[]
[]

On Poetry

Maxwell, Glyn (Book - 2013)
On Poetry
 Add a Comment  Add Tags

Print

Item Details

In seven chapters... the poet explores his belief that the greatest verse arises from a harmony of mind and body, and that poetic forms originate in human necessities: breath, heartbeat, footstep, posture... To illustrate his argument, he draws upon personal touchstones such as Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost. An experienced teacher, Maxwell also takes us inside the world of the creative writing class, where we learn from the experiences of four aspiring poets."-- "This is a book for anyone," Glyn Maxwell declares of On Poetry. A guide to the writing of poetry and a defense of the art, it will be especially prized by writers and readers who wish to understand why and how poetic technique matters. When Maxwell states, "With rhyme what matters is the distance between rhymes" or "the line-break is punctuation," he compresses into simple, memorable phrases a great deal of practical wisdom.
Authors: Maxwell, Glyn, 1962-
Title: On poetry
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts :, Harvard University Press,, 2013.
Edition: First Harvard University Press edition.
Characteristics: 170 pages ;,22 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: White
Black
Form
Pulse
Chime
Space
Time.
Summary: In seven chapters... the poet explores his belief that the greatest verse arises from a harmony of mind and body, and that poetic forms originate in human necessities: breath, heartbeat, footstep, posture... To illustrate his argument, he draws upon personal touchstones such as Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost. An experienced teacher, Maxwell also takes us inside the world of the creative writing class, where we learn from the experiences of four aspiring poets."--
"This is a book for anyone," Glyn Maxwell declares of On Poetry. A guide to the writing of poetry and a defense of the art, it will be especially prized by writers and readers who wish to understand why and how poetic technique matters. When Maxwell states, "With rhyme what matters is the distance between rhymes" or "the line-break is punctuation," he compresses into simple, memorable phrases a great deal of practical wisdom.
Local Note: 15 53 118 231
ISBN: 0674725662
9780674725669
Statement of Responsibility: Glyn Maxwell
Subject Headings: American poetry History and criticism. English poetry History and criticism. English language Versification. Poetry.
Topical Term: American poetry
English poetry
English language
Poetry.
LCCN: 2013017169
MARC Display»

Opinion

Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add a Notice

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Videos

Add a Video

There are no videos for this title yet.

Find it at CLEVNET

  Loading...

Powered by BiblioCommons.
app08 Version Borgsjo Last updated 2014/10/29 13:43