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Siren Songs: Gender, Audiences, and Narrators in the Odyssey
ean: 9780472105977, isbn: 0472105973,
In Siren Songs: Gender, Audiences, and Narrators in the Odyssey, Lillian Eileen Doherty shows us that the attitude of Odysseus, as well as of the Odyssey, is highly ambivalent toward women. Odysseus rewards supportive female characters by treating th...
The Little Death of Self: Nine Essays toward Poetry (Poets on Poetry)
mpn: 9780472073474, ean: 9780472073474, isbn: 0472073478,
A volume in the Poets on Poetry series, which collects critical works by contemporary poets, gathering together the articles, interviews, and book reviews by which they have articulated the poetics of a new generation. The line between poetry (the...
Power and Possibility: Essays, Reviews, and Interviews (Poets on Poetry)
ean: 9780472099375, isbn: 047209937X,
A volume in the Poets on Poetry series, which collects critical works by contemporary poets, gathering together the articles, interviews, and book reviews by which they have articulated the poetics of a new generation.Elizabeth Alexander is considere...
Anne Carson: Ecstatic Lyre (Under Discussion)
ean: 9780472072538, isbn: 0472072536,
Anne Carson’s works re-think genre in some of the most unusual and nuanced ways that few writers ever attempt, from her lyric essays, enigmatic poems, and novels in verse to further forays into video and comics and collaborative performance. Carson...
Dante's Aesthetics of Being
ean: 9780472109715, isbn: 0472109715,
"I am one who, when love inspires me, takes note . . ." --DanteDespite the absence of tracts about beauty and art, aesthetic issues did command the attention of people in the Middle Ages. Whenever poets or philosophers turned their thoughts to the or...
Monsters and Monstrosity in Augustan Poetry
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ean: 9780472119516, isbn: 0472119516,
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Roman poets of the Augustan period reinvented monsters from Greek myth, such as Harpies, Furies, and the warring Centaurs and Giants. These monsters represented the attractions and dangers of novelty in various contexts, ranging from social values to...
Hellenistic Poetry: A Selection
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ean: 9780472073139, isbn: 0472073133,
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This collection of texts is designed to supplement those currently available for use in courses on Hellenistic poetry. Most have never before appeared in a similar collection; several have only recently been discovered. The text of each poem is prese...
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