A Companion to Poetic Genre
A Companion to Poetic Genre brings together over 40 contributions from leading academics to provide critical overviews of poetic genres and their modern adaptations.
Covers a large range of poetic cultural traditions from Britain, Ireland, North America, Japan and the Caribbea
Summarises many genres from their earliest origins to their most recent renderings
The only full-length critical collection to deal with modern adaptations of poetic genres
Contributors include Bernard O'Donoghue, Stephen Burt, Jahan Ramazani, and many other notable scholars of poetry and poetics
Dr Erik Martiny teaches Anglophone literature and film in Aix-en-Provence, France. He has published numerous articles on poets such as Peter Redgrove, Frank O'Hara, Sylvia Plath, Paul Durcan, Thomas Kinsella, Paul Muldoon, Ted Hughes and Derek Walcott. He has also written on the connections between film and fiction, having recently edited a volume of essays entitled Lolita: From Nabokov to Kubrick and Lyne (2009), as well as the book Intertextualité et Filiation Paternelle dans la Poésie Anglophone (2009).