The Portable Poetry Workshop / Edition 1

The Portable Poetry Workshop / Edition 1

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by Jack Myers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155060023

ISBN-13: 9780155060029

Pub. Date: 01/07/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This "breakthrough" book clearly, comprehensively, and practically informs any student of poetry about the techniques of their craft using the workshop method.

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This "breakthrough" book clearly, comprehensively, and practically informs any student of poetry about the techniques of their craft using the workshop method.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155060029
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/07/2004
Edition description:
SPIRAL
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents


Preface. Getting Started. 1. GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS. Creativity & Consciousness. Mental Preparation. The Discovery Mode. Associational Logic. 2. GENERATING CONTENT. Techniques for Generating Content. Techniques for Elaborating Content. Horizontal and Vertical Content. Lateral and Digressive Moves. Logopoetics. Substitution. 3. CONNECTING CONTENT. The Image Narrative. Cinematic Techniques. Syntactical Transitions. Semantic Springboards (Committing or Triggering Words). Thematic Shapes of Poems. 4. IMAGERY. Aspects of Imagery. From Factoids to Abstract Concepts. 5. FREE VERSE. Tension. The Conversational Mode. Voice. Tone. Form. The Movement of Line Endings in Free Verse. Stanzas. Sectioning. Flow. Punctuation by Means Other than Punctuation. Sonics. Scale of Textures. The Flat Statement. 6. TYPES OF POEMS. Generic Types. Structural Types. Specific Types of Poems. 7. OPENING, CLOSING, TITLING. Openings. Closings. Titling. 8. REVISION. Reductive Revision. Additive Revision. Deep Revision. 9. TROUBLESHOOTING AND WORKSHOPS. Troubleshooting: Typical Problems of Control. Workshop Mission Statement. Workshop Models. Workshop Protocol. Reading Aloud. 10. PRACTICAL MATTERS. Manuscript Submissions. Structuring a Manuscript. Poetry References. Glossary of Terms. Index. Credits.

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The Portable Poetry Workshop 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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This is the first and only textbook that examines and exemplifies contemporary free verse techniques and genres through the use of discussion, examples, and exercises. It is for workshops and the practicing poet what Gray's Anatomy is for physicians,