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Fables of Representation: Essays (Poets on Poetry)

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Author: Paul Hoover  |  Isbn: 9780472098569  |  File size: 601.13KB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry From the acclaimed author of Winter (Mirror) and Rehearsal in Black, Fables of Representation is a powerful collection of essays on the state of contemporary poetry, free from the stultifying theoretical jargon of recent literary history. With its title essay, "Fables of...

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Always Die Before Your Mother

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Author: Patrick Woodcock  |  Isbn: 9781550228625  |  File size: 366.75KB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 86  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Like an embedded journalist, Patrick Woodcock writes his poetry from the front lines of experience. From cities reeling from the trauma of siege warfare to the stifling heat and politics of the Arabian Peninsula to the darkest corners of the South American rain forest,...

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Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry (Verbal Arts)

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Author: Christophe Wall-Romana  |  Isbn: 9780823245482  |  File size: 67.72MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 504  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Cinepoetry analyzes how French poets have remapped poetry through the lens of cinema for more than a century. In showing how poets have drawn on mass culture, technology, and material images to incorporate the idea, technique, and experience of cinema into writing,...

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Contemporaries & Snobs

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Author: Laura Riding  |  Isbn: 9780817357672  |  File size: 1.16MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry This new edition of Contemporaries and Snobs, a landmark collection of essays by Laura Riding, offers a counter-history of high modernist poetics. Laura Riding’s Contemporaries and Snobs (1928) was the first volume of essays to engage critically with high modernist...

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Close Listening: Poetry & the Performed Word

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Author: Charles Bernstein  |  Isbn: 9780195109917  |  File size: 26.90MB  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 400  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Close Listening and the Performed Word brings together seventeen strikingly original essays, especially written for this volume, on the poetry reading, the sounds of poetry, and the visual performance of poetry. While the performance of poetry is as old as poetry itself,...

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The Essential Anne Wilkinson

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Author: Anne Wilkinson and Ingrid Ruthig  |  Isbn: 9780889843769  |  File size: 2.3MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 64  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry The Essential Anne Wilkinson gives voice to a highly regarded but oft-forgotten poet who introduced a unique female perspective to the Canadian modernist movement. Download book...

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Early Yiddish Epic

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Author: Jerold Frakes  |  Isbn: 9780815633556  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 520  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Unlike most other ancient European, Near Eastern, and Mediterranean civilizations, Jewish culture surprisingly developed no early epic tradition: while the Bible comprises a broad range of literary genres, epic is not among them. Not until the late medieval period, Beginning in...

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The Visual Arts, Pictorialism, & the Novel: James, Lawrence, & Woolf

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Author: Marianna Torgovnick  |  Isbn: 0691611416  |  File size: 24MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 298  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Marianna Torgovnick maintains that it is worthwhile to think about novels in terms of the visual arts–in part because major novelists like James, Lawrence, and Woolf did so, and did so fruitfully, as they were influenced by their perceptions of artistic movements. Originally...

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John Donne & the Metaphysical Poets

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Author: Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom  |  Isbn: 9781604131390  |  File size: 2.5MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 584  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Each title features: - An in-depth critical portrait of an essential writer presented in a historical context - A useful chronology - An introduction by Harold Bloom. Download book...

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From the Book of Giants (Phoenix Poets)

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Author: Joshua Weiner  |  Isbn: 9780226890456  |  File size: 274.73KB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 88  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Song                           for Thom Gunn There is no east or west in the wood you fear and seek, stumbling past a gate of moss and what you would not take. And what you thought you had (the Here that is no rest) you make from it an aid to form no east, no west. No east. ...

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Hart Crane's Poetry: "Appollinaire lived in Paris, I live in Cleveland, Ohio"

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Author: John T. Irwin  |  Isbn: 9781421402215  |  File size: 7.77MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 440  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry In one of his letters Hart Crane wrote, "Appollinaire lived in Paris, I live in Cleveland, Ohio," comparing―misspelling and all―the great French poet’s cosmopolitan roots to his own more modest ones in the midwestern United States. Rebelling against the notion that his...

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A Midsummer Night's Dream: The Oxford Shakespeare

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Author: William Shakespeare  |  Isbn: 9780199535866  |  File size: 0.30MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry A Midsummer Night's Dream is perhaps Shakespeare's most popular play, particularly as a first introduction to Shakespeare for children--filled as it is with a marvelous mixture of aristocrats, workers, and fairies. Simple and engaging on the surface, it is none the less...

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The House That Jack Built

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Author: Jack Spicer  |  Isbn: 9780819563392  |  File size: 7.80MB  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 290  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry The House That Jack Built collects for the first time the four historic talks given by controversial poet Jack Spicer just before his early death in 1965. These lively and provocative lectures function as a gloss to Spicer's own poetry, a general discourse on poetics, and a...

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Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose (Classic Seuss)

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Author: Dr. Seuss  |  Isbn: 9781131045740  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2017  |  Pages: 48  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Join one of Dr. Seuss's most giving characters in the classic picture book Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose. Poor Thidwick's generosity proves the adage that no good deed goes unpunished, and soon everyone, from a tiny Bingle Bug to a huge bear, is taking advantage of our antlered hero....

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Outlaw Rhetoric: Figuring Vernacular Eloquence in Shakespeare’s England

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Author: Jenny C. Mann  |  Isbn: 9780801449659  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry A central feature of English Renaissance humanism was its reverence for classical Latin as the one true form of eloquent expression. Yet sixteenth-century writers increasingly came to believe that England needed an equally distinguished vernacular language to serve its burgeoning...

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Wild Onion Nurse: A Collection of 25 Years of the Poetry of Nursing in a College of Medicine Literary Journal

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Author: Judy Schaefer  |  Isbn: 9781846194177  |  File size: 6.75MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 130  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry The wild onion is an everyday plant, but rewardingly flavorsome and beautiful when closely examined - hence the choice of 'Wild Onions' as the title of the literary journal for and by Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine students, in which nurse and poet Judy...

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The Writer of Modern Life: Essays on Charles Baudelaire

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Author: Walter Benjamin  |  Isbn: 9780674022874  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Walter Benjamin's essays on the great French lyric poet Charles Baudelaire revolutionized not just the way we think about Baudelaire, but our understanding of modernity and modernism as well. In these essays, Benjamin challenges the image of Baudelaire as late-Romantic dreamer,...

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Teaching Poetry Writing: A Five-Canon Approach

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Author: Tom Hunley  |  Isbn: 9781853599750  |  File size: 13.08MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Teaching Poetry Writing: A Five Canon Approach is a comprehensive alternative to the full-class workshop approach to poetry writing instruction. In the five canon approach, peer critique of student poems takes place in online environments, freeing up class time for writing...

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Intricate Thicket: Reading Late Modernist Poetries

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Author: Mark Scroggins  |  Isbn: 9780817358044  |  File size: 1.09MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry In Intricate Thicket: Reading Late Modernist Poetries, Mark Scroggins writes with wit and dash about a fascinating range of key twentieth- and twenty-first-century poets and writers. In nineteen lively and accessible essays, he persuasively argues that the innovations of...

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Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, & Homerica

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Author: Hesiod  |  Isbn: 9780674990630  |  File size: 15MB  |  Year: 2017  |  Pages: 400  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Hesiod (Hesiodus), an epic poet apparently of the eighth century BC, was born in Asia Minor but moved to Boeotia in central Greece. He was regarded by later Greeks as a contemporary of Homer. Three works survive under Hesiod's name: (1) "Works and Days," addressed to his brother. In it...

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Victorian Poets (Bloom's Modern Critical Views (Hardcover))

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Author: Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom  |  Isbn: 9781604132762  |  File size: 1.78MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 205  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry The American and British poets of the Victorian period balanced tradition and innovation, paving the way for the stylistic departures of modernism. The poets featured in this title include Alfred, Lord Tennyson; Elizabeth Barrett Browning;...

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Affecting Grace: Theatre, Subject, & the Shakespearean Paradox in German Literature from Lessing to Kleist

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Author: Kenneth S. Calhoon  |  Isbn: 9781442645998  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 296  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Affecting Grace examines the importance of Shakespeare’s poetry and plays within German literature and thought after 1750 – including its relationship to German classicism, which favoured unreflected ease over theatricality. Kenneth S. Calhoon examines this tension...

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Courtly Riddles: Enigmatic Embellishments in Early Persian Poetry

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Author: A. A. Seyed-Gohrab  |  Isbn: 9789087280871  |  File size: 850.37KB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 228  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry This book is the first study of Persian literary riddles to appear in English, analysing a wide range of complex riddling poems systematically from the tenth to the twelfth century. In addition to the genre of riddles, the book examines the relationship between...

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Poetiken

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Author: Monika Schmitz-Emans  |  Isbn: 9783110182231  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 490  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry The encyclopaedia contains more than 400 articles on poetics and poetological texts from all epochs of Western literature. Particular emphasis is placed on poetological reflection in the modern age, especially on poetics by authors themselves and on literature in German....

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Homer's Winged Words

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Author: Steve Reece  |  Isbn: 9789004174412  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 413  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry For over 2500 years many of the most learned scholars of the Greek language have concerned themselves with the topic of etymology. The most productive source of difficult, even inexplicable, words was Homer's 28,000 verses of epic poetry. Steve Reece proposes an approach to...

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Gravesend (New California Poetry)

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Author: Cole Swensen  |  Isbn: 9780520273177  |  File size: 484.04KB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 96  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry “Ghosts appear in place of whatever a given people will not face” (p. 65) The poems in Gravesend explore ghosts as instances of collective grief and guilt, as cultural constructs evolved to elide or to absorb a given society’s actions, as well as, at times, to fill...

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Bury My Clothes

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Author: Roger Bonair-Agard  |  Isbn: 9781608462698  |  File size: 583.37KB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 168  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Bury My Clothes, a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award for poetry, is a meditation on violence, race, and the place in art at which they intersect. Art—specifically in oppressed communities—is about survival, Roger Bonair-Agard asserts, and establishing personhood...

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Draft of a Letter (Phoenix Poets)

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Author: James Longenbach  |  Isbn: 9780226492681  |  File size: 1006.39KB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 64  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry From Second Draft: What other people learn From birth, Betrayal, I learned late. My soul perched On an olive branch Combing itself, Waving its plumes.  I said Being mortal, I aspire to Mortal things. I need you, Said my soul, If you’re telling the truth. Draft of a...

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Chinese Rhyme-Prose

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Author: Burton Watson and Lucas Klein  |  Isbn: 9789629965631  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 172  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Selected as one of the sixty-five masterpieces for the UNESCO Collection of Representative Works The fu, or rhyme-prose, is a major poetic form in Chinese literature, most popular between the 2nd century b.c. and 6th century a.d. Unlike what is usually considered...

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Henry James's Enigmas: Turning the Screw of Eternity?

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Author: Jean Perrot  |  Isbn: 9782875741769  |  File size: 1.52MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 309  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Poetry Discovering Lamb House in 1896, Henry James fell under the spell of the words of Biblical «Wisdom» written on the tower clock of Rye parochial church: «For our time is a very shadow that passeth away». From the young bachelor’s «angry...

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