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Books on Literary Criticism > Poetry

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    The Bard: Robert Burns, a Biography

     By Robert Crawford [Hardbound 2008]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Draws on a variety of previously untapped sources - recently discovered poems, journals, correspondence and interviews with his contemporaries - to present the life, loves and struggles of the poet. "Burns was a poetic genius and his life was the stuff of legend. Compelling and timely, this book directs attention...   more
  • 2.  

    Selected Poems

     By Walt Whitman [Paperback 1991]
    Rs. 160 125 (22% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days One of the major poets of Romanticism, Wordsworth epitomized the spirit of his age with his celebration of the natural world and the spontanous expression of feeling. This volume contains a rich selection from the most creative phase of his life, including extracts from his masterpiece, The Prelude, and the...   more
  • 3.  

    Blake: Prophet Against Empire

     By David V Erdman [Paperback 2011, 3rd Edition]
    Rs. 1,602 1,217 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    Paradise Lost

     By John Milton , John A Himes [Paperback 2005]
    Rs. 353 268 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Long regarded as one of the most powerful and influential poems in the English language, Paradise Lost still inspires intense debate about whether it manages "to justify the ways of God to men" or exposes the cruelty of Christianity or the Christian God. John Leonard's illuminating introduction is fully alive...   more
  • 5.  

    Poetry, Language, Thought

     By Martin Heidegger [Paperback 2013]
    Rs. 1,027 780 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Poetry, Language, Thought collects Martin Heidegger's pivotal writings on art, its role in human life and culture, and its relationship to thinking and truth. Essential reading for students and anyone interested in the great philosophers, this book opens up appreciation of Heidegger beyond the study of philosophy to the reaches...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback Paperback
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    How to Read a Poem

     By Terry Eagleton [Paperback 2006]
    Rs. 1,409 1,071 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Lucid, entertaining and full of insight, How To Read A Poem is designed to banish the intimidation that too often attends the subject of poetry, and in doing so to bring it into the personal possession of the students and the general reader. Offers a detailed examination of poetic form...   more
  • 7.  

    Seven Types of Ambiguity

     By William Empson [Paperback 2014]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days A landmark of literary criticism which was hailed as a classic when it was first published in 1930. The first text to consider ambiguity in literature. First published in 1930, Seven Types of Ambiguity has long been recognized as a landmark in the history of English literary criticism. Revised twice...   more
  • 8.  

    Poetics

     By Aristotle , S H Butcher [Paperback 1997]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Aristotle's Poetics is one of the most powerful, perceptive and influential works of criticism in Western literary history. A penetrating, near-contemporary account of Greek tragedy, it demonstrates how the elements of plot, character and spectacle combine to produce 'pity and fear' - and why we derive pleasure from this apparently...   more
  • 9.  

    Canterbury Tales

     By Geoffrey Chaucer [Paperback]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-10 days This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and...   more
  • 10.  

    Leaves Of Grass

     By Walt Whitman [Paperback]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-10 days Leaves of Grass, first published in 1855, contained twelve long untitled poems, but Whitman continued to expand it throughout his life.Whitman's poetry was unprecedented in its unapologetic joy in the physical and its inextricable link to the spiritual. As Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote to him: "I am very happy in...   more
  • 11.  

    The Poems

     By William Shakespeare , David M Bevington [Mass market paperbound 1988]
    Rs. 385 292 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days The book may have numerous typos or missing text. It is not illustrated or indexed. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website. You can also preview the book there.Purchasers are also entitled to a trial membership in the publisher's book...   more
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    The Art of Poetry: How to Read a Poem

     By Shira Wolosky [Paperback 2008]
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    Available. A uniquely comprehensive, step-by-step introduction to poetic form, The Art of Poetry moves progressively from smaller units such as the word, line, and image, to larger features such as verse forms and voice.In fourteen engaging, eloquently written chapters, Wolosky explores in depth how poetry works while offering brilliant readings of...   more
  • 13.  

    A Defense of Ardor

     By Adam Zagajewski , Clare Cavanagh [Paperback 2005]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Ardor, inspiration, the soul, the sublime: Such terms have long since fallen from favor among critics and artists alike. In his new collection of essays, Adam Zagajewski continues his efforts to reclaim for art not just the terms but the scanted spiritual dimension of modern human existence that they stake...   more
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    Marianne Moore

     By Camille Yvette Welsch , Camille Yvette Weisch , Harold Bloom [Hardcover 2004]
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    Available. - User's guide - Editor's note and introduction by Harold Bloom - A comprehensive biography of the poet - Detailed thematic analysis of each poem - Extracts from major critical essays that discuss important aspects of each poem - A complete bibliography of the writer's poetic works - A list...   more
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    Modernism and Negritude: The Poetry and Poetics of Aime Cesaire

     By A James Arnold [Paperback 1998]
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    On Poetry and Poets

     By T S Eliot [Paperback 2009]
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days T. S. Eliot was not only one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century--he was also one of the most acute writers on his craft. In "On Poetry and Poets," which was first published in 1957, Eliot explores the different forms and purposes of poetry in essays such as...   more
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    Aldhelm: The Poetic Works

     By Michael Lapidge , James L Rosier , Neil Wright [Paperback 2009]
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    Chaucer s The Canterbury Tales

     By Gail Ashton [Paperback 2008]
    Rs. 145 116 (20% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days This guide to The Canterbury Tales introduces students to Chaucer's life and times, before providing an analysis of the tales' language and style. Exemplary close readings of key tales and the General Prologue cover questions such as narrative voice, genre, gender and authority. A survey of the critical reception goes...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2007 Hardcover 2007
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    Devotional Poetics and the Indian Sublime

     By Vijay Mishra [Hardcover 2000]
    Rs. 350 280 (20% OFF)    Buy This Item!
    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 3-5 days The last two decades of the twentieth century have been marked by an immense revival of interest in the sublime. The sublime has been periodized (and "trans-periodized"), gendered, politicized, and even made into a commodity with specific social and economic effects. Yet past studies have used Western texts as their...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 1998 Hardcover 1998
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    Poetry: The Basics

     By Jeffrey Wainwright , J Wainwright [Paperback 2004]
    Rs. 295 245 (17% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days How do I read a poem? Do I really understand poetry? This comprehensive guide demystifies the world of poetry, exploring poetic forms and traditions which can at first seem bewildering. Showing how any reader can gain more pleasure from poetry, it looks at the ways in which poetry interacts with...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2004
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