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A companion to poetic genre / edited by Erik Martiny.

Contributor(s): Martiny, ErikMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Blackwell companions to literature and culturePublication details: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (xxvi, 632 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781444344288; 1444344285; 9781118482063; 1118482069Subject(s): Poetry -- History and criticism | Poetics -- History | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Literary | Poetics | PoetryGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to poetic genre.DDC classification: 809.1 LOC classification: PN1300 | .C66 2012ebOnline resources: Wiley Online Library
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.
Summary: "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 modern adaptations of poetic genres Contributors include Bernard O'Donoghue, Stephen Burt, Jahan Ramazani, and many other notable scholars of poetry and poetics"-- Provided by publisher.
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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 modern adaptations of poetic genres Contributors include Bernard O'Donoghue, Stephen Burt, Jahan Ramazani, and many other notable scholars of poetry and poetics"-- Provided by publisher.

"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.

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