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The Resource An exaltation of forms : contemporary poets celebrate the diversity of their art, edited by Annie Finch and Kathrine Varnes

An exaltation of forms : contemporary poets celebrate the diversity of their art, edited by Annie Finch and Kathrine Varnes

Label
An exaltation of forms : contemporary poets celebrate the diversity of their art
Title
An exaltation of forms
Title remainder
contemporary poets celebrate the diversity of their art
Statement of responsibility
edited by Annie Finch and Kathrine Varnes
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • mul
  • eng
Summary
The editors ask fifty contemporary poets to take a single poetic meter, stanza, or form, then describe it and show examples of how it has helped artistically shape poetry
Cataloging source
MUU
Dewey number
809.1
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1064
LC item number
.E94 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Finch, Annie
  • Varnes, Kathrine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poetry
  • Poetry
  • Poetics
  • American poetry
  • Poetry, Modern
  • Englisch
  • Lyrik
  • Aufsatzsammlung
Label
An exaltation of forms : contemporary poets celebrate the diversity of their art, edited by Annie Finch and Kathrine Varnes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Meters. Accentual Verse / Dana Gioia. Syllabics: Sweeter Melodies / Margaret Holley. Counted Verse: Upper Limit Music / Paul Hoover. Iambic Meter / John Ridland. Blank Verse / Anthony Hecht. Anapestics / Charles O. Hartman. Running with Abandon: Some Notes on Trochaic Meter / Carl Phillips. Dactylic Meter: A Mary-Sounding Sea / Annie Finch. Free Verse / Michelle Boisseau. All Composed in a Meter of Catullus: Hendecasyllabics / Rachel Hadas. Pronouncing "Carpenter": Quantitative Meter in English / Rosanna Warren. Off the Main Road: Some Maverick Meters / John Frederick Nims -- II. Stanzas. "The Bravest Sort of Verses": The Heroic Couplet / Timothy Steele. The Self-Engendering Muse: Terza Rima / Felix Stefanile. The Quatrain / John Hollander. Sapphics / Grace Schulman. Ottava Rima / Jacqueline Osherow. Spenser's Eponymous / R. S. Gwynn. The Decima: A Poetic Journey from Spain to New Mexico / Pat Mora -- III. Received Forms. The Folk Ballad / W. D. Snodgrass. The Ballade: Exquisite Intricacy / Judith Barrington. The Blues / Raymond R. Patterson. Taking Shape: The Art of Carmina Figurata / Jan D. Hodge. Gists, Piths, and Poison-Pills: The Art of the Epigram / X. J. Kennedy. Ghazal: To Be Teased into DisUnity / Agha Shahid Ali. Haiku / Jean Hyung Yul Chu. Hip-Hop Rhyme Formations: Open Your Ears / Tracie Morris. Japanese-Style Linked Poems / William J. Higginson and Penny Harter. Form Lite: Limericks and Clerihews / Gail White. A Wand Made of Words: The Litany Poem / Nancy Willard. Musical Form and Formalist Poetry / Rob Hardin. The Pantoum's Postcolonial Pedigree / Vince Gotera. Strange Tales and Bitter Emergencies: A Few Notes on the Prose Poem / Michel Delville and Maxine Chernoff. The Metrics of Rap / DJ Renegade. Rondeaux and Roundels / Thomas M. Disch. Sestina: The End Game / Lewis Turco. The Sonnet / Marilyn Hacker. Triolet: Trippingly on the Tongue / Kathleene West. Gymnastics: The Villanelle / Maxine Kumin -- IV. Principles for Formal Experimentation. Organic Form / Hilda Morley. Fractal Amplifications / Alice Fulton. Performance Poetry / Bob Holman. Beyond Found Poetry / Keith Tuma. The List Poem / David Lehman. Procedural Poetry: The Intentions of Nonintention / Jena Osman. Nude Formalism: A Sampler / Charles Bernstein. Oulipian Poetry / Aldon Lynn Nielsen. Two American Verse Forms: The Cinquain and the Quatern / Allison Joseph. The Low Coup as a Contemporary Afro-American Verse Form / Amiri Baraka. The Paradelle / Billy Collins. Predetermined Avant-Garde Forms / Mark Wallace
Control code
49279902
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
442 pages
Isbn
9780472097258
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2002280957
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
music
System control number
(OCoLC)49279902
Label
An exaltation of forms : contemporary poets celebrate the diversity of their art, edited by Annie Finch and Kathrine Varnes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Meters. Accentual Verse / Dana Gioia. Syllabics: Sweeter Melodies / Margaret Holley. Counted Verse: Upper Limit Music / Paul Hoover. Iambic Meter / John Ridland. Blank Verse / Anthony Hecht. Anapestics / Charles O. Hartman. Running with Abandon: Some Notes on Trochaic Meter / Carl Phillips. Dactylic Meter: A Mary-Sounding Sea / Annie Finch. Free Verse / Michelle Boisseau. All Composed in a Meter of Catullus: Hendecasyllabics / Rachel Hadas. Pronouncing "Carpenter": Quantitative Meter in English / Rosanna Warren. Off the Main Road: Some Maverick Meters / John Frederick Nims -- II. Stanzas. "The Bravest Sort of Verses": The Heroic Couplet / Timothy Steele. The Self-Engendering Muse: Terza Rima / Felix Stefanile. The Quatrain / John Hollander. Sapphics / Grace Schulman. Ottava Rima / Jacqueline Osherow. Spenser's Eponymous / R. S. Gwynn. The Decima: A Poetic Journey from Spain to New Mexico / Pat Mora -- III. Received Forms. The Folk Ballad / W. D. Snodgrass. The Ballade: Exquisite Intricacy / Judith Barrington. The Blues / Raymond R. Patterson. Taking Shape: The Art of Carmina Figurata / Jan D. Hodge. Gists, Piths, and Poison-Pills: The Art of the Epigram / X. J. Kennedy. Ghazal: To Be Teased into DisUnity / Agha Shahid Ali. Haiku / Jean Hyung Yul Chu. Hip-Hop Rhyme Formations: Open Your Ears / Tracie Morris. Japanese-Style Linked Poems / William J. Higginson and Penny Harter. Form Lite: Limericks and Clerihews / Gail White. A Wand Made of Words: The Litany Poem / Nancy Willard. Musical Form and Formalist Poetry / Rob Hardin. The Pantoum's Postcolonial Pedigree / Vince Gotera. Strange Tales and Bitter Emergencies: A Few Notes on the Prose Poem / Michel Delville and Maxine Chernoff. The Metrics of Rap / DJ Renegade. Rondeaux and Roundels / Thomas M. Disch. Sestina: The End Game / Lewis Turco. The Sonnet / Marilyn Hacker. Triolet: Trippingly on the Tongue / Kathleene West. Gymnastics: The Villanelle / Maxine Kumin -- IV. Principles for Formal Experimentation. Organic Form / Hilda Morley. Fractal Amplifications / Alice Fulton. Performance Poetry / Bob Holman. Beyond Found Poetry / Keith Tuma. The List Poem / David Lehman. Procedural Poetry: The Intentions of Nonintention / Jena Osman. Nude Formalism: A Sampler / Charles Bernstein. Oulipian Poetry / Aldon Lynn Nielsen. Two American Verse Forms: The Cinquain and the Quatern / Allison Joseph. The Low Coup as a Contemporary Afro-American Verse Form / Amiri Baraka. The Paradelle / Billy Collins. Predetermined Avant-Garde Forms / Mark Wallace
Control code
49279902
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
442 pages
Isbn
9780472097258
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2002280957
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
music
System control number
(OCoLC)49279902

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