Poetry: A Survivor's Guide

Poetry: A Survivor's Guide

by Mark Yakich

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781501309496
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 11/19/2015
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 819,940
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Mark Yakich is Professor of English at Loyola University New Orleans, USA, Editor of New Orleans Review, and a poet and novelist. He is the author of Unrelated Individuals Forming a Group Waiting to Cross (National Poetry Series, Penguin 2004), The Making of Collateral Beauty (Snowbound Chapbook Award, Tupelo 2006), and The Importance of Peeling Potatoes in Ukraine (Penguin 2008). His next two poetry collections, Poetry for Planes and Spiritual Exercises, are forthcoming with Eyewear and Penguin, respectively.

Table of Contents

Warning
Introduction

Reading
Essentials
Poetic Aims
Accessibility
Biography
Close Reading
Emotion
Pattern & Variation
Ineffability
Sound Work
Rhythm
Enjambment
The Line
The Lyric
Metaphor
Ambiguity
Dickinson
Classics
Myths
Great Books
Whitman
Imagery
Roses
Prose Poetry
Narrative
Criticism & Theory
Pessoa
Political Poetry
Aesthetics
Reader Response
Classroom Reading
Poetry Readings
Reader's Block
Spirituality
Flight

Writing
First Principles
Form
Sonnet
Self-Expression
Sublimation
Imitation
Avant-Garde
Translation
Technique
The Creative Writing Classroom
The Workshop
Peer Review
Revision
Poet-Teachers
Professionalization
Master of Fine Arts
Literary Magazines
Publication
Series, Sequence
Chapbook, Manuscript
Collections
Book Reviews
Writing Conferences
Culture Jamming
Poetic Practices
Procrastination
End Notes

Epilogue
Acknowledgements
Index

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