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
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."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
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
Label
How poets see the world : the art of description in contemporary poetry, Willard Spiegelman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-217) and index
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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
000025715799
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 238 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780195174915
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2004012519
Other physical details
ill.
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Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55615921
  • 25715799sr

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