How Poets See the World : The Art of Description in Contemporary PoetryMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005Description: 1 online resource (253 p.)ISBN: 9780198039006Subject(s): American poetry | American poetry - 20th century - History and criticism | Art and literature | Art in literature | Description (Rhetoric) | Ekphrasis | History and criticism | Landscape in literature | Nature in literature | Vision in literature | Visual perception in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: How Poets See the World : The Art of Description in Contemporary PoetryDDC classification: 811.00922 LOC classification: PS310.V57 S67 2005ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; ONE: "The Way Things Look Each Day": Poetry, Description, Nature; TWO: "Just Looking": Charles Tomlinson and the "Labour of Observation"; THREE: What to Make of an Augmented Thing: Amy Clampitt''s Syntactic Dramas; FOUR: Charles Wright and "The Metaphysics of the Quotidian"; FIVE: "A Space for Boundless Revery": Varieties of Ekphrastic Experience; SIX: John Ashbery's Haunted Landscapes; SEVEN: Jorie Graham's "New Way of Looking"; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
How do poets see the world? What are they looking for? How do they transcribe their vision and make poems out of their observations? This work looks at poets (John Ashbery, Amy Clampitt, Jorie Graham, Charles Tomlinson, and Charles Wright), with an eye to explain the art of description in poetry.
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