Staying alive: real poems for unreal times
Miramax Books, 2003 - 496 pagina's
An anthology of five hundred contemporary poems explores themes of passion, spirituality, death, and friendship, in a collection that includes contributions by such writers as Mary Oliver, W. H. Auden, and Maya Angelou. Original. 25,000 first printing.
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Richard Wilbur has rebutted another Modernist fallacy, "that meter and stanza are
intrinsically repressive and right-wing, whereas free verse is liberating and
democratic. The idea that free verse is forever original and venturesome, that it is
Ballad meter: Alternating iambic tetrameter and trimeter, as in Gillian Clarke's "
Overheard in County Sligo" (310). Blank verse: Iambic pentameter that does not
rhyme, as in Shakespeare's verse drama and Milton's Paradise Lost.
Iambic pentameter: Five-foot line in iambic meter. Despite Pound's battle cry "To
break the pentameter," iambic pentameter has lasted several centuries because
it is a flexible meter well-suited to carrying the modulations of English speech ...
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - Xleptodactylous - LibraryThing
If anyone ever reviews the poems inside an anthology you should disregard it completely. I discovered my favourite poem within these pages, yet the entire collection was not to my taste. That is poetry. Volledige review lezen
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - bezoar44 - LibraryThing
This anthology of modern poetry is both a curious exercise in marketing (the close-up photo on the cover has nothing to do with any of the poems, but presumably makes the book more accessible for ... Volledige review lezen
Mary Oliver 5 Wild Geese
Elizabeth Bishop 39 Chemin de
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