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After TranslationThe Transfer and Circulation of Modern Poetics Across the Atlantic

After Translation: The Transfer and Circulation of Modern Poetics Across the Atlantic

Ignacio Infante

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251780
eISBN:
9780823252831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251780.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Translation--from both a theoretical and practical point of view--articulates differing but interconnected modes of circulation in the work of writers originally from different geographical areas of ... More

An Atmospherics of the CityBaudelaire and the Poetics of Noise

An Atmospherics of the City: Baudelaire and the Poetics of Noise

Ross Chambers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265848
eISBN:
9780823266739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265848.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

An Atmospherics of the City traces Baudelaire’s evolution from an aesthetics of fetishizing, in which the function of poetry is to produce beauty out of the ordinary by means of the poet’s artifice, ... More

Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Culture

Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Culture

Teodolinda Barolini

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227037
eISBN:
9780823241019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227037.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book explores the sources of Italian literary culture in the figures of its lyric poets and its three crowns: Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio. The author views the origins of Italian literary ... More

Eddic, Skaldic, and BeyondPoetic Variety in Medieval Iceland and Norway

Eddic, Skaldic, and Beyond: Poetic Variety in Medieval Iceland and Norway

Martin Chase (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257812
eISBN:
9780823261598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257812.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This collection of essays on Old Norse-Icelandic poetry is concerned with the blurring of boundaries between genres and periods. Many of the texts and topics taken up have been difficult to ... More

Inventing the Language to Tell ItRobinson Jeffers and the Biology of Consciousness

Inventing the Language to Tell It: Robinson Jeffers and the Biology of Consciousness

George Hart

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254897
eISBN:
9780823261017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254897.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

From 1920 until his death in 1962, consciousness and its effect on humanity and the natural world was Robinson Jeffers’s obsession. Understanding and explaining the biological basis of mind is one of ... More

Modernity's MistBritish Romanticism and the Poetics of Anticipation

Modernity's Mist: British Romanticism and the Poetics of Anticipation

Emily Rohrbach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267965
eISBN:
9780823272440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267965.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Whereas Romantic studies often have focused on British Romanticism in its relations to the past—Romanticism as ruins, memory, and mourning—Modernity’s Mist draws attention to an understudied aspect: ... More

Poetics of EmptinessTransformations of Asian Thought in American Poetry

Poetics of Emptiness: Transformations of Asian Thought in American Poetry

Jonathan Stalling

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823231447
eISBN:
9780823241835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231447.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book uncovers an important untold history by tracing the historically specific, intertextual pathways of a single, if polyvalent, philosophical term, emptiness, as it is transformed within ... More

Poets of Divine LoveThe Rhetoric of Franciscan Spiritual Poetry

Poets of Divine Love: The Rhetoric of Franciscan Spiritual Poetry

Alessandro Vettori

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823223251
eISBN:
9780823240913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823223251.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

St. Francis of Assisi (c.1181–1226) and Jacopone da Todi (c.1236–1306) were but two exemplars of a rich school of mystical poets writing in Umbria in the Franciscan religious tradition. Their ... More

The Rilke Alphabet

The Rilke Alphabet

Ulrich Baer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256280
eISBN:
9780823261338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256280.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Rilke Alphabet examines key terms in Rilke’s poetry, letters and prose to reveal major themes in his work, such as love, death, immanence, beauty, art, faith, suffering, hope. The book examines ... More

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