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Author Steinman, Lisa Malinowski, 1950-

Title Invitation to poetry : the pleasures of studying poetry and poetics / Lisa M. Steinman.

Imprint Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    811.0071 STE    Available
Description xi, 238 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Conceptual syntax: an introduction to the way poems invite different approaches and position readers -- Speaking poetry: night pieces and intertextual conversations -- The gestures and subjects of the sonnet -- The uses of meter and rhythm in the sonnet -- The form of the voice: tone and diction -- Modes, odes, and odic gestures -- What is pastoral? -- Traditions, legacies, and individual talents -- Forests and trees, or playing with poems.
Subject English poetry -- Study and teaching -- Methodology.
American poetry -- Study and teaching -- Methodology.
Poetry -- Study and teaching -- Methodology.
Poetics -- Study and teaching -- Methodology.
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