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The poetry handbook

a guide to reading poetry for pleasure and practical criticism

by John Lennard

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc. -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • English language -- Versification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Criticism -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Poetry -- Explication -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Books and reading -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Poetics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Lennard.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR502 .L38 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3405955M
    ISBN 100199265380
    LC Control Number2005021580

    Description of the book "A Poetry Handbook": With passion, wit, and good common sense, the celebrated poet Mary Oliver tells of the basic ways a poem is built-meter and . With passion, wit, and good common sense, the celebrated poet Mary Oliver tells of the basic ways a poem is built—meter and rhyme, form and diction, sound and sense. She talks of iambs and trochees, couplets and sonnets, and how and why this should matter to anyone writing or reading poetry. Drawing on poems from Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, and others, Oliver imparts an extraordinary.

    Poetry Handbook. Verse A line of poetry that contains formal structure. It is also used as a synonym for stanza. to be formally arranged in a stanza or strophe. Verset A term mostly used to describe a short verse found in a sacred book. Versicle A small verse spoken or sung by a public leader of worship, or as a responce from the people. Poet, educator, and Poetry Foundation bestseller Alice B. Fogel has written the perfect book for those who feel uncomfortable with reading poetry. Divided into eight "steps," this "handbook" looks at such topics as shape, words, sound, images, and emotion.

    A Poetry Handbook by Oliver, Mary and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Instead, she preferred to let her work speak for itself. And speak it has, for the past five decades, to countless readers. Over the course of her long and illustrious career, Oliver received numerous awards. Her fourth book, American Primitive, won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in


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Mary Oliver’s A POETRY HANDBOOK is slim and powerful volume. She covers a ton of ground and uses examples to illustrate her points. This handy book discusses the use of rhetorical devices, sound, the line, a sampling of forms, free verse, diction, tone, voice, imagery, and revision, while weighing in on the use of imitation, solitude, and Cited by: John Lennard has taught at the universities of London and Cambridge, and for the Open University.

He has published three books: But I Digress (), the best-selling Poetry Handbook () and The Drama Handbook (). He is presently Dean of the Shakespeare Programme at the British-American Drama Academy in London; on the Global Virtual Faculty of Fairleigh Dickinson University; and Cited by: A Poetry Handbook is something I wish I had read a lot earlier in my career as a student of literature, to say nothing of the tentative ventures Ive made into writing poetry since I was young.

A lot of people say this book is a good reiteration of things they learned in their college classes, but I sincerely think its an introduction we all need/5. Author: John Lennard; Publisher: OUP Oxford ISBN: Category: Literary Criticism Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The Poetry Handbook is a lucid and entertaining guide to the poet's craft, and an invaluable introduction to practical criticism for students.

This book is quite short and dense. It is a useful introduction to metre and rhyme in poetry, but I found it a bit dry. I would have liked some exercises so that those who wanted to use it as a handbook could internalise more of the information by trying different metres and formats themselves/5().

With passion, wit, and good common sense, the celebrated poet Mary Oliver tells of the basic ways a poem is built-meter and rhyme, form and diction, sound and sense. Drawing on poems from Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, and others, Oliver imparts an extraordinary amount of information in a remarkably short space.

“Stunning” (Los Angeles Times).4/5(8). Instead, she preferred to let her work speak for itself. And speak it has, for the past five decades, to countless readers. Over the course of her long and illustrious career, Oliver received numerous awards. Her fourth book, American Primitive, won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in /5(12).

Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, A poetry handbook by Oliver, Mary, Publication date Topics English language, American poetry, English poetry, Poetry Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Library (Ohio) Scanned in China. American :   The Poetry Handbook is a great book to truly indulge into the learning of poetry.

It is a guide that offers help to create your own poetry, having chapters in several basics like meter, diction, rhyme, form, layout and punctuation. Lennard shows examples of each at the end of every chapter to further develop the understanding of everything/5.

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"The Poetry Handbook" is a lucid and entertaining guide to the poet's craft, and an invaluable introduction to practical criticism for students. Chapters on each element of poetry, from metre to gender, offer a wide-ranging general account, and end by looking at two or three poems from a small group (including works by Donne, Elizabeth Bishop /5(19).

The Romantic Poetry Handbook encompasses the entire breadth of the Romantic Movement, beginning with Anna Laetitia Barbauld and running through to Thomas Lovell Beddoes and John Clare. In its central section ‘Readings’ it explores tensions, change, and continuity within the Romantic Movement, and examines a wide range of individual poems.

She talks of iambs and trochees, couplets and sonnets, and how and why this should matter to anyone writing or reading poetry. Drawing on poems from Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, and others, Oliver imparts an With passion, wit, and good common sense, the celebrated poet Mary Oliver tells of the basic ways a poem is built—meter and rhyme.

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