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The Sound of Poetry / The Poetry of Sound

The Sound of Poetry / The Poetry of Sound

Marjorie Perloff and Craig Dworkin (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226657424
eISBN:
9780226657448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226657448.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Sound—one of the central elements of poetry—finds itself all but ignored in the current discourse on lyric forms. This book breaks that critical silence to readdress some of the fundamental ... More

SpecLabDigital Aesthetics and Projects in Speculative Computing

SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Projects in Speculative Computing

Johanna Drucker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226165073
eISBN:
9780226165097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165097.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Nearly a decade ago, the author of this book cofounded the University of Virginia's SpecLab, a digital humanities laboratory dedicated to risky projects with serious aims. This book explores the ... More

The Story of Sapho

The Story of Sapho

Madeleine de Scudery

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226143989
eISBN:
9780226144009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226144009.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Ridiculed for her Saturday salon, her long romance novels, and her protofeminist ideas, Madeleine de Scudéry (1607–1701) has not been treated kindly by the literary establishment. Yet her multivolume ... More

The Substance of ShadowA Darkening Trope in Poetic History

The Substance of Shadow: A Darkening Trope in Poetic History

John Hollander

Kenneth Gross (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226354279
eISBN:
9780226354309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354309.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Substance of Shadow explores the poetic lives and afterlives of shadow, focusing on British and American poetry from the Renaissance to the end of the twentieth century. It investigates shadow’s ... More

Thoughts and Things

Thoughts and Things

Leo Bersani

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226206059
eISBN:
9780226206196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226206196.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The essays in this book treat the question of connectedness: of how the human subject connects or fails to connect to other human subjects and the nonhuman world. Productive relations with the world ... More

Three Cartesian Feminist Treatises

Three Cartesian Feminist Treatises

Francois Poullain de la Barre

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226676531
eISBN:
9780226676555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676555.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

One of the most radical feminist theorists in Europe before the nineteenth century, François Poullain de la Barre (1647–1723) was a man way ahead of his time. Applying Cartesian principles to “the ... More

Tough EnoughArbus, Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag, Weil

Tough Enough: Arbus, Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag, Weil

Deborah Nelson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226457772
eISBN:
9780226457949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457949.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book identifies Diane Arbus, Hannah Arendt, Joan Didion, Mary McCarthy, Susan Sontag, and Simone Weil as a counter tradition of unsentimental writing and art that stands between the cultures of ... More

Trade and Romance

Trade and Romance

Michael Murrin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071572
eISBN:
9780226071602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071602.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book discusses two intertwined themes. The first is the growth of commercial culture and its interest in aristocratic romance. The second lies behind the first and concerns the simultaneous ... More

The Traffic in Women’s WorkEast European Migration and the Making of Europe

The Traffic in Women’s Work: East European Migration and the Making of Europe

Anca Parvulescu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226118246
eISBN:
9780226118413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118413.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

“Welcome to the European Family!” is the banner under which East European countries joined the European Union following the collapse of the Iron Curtain in 1989. This book offers an analysis of the ... More

A Transnational Poetics

A Transnational Poetics

Jahan Ramazani

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226703442
eISBN:
9780226703374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703374.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Poetry is often viewed as culturally homogeneous, “stubbornly national,” in T. S. Eliot's phrase, or “the most provincial of the arts,” according to W. H. Auden. But this book uncovers the ... More

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