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Stones of the Sur: Poetry by Robinson Jeffers, Photographs by Morley Baer
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ean: 9780804739429, isbn: 0804739420,
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The precipitous cliffs, rolling headlands, and rocky inlets of the Big Sur coast of California were alive for Robinson Jeffers, and throughout his long career as a poet, he extolled their wild beauty. His vivid descriptions inspired the best work of ...
The Lady Vanishes: Subjectivity and Representation in Castiglione and Ariosto
ean: 9780804720458, isbn: 0804720452,
The Lady Vanishes focuses on the representation of women in two key works of the Italian Renaissance: Baldassarre Castiglione's treatise Il libro del cortegiano (The Book of the Courtier) and Ludovico Ariosto's chivalric romance Orlando Furioso. Usin...
The Collected Poems of Larry Eigner, Volumes 1-4
ean: 9780804750905, isbn: 0804750904,
The Collected Poems of Larry Eigner brings together, for the first time, all of the approximately 3,072 published and unpublished poems composed by Larry Eigner (1927-1996), a prominent American poet of the second half of the twentieth century and on...
The Road to East Slope: The Development of Su Shi’s Poetic Voice
ean: 9780804715874, isbn: 0804715874,
Su Shi (1037-1101) is the greatest poet of the Song Dynasty, a man whose writings and image defined some of the enduring central themes of the Chinese cultural tradition. Su Shi was not only the best poet of his time, he was also a government officia...
Poetry and Personality: Reading, Exegesis, and Hermeneutics in Traditional China
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ean: 9780804718547, isbn: 0804718547,
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This is a history of the hermeneutics of China's earliest classic, the Book of Odes, which was probably compiled about the 6th century BC. Neither a reading of the Odes as such, nor yet a history of their interpretation, this study attempts rather to...
A Waka Anthology - Volume Two: Grasses of Remembrance (Parts A & B) (v. 2)
ean: 9780804748254, isbn: 080474825X,
Grasses of Remembrance, the second volume of Edwin Cranston's monumental Waka Anthology, carries forward the story of Japanese court poetry through its Early Classical period, drawing from sources dating from the 890s to the 1080s. These two centurie...
Poets as Players: Theme and Variation in Late Medieval French Poetry
mpn: index, ean: 9780804718288, isbn: 0804718288,
In close readings of a wide range of texts significant during their own time but little studied today, the author presents a new view of late medieval French poetry in all its subtle variety: its quirkiness, its sumptuous and acrobatic rhyming, its f...
The Poetics of the Occasion: Mallarmé and the Poetry of Circumstance
mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780804719469, isbn: 0804719462,
Although Mallarme is commonly viewed as the high priest of the autonomous work of art, by far the bulk of his actual poetic writing was occasional verse. With few exceptions the works written after 1873 manifest a reinvestment in the world subsequent...
Traditional Japanese Poetry: An Anthology
mpn: 26 half-tones, ean: 9780804715621, isbn: 0804715629,
This anthology brings togethere in convenient form a rich selection of Japanese poetry in traditional genres dating back from the earliest times to the twentieth century. With more than 1,100 poems, it is the most varied and comprehensive selection o...
Traces of Dreams: Landscape, Cultural Memory, and the Poetry of Basho
ean: 9780804730983, isbn: 0804730989,
Basho (1644-94) is perhaps the best known Japanese poet in both Japan and the West, and yet there has been remarkably little serious scholarship in English on his achievement. This book is intended to address that virtual void by establishing the gro...
The Poetics of Appropriation: The Literary Theory and Practice of Huang Tingjian
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780804721264, isbn: 0804721262,
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The poets of the Northern Song dynasty (960-1126) were writing after what was then and still is acknowledged to be the Golden Age of Chinese poetry, the Tang dynasty (618-907). This study examines how these Song poets responded to their uncomfortable...
Song in an Age of Discord: The Journal of Socho and Poetic Life in Late Medieval Japan
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ean: 9780804732840, isbn: 0804732841,
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Song in an Age of Discord is a companion volume to the author's translation of The Journal of Socho, the travel diary and poetic memoir of Saiokuken Socho (1448-1532), the preeminent linked-verse (renga) poet of his generation. The Journal―which re...
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