Posts Tagged ‘research’

Latest [Durham!] library-borrowings

October 16, 2010

Having just returned from a rough and tumble book-hunt through Durham Main Library—

  • Julia Kristeva, Revolution in Poetic Language, trans. Margaret Waller, New York: Columbia UP, 1984.
  • Maurice Blanchot, The Space of Literature, trans. Ann Smock, Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1989.
  • Edna St Vincent Millay, Letters of Edna St Vincent Millay, ed. Alan Ross MacDougall, Westport, CT:  Greenwood P, 1977.
  • Helen Vendler, The Odes of John Keats, Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2003.
  • James O’Rourke, Keats’ Odes and Contemporary Criticism, Gainesville, FL: UP of Florida, 1998.
  • Earl R. Wasserman, The Finer Tone: Keats’ Major Poems, Baltimore: John Hopkins P, 1953.
  • Charlotte Smith, Elegiac Sonnets, 1789, Oxford: Woodstock, 1992.
  • Germaine Greer, Slip-shod Sibyls: Recognition, Rejection and the Woman Poet, London: Viking-Penguin, 1995.
  • Joseph Phelan, The Nineteenth-Century Sonnet, Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2005.
  • Angela Leighton, On Form: Poetry, Aestheticism, and the Legacy of a Word, Oxford: Oxford UP, 2007.

Ah, excitements! Going to bed now to start on them all. I shouldn’t be let loose in libraries. I only stopped when I did because I couldn’t physically carry any more books back to college (and for want of tea, I’ll admit).

Mmm… nice chunky stinky books

June 19, 2009

For my conference paper: ‘Emily Dickinson and the Anxiety of Pentameter’.

Domhnall Mitchell, Measures of Possibility: Emily Dickinson’s Manuscripts, Amherst and Boston: U of Massachusetts P, 2005.

Suzanne Juhasz (ed.), Feminist Critics Read Emily Dickinson, Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1983 [For its chapter by Christanne Miller: ‘How “Low Feet” Stagger: Disruptions of Language in Dickinson’s Poetry’].

Peter L. Groves, Strange Music: The Metre of the English Heroic Line, Victoria, B.C: U of Victoria, 1998.

R. W. Franklin (ed.), The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Variorum Edition, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard UP, 1998.

I’m going to spend the whole weekend in my pyjamas, with a cup of tea, reading. 😀