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A companion to poetic genre

Author: Erik Martiny
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A Companion to Poetic Genre brings together over 40 contributions from leading academics to provide critical overviews of poetic genres and their modern adaptations. Covers a large range of poetic cultural traditions from Britain, Ireland, North America, Japan and the Caribbea Summarises many genres from their earliest origins to their most recent renderings The only full-length critical collection to deal with  Read more...
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Companion to poetic genre.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
(DLC) 2011026045
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Martiny
ISBN: 9781444344288 1444344285 9781118482063 1118482069
OCLC Number: 759159337
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 632 pages).
Contents: "To get the news from poems": poetry as genre / Jahan Ramazani --
What was New Formalism? / David Caplan --
Meter / Peter L. Groves --
The stanza: echo chambers / Debra Fried --
Trying to praise the mutilated world: the contemporary American ode / Ann Keniston --
English elegies / Neil Roberts --
The self-elegy: narcissistic nostalgia or proleptic postmortem? / Eve C. Sorum --
Free verse and formal: the English ghazal / Lisa Sewell --
On "the beat inevitable": the ballad / Romana Huk --
Oddity or tour de force? The sestina / Nicole Ollier --
The rondeau: stil doing the rounds / Maria Johnston --
Weaving close turns and counter turns: the villanelle / Karen Jackson Ford --
Looping the loop: Terza rima / George Szirtes --
Ottava rima: quietly facetious upon everything / Michael Hinds --
"Named airs": American sonnets (Stevens to Bidart) / Meg Tyler --
African American sonnets: voicing justice and personal dignity / Jeff Westover --
The liberties of blank verse / Patrick Jackson --
Arcs of movement: the heroic couplet / David Wheatley --
In a sea of indeterminacy: fourteen ways of looking at Haiku / Peter Harris --
On the pantoum, and the pantunite element in poetry / Geoff Ward --
"Gists and piths": the free-verse revolution in contemporary American poetry / Marie-Christine Lemardeley --
The emergent prose poem / Andy Brown --
Concrete/visual poetry / Fiona McMahon --
Poems that count: procedural poetry / Hélène Aji --
Modes of found poetry / Lacy Rumsey --
"Horny morning mood": the Aubade and Alba / Kit Fryatt --
Nox consilium and the dark night of the soul: the nocturne / Erik Martiny --
Heaney, Virgil, and contemporary Katabasis / Rachel Falconer --
The aisling / Bernard O'Donoghue --
The printed voice / Yann Tholoniat --
Rewriting the people's newspaper: Trinidadian calypso after 1956 / John Thieme --
Tragicomic mode in modern American poetry: "Awful but cheerful" / Bonnie Costello --
Parnassus in pillory: satirical verse / Todd Nathan Thompson --
Poetry and its occasions: "Undoing the folded lie" / Stephen Wilson --
On verse letters / Philip Coleman --
"Containing history": epic poetry and revisions of the genre / Alex Runchman --
T.S. Eliot and the short long poem / Jennifer Clarvoe --
Making war poetry contemporary / Rainer Emig --
Bestiary USA: the modern American bestiary poem / Jo Gill --
"From Arcadia to Bunyah": mutation and diversity in the pastoral mode / Karina Williamson --
Another green world: contemporary garden poetry / Mark Scroggins --
Scenic, or topographical, poetry / Stephen Burt --
Ekphrastic poetry: in and out of the museum / Jonathan Ellis.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Erik Martiny.

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If there is some conceptual wobble in the nature of this undertaking, this Companion is nevertheless a useful, informative and yes companionable volume on which its editor may be congratulated. Read more...

 
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