993  |  Pages: 442  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Caroline Spurgeon's pioneer study of the imagery of Shakespeare's plays shows how much light can be thrown on Shakespeare's own mind and thought and on the themes and characters of the plays by a detailed examination of his imagery. At the same time she contrasts Shakespeare...

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The Norton Anthology of Poetry, Fifth Edition

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Author: Jon Stallworthy, Margaret Ferguson Ph.D., and Mary Jo Salter  |  Isbn: 9780393979206  |  File size: 31.7MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 2182  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Offering over one thousand years of verse from the medieval period to the present, The Norton Anthology of Poetry is the classroom standard for the study of poetry in English. The Fifth Edition retains the flexibility and breadth...

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Ovid's Early Poetry: From his Single Heroides to his Remedia Amoris

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Author: Thea S. Thorsen  |  Isbn: 9781107040410  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 236  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Ovid is one of the greatest poets in the Classical tradition and Western literature. This book represents the most comprehensive study to date of his early output as a unified literary production. Firstly, the book proposes new ways of organising this part of Ovid's poetic...

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Home: A Collection of Poetry & Art

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Author: Stan Tymorek  |  Isbn: 9780810934351  |  File size: 16MB  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry There's no place like home. And there's no book quite like this one-a sophisticated gift anthology that brings together fine poetry and art to celebrate the comforts and pleasures of home. Editor Stan Tymorek collected more than 50 evocative poems, most by modern or contemporary...

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Writing & Reading Byzantine Secular Poetry, 1025-1081

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Author: Floris Bernard  |  Isbn: 9780198703747  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 384  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry In the mid-eleventh century, secular Byzantine poetry attained a hitherto unseen degree of wit, vividness, and personal involvement, chiefly exemplified in the poetry of Christophoros Mitylenaios, Ioannes Mauropous, and Michael Psellos. This is the first volume to consider this...

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Chills & Thrills: The Ultimate Anthology of the Mystical, Magical, Eerie & Uncanny

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Author: Lena Tabori and Natasha Tabori Fried  |  Isbn: 9781599620862  |  File size: 116MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry While there have been collections of ghost stories and fantasy tales before Chills and Thrills, none have so completely combined all the frightening and magical elements that have enchanted and spooked children for generations. Filled with scary stories,...

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Dante's Divine Comedy: A Graphic Adaptation

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Author: Seymour Chwast  |  Isbn: 978-1408808184  |  File size: 23MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry A revolutionary of visual culture, Seymour Chwast is one of the most influential illustrators of the last half century. In his version of "Dante's Divine Comedy", Dante and his guide Virgil don fedoras and wander through noirish realms of Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise in this...

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Montaging Pushkin: Pushkin & Visions of Modernity in Russian Twentieth-Century Poetry

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Author: Alexandra Smith  |  Isbn: 9789042020122  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 361  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Montaging Pushkin offers for the first time a coherent view of Pushkin's legacy to Russian twentieth-century poetry, giving many new insights. Pushkin is shown to be a Russian forerunner of Baudelaire. Furthermore it is argued that the rise of the Russian and European novel...

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Poetry & Repetition: Walt Whitman, Wallace Stevens, John Ashbery

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Author: Krystyna Mazur  |  Isbn: 0415970571  |  File size: 730.7KB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 206  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry This book examines the function of repetition in the work of Walt Whitman, Wallace Stevens and John Ashbery. All three poets extensively employ and comment upon the effects of repetition, yet represent three distinct poetics, considerably removed from one another in stylistic...

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Beowulf (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations (Hardcover))

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Author: Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom  |  Isbn: 9780791093016  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Composed about CE 1000, Beowulf is the longest known poem written in Old English. Considered one of the great epics, the Anglo-Saxon saga relates the heroic deeds of the warrior Beowulf, who kills the man-eating monster Grendel, and the...

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Reading Modernist Poetry

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Author: Michael H. Whitworth  |  Isbn: 9781405167314  |  File size: 3.43MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry This essential guide to modernist poetry enables readers to make sense of a literary movement often regarded as difficult and intimidating.Provides close examinations of key poems by T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, W. B. Yeats, and othersConsiders key techniques employed to...

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Fairy Tales, Sexuality, & Gender in France, 1690-1715: Nostalgic Utopias

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Author: Lewis C. Seifert  |  Isbn: 052102627X  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 292  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Between 1690 and 1715, well over one hundred literary fairy tales appeared in France, two-thirds of them written by women. The first part of this book situates the rise of this genre within the literary and historical context of late-seventeenth-century France, and the second...

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"The Old Dualities": Deconstructing Robert Kroetsch & His Critics

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Author: Dianne Tiefensee  |  Isbn: 9780773511910  |  File size: 12.68MB  |  Year: 1994  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Tiefensee contends that Kroetsch and his critics have, to some degree, misunderstood the implications of Derrida's "deconstruction" and adhere to a Bloomian "misreading" which is firmly grounded in traditional philosophy. She addresses the metaphysical presuppositions that...

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Emily Dickinson's Gardens: A Celebration of a Poet & Gardener by Marta Mcdowell

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Author: Marta McDowell  |  Isbn: 9780071424097  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry A beautifully illustrated gift book exploring the flowers and poems of the beloved "Belle of Amherst" A woman who found great solace in gardens, Emily Dickinson filled her poetry with references to her flowers. Now, in Emily Dickinson's Gardens, author Marta McDowell invites...

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Reference Guide to World Literature: Works Index

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Author:  |  Isbn: 978-1558624924  |  File size: 3.35MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages:  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Reference Guide to World Literature: Works Index Download book...

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Milton's Uncertain Eden: Understanding Place in Paradise Lost

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Author: Andrew Mattison  |  Isbn: 9780415981347  |  File size: 1.1MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 200  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry This study describes a variety of ways of thinking about place in the Renaissance and in Paradise Lost. Despite coming from different perspectives, they have in common the idea that the difficulty of the relationship of reciprocity that poetic subjects often expect from their...

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The Spiritual Canticle &Poems

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Author: R.H.J. Steuart  |  Isbn: 9780860120612  |  File size: 21.3MB  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 484  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry The Spiritual Canticle is one of St John's greatest works. Using the simple metaphor of the spouse and the bride, he sketches a series of dialogues between God and the soul, rihc in natural imagery. The fragrant vineyards, fruitful valleys and green hills, flocks of sheep and...

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