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Poet's work, poet's play : essays on the practice and the art

Author: Daniel Tobin; Pimone Triplett
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A follow-up to the highly praised Poets Teaching Poets, Daniel Tobin and Pimone Triplett's Poet's Work, Poet's Play gathers together essays by some of the most important voices in contemporary poetry: Carl Dennis, Stephen Dobyns, Tony Hoagland, Heather McHugh, Ellen Bryant Voigt, Eleanor Wilner, Dean Young, and the late Larry Levis and Agha Shahid Ali."  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Poet's work, poet's play.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)652415962
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Tobin; Pimone Triplett
ISBN: 9780472099979 0472099973 9780472069972 0472069977
OCLC Number: 131064085
Description: 303 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The closeness of distance, or, Narcissus as seen by the lake / Eleanor Wilner --
Heavy lifting / Marianne Boruch --
The transcendent poem / Laura Kasciske --
The "multi-homelanded" sublime / Pimone Triplett --
Synchronizing time in the poetics of the Harlem Renaissance and the negritude movement / A. Van Jordan --
Mock the mockers after that / Larry Levis --
Cynicism / Alan Williamson --
Surrealism 101 / Dean Young --
A darkly defense of dead white males / Agha Shahid Ali --
Fear of narrative and the skittery poem of our moment / Tony Hoagland --
Ancient salt, American grains / Daniel Tobin --
Aspects of the syllable / Stephen Dobyns --
On and off the grid : syntax, part II / Ellen Bryant Voigt --
The temporal lyric / Carl Dennis --
When I say "I" : poets' use of the first person / Chris Forhan --
Poise and suspense / Heather McHugh --
Purity, restraint, stillness / James Longenbach.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel Tobin and Pimone Triplett.
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A resource for anyone interested in the art and craft of contemporary poetry. This work gathers together essays by some of the most important voices in contemporary poetry: Carl Dennis, Stephen  Read more...

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Gathering together essays by unquestionably important poets, Poet's Work, Poet's Play has immense pedagogical value in the way it demonstrates how to discover in poetry resources of language and Read more...

 
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