109 results for
indigoBooksFiction and LiteratureLiterary Theory and Criticism

Sort By:

Sorted By: Top Matches
Filtered By:
Books
Fiction and Literature
Literary Theory and Criticism
$55 - $59.99
1 - 12 of 109 Results
Top Matches
Radical Vernacular: Lorine Niedecker and the Poetics of Place

Ships within 3-5 weeks

Not available in stores

When Lorine Niedecker died in 1970, the British poet and critic Basil Bunting eulogized her warmly. “In England,” he wrote, “she was, in the estimation of many, the most interesting woman poet America has yet produced.”…
Against Expression: An Anthology of Conceptual Writing
Paperback

|January 17, 2011

$57.42 online

$63.00

save 8%

In stock online

Not available in stores

In much the same way that photography forced painting to move in new directions, the advent of the World Wide Web, with its proliferation of easily transferable and manipulated text, forces us to think about writing, creativity, and the materiality of language in…
Elizabeth Bishop's Prosaic
Paperback

|August 1, 2017

$58.50

In stock online

Not available in stores

This book approaches, for the first time, Bishop's work in multiple genres (her prose-like verse, her literary prose, her prose poems, and her letter prose) as a stylistic whole. Tapping into recent work on literature as a form of cognition, it also…
The Olson Codex: Projective Verse and the Problem of Mayan Glyphs

In stock online

Not available in stores

This exploration of the influence of Mayan hieroglyphics on the great American poet Charles Olson (1910?1970) is an important document in the history of New World verse. Olson spent six months in the Yucatan in 1951 studying Maya culture and language, an…
Transcultural Poetics and the Concept of the Poet: From Philip Sidney to T. S. Eliot

Available for download

Not available in stores

Critiquing the politics and dynamics of the transcultural poetics of reading literature, this book demonstrates an ambitious understanding of the concept of the poet across a wide range of traditions – Anglo-American, German, French, Arabic, Chinese, Sanskrit,…
Milton's Secrecy: And Philosophical Hermeneutics
Kobo ebook

|December 5, 2016

$58.59 online

$73.21

save 19%

Available for download

Not available in stores

Scientific modernity treats interpretation as a matter of discovery. Discovery, however, may not be all that matters about interpretation. In Milton's Secrecy, J. D. Fleming argues that the poetry and prose of John Milton (1608-1674) are about the presentation of…
Zoopoetics: Animals And The Making Of Poetry
Paperback

|November 14, 2016

$56.65 online

$58.50

In stock online

Not available in stores

Zoopoetics assumes Aristotle was right. The general origin of poetry resides, in part, in the instinct to imitate. But it is an innovative imitation. An exploration of the oeuvres of Walt Whitman, E. E. Cummings, W. S. Merwin, and Brenda Hillman reveals the many…
W.B. Yeats, Ezra Pound, and the Poetry of Paradise
Kobo ebook

|February 24, 2016

$58.59 online

$73.21

save 19%

Available for download

Not available in stores

Emphasizing the interplay of aesthetic forms and religious modes, Sean Pryor's ambitious study takes up the endlessly reiterated longing for paradise that features throughout the works of W. B. Yeats and Ezra Pound. Yeats and Pound define poetry in terms of…
Shakespeare and Spenser
Paperback

|December 8, 2015

$55.47

In stock online

Not available in stores

In eight closely interwoven essays, the author explores the techniques and themes which themes masters had in common. Originally published in 1950. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously…
King Lear in our Time
Kobo ebook

|October 8, 2013

$58.59 online

$73.21

save 19%

Available for download

Not available in stores

This edition first published in 1966. Previous edition published 1965 by the University of California Press. Perhaps more than any other play of Shakespeare's King Lear has been subjected to almost totally contradictory interpretations. In the first historical…
Focus on Macbeth
Kobo ebook

|September 13, 2013

$58.59 online

$73.21

save 19%

Available for download

Not available in stores

First published in 1982. Macbeth exercises a strange influence over readers and theatre audiences: the words of the text offer no easy clue to meaning or significance and in dramatic structure the play is very different from other Shakespearean tragedies. Many…
Medieval Arabic Praise Poetry: Ibn Al-Rumi and the Patron's Redemption

Available for download

Not available in stores

This book gives an insight into panegyrics, a genre central to understanding medieval Near Eastern Society. Poets in this multi-ethnic society would address the majority of their verse to rulers, generals, officials, and the urban upper classes, its tone ranging…