The Poem Itself

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ISBN 10 : 1610753089
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Download or read book The Poem Itself written by Stanley Burnshaw and published by University of Arkansas Press. This book was released on 2015-09-24 with total page 337 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Available again for a new generation, this classic work contains over 150 of the greatest modern French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Russian poems presented in the original languages and brilliantly illuminated by English commentaries.

The Modern Hebrew Poem Itself

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ISBN 10 : 0814324851
Pages : 366 pages
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Download or read book The Modern Hebrew Poem Itself written by Stanley Burnshaw and published by Wayne State University Press. This book was released on 2003 with total page 366 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A collection of modern Hebrew poetry that presents the poems in the original Hebrew, with an English phonetic transcription.

The Poem Itself

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Download or read book The Poem Itself written by Stanley Burnshaw and published by . This book was released on 1976 with total page 337 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

The poem itself

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Download or read book The poem itself written by Stanley Burnshaw and published by . This book was released on 1970 with total page 338 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Homo Irrealis

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Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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ISBN 10 : 9780374720216
Pages : 256 pages
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Download or read book Homo Irrealis written by André Aciman and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. This book was released on 2021-01-19 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The New York Times–bestselling author of Find Me and Call Me by Your Name returns to the essay form with his collection of thoughts on time, the creative mind, and great lives and works Irrealis moods are a category of verbal moods that indicate that certain events have not happened, may never happen, or should or must or are indeed desired to happen, but for which there is no indication that they will ever happen. Irrealis moods are also known as counterfactual moods and include the conditional, the subjunctive, the optative, and the imperative—all best expressed in this book as the might-be and the might-have-been. One of the great prose stylists of his generation, André Aciman returns to the essay form in Homo Irrealis to explore what time means to artists who cannot grasp life in the present. Irrealis moods are not about the present or the past or the future; they are about what might have been but never was but could in theory still happen. From meditations on subway poetry and the temporal resonances of an empty Italian street to considerations of the lives and work of Sigmund Freud, C. P. Cavafy, W. G. Sebald, John Sloan, Éric Rohmer, Marcel Proust, and Fernando Pessoa and portraits of cities such as Alexandria and St. Petersburg, Homo Irrealis is a deep reflection on the imagination’s power to forge a zone outside of time’s intractable hold.

Tennyson

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ISBN 10 : 9781317892014
Pages : 232 pages
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Download or read book Tennyson written by Rebecca Stott and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2014-07-21 with total page 232 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Alternative approaches have emerged which have radically altered our understanding of Tennyson's poetry and his relationship to the Victorian age. This text covers the most significant areas of new work on Tennyson, effectively linking feminist and gender studies with deconstructive, psychoanalytic and linguistic attention. The Introduction discusses ways in which orthodox critical approaches have dominated readings of Tennyson's poetry and provides a critical overview of the radical reappraisal of his work. It also provides a guide to the varied ways in which these new debates have shaped and are shaping themselves, with a final discussion of the future directions which Tennyson criticism is likely to take. The essays chosen cover and reflect a range of modes of critical enquiry compelling in themselves.

Imitations of the Self: Jiang Yan and Chinese Poetics

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ISBN 10 : 9789004282452
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Download or read book Imitations of the Self: Jiang Yan and Chinese Poetics written by Nicholas Morrow Williams and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2014-11-07 with total page 312 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In Imitations of the Self Nicholas M. Williams reevaluates the poetry of Jiang Yan (444–505) as a summation of Six Dynasties poetics and as a model of multifarious self-representation in Chinese poetry.

Awakened Cosmos

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ISBN 10 : 9781611807424
Pages : 160 pages
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Download or read book Awakened Cosmos written by David Hinton and published by Shambhala Publications. This book was released on 2019-10-15 with total page 160 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A deep and radically original exploration of Taoist and Ch'an (Zen) Buddhist wisdom through the lens of the life and work of Tu Fu, widely considered China's greatest classical poet. What is consciousness but the Cosmos awakened to itself? This question is fundamental to the Taoist and Ch'an (Zen) Buddhist worldview that shapes classical Chinese poetry. A uniquely conceived biography, Awakened Cosmos illuminates that worldview through the life and work of Tu Fu (712-770 C.E.), China's greatest classical poet. Tu Fu's writing traces his life from periods of relative normalcy to years spent as an impoverished refugee amid the devastation of civil war. Exploring key poems to guide the reader through Tu Fu's dramatic life, Awakened Cosmos reveals Taoist/Ch'an insight deeply lived across the full range of human experience. Each chapter presents a poem in three stages: first, the original Chinese; then, an English translation in Hinton's masterful style; and finally, a lyrical essay that discusses the untranslatable philosophical dimensions of the poem. The result is nothing short of remarkable: a biography of the Cosmos awakened to itself in the form of a magisterial poet alive in T'ang Dynasty China. Thirty years ago, David Hinton published America's first full-length translation of Tu Fu's work. Awakened Cosmos is published simultaneously with a newly translated and substantially expanded version of that landmark translation: The Selected Poems of Tu Fu: Expanded and Newly Translated (New Directions).

Liffey and Lethe

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ISBN 10 : 9780192507648
Pages : 280 pages
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Download or read book Liffey and Lethe written by Patrick R. O'Malley and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2017-03-01 with total page 280 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Focusing on literary and cultural texts from the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth, Patrick R. O'Malley argues that in order to understand both the literature and the varieties of nationalist politics in nineteenth-century Ireland, we must understand the various modes in which the very notion of the historical past was articulated. He proposes that nineteenth-century Irish literature and culture present two competing modes of political historiography: one that eludes the unresolved wounds of Ireland's violent history through the strategic representation of a unified past that could be the model for a liberal future; and one that locates its roots not in a culturally triumphant past but rather in an account of colonial and specifically sectarian bloodshed and insists upon the moral necessity of naming that history. From myths of pre-Christian Celtic glories to medieval Catholic scholarship to the rise of the Protestant Ascendancy to narratives of colonial violence against Irish people by British power, Irish historiography strove to be the basis of a new nationalism following the 1801 Union with Great Britain, and yet it was itself riven with contention.

Classical Constructions

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ISBN 10 : 9780199218035
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Download or read book Classical Constructions written by S. J. Heyworth and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2007-10-04 with total page 368 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A collection of ground-breaking and scholarly papers on Latin literature by a number of distinguished classicists, produced in memory of Don Fowler, who died in 1999 at the age of 46. The essays are concerned with the reception of the classical world, extending into the realms of modern philosophy, art history, and cultural studies.

T. S. Eliot: A Guide for the Perplexed

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ISBN 10 : 9781441108494
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Download or read book T. S. Eliot: A Guide for the Perplexed written by Steve Ellis and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2009-06-25 with total page 180 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: T. S. Eliot is one of the most celebrated twentieth-century poets and one whose work is practically synonymous with perplexity. Eliot is perceived as extremely challenging due to the multi-lingual references and fragmentation we find in his poetry and his recurring literary allusions to writers including Dante, Shakespeare, Marvell, Baudelaire, and Conrad. There is an additional difficulty for today's readers that Eliot probably didn't envisage: the widespread unfamiliarity with the Christianity that his work is steeped in. Steve Ellis introduces Eliot's work by using his extensive prose writings to illuminate the poetry. As a major critic, as well as poet, Eliot was highly conscious of the challenges his poetry set, of its relation to and difference from the work of previous poets, and of the ways in which the activity of reading was problematized by his work.

The Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisation Studies

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ISBN 10 : 9780199892921
Pages : 600 pages
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Download or read book The Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisation Studies written by George Lewis and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2016 with total page 600 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: V. 1. Cognitions -- v. 2. Critical theories

Reproducing Rome

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ISBN 10 : 9780199659364
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Download or read book Reproducing Rome written by Mairéad McAuley and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2015-10-15 with total page 448 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Reproducing Rome is a study of the representation of maternity in the Roman literature of the first century CE, a period of intense social upheaval and reorganization as Rome was transformed from a Republic to a form of hereditary monarchy under the emperor Augustus. Through a series of close readings of the works of Virgil, Ovid, Seneca, and Statius, the volume scrutinizes the gender dynamics that permeate these ancient authors' language, imagery, andnarrative structures. By analysing the texts, McAuley considers to what degree their representations of maternity reflect, construct, or subvert Roman ideals of, and anxieties about, family and motherhood. Thevolume also explores the extent to which these representations distort or displace concerns about fatherhood or other relations of power in Augustan and post-Augustan Rome.

Beautiful Enemies

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ISBN 10 : 9780190292713
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Download or read book Beautiful Enemies written by Andrew Epstein and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2006-09-21 with total page 376 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Although it has long been commonplace to imagine the archetypal American poet singing a solitary "Song of Myself," much of the most enduring American poetry has actually been preoccupied with the drama of friendship. In this lucid and absorbing study, Andrew Epstein argues that an obsession with both the pleasures and problems of friendship erupts in the "New American Poetry" that emerges after the Second World War. By focusing on some of the most significant postmodernist American poets--the "New York School" poets John Ashbery, Frank O'Hara, and their close contemporary Amiri Baraka--Beautiful Enemies reveals a fundamental paradox at the heart of postwar American poetry and culture: the avant-garde's commitment to individualism and nonconformity runs directly counter to its own valorization of community and collaboration. In fact, Epstein demonstrates that the clash between friendship and nonconformity complicates the legendary alliances forged by postwar poets, becomes a predominant theme in the poetry they created, and leaves contemporary writers with a complicated legacy to negotiate. Rather than simply celebrating friendship and poetic community as nurturing and inspiring, these poets represent friendship as a kind of exhilarating, maddening contradiction, a site of attraction and repulsion, affinity and rivalry. Challenging both the reductive critiques of American individualism and the idealized, heavily biographical celebrations of literary camaraderie one finds in much critical discussion, this book provides a new interpretation of the peculiar dynamics of American avant-garde poetic communities and the role of the individual within them. By situating his extensive and revealing readings of these highly influential poets against the backdrop of Cold War cultural politics and within the context of American pragmatist thought, Epstein uncovers the collision between radical self-reliance and the siren call of the interpersonal at the core of postwar American poetry.

A Practical Reader in Contemporary Literary Theory

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ISBN 10 : 9781317903567
Pages : 512 pages
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Download or read book A Practical Reader in Contemporary Literary Theory written by Peter Brooker and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2014-05-22 with total page 512 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This introduction to practicing literary theory is a reader consisting of extracts from critical analyses, largely by 20th century Anglo-American literary critics, set around major literary texts that undergraduate students are known to be familiar with. It is specifically targeted to present literary criticism through practical examples of essays by literary theorists themselves, on texts both within and outside the literary canon. Four example essays are included for each author/text presented.

T. S. Eliot: The Poems

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ISBN 10 : 0521317614
Pages : 264 pages
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Download or read book T. S. Eliot: The Poems written by Martin Scofield and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 1988-03-10 with total page 264 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Introduces the poetry of T.S. Eliot, examines his major works, and discusses his style, symbolism, and themes

Macmillan's Magazine

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Download or read book Macmillan's Magazine written by and published by . This book was released on 1871 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: