The Top 500 Poems

Author: William Harmon


ISBN: 023108028X

Category: Poetry

Page: 1132

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Poems by Chaucer, Shakespeare, Wordsworth, Dickinson, Hughes, Plath, and others are accompanied by biographical sketches and commentary
The Poetry Toolkit

Author: William Harmon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781405195782

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 257

View: 504

The Poetry Toolkit: For Readers and Writers provides students with the essential intellectual and practical tools necessary to read, understand, and write poetry. Explains the most important elements of poetry in clear language and an easily accessible manner Offers readers both the expertise of an established scholar and the insights of a practicing poet Draws on examples from more than 1,500 years of English literature
Computational Stylistics in Poetry, Prose, and Drama

Author: Anne-Sophie Bories

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783110781564

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 235

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This volume responds to the current interest in computational and statistical methods to describe and analyse metre, style, and poeticity, particularly insofar as they can open up new research perspectives in literature, linguistics, and literary history. The contributions are representative of the diversity of approaches, methods, and goals of a thriving research community. Although most papers focus on written poetry, including computer-generated poetry, the volume also features analyses of spoken poetry, narrative prose, and drama. The contributions employ a variety of methods and techniques ranging from motif analysis, network analysis, machine learning, and Natural Language Processing. The volume pays particular attention to annotation, one of the most basic practices in computational stylistics. This contribution to the growing, dynamic field of digital literary studies will be useful to both students and scholars looking for an overview of current trends, relevant methods, and possible results, at a crucial moment in the development of novel approaches, when one needs to keep in mind the qualitative, hermeneutical benefit made possible by such quantitative efforts.
The Poetry Oracle

Author: Amber Guetebier

Publisher: CCC Publishing

ISBN: 9781888729399

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 288

View: 590

Combining poetry with divination, this collection resurrects the ancient Greek art of Rhapsodomancy, or divining one's fortune or destiny through the use of poetry or verse. Harkening back to antiquity, when Polyhymnia—the muse of sacred poetry—and Calliope—the muse of epic poetry—were invoked for guidance, each page of this anthology contains three poetic excerpts, chosen for their oracular wisdom. Readers are asked to contemplate a question and then randomly select an excerpt, which will offer revelations and inspiration for further contemplation. Excerpts are drawn from poets throughout the ages, including Sappho, Li Po, Rumi, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Dylan Thomas, William Blake, and J.R.R. Tolkien. Though designed as a prophetic tool, it can also be used as an introduction to some of the world's greatest poets.
Tradition and the Individual Poem

Author: Anne Ferry

Publisher: Stanford University Press

ISBN: 0804742359

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 318

View: 718

A theoretical, historical, and critical inquiry, this book looks at the assumptions anthologies are predicated on, how they are put together, the treatment of the poems in them, and the effects their presentations have on their readers.
Treasure Book of Christmas Tales: 500+ Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends

Author: Mark Twain

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: EAN:4064066308476

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 12881

View: 280

Musaicum Books presents to you a unique Christmas Collection of the greatest Christmas novels, magical Christmas tales, legends, most famous carols and the poems dedicated to this one and only holiday: Mr. Pickwick's Christmas (Charles Dickens) The Gift of the Magi (O. Henry) Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (L. Frank Baum) Christmas At Sea (Robert Louis Stevenson) The Savior Must Have Been A Docile Gentleman (Emily Dickinson) The Holy Night (Selma Lagerlöf) A Merry Christmas (Louisa May Alcott) A Letter from Santa Claus (Mark Twain) Shakespeare's Christmas Silent Night The Night After Christmas The Child Born at Bethlehem The Adoration of the Shepherds The Visit of the Wise Men As Joseph Was A-Walking The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Beatrix Potter) Where Love Is, God Is (Leo Tolstoy) The Three Kings (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) A Christmas Carol (Samuel Taylor Coleridge) The Heavenly Christmas Tree (Fyodor Dostoevsky) The Little City of Hope (F. Marion Crawford) The First Christmas Of New England (Harriet Beecher Stowe) Christmas in the Olden Time (Walter Scott) Christmas In India (Rudyard Kipling) A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens) The Twelve Days of Christmas The Wonderful Wizard of OZ (L. Frank Baum) Ring Out, Wild Bells (Alfred Lord Tennyson) Little Lord Fauntleroy (Frances Hodgson Burnett) Black Beauty (Anna Sewell) The Christmas Child (Hesba Stretton) Granny's Wonderful Chair (Frances Browne) The Romance of a Christmas Card (Kate Douglas Wiggin) Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) The Wonderful Life - Story of the life and death of our Lord (Hesba Stretton) The Christmas Angel (A. Brown) Christmas at Thompson Hall (Anthony Trollope) Christmas Every Day (William Dean Howells) The Lost Word (Henry van Dyke) The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (E. T. A. Hoffmann) The Little Match Girl The Elves and the Shoemaker Mother Holle The Star Talers Snow-White The Christmas Hirelings The Blue Carbuncle An Exciting Christmas Eve The Spirit of Christmas…
Textualities: Essays on Poetry in the United States

Author: David Hamilton

Publisher: Universitat de València

ISBN: 9788437085425

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 165

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David Hamilton fue desde mediados de los años 70 y durante más de dos décadas el editor de The Iowa Review. Estos ensayos que aquí se recogen constituyen una parte de su autobiografía intelectual, ya que traza su compromiso con la literatura americana, especialmente en la poesía escrita en inglés en los Estados Unidos. En este volumen se recopilan diversos ensayos sobre poesía contemporánea estadounidense, desde William Carlos Williams, Robert Frost, Richard Wilbur hasta John Ashbery.
Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century

Author: Eric L. Haralson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317763222

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 866

View: 597

The Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century contains over 400 entries that treat a broad range of individual poets and poems, along with many articles devoted to topics, schools, or periods of American verse in the century. Entries fall into three main categories: poet entries, which provide biographical and cultural contexts for the author's career; entries on individual works, which offer closer explication of the most resonant poems in the 20th-century canon; and topical entries, which offer analyses of a given period of literary production, school, thematically constructed category, or other verse tradition that historically has been in dialogue with the poetry of the United States.
Poetry Writing for Wanna-Be's

Author: Sam McCarver

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595410743

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 111

View: 645

After reading and enjoying poetry, many of us become "wanna-be poets" wanting to develop our own skills and style by learning from experiences of others. The goal is to write our own poems in readable, entertaining form. This simple, practical, handy guide provides the background and essentials you need for writing your poems. In Part One, "Poetry Writing For Wanna-be's", you'll learn about various poetry forms from traditional to free verse. You'll read about poetry and poets and use valuable reference lists of poetry forms and terms. You'll learn how to critique a poem and discover more about public poetry readings and getting published. And you'll be able to begin writing your poems right away, with confidence that you know the principles involved. In Part Two, "Poems Are Such Funny Stuff", you'll enjoy and learn from the author's chapbook of 30 of his light verse poems. They include a variety of themes and structures, some poems with rhyme and meter, some in free verse, ranging from humor and whimsy to deeper thought addressing topics of today, and supplementing other examples in the text. Poetry offers an enjoyable experience, especially in its creation. Have fun