A companion to poetic genre by Erik Martiny

By Erik Martiny

A spouse to Poetic Genre brings jointly over forty contributions from top lecturers to supply serious overviews of poetic genres and their smooth variations.

  • Covers a wide range of poetic cultural traditions from Britain, eire, North the USA, Japan and the Caribbea
  • Summarises many genres from their earliest origins to their most modern renderings
  • The basically full-length serious assortment to accommodate glossy variations of poetic genres
  • Contributors contain Bernard O’Donoghue, Stephen Burt, Jahan Ramazani, and lots of different remarkable students of poetry and poetics

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Anything Can Happen: A Poem and Essay. Dublin: TownHouse. 2004. R. Toward an Aesthetic of Reception. Trans. Timothy Bahti. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 1982. v. com. Perloff, M. Radical Artifice: Writing Poetry in the Age of Media. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1991. Pound, E. ABC of Reading. New York: New Directions. 1960. K. K. Ramanujan. Ed. V. Dharwadker. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. 1999. 6–33. Ramazani, J. Poetry of Mourning: The Modern Elegy from Hardy to Heaney.

Overlooked remains the fact that verse technique bears a complicated relationship with ethical and moral values, one that resists the easy elision of, say, rhyme and meter with specific literary, civic, and political beliefs. Like other poetic movements, the new formalism favors certain meters and forms (though individual poets differ in their preference). The contemporary poetic culture hungers for new yet preexisting forms: it cycles through such structures, seeking both precedent and novelty.

2. Ed. C. MacGowan. New York: New Directions. 1986. 2 What Was New Formalism? David Caplan Two recent movements in American letters awkwardly share an unattractive name. Emerging in the 1980s, a largely American movement promoted the use of metrical verse technique and rhyme. : Essays on Poetry and Poetic Culture (1992), and Timothy Steele’s Missing Measures: Modern Poetry and the Revolt against Meter (1990). ” The conference brings together many poets associated with new formalism, who serve as faculty, keynote speakers, and panel participants.

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