Poetry : a survivor's guide / Mark Yakich.

"Playful and serious, unforgiving and compassionate, Poetry: A Survivor's Guide offers an original take on a subject both loved and feared. In a series of provocative and inspiring propositions, the act of reading a poem is made new, and the act of writing one is made over. Questions of po...

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Main Author: Yakich, Mark (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Bloomsbury Academic, An imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 2016.
©2016.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Reading: Essentials
  • Poetic aims
  • Accessibility
  • Biography
  • Close reading
  • Emotion
  • Pattern and variation
  • Ineffability
  • Sound work
  • Rhythm
  • Enjambment
  • The line
  • The lyric
  • Metaphor
  • Ambiguity
  • Dickinson
  • Classics
  • Myths
  • Great books
  • Whitman
  • Imagery
  • Roses
  • Prose poetry
  • Narrative
  • Criticism and theory
  • Pessoa
  • Political poetry
  • Aesthetics
  • Reader response
  • Classroom reading
  • Poetry readings
  • Reader's block
  • Spirituality
  • Flight
  • Writing: First principles
  • Form
  • Sonnet
  • Self-expression
  • Sublimation
  • Imitation
  • Avant-Garde
  • Translation
  • Technique
  • The creative writing classroom
  • The workshop
  • Peer review
  • Revision
  • Poet-teachers
  • Professionalization
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Literary magazines
  • Publication
  • Series, sequence
  • Chapbook, manuscript
  • Collections
  • Book reviews
  • Writing conferences
  • Culture jamming
  • Poetic practices
  • Procrastination
  • End notes
  • Epilogue.