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Western Wind An Introduction To Poetry

Author : John Frederick Nims
ISBN : 0072819596
Genre : Poetry
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WESTERN WIND is an introduction to the elements of craft that make poetry sing, a superior anthology of classic and contemporary poetry, and a guide for students to poetics, writing about poetry, and critical theory. In this text, two well respected poets bring their love of the craft of poetry into a book that teaches as well as inspires. The text also includes exercises, chapter summaries, games, diagrams, illustrations, and 4-color reproductions of great works of art.

Spreading The Word

Author : Stephen Corey
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110662769
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Essays. Poetics. Compiled by Stephen Corey and Warren Slesinger. In these essays, the editors of twenty literary magazines discuss the philosophy and practice of selecting poems. Written especially for this collection, each of the essays combines practical information with insightful commentary on the nature of writing and editing and contains an exemplary poem by a contemporary poet. Of interest to those who consider sending out their poems for publication as well as students, teachers, and poets in search of a reliable source of information for creative writing courses. Editors from the following magazines contributed to the revised edition: Alaska Quarterly Review, The American Poetry Review, The Arttioch Review, The Beloit Poetry Journal, The Carolina Quarterly, Chelsea, Crab Orchard Review, The Georgia Review, Hiram Poetry Review, The Iowa Review, The Kenyon Review, The Laurel Review, Lesbian Review, Manoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing, Many Mountains Moving, New Letters,

Old Flame

Author : Deborah Ager
ISBN : 1602260133
Genre : Poetry
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Anthology of poems appearing in 32 Poems Magazine during its first 10 years of publication.

Blank Verse

Author : Robert Burns Shaw
ISBN : 9780821417577
Genre : Literary Criticism
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With its compact but inclusive survey of more than four centuries of poetry, Blank Verse is filled with practical advice for poets of our own day who may wish to attempt the form or enhance their mastery of it. Enriched with numerous examples, Shaw's discussions of verse technique are lively and accessible, inviting not only to apprentice poets but to all readers of poetry. --PUBLISHER'S DESCRIPTION.

The Powers Of Heaven And Earth

Author : John Frederick Nims
ISBN : 0807128260
Genre : Literary Criticism
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That Kind Of Happy

Author : Maggie Dietz
ISBN : 9780226349428
Genre : Poetry
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October Aubade If I slept too long, forgive me. A north wind quickened the window frames so the room pitched like a moving train and the pillow’s whiff of hickory and shaving soap conjured your body beside me. So I slept in the berth as the train chuffed on, unburdened by waking’s cold water, ignorant of pain, estrangement, hunger and the crucial fuel the boiler burned to keep the minutes’ pistons churning while I slept. Forgive me. That Kind of Happy, the long-awaited second collection by award-winning poet Maggie Dietz, explores the sharp, profound tension between a disquieted inner life and quotidian experience. Central to the book are poems that take up two major life events: becoming a mother and losing a father within a short stretch of time. Here, at the intersection of joy and grief, of persistence and attrition, Dietz wrestles with the questions posed by such conflicting experiences, revealing a mind suspicious of quick fixes and dissatisfied with easy answers. The result is a book as anguished as it is distinguished.

Meter In English

Author : David Baker
ISBN : 1557284229
Genre : Literary Criticism
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essay "a paradigm shift" in our understanding of English prosody. David Baker has gathered Wallace's essay, fourteen essay-length responses - from poets as divergent in practice as Timothy Steele and Robert Hass, John Frederick Nims and Eavan Boland - and an extensive afterword by Wallace that brings the argument full circle. With Wallace's ten points as a common benchmark, the respondents have created an unparalleled sampling of thought on the status of meter in poetics.

American And British Poetry

Author : Harriet Semmes Alexander
ISBN : 0719017068
Genre : American poetry
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Understanding Poetry

Author : Walter Kalaidjian
ISBN : 0618386297
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Representing the next generation of literary anthologies, [this book] is built on a balanced foundation of classic works and contemporary selections, enriched with integrated ... discussions of critical approaches and cultural contexts. Helpful instruction on thinking and writing about poetry further guides students to interpret verse on deeper levels and write more effectively about what they read.-Back cover.

Thinking And Writing About Poetry

Author : Michael Meyer
ISBN : 145768750X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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