Literature: Craft and Voice (Volume 2, Poetry)

ISBN-10: 0077214242

ISBN-13: 9780077214241

Edition: 2010

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List price: $81.33
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 5/8/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Nicholas Delbanco lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Alan Cheuse is a fiction writer, a long-time critic, and the book commentator on National Public Radio's All Things Considered.He is the author of eight books including The Grandmothers'Club, The Light Possessed, The Tennessee Waltz and Other Stories,and the memoir Fall Out of Heaven.He has written for many national publications and has taught at the University of Virginia and the University of Michigan, among other places. He currently serves as a member of the writing program at George Mason University.

Reading a Poem in Its Elements
A Conversation on Writing with Carolyn Forch�, video interview available online @
An Interactive Reading: Carolyn Forche, The Museum of Stones
The Craft of Poetry
O My Luve’s Like a Red, Red Rose
Those Winter Sundays
A Fragment [“The moon has set”]
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
At Blackwater Pond
Sailing to Byzantium
Poem for People That Are Understandably Too Busy to Read Poetry
Going Further with Reading
An Interactive Reading: William Shakespeare My Mistress’ Eyes Are Nothing like the Sun
For Anne
Forms of Poetry
Song of Solomon 4:1-7 [“Behold thou art fair, my love”]
Leda and the Swan
Lord Byron, Don Juan [“Bob Southey, you’re a poet”]
Lord Byron, Don Juan [“I want a hero”]
My Last Duchess
A Conversation on Translation with Stephen Mitchell, video interview available online @
Bhagavad Gita [The Secret of Life]
Rumi, Some Kiss We Want
Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
For Review and Further Study
Go From Me
Love Among the Ruins
Not In A Silver Casket Cool With Pearls
Living In Sin
Archaic Torso of Apollo
Writing About Poetry
A Conversation on Writing with Li-Young Lee, video interview available online @
Eating Alone
Eating Together
An Interactive Reading of Eating Alone
A Student’s Critical Analysis Paper on Eating Alone (three drafts)
A Conversation on Writing with Marie Howe, video interview available online @
What the Living Do
Word Choice: Varieties of Diction
Ode on a Grecian Urn
Funeral Blues
We Real Cool
General vs. Specific Language
Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?
Dover Beach
The Dover Bitch
Denotation vs. Connotation
The Fish
A Blessing
Word Order
Stopping by woods on a snowy evening
The Emperor of Ice-Cream
Homage to my hips
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
For Review and Further Study
The Names
E.E. Cummings, in Just -
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
Love Song: I and Thou
Song of Obstacles
Just Words
The World In Translation
A Checklist: Reading for Words
Suggestions for Writing about Words
VOICE: Persona, Tone, and Irony
A Conversation on Writing with Stephen Dunn, video interview available online @
The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
My Papa’s Waltz
Sunday Morning
The Author to Her Book
For Review and Further Study
I So Liked Spring
Mexicans Begin Jogging
Traveling Through the Dark
This Is Just To Say
On My First Son
Flash Cards
Golden Retrievals
Ai, Riot Act, April 29, 1992
Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop
For Review and Further Study
Herbert White
Autobiography of a Chicano Teen Poet
Letter Home-New Orleans, November 1910
To a Captious Critic
Dulce et Decorum Est
Richard Corey
The Convergence of the Twain
To a Terrorist
For Review and Further Study
next to of course god America I
Sonnet for the End of a Sequence
A Checklist: Reading for Voice
Suggestions for Writing about Voice
Images and Symbols
A Conversation on Writing with Jane Hirshfield, video interview available online @
Tree Button
On a branch
A caterpillar
In a Station of the Metro
Sea Poppies
The Red Wheelbarrow
Anecdote of the Jar
The Blue Bowl
Poems and Paintings
Musee des Beaux Arts with Breughel’s Fall of Icarus
Automat with Edward Hopper’s Automat
Girl Powdering Her Neck with Kitagawa Utamaro’s Ukiyo-e print of Girl Powdering Her Neck
For Review and Further Study
Driving to Town Late to Mail a Letter
Song for Saint Cecelia’s Day, 1687
Farm House By the River
Ode to a Nightingale
Scavenging on a Double Bluff
The Quaker Graveyard In Nantucket
The Blue Swallows
The Stolen Branch
I Shall Paint My Nails Red
I Am Not Yours
A Checklist: Reading for Images and Symbols
Suggestions for Writing about Images and Symbols
Figures of Speech
A Conversation on Writing with Robert Pinsky, video interview available online @
Sweet Like a Crow
To Television
Simile and Metaphor
You fit into me
The Suitor
Jump Cabling
Hyperbole and Understatement
Synechdoche and Metonymy
Inside Out
Personification and Apostrophe
Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
Ah! Sunflower
Fugitive Woman
Parodox and Oxymoron
Kyoto, translated by Robert Hass
William Butler Yeats: The Fisherman
Their Sex Life
I Hate You
For Further Review and Study
To Autumn
The Secretary Chant
Root Cellar
A Noiseless, Patient Spider
Saint Pumpkin
A Checklist: Reading for Figures of Speech
Suggestions for Writing about Figures of Speech
Sound, Rhyme, and Rhythm
Conversation on Writing with Thomas Lynch, video interview available online @
Iambs for the day of burial
For Further Review and Study
Bright Star - Would I Were As Steadfast As Thou Art
Only Until This Cigarette Is Ended
A Birthday
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance [excerpt from “An Essay on Criticism”]
The Fish
The difference between Despair
For Further Review and Study
Women’s Work
The Raiment We Put On
Stresses and Pauses
Sadie and Maud
Trochee trips from long to short
Metrical Variation
Pied Beauty
For Further Review and Study
Anonymous, Bonnie Barbara Allen
John Donne in California
Hymn to God, My God, In My Sickness
Poem at Thirty
A Checklist: Reading for Sound, Rhyme, and Rhythm
Suggestions for Writing about Sound, Rhyme, and Rhythm
Fixed Poetic Forms
A Conversation on Writing with Edward Hirsch, video interview available online @
My First Theology Lesson
Form, Fixed Form, Open Form
Stanzas, Couplets, Tercets, Quatrains
The Building Blocks of Form
The Sonnet
How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
When, in Disgrace with Fortune and Men's Eyes
Do not go gentle into that good night
One Art
Pantoum of the Great Depression
First Pantoum of Summer
Deep autumn-
Tethered horse
Don’t worry, spiders
What Is an Epigram?
Two Epigrams
Small Song
There was an Old Man with a gong
Starvation Diet
The limerick’s never averse
To an Athlete Dying Young
In Memory of W. B. Yeats
Elegy for Jane
Ode to the West Wind
For Review and Further Study
Changed Woman
Knoxville, Tennessee
Elektra on Third Avenue
Mid-Term Break
Elegy for My Father
The Shipfitter’s Wife
Sonnet for the Music in the Warsaw Ghetto
Video Blues
Snow Melting
The Assassination of John Lennon as Depicted by the Madame Tussaud Wax Museum Niagara Falls, Ontario, l987
A Checklist: Reading for Fixed Poetic Forms
Suggestions for Writing about Fixed Poetic Forms
Open Forms
A Conversation on Writing with Robert Hass, video interview available online @
Meditation at Lagunitas
Open Form Poetry
Song of Myself [I Celebrate myself, and sing myself]
Defending Walt Whitman
Since Feeling Is First
After Making Love We Hear Footsteps
Sex without Love
Dragonflies Mating
Visual Poetry
Easter Wings
Swan and the Shadow
War Symphony
Vision and Prayer (i)
Prose Poems
The Colonel
Corn Face Mesilla
For Further Review and Study
Turtle Soup
Pumpkin Eater
A Supermarket in California
On Becoming a Tiger
Ache of Marriage
God Is In the Cracks
Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio
A Checklist: Reading for Open Forms
Suggestions for Writing about Open Forms
Song and Spoken Word
A Conversation on Writing with Al Young, video interview available online @
Doo-Wop: The Moves
The Power of Rhythm
Anonymous, Western Wind
Story in Brief Song: Ballads
Anonymous, Sir Patrick Spence
Songs of the Countryside: Pastoral Poetry
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
Shakespeare in Song
Feare no more the heat of the sun
Language as Melody
Song: Go and catch a falling star
Native American Poetry
Morning Song
Spoken Word Pioneers
The Last Poets, My People
Dusty Blues
Three Spoken Word Poems
So What! (for the White Dude who said this ain’t poetry)
Ship of State of Fools
For Further Review and Study
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
The Blues
The Electric Slide Boogie
Postcards of El Barrio
Poem Reaching for Something
A Checklist: Reading Song and Spoken Word
Suggestions for Writing about Song and Spoken Word
Langston Hughes:
A Case Study on Langston Hughes and his Contemporaries
Difficult Beginnings
A Turning Point
The Harlem Renaissance
Blues and Jazz
Hughes’s Poetry
Facts of Life
Langston Hughes
Ballad of the Landlord
Dream Boogie
The Dream Keeper
Theme for English B
Let America Be America Again
The Negro Speaks Of Rivers
I, Too
Minstrel Man
Mother to Son
A New Song
Night Funeral In Harlem
Po’ Boy Blues
Song for a Dark Girl
The Weary Blues
Essay: “The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain”
Hughes’ Contemporaries
Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem
White City
Getting Started: A Research Project
Further Suggestions for Writing and Research
Some Sources for Research
Art and Poetry: A Case Study on William Blake
William Blake’s Art and Poetry
An Unconventional Mind
Blake in Context: Eighteenth Century London
From Songs of Innocence
Introduction to Songs of Innocence
The Echoing Green with Illustrations
The Little Lamb
The Little Black Boy
The Chimney Sweeper
The Little Boy Lost
The Little Boy Found
Holy Thursday
The Divine Image with Illustration
From Songs of Experience
Holy Thursday with Illustration
The Chimney Sweeper
The Sick Rose
The Tyger
The Human Abstract
A Little Boy Lost
A Little Girl Lost
The Voice of the Ancient Bard
The Clod & the Pebble
Garden of Love with Illustration
Making Connections: Songs of Innocence and Experience
Making Connections: Reading Text and Image
Getting Started: A Research Project
Learning to Read Images: William Blake’s The Fly with Illustration
Further Suggestions for Writing and Research
Some Sources for Research
American Plain Style:
Two Case Studies
Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost
The Roots of American Plain Style
The Plain Style
Emily Dickinson
Success is counted sweetest
I Taste a Liquor Never Brewed
Some keep the Sabbath going to Church
Safe in Their Alabaster Chambers
I like a look of Agony
Wild Nights-Wild Nights
There’s a Certain Slant of Light
I felt a Funeral in my Brain
I’m Nobody! Who are You
The Soul Selects Her Own Society
After Great Pain, a Formal Feeling Comes
Much Madness Is Divinest Sense
I died for Beauty-but was scarce
I Heard a Fly Buzz-When I Died
The Brain-Is Wider Than the Sky
I started early, took my dog
Because I Could Not Stop for Death
One Need Not Be A Chamber - To Be Haunted
A narrow Fellow in the Grass
The Bustle in a House
Tell all the Truth, but tell it slant
There is no Frigate like a Book
Robert Frost
After Apple-Picking
Mending Wall
"Out, Out-"
The Oven Bird
The Road Not Taken
Fire and Ice
Nothing Gold Can Stay
Acquainted with the Night
Desert Places
Come In
The Gift Outright
The Silken Tent
Getting Started: A Research Project
Further Suggestions for Writing and Research
Some Sources for Research
An Anothology of Poems For Further Reading
First Poem for You
To live in the Borderlands means you
The Unknown Citizen
To My Dear and Loving Husband
Come Walk with Me
Meeting at Night
Parting at Morning
Lord Byron, She Walks in Beauty
Most Like An Arch This Marriage
Kubla Khan
anyone lived in a pretty how town
buffalo bill’s defunct
Batter My Heart, Three-Personed God, for You
Death, Be not Proud
The Flea
The Sun Rising
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Dear John Wayne
Something Scary
The Details We Fall For
Letter with No Address
The Darkling Thrush
Upon Julia's Clothes
Delight In Disorder
To the Virgins, to make much of Time
God’s Grandeur
The Windhover
Loveliest of trees, the cherry now
When I was One and Twenty
To Celia
La Belle Dame Sans Merci
Facing It
Ars Poetica
To His Coy Mistress
The Victor Dog
For the Anniversary of My Death
Paradise Lost [“Of Man’s first disobedience…”]
When I Consider How My Light Is Spent
Anthem of Doomed Youth
Annabel Lee
The River Merchant’s Wife: A Letter
The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
Ballad of Birmingham
Naming of Parts
Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers
Diving into the Wreck
Leaving Port Authority for the St. Regis Rez
a lyric
Letter Written on a Ferry While Crossing Long Island Sound
Let me not to the marriage of true minds
Not marble nor the gilded monuments
That time of year thou mayest in me behold
My Mother’s Chair
To the Sad Moon
Saturday at the Canal
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
Lord Tennyson, Ulysses
On Begin Brought from Africa to America
The Writer
Spring and All
London, 1802
The World Is Too Much With Us
The Solitary Reaper
Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy’s Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota
The Second Coming
When You Are Old
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