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Windows And Doors

Author : Natasha Saje
ISBN : 9780472035991
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A poetry handbook rooted in theory, history, and philosophy
Category: Literary Criticism

Poetry

Author : Amorak Huey
ISBN : 9781350020177
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 23.29 MB
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Poetry: A Writers' Guide and Anthology is a complete introduction to the art and craft of writing poetry. The authors map out more than 25 key elements of poetry including image, lyric, point of view, metaphor, and movement and use these elements as starting points for discussion questions and writing prompts. The book guides the reader through a range of poetic modes including: - Elegy - Found poems - Nocturne - Ode - Protest poems - Ars Poetica - Lyric - Narrative Poetry also offers inspiring examples of contemporary poetry covering all the modes and elements discussed by the book, including poems by: Billy Collins, Sherman Alexie, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Natalie Diaz, Traci Brimhall, Terrance Hayes, Richard Blanco, Danez Smith, Natasha Trethewey, Mark Halliday, Eileen Myles, Mary Jo Bang, Tracy K. Smith, Ocean Vuong, and many others.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Vivarium

Author : Natasha Saje
ISBN : 1936797445
Genre : Poetry
File Size : 25.10 MB
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Poetry. A vivarium is an enclosure for living things—plants or animals—which might likewise be said of a poem. With a vivacious sensibility and unruly leaps from elegiac to ironic, Sajé's new book is an abecedarium, fully using the page, and challenging all manner of received wisdom. Employing lyrics, lists, arguments, narratives, and meditations, and including prose poems devoted to particular letters as well as invented visual or conceptual pieces, in VIVARIUM the alphabet is endowed with power far beyond usefulness. Form breathes life in this book, and the lived emotion of these poems defies death.
Category: Poetry

Chinese Theories Of Reading And Writing

Author : Ming Dong Gu
ISBN : 0791464245
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A groundbreaking work that uncovers an implicit system of hermeneutics in traditional Chinese thought and aesthetics.
Category: Literary Criticism

Reading The Old Testament

Author : John Barton
ISBN : 0664257240
Genre : Religion
File Size : 59.45 MB
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John Barton's revised classic text is intended for students who have already learned some of the techniques of biblical study and who wish to explore the implications and aims of the various critical methods currently in use. Chapters include: form criticism, redaction criticism, canonical criticism, structuralism, reader-response criticism, and postmodern approaches.
Category: Religion

Casa Guidi Windows

Author : Elizabeth Barrett Browning
ISBN : 9781108059916
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This 1851 poem is a poignant response to the Risorgimento, and one of the finest works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Category: Literary Criticism

A Critical Introduction To Translation Studies

Author : Jean Boase-Beier
ISBN : 9781441141835
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Jean Boase-Beier's Critical Introduction To Translation Studies demonstrates a keen understanding of theoretical and practical translation. It looks to instances where translation might not be straightforward, where stylistics play an important role. Examples are discussed from works of literature, advertisements, journalism and others, where effects on the reader are central to the text, and are reflected in the style. It begins by setting out some of the basic problems and issues that arise in the study of translation, such as: the difference between literary and non-literary translation; the role of language, content and style; the question of universals and specifics in language and the notion of context. The book then goes on to focus more closely on style and how it enables us to characterise literary texts and literary translation. The final part looks at the translation of poetry. Throughout, it is conscious of the relationship between theory and practice in translation. This book offers a new approach to translation, grounded in stylistics, and it will be an invaluable resource for undergraduates and postgraduates approaching translation studies.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Philip Larkin Poems

Author : Philip Larkin
ISBN : 9780571271764
Genre : Literary Criticism
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For the first time, Faber publish a selection from the poetry of Philip Larkin. Drawing on Larkin's four collections and on his uncollected poems. Chosen by Martin Amis. 'Many poets make us smile; how many poets make us laugh - or, in that curious phrase, "laugh out loud" (as if there's another way of doing it)? Who else uses an essentially conversational idiom to achieve such a variety of emotional effects? Who else takes us, and takes us so often, from sunlit levity to mellifluous gloom?... Larkin, often, is more than memorable: he is instantly unforgettable.' - Martin Amis
Category: Literary Criticism

Poems For The Millennium

Author : University of California (System)
ISBN : 9780520072275
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Documents the revolutionary changes taking place throughout the vista of modern poetry with selections by such figures as Stein, Rilke, and Pound and sections that demonstrate various twentieth-century movements. Simultaneous. UP.
Category: Literary Criticism

Dwelling In Possibility

Author : Yopie Prins
ISBN : 0801482941
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Contributors here suggest new ways of thinking and writing about poetry in light of contemporary questions about history and identity. The book covers a range of time, geography, and genre, considering poets from antiquity to the present and drawing on a variety of critical approaches--particularly the transformation of classical lyric through the figure of Sappho and the use of biblical material in women's verse. 4 illustrations. .
Category: Literary Criticism