Books in category Literary Criticism – Poetry

  • A Menorah for Athena

    A Menorah for Athena
    Stephen Fredman

    A Menorah for Athena, the first extended treatment of Reznikoff's work, appears at a time of renewed interest in his contribution to American poetry.

  • Holding Patterns

    Holding Patterns
    Daniel McGuiness

    Argues that if poems are to matter in American culture, they must be read rather than theorized over.

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Hardy

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Hardy
    Rosemarie Morgan

    Bringing together eminent Hardy scholars, The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Hardy offers an overview of Hardy scholarship and suggests new directions in Hardy studies.

  • A E Housman Collected Poems

    A.E. Housman: Collected Poems
    A.E. Housman

    In brief, this collection presents the literary highlights of Housman's career, and this will be most appreciated by readers new to Housman's poetry.

  • Ecopoetics

    Angela Hume, Gillian Osborne

    This collection of essays makes the compelling argument that ecopoetics should be read as “coextensive with post-1945 poetry and poetics,” rather than as a subgenre or movement within it.

  • Robin Hood

    Robin Hood
    Thomas H. Ohlgren, Lister M. Matheson

    Several fourteenth-century allusions in the works of William Langland and Geoffrey Chaucer suggest that the rymes of Robyn Hood were widely circulating by the 1370s, but, it is vital to note, none of these late fourteenth-century works …

  • Metaphor and Imagery in Persian Poetry

    Metaphor and Imagery in Persian Poetry
    Ali Asghar Seyed-Gohrab

    This volume contains ten chapters on Persian metaphors, tropes, rhetorical figures, and poetic forms and genres, by some of the world's foremost scholars in the field of classical Persian poetry.

  • Nineteenth Century Poetry and Liberal Thought

    Nineteenth-Century Poetry and Liberal Thought
    Anna Barton

    This book explores the relationship between nineteenth-century poetry and liberal philosophy.

  • Rediscovering Wen Tingyun

    Rediscovering Wen Tingyun
    Huaichuan Mou

    A new look at the life, times, and work of the great Tang dynasty poet, Wen Tingyun, that rebuts the negative aspects of his reputation. Translations of a number of his works are included.

  • Way Down Yonder in the Indian Nation

    Way Down Yonder in the Indian Nation
    Michael Wallis

    From tales of the notorious Oklahoma panhandle, where “the only law was the colt and the carbine,” to the fate of Woody Guthrie’s mother Nora, who, burdened by depression, set fire to her kids and spent the last years of her life in …

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