Verbal Arts: Studies in Poetics

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  1. Of Stigmatology

    Of Stigmatology

    Punctuation as Experience

    Written by Peter Szendy, Translated by Jan Plug

    Series Verbal Arts: Studies in Poetics

    Fordham University Press

    What if our existence is a product of its interruptions? What if the words that structure our lives are themselves governed by the periods and commas that bring them to a close, or our images by the cinematic cuts that mark them... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2018
    Hardback | £60.00
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  2. The Poetics of Ruins in Renaissance Literature
    The book argues that the Renaissance was the Ruin-naissance, the birth of the ruin as category of discourse that inspired voluminous poetic production. By examining Petrarch, Du Bellay, the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, Spenser,... Learn More
    Published: 2nd January 2017
    Hardback | £79.00
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  3. The Ethnography of Rhythm
    A history of the concept of orality (that is, the creation and transmission of literary works without the use of writing), this book shows awareness of this medium emerging from the encounter of many literary and scientific developments... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2016
    Hardback | £83.00
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  4. Persistent Forms
    Drawing inspiration from the Russian and Soviet tradition of historical poetics, the contributors to the volume seek to challenge and complement the historicism that stresses proximate socio-political contexts as well as the more... Learn More
    Published: 14th December 2015
    Hardback | £54.00
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  5. Talking the Walk & Walking the Talk
    This book argues that we should regard walking and talking in a single rhythmic vision. In doing so, it contributes to the theory of prosody, our understanding of respiration and looking, and, in sum, to the particular links,... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2015
    Hardback | £70.00
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  6. An Atmospherics of the City
    What happens to poetic beauty when history turns the poet from one who contemplates natural beauty and the sublime to one who attempts to reconcile the practice of art with the hustle and noise of the city?An Atmospherics of the... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2015
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  7. Lyric Apocalypse
    How can one experience the apocalypse in the present? Lyric Apocalypse argues that John Milton’s and Andrew Marvell’s lyrics depict revelation as an immediately perceptible event. In so doing, their lyrics explore the nature... Learn More
    Published: 22nd January 2015
    Hardback | £37.00
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  8. Cinepoetry
    The book examines how 19th- and 20th-century French-speaking poets have used cinema for cross-medium writing experiments, especially in the aftermath of the two world wars, thereby altering modernist literary imagination.... Learn More
    Published: 28th January 2013
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  9. Between Page and Screen
    The contributors to this volume re-assess literary practice at the edges of paper, electronic media, and film. They show how the emergence of a new medium reinvigorates the book and the page as literary media, rather than announcing... Learn More
    Published: 10th October 2012
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  10. A Common Strangeness
    Examines poetic responses to the transition from the late Cold War period to the post-Cold War era of globalization, focusing on the work of Bei Dao and Yang Lian from China, Arkadii Dragomoshchenko and Dmitrii Prigov from Russia,... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2012
    Hardback | £62.00
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