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A Field guide to contemporary poetry & poetics

Author: Stuart Friebert; David Walker; David Young
Publisher: Oberlin, OH : Oberlin College Press, ©1997.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Field guide to contemporary poetry & poetics.
Oberlin, OH : Oberlin College Press, ©1997
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Friebert; David Walker; David Young
ISBN: 0932440770 9780932440778
OCLC Number: 43706875
Notes: "A collection of essays which originally appeared in Field magazine"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 342 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A Way of Writing / William Stafford --
Work and Inspiration: Inviting the Muse / Denise Levertov --
Poetic Process? / Margaret Atwood --
Goatfoot, Milktongue, Twinbird: The Psychic Origins of Poetic Form / Donald Hall --
Reflections on the Origins of Poetic Form / Robert Bly --
Portrait of the Writer as a Fat Man: Some Subjective Ideas or Notions on the Care & Feeding of Prose Poems / Russell Edson --
Poetry and Science: The Science of Poetry/The Poetry of Science / Miroslav Holub --
Gorky Street: Syntax and Context / Dennis Schmitz --
The Two-Tone Line, Blues Ideology, and the Scrap Quilt / Sandra McPherson --
The Working Line / Sandra McPherson --
A Response to "The Working Line" / James Wright --
Further Reflections on Line and the Poetic Voice / John Haines --
The Line / Donald Hall --
Some Thoughts about Lines / Shirley Kaufman --
A Note on Prose, Verse and the Line / William Matthews --
Some Thoughts about the Line / Charles Simic --
Images and "Images" / Charles Simic --
Notes on the Image: Body and Soul / Donald Hall --
Recognizing the Image as a Form of Intelligence / Robert Bly --
Image and Language / Russell Edson --
Noun/Object/Image / Marvin Bell --
Some Remarks on "Literature and Reality" / Gunter Eich --
Meanings of Poetry / Jean Follain --
Poetry, Community & Climax / Gary Snyder --
Some Notes on the Gazer Within / Larry Levis --
The Bite of the Muskrat: Judging Contemporary Poetry / David Young Not Your Flat Tire, My Flat Tire: Transcending the Self in Contemporary Poetry / Alberta Turner --
Stone Soup: Contemporary Poetry and the Obsessive Image / David Walker --
Language: The Poet as Master and Servant / David Young --
Second Honeymoon: Some Thoughts on Translation / David Young --
Here and There: The Use of Place in Contemporary Poetry / Shirley Kaufman --
Eden and My Generation / Larry Levis --
A Taxable Matter / C. D. Wright --
Urgent Masks: An Introduction to John Ashbery's Poetry / David Shapiro --
Poetry, Personality and Death / Galway Kinnell --
Poetry, Personality and Wholeness: A Response to Galway Kinnell / Adrienne Rich --
Charles Wright at Oberlin / Charles Wright --
Secrets: Beginning to Write Them Out / Sandra McPherson --
Lessons in Form / Laura Jensen --
Body and Soul: Three Poets on Their Maladies --
My Insomnia and I / Charles Simic --
Backache, Poemache, and Botz / Shirley Kaufman --
The Closest Work / Lee Upton.
Other Titles: Field.
Responsibility: [edited by] Stuart Friebert, David Walker, David Young.


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