Books in category Literary Criticism – Poetry

  • Historical Anthology of Kazan Tatar Verse

    Historical Anthology of Kazan Tatar Verse
    Ravilʹ Bukharaev, David John Matthews

    Expounds the rich history of Kazan Tatar poetry from its beginnings in the early 12th century, against a colourful background of social, cultural and political settings.

  • Andrew Marvell s Liminal Lyrics

    Andrew Marvell’s Liminal Lyrics
    Joan Faust

    In analyzing a small selection of Marvell’s life and lyrics as explorations of various realms of liminality in word and image, readers can see a passageway to the poet’s works that never really reaches a destination; instead, the …

  • How to Do Things with Fictions

    How to Do Things with Fictions
    Joshua Landy

    Witty and approachable, How to Do Things with Fictions challenges the widespread assumption that literary texts must be informative or morally improving in order to be of any real benefit.

  • The Writing in the Stars

    The Writing in the Stars
    Rodney Williamson

    The Writing in the Stars explores Paz's life and ideas by establishing a dialogue between the structure and recurring images of his major poems and the ideas of Carl Jung.

  • Ausonius

    Ausonius
    Decimus Magnus Ausonius, David R. Slavitt

    The subjects of many of his poems are typical of the academic world of the time.

  • Joe Rosenblatt

    Joe Rosenblatt
    Linda Rogers

    The secretive man behind surreal works such as The LSD Leacock and A Tentacled Mother is explored in these critical yet affectionate essays.

  • Beowulf and Other Old English Poems

    “Beowulf” and Other Old English Poems
    Craig Williamson

    And in Craig Williamson's splendid new version, this often translated work may well have found its most compelling modern English interpreter.

  • Ethics and Politics in Modern American Poetry

    Ethics and Politics in Modern American Poetry
    John Wrighton

    In its redefinition and extension of the key notion of "poethics" and, as guide to the development of experimental work in modern American poetry, this book will interest and appeal to a wide audience.

  • Pearl of Great Price

    Pearl of Great Price
    David Gould

    The Middle English poem Pearl is an elegy on the death of a child, written to provide consolation for the loss of a loved one through instruction in Christian theology.

  • T S Eliot

    T. S. Eliot
    Craig Raine

    The heart of the book contains extended analyses of Eliot's two master works–The Waste Land and Four Quartets.

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