Twentieth-Century American Poetics Poets on the Art of Poetry

ISBN-10: 0072414723

ISBN-13: 9780072414721

Edition: 2004

Authors: Dana Gioia, David Mason, Meg Schoerke

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List price: $113.33
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 12/24/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Introduction (1871-1938)
from Preface to The Book of American Negro Poetry (1874-1963)
The Sound of Sense The Figure a Poem Makes (1874-1925)
Preface to Some Imagist Poets 1916 (1874-1946)
Composition as Explanation (1879-1955)
The Noble Rider and the Sound of Words (1883-1963)
A New Measure The Poem as a Field of Action (1885-1972)
A Retrospect How to Read (1887-1962)
Poetry, Gongorism, and a Thousand Years (1887-1972)
Idiosyncrasy and Technique (1888-1965)
Reflections on Vers Libre Tradition and the Individual Talent (1897-1970)
The Springs of Poetry (1899-1932)
General Aims and Theories (1899-1979)
Tension in Poetry (1900-1968)
Foreword to The Testament of a Stone (1902-1967)
The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain (1904-1978)
An Objective (1905-1982)
Disengagement: The Art of the Beat Generation (1910-1970)
Projective Verse (1911-1985)
The Problem of Form (1913-1980)
Introduction to Kaleidoscope: Poems by American Negro Poets (1913-1980) from
The Life of Poetry (1914-1965)
The Obscurity of the Poet (1914-1993)
Some Arguments Against Good Diction (1917-2000)
The New Black (1919-1988)
The Homosexual in Society (1923-1997)
Some Notes on Organic Form (b. 1923)
Reflections on Narrative Poetry (b. 1925)
Meters and Memory (1925-1965)
On Spoken Poetry (b. 1926)
A Wrong Turning in American Poetry (b. 1926)
To Define Poems Are a Complex (1926-1966)
Personism: A Manifesto (b. 1927)
The Invisible Avant-Garde (b. 1927)
On Open Form (b. 1928)
Poetry and Ambition (b. 1929)
"When We Dead Awaken": Writing as Re-Vision (b. 1932)
Bilingual/Bilingue (b. 1933)
Writing as a Woman (b. 1938)
Negative Capability and Its Children (b. 1940)
"What about All This…": Speculations on Poetry and My Relation to It (b. 1940)
Responsibilities of the Poet (b. 1941)
The Rejection of Closure (b. 1944)
Disruption, Hesitation, Silence (b. 1944)
The Rhapsodic
The Scarlet Brewer and the Voice of the Colonized (b. 1946)
The Political Economy of Poetry (b. 1948)
Tradition and Revolution: The Modern Movement and Free Verse (b. 1950)
So Much Depends (b. 1950)
Can Poetry Matter? (b. 1950)
Four of Five Motions Toward a Poetics (b. 1952) (b. 1946)
"A Black Rainbow: Modern Afro-American Poetry" (b. 1952)
Of Formal, Free, and Fractal Verse: Singing the Body Eclectic (b. 1966)
A Piece of Prose
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