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Conference Poetry and Sexuality Conference (2004 : University of Stirling)
Title Body and the book : writings on poetry and sexuality / edited by Glennis Byron and Andrew J. Sneddon.
Imprint Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2008.

Conference Poetry and Sexuality Conference (2004 : University of Stirling)
Series DQR studies in literature ; 42
DQR studies in literature ; 42.
Subject Erotic poetry -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Human body in literature -- Congresses.
Sex in literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Poetry -- History and criticism.
Human body in literature.
Human body -- Poetry.
Sex.
English essays.
Literature.
Alt Name Byron, Glennis, 1955-
Sneddon, Andrew J.
Description 1 online resource (1 volume).
polychrome rdacc
Note "The essays in this collection were developed from papers presented at the Poetry and Sexuality Conference at the University of Stirling, in July 2004"--Page [1].
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The stimulating mix of academics and practising poets that have contributed to this volume provides an unusual and illuminating integration of critical and creative practice and a vibrantly diverse approach to questions of poetry and sexuality. Each section of essays is complemented by poems which creatively illustrate or develop the theme with which the essays critically engage. Rather than being limited to a specific genre, tradition, time or place, this collection seeks to make a virtue of contrast, comparison and juxtaposition. The collection is arranged into sections that range broadly ac.
Contents The Body and the Book; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; SECTION I: DICHOTOMIES; THE RIVER GOD; SEXUAL WATER: POETRY, DIONYSUS AND THE AQUATIC APE; HUNGER FOR SALT; LOVE STORY; 'WHEN THE HORN FITS, BLOW IT': MUSIC IN EROTIC POETRY; SLOW DANCING: BEACONSFIELD 1973; SINGULARITY; SECTION II: TRADITIONS AND REVISIONS; JUDITH; POETICS OF SACRED DESIRE IN MEDIEVAL HEBREW POETRY; THE BUOYANT MILKMAN; THE TINKER AS AN EROTIC ICON; READING BETWEEN THE LINES; 'THE POEM UPON THE PAGE IS AS MASSIVE AS ANNE'S THIGHS': TEXTUAL PROMISCUITY IN TED BERRIGAN'S THE SONNETS; NOTES FROM A JOURNAL.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781435665705 (electronic bk.)
1435665708 (electronic bk.)
9789401206044
940120604X
9042024224
9789042024229
9042024224
9789042024229
OCLC # 252892289
Additional Format Print version: Body and the book. Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2008 9042024224 9789042024229 (OCoLC)233026201


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