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A Sanctuary of Sounds
A Sanctuary of Sounds Sented by Daniel

A Sanctuary of Sounds is an aural rewriting of William Faulkner’s novel Sanctuary (1931). A polyphonic object. A garden — assemblage of blooms, of affects, of sounds, of meaning. An invitation to rethink appropriation ethically, aesthetically, and epistemologically.

A Sanctuary of Sounds
A Sanctuary of Sounds Sented by Emma

A Sanctuary of Sounds is an aural rewriting of William Faulkner’s novel Sanctuary (1931). A polyphonic object. A garden — assemblage of blooms, of affects, of sounds, of meaning. An invitation to rethink appropriation ethically, aesthetically, and epistemologically.

A Neo Tropical Companion
A Neo Tropical Companion Sented by Emma

A Neo Tropical Companion is the first collection of haikus written by Xiu Xiu singer, Jamie Stewart. This is the first time his haikus, which have been featured in several literary journals and small press releases, will be comprehensively collected. Two thirds of the work will include new poems written for specifically for this book.

A Story of Conquest and Adventure
A Story of Conquest and Adventure Sented by Christopher

The Large Farāmarznāme (Farāmarznāme-ye bozorg), a poem from the Persian epic cycle dated to the late eleventh century, is hereby published for the first time in an English translation, in prose.

Love Poems
Love Poems Sented by Musa

David Herbert Lawrence was an English writer and poet. His writing explores issues such as love, sexuality, emotional health, vitality, spontaneity, and instinct. The author also wrote the controversial romance novel Lady Chatterley's Lover, which is available free on Obooko.

Gəncənin Dastanı-2
Gəncənin Dastanı-2 Sented by Luis

Ədəbii-bədii, tarixi salnamə olan " Gəncənin Dastanı-2" kitabı Azərbaycan Yazıçılar və Jurnalistlər birliklərinin üzvü, tanınmış şair Mikayıl Yanarın oxucularla onbirinci görüşüdür.

Sarah Moore Fitzgerald - Ritorno a Blackbrick

Per mantenere la promessa fatta al nonno, Cosmo arriva alla misteriosa Abbazia di Blackbrick. Varcato il cancello, si ritrova in un passato remoto di cui nessuno gli ha mai parlato. Lì suo nonno ha vissuto e lavorato, un tempo. Lì s’intrecciano amicizie e si perpetrano misfatti. Tutto può ancora accadere, e Cosmo spera di trovare le risposte che cambino il futuro della sua famiglia.

Suda Yan Ateşte Boğul
Suda Yan Ateşte Boğul Sented by Shon

"hiçbir şeyin önemi yok bir yatakta debelenmekten başka ucuz hayaller ve bir birayla yapraklar ölürken ve atlar ölürken ve ev sahipleri koridorlarda dikmiş gözlerini bakarken; canlıdır müziği çekilmiş perdelerin, sinek sürüleri ve patlamalar sonuszunda son insan'ın mağarası;

Победитель остается один

го книги изобилуют как глубокими философскими мыслями, так и прописными истинами, но форма подачи и великолепное владение словом делает его одним из самых читаемых писателей во всём мире. Неподражаемый Пауло Коэльо, несомненно, один из самых знаковых литераторов нашего века

Gwendolyn Brooks: Poetry and the Heroic Voice

Gwendolyn Brooks is one of the major American poets of this century and the first black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry (1950). Yet far less critical attention has focused on her work than on that of her peers.

Master poets, ritual masters: The art of oral composition among the Rotenese of Eastern Indonesia

This is a study in oral poetic composition. It examines how oral poets compose their recitations. Specifically, it is a study of the recitations of 17 separate master poets from the Island of Rote recorded over a period of 50 years. Each of these poets offers his version of what is culturally considered to be the 'same' ritual chant. These compositions are examined in detail and their oral formulae are carefully compared to one another. Professor James J. Fox is an anthropologist who carried out his doctoral field research on the Island of Rote in eastern Indonesia in 1965-66. In 1965, he began recording the oral traditions of the island and developed a close association with numerous oral poets on the island. After many subsequent visits, in 2006, he began a nine-year project that brought groups of oral poets to Bali for week-long recording sessions. Recitations gathered over a period of 50 years are the basis for this book.

The Unimagined in the English Renaissance: Poetry and the Limits of Mimesis

When we read poetry, we tend to believe that we are getting a glimpse of the interior of the poet's mind-pictures from the poet's imagination relayed through the representative power of language. But poets themselves sometimes express doubt (usually indirectly) that poetic language has the capability or the purpose of revealing these images. This book examines description in Renaissance poetry, aiming to reveal its complexity and variability, its distinctiveness from prose description, and what it can tell us about Renaissance ways of thinking about the visible world and the poetic mind. Recent criticism has tended to address representation as a product of culture; The Unimagined in the English Renaissance argues to the contrary that attention to description as a literary phenomenon can complicate its cultural context by recognizing the persistent problems of genre and literary history. The book focuses on Sidney, Spenser, Donne, and Milton, who had very different aims as poets but shared a degree of skepticism about imagistic representation. For these poets, description can obscure as much as it makes visible, and can create whole categories of existence that are outside of visibility altogether.

Trinity of Discord: The Hymnal and Poetic Innovations of Isaac Watts, Charles Wesley, and William Cowper

The three writers examined in Richard Arnold's Trinity of Discord, Isaac Watts, Charles Wesley, and William Cowper, are known as famous poets, but are also the greatest and most popularly compiled and used hymn-writers of all time. While masters of their kind, they were so remarkably different, considering they were working in the same (and quite new) genre. Moreover, when considered in their poetic-historical contexts, it is noteworthy that Watts can be seen as an archetypal Neoclassicist (not unlike Pope and Johnson), Wesley as a transitional pre-Romantic (not unlike Gray and Collins), and Cowper a thoroughgoing Romantic (not unlike Wordsworth and Coleridge, but with a much sharper psychological edge). Most noteworthy is that Watts, Wesley, and Cowper come before their later counterparts and their respective movements: their importance to mainstream or canonical literary history cannot be overestimated.

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

Eddic, Skaldic, and Beyond shines light on traditional divisions of Old Norse-Icelandic poetry and awakens the reader to work that blurs these boundaries. Many of the texts and topics taken up in these enlightening essays have been difficult to categorize and have consequently been overlooked or undervalued. The boundaries between genres (Eddic and Skaldic), periods (Viking Age, medieval, early modern), or cultures (Icelandic, Scandinavian, English, Continental) may not have been as sharp in the eyes and ears of contemporary authors and audiences as they are in our own. When questions of classification are allowed to fade into the background, at least temporarily, the poetry can be appreciated on its own terms.

Why Poetry Matters
Why Poetry Matters Sented by Shon

Poetry doesn't matter to most people, observes Jay Parini at the opening of this book. But, undeterred, he commences a deeply felt meditation on poetry, its language and meaning, and its power to open minds and transform lives. By the end of the book, Parini has recovered a truth often obscured by our clamorous culture: without poetry, we live only partially, not fully conscious of the possibilities that life affords. Poetry indeed matters.

The Complete Shorter Poetry of George Eliot

Presents George Eliot's shorter poetry. This volume includes an introduction, which discusses Eliot's interest in poetry verse and its relation to her prose and prose fiction; her recurring themes and motifs; the poetry's critical reception and its value to modern readers.

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