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Author Hass, Robert, author.

Title A little book on form : an exploration into the formal imagination of poetry / Robert Hass.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Ecco, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    809.1 HAA    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    809.1 HAA    Available
Edition First edition.
Description x, 446 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents One -- Two -- Three -- Four -- A note on numbers -- Blank verse -- Sonnet -- Reading the sonnet -- Victorian medievalism: sestina and villanelle -- A note on genre -- Ode -- Reading the ode -- Elegy -- Reading the elegy -- Satire -- Georgic -- Variable stanzas and organic form -- Difficult forms -- Collage, abstraction, Oulipo, and procedural poetics -- Mixed forms -- Prose poem -- A note on stress -- How to scan a poem -- How free verse works.
Summary "Robert Hass--former poet laureate, winner of the National Book Award, and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize--illuminates the formal impulses that underlie great poetry in this accessible volume of essays drawn from a series of lectures he delivered at the renowned Iowa Writers' Workshop,"--NoveList.
Subject Poetry -- Authorship.
Creative writing.
Poetry -- History and criticism.
Literary form.
Creative ability.
ISBN 9780062332424 (hardcover)
0062332422 (hardcover)

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