By Erik Martiny
A significant other to Poetic style brings jointly over forty contributions from major teachers to supply severe overviews of poetic genres and their smooth diversifications. Covers a wide variety of poetic cultural traditions from Britain, eire, North the United States, Japan and the CaribbeaSummarises many genres from their earliest origins to their latest renderingsThe simply full-length serious assortment to accommodate sleek diversifications of poetic genresContributors comprise Bernard O’Donoghue, Stephen Burt, Jahan Ramazani, and lots of different impressive students of poetry and poetics
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Enjamb- Poetry as Genre 9 ment (emphasizing “just now” at the end of one line and “Across a clear blue sky” after a stanza break); mixed formal and colloquial registers (“Well . . ”); tension between iambic pentameter and Latinate caesurae; metaphor (“the air gasp”) and simile (“like a kettle lid”); and alliteration (“Ground gives”). Poetry isn’t the news. But when it tells the news, it tells it slant. 29). Heaney’s poetry was often quoted in the days after 9/11, but the most widely circulated poem was Auden’s “September 1, 1939,” for reasons made obvious by the opening stanza, in which the speaker sitting in one of 52nd Street’s “dives” observes: Waves of anger and fear Circulate over the bright And darkened lands of the earth, Obsessing our private lives; The unmentionable odour of death Offends the September night.
Ed. W. Jennings, H. Eiland, and G. Smith. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press; Harvard University Press. 1996. 768–82. Benjamin, W. ” Trans. E. Jephcott. Selected Writings. Vol. 2. Ed. W. Jennings, H. Eiland, and G. Smith. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press; Harvard University Press. 1996. 433–58. Benjamin, W. ” Trans. R. Livingstone. Selected Writings. Vol. 2. Ed. W. Jennings, H. Eiland, and G. Smith. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press; Harvard University Press. 1996. 741–42. Benjamin, W. ” Trans. R. Livingstone.
A Companion to Poetic Genre by Erik Martiny