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The Resource How poets see the world : the art of description in contemporary poetry, Willard Spiegelman

How poets see the world : the art of description in contemporary poetry, Willard Spiegelman

Label
How poets see the world : the art of description in contemporary poetry
Title
How poets see the world
Title remainder
the art of description in contemporary poetry
Statement of responsibility
Willard Spiegelman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Although readers of prose fiction sometimes find descriptive passages superfluous or boring, description itself is often the most important aspect of a poem. This book examines how a variety of contemporary poets use description in their work."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spiegelman, Willard
Dewey number
811.009/22
Index
index present
LC call number
PS310.V57
LC item number
S67 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American poetry
  • Vision in literature
  • Description (Rhetoric)
  • Art and literature
  • Visual perception in literature
  • Landscapes in literature
  • Nature in literature
  • Art in literature
  • Ekphrasis
  • Description (Rhetoric)
Label
How poets see the world : the art of description in contemporary poetry, Willard Spiegelman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-217) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The way things look each day : how poets see the world -- Just looking : Charles Tomlinson and the "labour of observation" -- What to make of an augmented thing : Amy Clampitt's syntactic dramas -- Charles Wright and "the metaphysics of the quotidian" -- A space for boundless revery : varieties of ekphrastic experience -- John Ashbery's haunted landscapes -- Jorie Graham's "new way of looking."
Control code
55615921
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 238 pages
Isbn
9780195174915
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004012519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
How poets see the world : the art of description in contemporary poetry, Willard Spiegelman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-217) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The way things look each day : how poets see the world -- Just looking : Charles Tomlinson and the "labour of observation" -- What to make of an augmented thing : Amy Clampitt's syntactic dramas -- Charles Wright and "the metaphysics of the quotidian" -- A space for boundless revery : varieties of ekphrastic experience -- John Ashbery's haunted landscapes -- Jorie Graham's "new way of looking."
Control code
55615921
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 238 pages
Isbn
9780195174915
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004012519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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