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Paul Muldoon in AmericaTransatlantic Formations

Paul Muldoon in America: Transatlantic Formations

Alex Alonso

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198859659
eISBN:
9780191892011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859659.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Paul Muldoon was looking west long before he left Ireland for the United States in 1987, and his transatlantic departure would prove to be a turning point in his life and work. In America, where he ... More

The Alvarez GenerationThom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

William Wootten

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789627947
eISBN:
9781800851054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789627947.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book is the biography of a taste in poetry and its consequences. During the 1950s and 1960s, a generation of poets appeared who would eschew the restrained manner of Movement poets such as ... More

Poetry & ListeningThe Noise of Lyric

Poetry & Listening: The Noise of Lyric

Zoë Skoulding

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621792
eISBN:
9781800341517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621792.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Listening has always mattered in poetry, but how does poetry change when listening has been transformed? In Poetry and Listening: The Noise of Lyric, the field of sound studies, which has ... More

Poetry in the MakingCreativity and Composition in Victorian Poetic Drafts

Poetry in the Making: Creativity and Composition in Victorian Poetic Drafts

Daniel Tyler (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198784562
eISBN:
9780191827037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784562.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

Poetry in the Making investigates the compositional practices of Victorian poets, as made evident in the autograph manuscripts of their poems. Written in an accessible and stimulating style, the book ... More

Poetry & MoneyA Speculation

Poetry & Money: A Speculation

Peter Robinson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622539
eISBN:
9781800341524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622539.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Poetry & Money: A Speculation is a study of relationships between poets, poetry, and money from Chaucer to contemporary times. It begins by showing how trust is essential to the creation of value in ... More

Lyric as ComedyThe Poetics of Abjection in Postwar America

Lyric as Comedy: The Poetics of Abjection in Postwar America

Calista McRae

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750977
eISBN:
9781501750991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750977.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

A poet walks into a bar... this book explores the unexpected comic opportunities within recent American poems about deeply personal, often embarrassing, experiences. Lyric poems, the book finds, can ... More

Prose PoetryAn Introduction

Prose Poetry: An Introduction

Paul Hetherington and Cassandra Atherton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691180656
eISBN:
9780691212135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180656.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This is the first book of its kind — an introduction to the history, development, and features of English-language prose poetry, an increasingly important and popular literary form that is still too ... More

Album Verses and Romantic Literary CulturePoetry, Manuscript, Print, 1780-1850

Album Verses and Romantic Literary Culture: Poetry, Manuscript, Print, 1780-1850

Samantha Matthews

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198857945
eISBN:
9780191890512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857945.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

‘Will you write in my album?’ Many Romantic poets were asked this question by women who collected contributions in their manuscript books. Those who obliged included Byron, Scott, Wordsworth, and ... More

The Etymological Poetry of W. H. Auden, J. H. Prynne, and Paul Muldoon

The Etymological Poetry of W. H. Auden, J. H. Prynne, and Paul Muldoon

Mia Gaudern

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198850458
eISBN:
9780191885556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850458.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book defines, analyses, and theorises a late modern ‘etymological poetry’ that is alive to the past lives of its words, and probes the possible significance of them both explicitly and ... More

RilkeThe Life of the Work

Rilke: The Life of the Work

Charlie Louth

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198813231
eISBN:
9780191893377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813231.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The life of Rilke’s work is in its words, and this book attends closely to the development of that life as it unfolds over Rilke’s career. What is a poem, and how does it act upon us when we read? ... More

Class, Patronage, and Poetry in Hanoverian EnglandStephen Duck, The Famous Threshing Poet

Class, Patronage, and Poetry in Hanoverian England: Stephen Duck, The Famous Threshing Poet

Jennifer Batt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198859666
eISBN:
9780191892028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859666.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Poetry

This book explores the complex and contested relationships that existed between class, patronage, and poetry in Hanoverian England by examining the life and work of Stephen Duck, the ‘famous ... More

The Poet's Mistake

The Poet's Mistake

Erica McAlpine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203492
eISBN:
9780691203768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203492.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Keats mixed up Cortez and Balboa. Heaney misremembered the name of one of Wordsworth's lakes. Poetry—even by the greats—is rife with mistakes. This book gathers together for the first time numerous ... More

Poetry, Publishing, and Visual Culture from Late Modernism to the Twenty-first CenturyFugitive Pieces

Poetry, Publishing, and Visual Culture from Late Modernism to the Twenty-first Century: Fugitive Pieces

Natalie Pollard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198852605
eISBN:
9780191887024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852605.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book examines why it is important to appreciate cultural artefacts such as poems, sculptures, and buildings not as static, perfected objects, but as meshworks of entangled, mutable, and ... More

The Poem as IconA Study in Aesthetic Cognition

The Poem as Icon: A Study in Aesthetic Cognition

Margaret H. Freeman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190080419
eISBN:
9780190080440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080419.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Poetry

The objective in this book is to show how poetry enables us cognitively to aesthetically access, experience, and identify with the visible and invisible “being” of reality, with art as one cognitive ... More

The Life of WordsEtymology and Modern Poetry

The Life of Words: Etymology and Modern Poetry

David-Antoine Williams

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198812470
eISBN:
9780191892585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812470.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

For centuries, investigations into the origins of words were entwined with investigations into the origins of humanity and the cosmos. With the development of modern etymological practice in the ... More

Dictionary PoeticsToward a Radical Lexicography

Dictionary Poetics: Toward a Radical Lexicography

Craig Dworkin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287987
eISBN:
9780823290321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287987.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Dictionary Poetics analyses book-length poems from a number of writers who have used particular editions of specific dictionaries to structure their work. Spanning most of the 20th century, this ... More

Poetry & the Dictionary

Poetry & the Dictionary

Andrew Blades and Piers Pennington (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789620566
eISBN:
9781789629989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620566.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Poetry is an ancient verbal art, which has its roots in the oral epics and fragments that survive from classical times. Dictionaries of English, by contrast, are a comparatively recent phenomenon, ... More

Seamus Heaney and Society

Seamus Heaney and Society

Rosie Lavan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198822974
eISBN:
9780191861833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822974.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Poetry

Seamus Heaney and Society presents a comprehensive and dynamic new engagement with the work of one of the most celebrated poets of the modern period. In approaching Heaney’s poetry it also recognizes ... More

The Urdu GhazalA Gift of India's Composite Culture

The Urdu Ghazal: A Gift of India's Composite Culture

Gopi Chand Narang

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190120795
eISBN:
9780190990053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190120795.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Poetry

The Urdu ghazal is a marvel of the magnetic dynamism of husn o i’shq filled with innovative imagery. It is a celebration of life and love in an ambiance of pure ecstasy. It has a profound capacity ... More

Victorian Poetry and the Culture of Evaluation

Victorian Poetry and the Culture of Evaluation

Clara Dawson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198856108
eISBN:
9780191889592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856108.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

Victorian Poetry and the Culture of Evaluation argues that the dialectic and dynamic relationship between the periodical review and poetry creates a culture of evaluation which shapes Victorian ... More

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