Literary Criticism

Circling the Canon, Volume II

The Selected Book Reviews of Marjorie Perloff, 1995-2017
By Marjorie Perloff
Edited by David Jonathan Bayot

Circling the Canon, Volume II focuses on the second half of Marjorie Perloff's prolific career, showcasing reviews from 1995 through her 2017 reconsiderations of Jonathan Culler’s theory of the lyric and William Empson’s classic Seven Types of Ambiguity.

Circling the Canon, Volume I

The Selected Book Reviews of Marjorie Perloff, 1969-1994
By Marjorie Perloff
Edited by David Jonathan Bayot

Circling the Canon, Volume I covers roughly the first half of Perloff’s career, beginning with her first ever review, on Anthony Hecht’s The Hard Hours.

Louis Owens

Writing Land and Legacy
Edited by Joe LockardA. Robert Lee

Louis Owens: Writing Land and Legacy explores the wide-ranging oeuvre of this seminal author, examining Owens’s work and his importance in literature and Native studies.

Inciting Poetics

Thinking and Writing Poetry
Edited by Jeanne HeuvingTyrone Williams

The essays in Inciting Poetics provide provocative answers to the book’s opening question, “What are poetics now?”

The Language Letters

Selected 1970s Correspondence of Bruce Andrews, Charles Bernstein, and Ron Silliman
Edited by Matthew HoferMichael Golston

Written between 1970 and 1978, these letters detail the development of the concepts and styles that came to define one of the most influential movements in post-1960s writing.

Gothic Imagination in Latin American Fiction and Film

By Carmen A. Serrano

This work traces how Gothic imagination from the literature and culture of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe and twentieth-century US and European film has impacted Latin American literature and film culture.

Why Should I Write a Poem Now

The Letters of Srinivas Rayaprol and William Carlos Williams, 1949-1958
Edited by Graziano Krätli

Their intense epistolary relationship between Srinivas Rayaprol and William Carlos Williams, lasting almost a decade and little known up to now, is chronicled in this edition of their letters.

Presences

A Text for Marisol
A Critical Edition
By Robert CreeleyMarisol Escobar
Edited by Stephen Fredman

Now in a new edition, this beautiful, interactive collaboration is a unique work of book art in which Marisol’s monumental pop-art sculptures face the blocks of Creeley’s prose poems.

Gabriela Mistral's Letters to Doris Dana

Edited and Translated by Velma García-Gorena

These letters, published in Spanish in 2010 and now translated for the first time into English, provide insight into Gabriela Mistral's work as a poet and illuminate her perspectives on politics, especially war and human rights.

Fictions of Western American Domesticity

Indian, Mexican, and Anglo Women in Print Culture, 1850–1950
By Amanda J. Zink

This work provides a compelling explanation of something that has bedeviled a number of feminist scholars: Why did popular authors like Edna Ferber continue to write conventional fiction while living lives that were far from conventional?

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