Poetry Products

  • The Ballad

    By Alan Bold

    First published in 1979, this work presents the history of the ballad, including its origin, style, content and preservation. It explores how ballads have adapted and changed over time, particularly with the rise of mass literacy and printing and the decline in the oral tradition, and in doing so,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Aestheticism

    By R. V. Johnson

    First published in 1969, this work explores aestheticism and its relationship with literature. After defining the term and examining the unique qualities of ‘the Aesthetes’, the book provides an overview of the literary movement from its emergence to its apotheosis in the 1890s. This book will be…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • The Stanza

    By Ernst Häublein

    First published in 1978, this work bridges the gap between the study of poetic form, which tends to isolate form from meaning and structural poetics, which tends to focus on meaning without considering the stanza’s impact. Beginning with an examination of the various definitions of the stanza, the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Fancy & Imagination

    By R. L. Brett

    First published in 1969, this book provides a concise and helpful introduction to the terms ‘fancy’ and ‘imagination’. Although they are generally associated with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the work begins with a discussion the history of these concepts which were also known to Aristotle, the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Metre, Rhyme and Free Verse

    By G. S. Fraser

    First published in 1970, this work outlines the principles of English prosody in a way that will enable the reader to recognise and scan any piece of English verse. It illustrates the close relationship between English speech patterns and verse patterns, and the primary importance of the phenomenon…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

    Edited by Adam Komisaruk, Allison Dushane

    The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

    Volume I

    By Adam Komisaruk

    The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

    Volume II

    By Adam Komisaruk

    The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • Yeats, Eliot, Pound and the Politics of Poetry

    Richest to the Richest

    By Cairns Prof. Craig

    It has long been recognised that there is an apparently paradoxical relationship between the revolutionary poetic style developed by Yeats, Eliot and Pound in the period during and after the First World War, and the reactionary politics with which they were associated in the 1920s and 1930s.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: T. S. Eliot

  • T. S. Eliot and the Romantic Critical Tradition

    By Edward Lobb

    Edward Lobb’s study, first published in 1981, is a thorough examination of Eliot’s relation to Romantic criticism. This title also makes extensive use of Eliot’s Clark Lectures on metaphysical poetry. Delivered in 1926, the lectures complete the picture of literary history set out in Eliot’s…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: T. S. Eliot

  • T. S. Eliot's Romantic Dilemma

    Tradition's Anti-Traditional Elements

    By Eugenia M. Gunner

    The fact that Eliot disapproved of Romanticism is clear from his critical essays, where he often appears to reject it absolutely. However, Eliot’s understanding of the term and his appreciation of literature developed and altered greatly from his adolescence to his years of scholarly study, yet he…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: T. S. Eliot

  • The Poetry of T. S. Eliot

    By D. E. S. Maxwell

    In this fascinating and revealing book, first published in 1952, Maxwell shows the development of Eliot’s poetry and poetic thought in the light of his political and religious attachments. This study traces Eliot’s style from the earliest poems to the Quartets, and examines the characteristics of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: T. S. Eliot

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