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The Figure of the Singer

The Figure of the Singer

Daniel Karlin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199213986
eISBN:
9780191803314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199213986.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Criticism/Theory

Why did poets continue to call themselves singers, and their poems songs, long after the formal link between poetry and music had been severed? This book explores the origin and meaning of the ... More

Moving Words: Forms of English Poetry

Moving Words: Forms of English Poetry

Derek Attridge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199681242
eISBN:
9780191761553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681242.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Criticism/Theory

The contemporary reader of English poetry is able to take pleasure in the sounds and movements of the English language in works written over the past eight centuries, and to find poems that convey ... More

The Poetry of Antonio MachadoChanging the Landscape

The Poetry of Antonio Machado: Changing the Landscape

Xon De Ros

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198736806
eISBN:
9780191800450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736806.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Poetry

This book offers a much needed reappraisal of a major twentieth-century Spanish poet, Antonio Machado (1875–1939), offering compelling arguments why his poetry should have a more vital profile not ... More

The Rift in The LuteAttuning Poetry and Philosophy

The Rift in The Lute: Attuning Poetry and Philosophy

Maximilian de Gaynesford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198797265
eISBN:
9780191838767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797265.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Criticism/Theory

The book is about finding ways to ‘attune’ poetry and philosophy. Attunement is a mutually shaping approach in which we really do philosophy in really appreciating poetry. This is best done by first ... More

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