Voicing American Poetry: Sound and Performance from the 1920's to the Present / Edition 1

Voicing American Poetry: Sound and Performance from the 1920's to the Present / Edition 1

by Lesley Wheeler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801474426

ISBN-13: 9780801474422

Pub. Date: 04/17/2008

Publisher: Cornell University Press


About the Author:
Lesley Wheeler is Professor and Department Head of English at Washington and Lee University  See more details below

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About the Author:
Lesley Wheeler is Professor and Department Head of English at Washington and Lee University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801474422
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
04/17/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction: Voice Identification     1
Sounding Poetic Voice     16
Edna St. Vincent Millay's Performance of Presence     39
Voice and the Visual Poetry of Langston Hughes     60
Lyric Collaborations: James Merrill, David Jackson, Denise Duhamel, and Maureen Seaton     89
Voice Activated: Contemporary Academic Poetry Readings and the National Poetry Slam     127
Afterword: Resonances     164
A Selected List of Public Poetry Soundings since 1950     169
Five Poets from Four Corners: An Interview, August 2005     175
Notes     187
Works Cited     205
Index     223

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