Kevin J M Keane

Poetry / Lyrik / Poésie

Memorial Day: The Unmaking of a Sonnet
Gedenktage: Sonettver-weigerungen
Réminiscences du Sonnet
Winter Drei, Winters Three, Hivers Trois (Adobe Flash required: included with Puffin Browser.)


“Bad Anachronism and the Early Evolution of the Sestina: Relating the End-Words in Arnaut Daniel’s “Lo Ferm Voler” and Dante Alighieri’s “Al Poco Giorno” as Ring Compositions.” Tenso, vol.37, 2022, p. 25-46. Project MUSE

“Genre development from the troubadour canzone to the sonnet: retrogradatio cruciata and ring composition in Arnaut Daniel’s “Lo Ferm Voler” and the sonnets of Giacomo da Lentini and William Shakespeare.” (submitted)

“The Petrarchan Sestina and the Infratextuality of Desire: ring composition as structural metamorphosis.” (in preparation: autumn, 2023).

Antithesis, Chiasmus, and Symmetry in Shakespeare’s Sonnet 105.” 2015.

Antithese, Chiasmus und Symmetrie in Shakespeares Sonett 105.“ 2015.

„Verbinden der Formalen Merkmale des Sonetts: eine Theorie der ,,centred form.“ 2015.

“Relating the Formal Characteristics of the Sonnet: A Theory of Centred Form.” 2011, revised 2015.


Bachmann, Ingeborg. ,,Böhmen liegt am Meer.‘‘ Reclams Grosses Buch der Deutschen Gedichte, edited by Heinrich Detering, 2nd ed., Philipp Reclam jun. GmbH & Co., Stuttgart, 2007, pp. 679-680. Translation, 2020.

Kleist, Heinrich von. ,,Über das Marionettentheater.‘‘ Berliner Abendblatt 12 – 15 Dezember 1810. Print. Translation, 2012. Revised, 2015.