The Flowers of Evil, which T. S. Eliot called the greatest example of modern poetry in any language, shocked the literary world of nineteenth century France with its outspoken portrayal of lesbian lov ... 続きを読む
This book studies one of the most important works of medieval literature to show how poetry can be philosophical in the Middle Ages and how philosophy can take the form of poetry. It looks at the comp ... 続きを読む
If any man or woman should ask what I wish this romance...to be called, it is the Romance of the Rose, in which the whole art of love is contained'.
Guillaume de Lorris's own introduction to his al ... 続きを読む
What is the public value of poetry? How do poets envisage their own role and function within society? How do we? Do poets seek to shape public opinion and behaviour? Should they? Or do they offer alte ... 続きを読む