Ars Poetica Library 2015

A Glossary of Literary TermsM.H. AbramsLiterary ReferenceHolt Rinehart Winston 1988
Poetic Designs: An Introduction to Meters, Verse Forms, and Figures of Speech Stephen AdamsHandbook of Techniques and FormsBroadview Press 1997
Ordinary Genius: A Guide for the Poet Within Kim AddonizioPoetry EssaysW.W. Norton & Co. 2009
The Poet's Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing PoetryKim Addonizio and Dorianne LauxIntroduction to Poetry WritingNorton 1997
The End of the Poem: Studies in PoeticsGiorgio Agamben (trans. by Daniel Heller-Roazen)Poetry CriticismStanford U. Press 1999
The Poetics of the New American PoetryDonald Allen, editorPoeticsGrove Press 1974
The LANGUAGE BookBruce Andrews & Charles Bernstein, editorsPoetry EssaysSouthern Illinois Univ. Press 1984
Selected Writing of Guillaume ApollinaireGuillaume Apollinaire (R. Shattuck, trans.)Poetry EssaysNew Directions 1971
The Poet Resigns: Poetry in a Difficult WorldRobert Archambeau, editorPoetry CriticismU. of Akron Press 2013
Vectors: New Poetics Robert Archambeau, editorPoetry, PoeticsiUniverse 2011
The Poetics AristotleClassic Text Various Editions
Contemporary PoeticsLouis Armand, editorPoeticsNorthwestern U. Press 2007
Essays Literary & Critical by Matthew ArnoldMatthew ArnoldPoetry EssaysJM Dent & Son 1906
Selected Prose 1953-2003John AshberyEssaysCarcanet Press Ltd 2005
Other TraditionsJohn AshberyPoetry EssaysHarvard Univ. Press 2000
Selected ProseJohn AshberyPoetry EssaysU. of Michigan Press 2003
Delmore Schwartz: The Life of an American PoetJames AtlasBiographyAvon Books 1977
Poetic Rhythm: An IntroductionDerek AttridgeFormalism, MetricsCambridge U. Press 1996
The Dyer's HandW.H. AudenPoetry EssaysVintage 1989
Forewords & AfterwordsW.H. AudenPoetry EssaysVintage 1989
Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western LiteratureErich AuerbachLiterary CriticismDoubleday Anchor Books 1957
The Poetics of ReverieGaston BachelardPhilosophy, AestheticsBeacon Press 1971
The Poetics of SpaceGaston Bachelard (Maria Jolas, trans.)Philosophy, AestheticsBeacon Press 1969
Earth and reveries of will: an essay on the imagination of matterGaston Bachelard (trans. by Kenneth Haltman)Philosophy, AestheticsDallas Institute of Humanities and Culture 2002
The Extravagant: Crossings of Modern Poetry and PhilosophyRobert BakerPoetry, PhilosophyU. of Notre Dame Press 2005
Meter in English: A Critical EngagementDavid BakerProsody, MetricsU. of Arkansas Press 1997
Radiant Lyre: Essays on Lyric PoetryDavid Baker and Ann Townsend, editorsPoetry EssaysGraywolf Press 2007
Onward: Contemporary Poetry & PoeticsPeter Baker, editorPoetry EssaysPeter Lang Publishing 1996
An Owen Barfield ReaderOwen BarfieldPoetry CriticismWesleyan U. Press 1999
The Art of Writing: Teachings of the Chinese MastersTony Barnstone & Chou Ping, trans.Poetry CriticismShambhala 1996
The Poetics of Translation: History, Theory, PracticeWillis Barnstone, editorPoetry, TranslationYale U. Press 1993
The Song of the EarthJonathan BatePoetry Essays, EcopoeticsHarvard Univ. Press 2000
The Principles of English VersificationPaul Franklin BaumFormalism, MetricsHarvard Univ. Press 1923
Artifice and Indeterminacy: An Anthology of New PoeticsChristopher BeachPoeticsU. of Alabama Press 1998
The Making of the Auden CanonJos. Warren BeachPoetry CriticismRussell & Russell 1971
Eight Contemporary PoetsCalvin BedientPoetry CriticismOxford U. Press 1974
The Practice of Poetry: Writing Exercises From Poets Who TeachRobin Behn & Chase TwichellPoetry PraxisCollins 1992
Humbolt's GiftSaul BellowNovel
IlluminationsWalter BenjaminLiterary CriticismSchoken Books 1978
ReflectionsWalter Benjamin (Peter Demetz, editor)Literary CriticismSchoken Books 1978
Singular Voices: American poetry todayStephen Berg, ed.Poems with CommentaryAvon Books 1985
My Business is Circumference: Poets on Influence and MasteryStephen Berg, ed.Poetry Essays Paul Dry Books 2001
Content's DreamCharles BernsteinPoetry EssaysSun & Moon 1986
A PoeticsCharles BernsteinPoetry EssaysHarvard U. Press 1992
The Monkey and The Wrench: Essays into Contemporary PoeticsMary Biddinger & John Gallaher, eds.Poetry EssaysU. of Akron Press 2012
Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete CorrespondenceJoell Biele, editorLettersFarrar, Straus and Giroux 2011
A Long High Whistle: Selected Columns by David BiespielDavid BiespielPoetry EssaysAntilever Press 2015
Thirteen Ways of Looking for a Poem: A Guide to Writing PoetryWendy BishopPoetry GuidebookLongman 1999
Form and Value in Modern PoetryR.P. BlackmurPoetry CriticismDoubleday Anchor 1957
Selected Essays of R.P. BlackmurR.P. Blackmur (Denis Donoghue, editor & intro)Literary CriticismEcco Press 1988
The Fire: Collected Essays of Robin Blaser Robin Blaser, Miriam Nichols, editorPoetry EssaysU. of California Press 2006
An Anatomy of Influence: Literature As A Way of LifeHarold BloomLiterary CriticismYale Univ. Press 2011
The Anxiety of Influence: A Theory of PoetryHarold BloomLiterary CriticismOxford U. Press 1973
The Breaking of VesselsHarold BloomLiterary CriticismU. of Chicago Press 1982
A Map of MisreadingHarold BloomLiterary CriticismOxford U. Press 1975
American Poetry: Wildness and DomesticityRobert BlyPoetry CriticismHarper & Row 1990
Leaping PoetryRobert BlyPoetry Essay & AnthologyBeacon Press 1975
News of the UniverseRobert BlyPoetry Essays & AnthologySierra Club Books 1980
A Poet's Alphabet: Reflections on the Literary Art & VocationLouise Bogan (Robt. Phelps & Ruth Limmer, eds.)Poetry EssaysMcGraw Hill 1970
Writing PoemsMichelle Boisseau & Robert WallacePoetry Writing IntroductionLongman 2003
A Journey With Two Maps: Becoming a Woman PoetEavan BolandPoetry EssaysCarcanet Press Ltd 2011
Object Lessons: The Life of the Woman and the Poet in Our Time Eavan BolandPoetry EssaysNorton 1995
The Act and the Place of PoetryYves BonnefoyPoetry EssaysU. of Chicago Press 1989
Borges Selected Non-Fictions Jorge Luis BorgesPoetry & WritingPenguin 2000
Borges On WritingJorge Luis Borges (di Giovanni, Macshane, Halpern, interviewers)Writing InterviewsEcco Press 1972
This Craft of Verse (Charles Eliot Norton Lectures)Jorge Luis Borges (edited by Calin-Andrei Mihailescu )Poetry LecturesHarvard Univ. Press 2000
In the Blue Pharmacy: Essays on Poetry and Other TransformationsMarianne BoruchPoetry EssaysTrinity U. Press 2005
Poetry's Old AirMarianne BoruchPoetry EssaysU. of Michigan Press 1995
ErrataGeorge BoweringShort Essays on WritingRed Deer College Press 1988
Yeats at WorkCurtis Bradford, ed.Poetry Manuscript AnalysisSouthern Illinois Univ. Press 1965
Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of HiphopAdam BradleyPoeticsBasicCivitas 2009
Poems and Their MakingPhilip Brady, editorPoems with CommentaryEtruscan Press 2015
Skeptical Music: Essays on Modern PoetryDavid BromwichPoetry CriticismU. of Chicago Press 2001
The Well-Wrought UrnCleanth BrooksPoetry CriticismHarvest Books 1956
Don't Ask Me What I Mean: Modern poets in their own wordsClare Brown & Don PatersonPoetry EssaysPicador 2003
Survival This Way: Interviews with American Indian PoetsJoseph Bruchac, ed.InterviewsSun Tracks/U. of Arizona Press, 1987 1987
On the Anarchy of Poetry and Philosophy - A Guide for the UnrulyGerald L. BrunsPoetry CriticismFordham U. Press 2006
The Materiality of PoetryGerald L. BrunsPoetry Criticism, TheoryU. of Georgia Press 2005
Planet on the Table: Poets on the Reading Life Sharon Bryan and Willam Olson, eds.Poetry EssaysSarabande Books 2003
The Flexible LyricEllen Bryant VoigtPoetry EssaysU. of Georgia Press 1999
The Main of Light: On the Concept of PoetryJustus BuchlerPhilosophyOxford 1974
What Will Suffice: Contemporary American Poets on the Art of PoetryChristopher Buckley & Christopher Merrill, eds.Poems with CommentaryGibbs M. Smith 1995
Basil Bunting on PoetryBasil Bunting, edited by Peter MakinPoetry EssaysJohns Hopkins U. Press 1999
The Philosophy of Literary Form: Studies in Symbolic ActionKenneth BurkeEssays: Poetry, Philosophy Vintage 1941
A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and BeautifulEdmund Burke (J. T. Boulton, editor)Philosophy, AestheticsU. of Notre Dame Press 1968
A Thing About LanguageGerald BurnsPoetry CriticismSouthern Illinois Univ. Press 1990
The Poem Itself Stanley Burnshaw, ed.Poetry PraxisHolt, Rinehart & Winston 1960
Close Calls with Nonsense: Reading New PoetryStephen BurtPoetry EssaysGraywolf Press 2009
The poetics of the common knowledgeDon ByrdPoetry EssaysSUNY Press 1994
Why Read the ClassicsItalo Calvino (Jonathan Cope, trans.)Literary EssaysVintage 1999
RetrievalsGarrett CaplesPoetry CriticismWave Books 2014
The Poem in Its Skin Paul CarrollClose Readings of PoemsFollett Publishing Co. 1968
Selected Essays & ReviewsHayden CarruthPoetry EssaysCopper Canyon 1996
Language and MythErnst CassirerPhilosophyDover 1953
Poem, Revised: 54 Poems, Revisions, DiscussionsLaura Cherry and Robt. Hartwell FiskePoetry PraxisMarion Street Press 2008
How Does A Poem Mean John CiardiPoetry EssaysHoughton Mifflin 1959
Ciardi Himself: Fifteen Essays in the Reading, Writing, and Teaching of PoetryJohn CiardiPoetry EssaysU. of Arkansas Press 1989
The Eye of the Poet: Six Views of the Art and Craft of Poetry.David Citino, editorPoetry EssayOxford U. Press 2002
First Loves: Poets Introduce the Essential Poems and Inspired ThemCarmela Ciuraru, editorPoems with CommentaryScribner 2000
The Poetry Beat: Reviewing EightiesTom ClarkPoetry EssaysU. of Michigan Press 1990
The Mind's Eye: A Guide to Writing PoetryKevin ClarkPoetry Writing GuidebookLongman 2007
Concerning Concrete PoetryBob Cobbing & Peter Mayer, editorsPoeticsWriters Forum 1978
Biographia LiterariaSamuel Taylor Coleridge Literary EssaysVarious Editions
Make Us Wave BackMichael CollierPoetry Essays 2007
Conte, Joseph. Unending Design: The Forms of Postmodern PoetryJoseph Comte Cornell Univ. Press 1991
Poetry in Theory: An Anthology 1900-2000Jon Cook, editorPoeticsWiley-Blackwell 2004
Discovering Patterns in Mathematics and PoetryMarcia Birken and Anne C. Coon Rodopi 2008
The Language of Criticism & the Structure of PoetryR.S. CraneLiterary CriticismU. of Toronto 1953
The Collected Essays of Robert CreeleyRobert CreeleyPoetry EssaysU. of California Press 1989
A Quick Graph: Collected Notes & EssaysRobert CreeleyPoetry EssaysFour Seasons Foundation 1970
Poetry & Literature: An Introduction to Its Criticism and HistoryBenedetto Croce (Giovanni Gullace, trans.)Literary CriticismS. Illinois U. Press 1981
Structuralist PoeticsJonathan CullerLiterary TheoryCornell U. Press 1975
The Problem of StyleJ.V. CunninghamLiterary CriticismFawcett Publications 1966
Poetics: an essay on poetry (1852)Eneas Sweetland DallasPoeticsJohnson Reprint 1969
Praising it New—The Best of the New CriticismGarrick Davis, editorPoetry CriticismSwallow Press 2008
On Style DemetriusClassic TextVarious Editions
Sad Friends, Drowned Lovers, Stapled SongsChard deNiordInterviewsMarick Press 2011
Poetry As PersuasionCarl DennisPoetry EssaysU. of Georgia Press 2001
Praises and Dispraises - Poetry and Politics, the 20th CenturyTerrence Des Pres Poetry EssaysViking Press 1988
Poetry Handbook: A Dictionary of TermsBabette DeutschHandbook of Techniques and FormsFunk & Wagnalls 1957
Poetry In Our TimeBabette DeutschPoetry CriticismColumbia U. Press 1952
Art as ExperienceJohn DeweyPhilosophyPerigree Books 1980
Babel to Byzantium: Poets and Poetry Now James DickeyPoetry CriticismFarrar, Straus and Giroux 1981
SortiesJames DickeyPoetry EssaysLSU Press 1971
The Castle of Indolence: On Poetry, Poets, and Poetasters,Thomas M. DischPoetrry CriticismPicador 1996
Best Words, Best OrderStephen DobynsPoetry EssaysPalgrave Macmillan 2003
The Shape of the Dance, the Selected Prose Michael DonaghyPoetry Essays
The World in Time and Space: Towards a History of Innovative American Poetry 1970-2000: Essays on the Revolution in American Poetry and Poetics at the End of the Twentieth CenturyJoseph Donahue & Edward Foster, eds.Poetry EssaysTalisman House 2002
Creating PoetryJohn DruryIntro to Poetry Writing
Fictive CertaintiesRobert DuncanPoetry EssaysNew Directions 1985
A Selected ProseRobert Duncan (Robert Bertloff, ed.)Poetry EssaysNew Directions 1995
The H.D. BookRobert Duncan; M. Boughn and V. Coleman, eds.Poetry EssaysU. of California 2011
Walking LightStephen DunnPoetry EssaysBoa Editions 2001
WritngMargueritte Duras (trans. Mark Polizzotti)Writing EssaysLumen Editions 1998
The Consequence of Innovation; 21st Century Poetics Craig Dworkin, editorPoeticsRoof Books 2008
The Use of Poetry & the Use of CriticismT.S. EliotPoetry CriticismFaber & Faber 1933
The Modern TraditionRichard Ellman & Chas. Fieldelson, Jr., eds.Literary, Cultural & Art EssaysOxford 1965
Complete Essays & Other Writings by Ralph Waldo EmersonRalph Waldo EmersonEssays: Poetry, Philosophy Modern Library 1950
Seven Types of AmbiguityWilliam EmpsonPoetry CriticismNew Directions 1966
Novices: A Study of Poetic ApprenticeshipClayton EshelmanPoetry EssaysArundel Books 1989
Towards a New American Poetics Ekbert Faas, editor Essays & interviewsBlack Sparronw 1978
Performing the Word: African American Poetry as Vernacular Culture Brown Fahamisha P. Poetry EssaysRutgers Univ. Press 1999
Expansive Poetry: Essays on the New Narrative and New FormalismFrederick Feirstein, editorPoetry EssaysStory Line Press 1989
Dylan ThomasPaul FerrisBiographyPenguin 1978
The Title to the Poem Anne FerryLiterary CriticismStanford U. Press 1996
The Ghost of Meter: Culture & Prosody in American Free VerseAnnie FinchFormalism, MetricsU. of Michigan Press 2000
An Exaltation of FormsAnnie Finch & Katherine Varnes, eds.Formalism, MetricsU. of Michigan Press 2002
Oral Poetry: Its Nature, Significance and Social ContextRuth FinneganOral PoeticsCambridge U. Press 1980
Letters to Poets: Conversations About Poetics, Politics, and CommunityJennifer Firestone & Dana Teen Lomax, eds.LettersSaturnalia 2008
Poem, Revised: 54 Poems, Revisions, DiscussionsRobert Hartwell Fiske and Laura Cherry, edsPoetry PraxisMarion Street Press 2008
Romantic Criticism 1800-1850R.A. Foakes, editorPoetry EssaysArnold Publishers 1968
Poetic Artifice: A Theory of Twentieth-Century Poetry Veronica Forrest-ThomsonPoetic TheoryManchester U. Press 1978
Art of the NovelE. M. ForsterWriting Essays
Poetry and Poetics in a New Millenium Edward Foster, editorPoetics, Poetry EssaysTalisman House Publishers 2000
Poet's Prose: The Crisis in American VerseStephen FredmanProse Poem PoeticsCambridge U. Press 1990
A Field Guide to Contemporary PoeticsStuart Friebert, David Walker & David Young, eds.Poetry EssaysOberlin College Press 1997
Innovative Women Poets: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry and InterviewsElisabeth Frost & Cynthia HogueInterviews & AnthologyU. of Iowa Press 2007
The Letters of Robert Frost, Volume 1: 1886-1920Robert Frost (D. Sheehy, M. Richardson, R. Faggen, eds.)LettersBelknap (Harvard U. Press) 2014
Robert Frost on WritingRobert Frost (Elaine Barry, editor)Poetry EssaysRutgers 1973
Selected Prose of Robert FrostRobert Frost (H. Cox & E.C. Lathem, eds.)Poetry EssaysCollier Books 1968
The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within Stephen FryPoetry IntroductionArrow Books 2007
Feeling As A Foreign Language: The Good Strangeness of PoetryAlice FultonPoetry EssaysGraywolf Press 1999
Poetic Meter & Poetic Form (revised edition)Paul FussellProsody, MetricsRandom House 1979
The Poet's Work: 29 Masters of the 20th Century Poetry on the Origin and Practice of Their ArtReginald Gibbons, editorPoetry EssaysHoughton Mifflin 1979
Poems of Consciousness: Contemporary Japanese and English-language Haiku in Cross-cultural PerspectiveRichard GilbertHaiku PoeticsRed Moon Press 2008
Can Poetry Matter?: Essays on Poetry & American CultureDana GioiaPoetry EssaysGraywolf Press 1992
Twentieth-Century American Poetics: Poets on the Art of Poetry Dana Gioia, David Mason & Meg Schoerke, eds. PoeticsMcGraw Hill 2003
Proofs & TheoriesLouise GlückPoetry EssaysEcco Press 1994
The Collected Works: Essays on Art & LiteratureJohann Wolfgang von Goethe (John Gearey, editor)Essays, Art, Poetry, etc.Princeton U. Press 1986
From Outlaw to Classic: Canons in American PoetryAlan GoldingPoetry CriticismU. of Wisconsin Press 1996
After Confession: Poetry as AutobiographyDavid Graham & Kate Sontag, eds.Poetry EssaysGraywolf Press 2001
The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth Robert GravesPoetry EssayFarrar Straus Giroux 1966
Oxford Addresses on PoetryRobert GravesPoetry EssaysDoubleday 1962
Women Poets on MentorshipArielle Greenberg & Rachel Zucker, eds.Essays & AnthologyU. of Iowa Press 2008
Sound and Form in Modern Poetry (Second Edition)Harvey Gross and Robert McDowellProsody, MetricsU. of Michigan Press 1996
The Long SchoolroomAllen GrossmanPoetry CriticismU. of Michigan Press 1997
True-Love: Essays on Poetry and WritingAllen GrossmanPoetry EssaysU. of Chicago Press 2009
The Sighted Singer: Two Works on Poetry for Readers & Writers (Part II: Summa Lyrica)Allen Grossman (and Mark Halliday, interviewer)PoeticsJohns Hopkins U. Press 1991
Of Manywhere-at-Once Bob Grumman Poetry EssaysRunaway Spoon Press 1998
The Vocation of PoetryDurs GrünbeinPoetry EssaysUpper West Side Philosophers, Inc. 2011
Shelf LifeThom GunnPoetry Essays Faber 1994
New Expansive PoetryR.S. Gwynn, editorPoetry EssaysStory Line Press 1995
Goatfoot Milktongue Twinbird: Interviews, Essays, and Notes on Poetry, 1970-76 Donald HallPoetry EssaysU. of Michigan Press 1978
Poetry & AmbitionDonald HallPoetry EssaysU. of Michigan Press 1988
Claims for PoetryDonald Hall, editorPoetry EssaysU. of Michigan Press 1983
The Truth of Poetry: Tensions in Modern Poetry from Baudelaire to the Nineteen-SixtiesMichael HamburgerPoetry CriticismAnvil Press 1996
Classic Writings on PoetryWilliam HarmonPoetry EssaysColumbia U. Press 2003
Poetry Criticism ReaderJerry Harp and Jan Weissmiller, eds.Poetry CriticismU. of Iowa Press 2006
Free Verse: an essay on prosodyCharles O. HartmanPoetry Essays, ProsodyNorthwestern Univ. Press 1996
What Light Can Do: Essays on Art, Imagination, and the Natural WorldRobert HassEssaysEcco 2012
Twentieth Century PleasuresRobert HassPoetry EssaysEcco Press 1984
Robert Hayden: Collected ProseRobert Hayden (F. Glaysher, ed.; foreword by Wm. Meredith)Literary EssaysU. of Michigan Press 1984
Preoccupations: Selected Prose 1968-78Seamus HeaneyPoetry EssaysFarrar Straus Giroux 1980
The Redress of PoetrySeamus HeaneyPoetry EssaysFarrar Straus Giroux 1995
Poetry, Language, ThoughtMartin Heidegger (trans. by Albert Hofstadter)PhilosophyHarper Colophon Books 1975
The Language of InquiryLyn HejinianPoetry EssaysUniv. of California Press 2000
A Guide to Poetics Journal: Writingin the Expanded Field, 1982-1998Lyn Hejinian & Barret Watten, eds.PoeticsWesleyan U. Press 2013
Uncertain Poetries: Essays on Poets, Poetry and PoeticsMichael HellerPoetry EssaysSalt Publishing 2005
A Defence of Poetry: Reflections on the Occasion of WritingPaul HenryPoetry CriticismStanford U. Press 1995
Strong Words: Modern Poets on Modern PoetryW.N. Herbert & Matthew Hollis, eds.Poetry EssaysBloodaxe Books 2000
Poetic Closure: A Study of How Poems EndBarbara Herrnstein Smith Poetry EssaysU. of Chicago 2007
Pattern Poetry: Guide to an Unknown LiteratureDick HigginsPoetry CriticismState University of New York Press, Albany 1984
Collected Critical Writings Geoffrey HillPoetry CriticismOxford U. Press 2008
How To Read a Poem - And Fall in Love With PoetryEdward HirschIntroduction to PoetryHarvest Books 2002
The Demon and the AngelEdward HirschPoety EssaysHarcourt 2002
Poet's Choice Edward HirschShort Poetry EssaysMariner Books 2007
Nine Gates: Entering the Mind of PoetryJane HirshfieldPoetry EssaysHarperCollins 1997
Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the WorldJane HirshfieldPoetry EssaysAlfred A. Knopf 2015
Hiddenness, Uncertainty, Surprise: Three Generative Energies of Poetry Jane HirshfieldPoety EssaysBloodaxe Books 2008
As Easy As Lying: Essays on PoetryH. L. HixPoetry EssaysEtruscan Press 2002
Real Sofistikashun: Essays on Poetry and CraftTony HoaglandPoetry EssaysGraywolf Press 2006
Twenty Poems That Could Save America and Other EssaysTony HoaglandPoetry EssaysGraywolf Press 2014
Metre, Rhythm and Verse FormPhilip HobsbaumFormalism, MetricsRoutledge 1999
Essentials Of Literary CriticismPhilip HobsbaumPoetry CriticismThames & Hudson 1993
Tradition and Experiment in English PoetryPhilip HobsbaumPoetry CriticismMacmillan 1979
The Fate of American PoetryJonathan HoldenPoetry CriticismU. of Georgia Press 2008
The Old Formalism: Character in Contemporary American Poetry Jonathan HoldenPoetry CriticismU. of Arkansas Press 1999
The Rhetoric of the Contemporary LyricJonathan HoldenPoetry CriticismIndiana Univ. Press 1980
Style and Authenticity of Postmodern PoetryJonathan HoldenPoetry CriticismU. of Missouri Press 1986
Rhyme's ReasonJohn HollanderFormalism, MetricsYale U. Press 1981
The Epistles (Book II, Ars Poetica) HoraceClassic Text, Essay in VerseVarious Editions
Lyric Poetry: Beyond New Criticism Chaviva Hosek & Partricia Parker, eds.Poetry CriticismCornell U. Press 1985
Alone With AmericaRichard HowardPoetry EssaysAtheneum 1980
Paper Trail: Selected Prose, 1965-2003Richard HowardPoetry EssaysFSG 2005
My Emily DickinsonSusan HowePoetry CriticismNorth Atlantic Books 1985
Aspects of Robinson: Homage to Weldon KeesChristopher Buckley & Christopher Howell, eds.Poetry and EssaysBackwaters Press 2011
Donald Justice in ConversationPhilip Hoy, interviewerInterviewsWaywiser Press 2001
Poetry IsTed HughesPoetry GuidebookDoubleday 1970
The Triggering Town Richard HugoPoetry EssaysNorton 1979
Speculations: Essays on Humanism & Philsophy of ArtT.E. HulmePhilosophy EssaysRoutledge & Kegan Paul 1987
The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of PropertyLewis HydeArt EssaysVintage 2007
The Auden GenerationSamuel HynesPoetry CriticismPrinceton U. Press 1982
The Art of Chinese PoetryJames J. Y. LiuChinese PoeticsU. of Chicago Press 1966
The Failure of Poetry, The Promise of LanguageLaura (Riding) Jackson (John Nolan, ed.)Poetry EssaysU. of Michigan 2007
The Instant of KnowingJosephine JacobsenPoetry EssayLibrary of Congress (pamphlet)
Poetspeak: In their work, about their workPaul B. Janeczko, editorPoems with CommentaryBradbury Press 1983
Body and Soul: Essays on PoetryMark JarmanPoetry EssaysU. of Michigan Press 2002
The Secret of PoetryMark JarmanPoetry EssaysStory Line Press 2001
The Reaper EssaysMark Jarman & Robert McDowellPoetry EssaysStory Line Press 1996
Kipling, Auden & Company: Essays & Reviews 1935-1964Randall JarrellPoetry Essays & ReviewsFarrar Straus Giroux 1980
Poetry and The AgeRandall JarrellPoetry Essays & ReviewsVintage 1959
The Complete Perfectionist: A Poetics of WorkJuan Ramon Jiménez (Christopher Maurer, trans. and editor)Poetry QuotesDoubleday 1997
The Idea of LyricW.R. Johnson Poetry CriticismU. of California Press 1982
Origins: Poets on the Composition Process (Poetry East, No. 43, Fall 1996)Richard Jones, editorPoems with CommentaryPoetry East, No. 43, Fall 1996 1996
A Nomad PoeticsPierre Joris Wesleyan U. Press 2003
Donald Justice Reader Donald JusticePoetry EssaysUniversity Press of New England 2003
Criticism: Major Statements Charles Kaplan & William Anderson, eds. Literary Criticism Bedford/St. Martins 1999
Robinson Jeffers: Poet of CaliforniaJames KarmanBiographyChronicle Books 1987
Dark Horses: Poets on Overlooked Poems Joy Katz and Keven Prufer, eds.Poems with CommentaryU. of Illinois Press 2006
Thinking Poetry: Readings in Contemporary Women's Exploratory Poetics Lynn KellerPoetry CriticismU. of Iowa Press 2010
Poet to Poet: Edward Thomas’s Letters to Walter de la MareJudy Kendall, editorLettersSeren 2012
Handbook of Literary Terms: Literature, Language, Theory X. J. KennedyLiterary GuidebookLongman 2004
Gnomon: Essays on Contemporary LiteratureHugh KennerLiterary CriticismAstor-Honor Inc. 1958
A Homemade World: The American Modernist WritersHugh KennerLiterary CriticismJohns Hopkins Univ. Press 1989
The Pound EraHugh KennerPoetry CriticismU. of California 1971
Art and Philosophy: Readings in AestheticsWilliam Kennick, ed.AestheticsSt. Martin's Press 1964
The Philosophical Poetics of Alfarabi, Avicenna and AverroesSalim KermalPoeticsRoutledge/Curzon 2003
The Romantic ImageFrank KermodeLiterary CriticismVintage 1964
The Cure of Poetry in an Age of Prose: Moral Essays on the Poet's CallingMary KinziePoetry EssaysU. of Chicago Press 1993
A Poet's Guide to Poetry, Second EditionMary Kinzie U. of Chicago Press 2013
Writing Poetry: Where Poems Come From and How to Write ThemDavid KirbyPoetry Writing IntroductionWriter, Inc. 1989
The Poetry of Criticism: Horace Epistles II and Ars PoeticaRoss S. KirkpatrickPoetry CriticismU. of Alberta Press 1990
Making Your Own Days: The Pleasures of Reading and Writing PoetryKenneth KochIntroduction to PoetrySimon & Schuster 1998
Blue Notes: Essays, Interviews, and CommentariesYusef KomunyakaaPoetry Essays, etc.U. of Michigan Press 2000
The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical Advice for Beginning PoetsTed KooserIntro to Poetry WritingBison Book 2007
Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets & PhilsophersLeonard KorenAesthetics, PhilosophyImperfect Publishing 2008
In the Palm of Your Hand: The Poet's Portable Workshop Steve KowitPoetry PraxisTilbury House 1995
Art of the NovelMilan KunderaWriting Essays
Toward the Open Field: Poets on the Art of Poetry 1800-1950Melissa Kwasny, editorPoetry EssaysWesleyan U. Press 2004
More Than Cool Reason: A Field Guide to Poetic MetaphorGeorge Lakoff and Mark TurnerPoetry CriticismUniversity Of Chicago Press 1989
Written in Water, Written in Stone: Twenty Years of Poets on PoetryMartin Lammon, editorPoetry EssaysU. of Michigan Press 1996
Feeling and FormSusanne K. LangerPhilosophy, AestheticsChas. Scribners 1953
The Night Sky: Writings on the Poetics of ExperienceAnn LauterbachPoetry EssaysPenguin 2005
Paul Valéry: An AnthologyJames Lawler, editorArt and Literary EssaysRoutledge 1977
Lyric & Spirit: Selected Essays 1996-2008Hank LazerPoetry CriticismOmnidawn 2008
Ecstatic Occasions, Epedient FormsDavid Lehman, editorPoems with CommentaryU. of Michigan Press 1996
Russian Formalist Criticism: Four EssaysL.T. Lemon & M.J. Reis, trans.Literary CriticismU. of Nebraska Press 1965
Another Look: Selected ProseGary LenhartPoetry ReviewsSubpress 2010
Modernist QuartetFrank LentricchiaPoetry CriticismCambridge U. Press 1994
Light Up the CaveDenise LevertovPoetry EssaysNew Directions 1981
New & Selected EssaysDenise LevertovPoetry EssaysNew Directions 1992
The Noise Made by PoemsPeter LeviPoetics: MeterAnvil Press 1984
The art of poetry: the Oxford lectures, 1984-1989Peter LeviPoetry CriticismYale Univ. Press 1991
The Poetic ImageC. Day LewisPoeticsPutnam 1984
Unassigned Frequencies: American Poetry in Review, 1964-77Laurence LiebermanPoetry EssaysU. of Illinois Press 1977
The Crafty Poet: A Portable WorkshopDiane LockwardPoetry GuidebookWind Publications 2013
All the RageWilliam LoganPoetry Essays, ReviewsU. of Michigan Press 1998
Desperate MeasuresWilliam Logan  2002
Our Savage Art William Logan  2009
Reputations of the Tongue William Logan  1999
The Undiscovered Country William Logan  2005
The Art of the Poetic LineJames LongenbachPoeticsGraywolf Press 2007
Stone Cottage: Pound, Yeats & ModernismJames LongenbachPoetry CriticismOxford 1998
The Resistance to PoetryJames LongenbachPoetry EssaysU. of Chicago Press 2005
On the Sublime LonginusClassic Text, Rhetoric & Aesthetics Various Editions
In Search of DuendeFederico Garcia Lorca (N. T. DiGiovanni & C. Maurer, trans.)Art EssaysNew Directions 1999
You Must Change Your Life: Poetry, Philosophy, and the Birth of SenseJohn T. LysakerPoetics, PhilosophyPenn. St. Univ. Press 1998
Poetry & ExperienceArchibald MacLeishPoetry EssaysHoughton Mifflin 1960
Emancipating Pragmatism: Emerson, Jazz, and Experimental Writing Michael Magee U. of Alabama Press 2004
Creative Intuition in Art & PoetryJacques MaritainPoetry & Art EssaysPantheon 1953
Western Wind: An Introduction to PoetryDavid Mason & John Frederick NimsIntroduction to PoetryMcGraw-Hill 2005
Versification: A Short IntroductionJames McAuleyFormalism, MetricsMichigan State U. Press 1966
White Paper: On Contemporary American PoetryJ.D. McClatchyPoetry EssaysColumbia Univ.Press 1990
The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Prose Poetry: Contemporary Poets in Discussion and PracticeGary L. McDowell and F. Daniel Rzicznek, co-editors Rose Metal Press 2010
Broken English: Poetry and PartialityHeather McHughPoetry EssayWesleyan U. Press 1993
By Herself: Women Poets on PoetryMolly McQuadePoetry EssaysGraywolf Press 2000
Stealing Glimpses: Of Poetry, Poets, and Things In Between Molly McQuadePoetry EssaysSarabande Books 1999
12 x 12: Conversations in 21st-Century Poetry and Poetics Christina Mengert & Joshua Marie Wilkinson, eds.InterviewsU. of Iowa Press 2009
Worlds into Words: Understanding Modern PoemsDiane MiddlebrookPoetry CriticismNorton 1980
The Witness of PoetryCzeslaw MiloszPoetry EssaysHarvard U. Press 1983
Selected Essays of Eugenio MontaleEugenio Montale (translated by Jonathan Galassi)Poetry EssaysEcco 1982
Invisible Fences: Prose Poetry as a Genre in French and American Literature Steven MonteProse Poem PoeticsUniv. of Nebraska Press 2000
Predilections: literary essaysMarianne MoorePoetry EssaysViking Press 1955
The Estate of PoetryEdwin MuirPoetry EssaysGraywolf Press 1993
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The Poetry of Dylan ThomasElder OlsonPoetry CriticismU. of Chicago Press 1954
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Stealing the Language: The Emergence of Women's Poetry in AmericaAlicia OstrikerPoetry CriticismBeacon Press 1986
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Writing/Talks (Poetics of the New)Bob Perelman, editorEssaysSouthern Illinois University Press 1985
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Poetics in a New KeyMarjorie Perloff and edited by Jonathan BayotPoetry CriticismU. of Chicago Press 2014
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Poets on Writing: Britain 1970–1991 Denise Riley, editorPoetry EssaysMacmillan 1992
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Naïve & Sentimental Poetry - On the SublimeFriedrich von SchillerPhilosophy, Poetry, AestheticsFrederick Ungar Publishing 1966
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De/CompositionsW.S. SnodgrassPoetry PraxisGraywolf Press 2001
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Against Interpretation and Other EssaysSusan SontagCritical EssaysPicador 2001
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Toward Total PoetryAdriano SpatolaPoeticsOtis Books/Seismicity Edition 2008
The Making of a PoemStephen SpenderPoetry EssaysNorton 1962
House That Jack Built: the Collected Lectures of Jack SpicerJack Spicer (Peter Gizzi, ed.)Poetry EssaysWesleyan U. Press 1998
How Poets See the World: The Art of Description in Contemporary Poetry BookWillard SpiegelmanPoetry CriticismOxford U. Press 2005
Where The Angels Come Toward UsDavid St. JohnPoetry EssaysWhite Pine Press 1995
Writing the Australian Crawl William StaffordPoetry EssaysU. of Michigan Press 1978
Missing Measures: Modern Poetry and the Revolt Against MeterTimonthy SteelePoetry EssaysU. of Arkansas Press 1990
All The Fun's In How You Say A Thing: An Explanation Of Meter & VersificationTimonthy SteeleProsody, MetricsOhio Univ. Press 1999
Appreciation: Painting, Poetry and ProseLeo Stein Art EssaysRandom House 1947
How Writing is Written: Volume II of the Previously Uncollected WritingsGertrude Stein (Robert Bartlett Haas, ed.)EssaysBlack Sparrow Press 1974
The Necessary Angel: Essays on Reality & the ImaginationWallace StevensPoetry EssaysVintage 1951
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A Companion to The Cantos of Ezra Pound Carroll D. TerrellPoetry CriticismUniv. of California Press 1993
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Soul SaysHelen VendlerPoetry CriticismHarvard U. Press 1995
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Axel's CastleEdmund WilsonLiterary EssaysFarrar, Straus and Giroux 2002
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Lyrical PhilosophyJan ZwickyPoetry, PhilosophyU. of Toronto Press 1992
Wisdom & Metaphor Jan ZwickyPoetry, PhilosophyGaspereau Press 2003