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Published: 04 March 2018

224 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198752974

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The Art of Love Poetry

Erik Gray

  • The first volume to offer an integral theory of love poetry that explores why poetry is consistently associated with romantic love
  • Offers close readings of numerous love poems to guide readers to a deeper appreciation of some of the world's most beautiful love lyrics
  • Covers topics such as the poetic kiss, the lyric of conjugal love, and the role of animals in love poetry
  • All non-English poems are given in, or accompanied by, a translation