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Lyrical Ballads: 1798 and 1800 (Broadview Editions)

I liked the poems in this book when I took my romanticism class, and it helped me get exposed to a little more of Wordsworth's poetry, one of my favorite poems. “An edition we’ve all been waiting for, as teachers and as scholars―containing more than one would have thought possible to include in one volume. Herein is all the contextual material one could wish for: reviews from periodicals, including Southey’s and Jeffrey’s famous arti...

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Analysing Sign Language Poetry

This new study is a major contribution to sign language study and to literature generally, looking at the complex grammatical, phonological and morphological systems of sign language linguistic structure and their role in sign language poetry and performance. Chapters deal with repetition and rhyme, symmetry and balance, neologisms, ambiguity, themes, metaphor and allusion, poem and performance, and blending English and sign language...

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Negotiated Justice and Corporate Crime (Crime Prevention and Security Management)

“Here Colin King and Nick Lord present a timely and critical exposition of the increasing tendency in the UK to address corporate crime through non-adversarial means. The fundamental importance of this book derives from their synthesis, for the first time, of a number of legal and policy developments in this area, and their identification of key tensions, inconsistencies, and issues of legitimacy.” (Professor Liz Campbell, Durham Uni...

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The Rhizome as a Field of Broken Bones

"In this newest volume, Randall weaves together the concepts of memory, borders, and boundaries throughout the narrative, like lines on a map, routing the topography of her life experiences. Randall ignores chronology in favor of intrigue, and the dense, moving collection seamlessly flows from poem to poem. [...] In Randall, readers find a reassuring voice—a strong, assertive narrator whose bravery resonates." —Jacquelyn Lazo, ForeWo...

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Introspection and Engagement in Propertius: A Study of Book 3

Argues that Propertius' third book re-invents Latin love-elegy, in competition with Horatian lyric and Virgilian epic, as part of an ambitious claim to Augustan pre-eminence. Uses detailed readings of individual elegies to explore elegy's engagement with emerging Augustan mores.

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A Poetics of Global Solidarity: Modern American Poetry and Social Movements

"This book will be a game-changer for the study of modern American poetry. It argues for the first time that there is a century-long progressive tradition of poetic efforts to create an American voice and subject position that is fundamentally international in its scope and political/aesthetic positioning. Because its historical reach is so wide and its thesis so timely, it deserves a wide audience."

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Irony and the Poetry of the First World War

How does irony affect the evaluation and perception of the First World War both then and now? Irony and the Poetry of the First World War traces one of the major features of war poetry from the author's application as a means of disguise, criticism or psychological therapy to its perception and interpretation by the reader.

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Nelly Sachs

"Sachs' Lyrik der 1940er-Jahre wird zum ersten Mal in Martins Interpretation in ihrer ganzen Radikalität lesbar. Vielleicht sind Sachs' Texte die überzeugendste Darstellung, die wir vom 'Zivilisationsbruch Auschwitz' haben."

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Drafting and Assessing Poetry: A Guide for Teachers

`Drafting and Assessing Poetry is thoroughly researched and shows how attitudes towards teaching of poetry and indeed the place of poetry on the syllabus, has changed with political fashion over the years., But more importantly, Sue Dymoke shows how a handful of contemporary poets go about drafting their work and sees this process as an essential tool in the classroom, advocating that students should keep drafting notebooks, just lik...