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Shakespeare and the Materiality of Performance
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|September 14, 2012

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Winner of the MRDS 2013 David Bevington Award for Best New Book in Early Drama Studies! Many unspoken assumptions permeated the experience of performance in Shakespeare's theatre. Drawing on scientific treatises, murder pamphlets, travel narratives, dream…
Poets at Play: An Anthology of Modernist Drama
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|September 30, 2010

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A Little Book On Form: An Exploration Into The Formal Imagination Of Poetry
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|This title releases March 6, 2018

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From the former U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winner, an illuminating dissection of poetic form for students, enthusiasts, and newcomers alike A Little Book on Form brilliantly synthesizes Hass’s formidable gifts as both a poet…
Avant Canada: Poets, Prophets, Revolutionaries
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|This title releases July 18, 2018

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Avant Canada presents a rich collection of original essays and creative works on a representative array of avant-garde literary movements in Canada from the past fifty years. From the work of Leonard Cohen and bpNichol to that of Jordan Abel and Liz Howard, Avant…
How To Read Poetry Like A Professor: A Quippy And Sonorous Guide To Verse
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|This title releases March 27, 2018

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From the bestselling author of How to Read Literature Like a Professor comes this essential primer to reading poetry like a professor that unlocks the keys to enjoying works from Lord Byron to the Beatles. No literary form is as admired and feared as poetry.…
In the Air: Essays on the Poetry of Peter Gizzi
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|This title releases December 5, 2017

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This first critical book of essays on the poetry of Peter Gizzi shows how his work extends the traditions of nineteenth- and twentieth-century modernism while also reclaiming the living presence of the “lyric” in its capacity to sing of the human…
Equipment for Living: On Poetry and Pop Music
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|This title releases July 24, 2018

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“Funny and smart” ( The New Yorker ) criticism of why we turn to art—specifically to poetry and popular music—and how it serves as an essential tool to understanding life. How can art help us make sense—or nonsense—of the…
Ezra Pound's And Olga Rudge's The Blue Spill: A Manuscript Critical Edition
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|This title releases October 18, 2018

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Written during the Italian winter of 1930, The Blue Spill is an unfinished detective novel written by Ezra Pound - the leading figure of Modernist poetry in the 20th century - and his long-time companion Olga Rudge. Published for the first time in this…
Why Poetry
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|This title releases June 12, 2018

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An impassioned call for a return to reading poetry and an incisive argument for poetry’s accessibility to all readers, by critically acclaimed poet Matthew Zapruder In Why Poetry , award-winning poet Matthew Zapruder argues that the way we have been taught…
Hearing Things: The Work Of Sound In Literature
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|This title releases May 1, 2018

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American Haiku: New Readings
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|This title releases December 1, 2017

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American Haiku: New Readings explores the history and development of haiku by American writers, examining individual writers. In the late nineteenth century, Japanese poetry influenced through translation the French Symbolist poets, from whom British and American…
Senses Of Style: Poetry Before Interpretation
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|This title releases January 3, 2018

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Style is everywhere, but it evades criticism—especially now, when an age of interpretation asks us to look right through it. And yet style does so much tacit work, telling time, telling us apart, telling us who we are. What place does it have among our…
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