Books in category Literary Criticism – Poetry

  • In Doctor No s Garden

    In Doctor No’s Garden
    Henry Shukman

    In Doctor No's Garden is an affectionate, refreshing debut, striking in its imagery and insight, remarkable for its lightness of touch and emotional weight.

  • 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.

  • Love Poems Sonnets of William Shakespeare

    Love Poems & Sonnets of William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare

    The greatest sonnets ever written, by the greatest poet and playwright in the English language–now in a handsome edition featuring exquisite color illustrations.

  • Manuscript Verse Collectors and the Politics of Anti Courtly Love Poetry

    Manuscript Verse Collectors and the Politics of Anti-Courtly Love Poetry
    Joshua Eckhardt

    This book reappraises the work of early-seventeenth-century collectors of English Renaissance poetry in manuscript.

  • In A Rare Time Of Rain

    In A Rare Time Of Rain
    Milner Place

    These are swashbuckling narratives, wry character portraits and meditations that carry a worldly wisdom which extends far beyond the settings and subjects of the poems themselves.

  • Mandel shtam s Poetics

    Mandel’shtam’s Poetics
    Elena Corrigan

    This book is the first attempt to describe in a comprehensive way Mandel?shtam's intellectual world and its effect on his evolution as a thinker.

  • Propertius

    Propertius
    A.M. Keith

    The volume aims to contribute to our understanding of both Latin literature and Augustan culture its sustained exploration of refractions of the Roman 'imperialist enterprise' in Propertius' elegiac poetry.

  • Ovid s Metamorphoses

    Ovid’s Metamorphoses
    Elaine Fantham

    Elaine Fantham introduces the reader not only to this marvelous and complex narrative poem, but to the Greek and Roman traditions behind Ovid's tales of transformation and a selection of the images and texts that it inspired.

  • Martial

    Martial
    Peter Howell

    This book is part of the Ancient in Action series which features short incisive books introducing major figures of the ancient world to the modern general reader, including the essentials of each subject's life, works, and significance for …

  • John Donne

    John Donne
    John Donne

    He entered the Church in 1615, and become Dean of St Paul's. His first volume of poetry was published posthumously in 1633. In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past.

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