Making a Poem : Some Thoughts about Poetry and the People Who Write It

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Making a Poem : Some Thoughts about Poetry and the People Who Write It

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 127 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780807131329
  • DDC分類 811.009

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We need poetry as we need love and company,"" according to Miller Williams. Making a Poem speaks to us all -- those of us trying to write a first poem, those who have published volumes of poetry, and anyone who cares how the world and language fit together. Distinguished as a poet, a teacher, a scholar, and a publisher, Williams traverses a wealth of topics. He explores poetic techniques of line break, rhythm and meter, and the development of verse forms. In our technological age, he makes clear that poetry is essential to the human soul, showing the connection between scientists and humanists. Williams draws from experience to describe the importance of teaching poetry to prisoners, the value of the university and the small press in fostering poetry, and the relationship between writer and editor. Making a Poem is an intimate, conversational treatise on poetry by a man of letters with decades of practice in both the business and the craft of verse. Readers will take away from this delightful book a deeper appreciation of the poet's art and the vital role poetry can play in their everyday lives.

Table of Contents

Poetry and Poetics
Nobody Plays the Piano, but We Like to Have 3 (15)
It in the House
Some Observations on the Line in Poetry 18 (7)
The Revolution That Gave Us Modern Poetry 25 (10)
Never Happened
Intuition, Spontaneity, Organic Wholeness, 35 (14)
and the Redemptive Wilderness: Some
Nineteenth-Century Currents in Modern
American Poetry
A Case for Rhyme and Meter 49 (14)
The Value of Poetry in a Technological Age 63 (3)
Writing Your Own Poem 66 (6)
Translate 72 (11)
The Writer in the World
Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds: The 83 (8)
Writer on Campus
The Writer and the Editor 91 (7)
Poetry and the Place of Place 98 (2)
The Scientist and the Humanist: Some 100(16)
Observations on a Misunderstanding between Us
and Why It Matters
Backstreet Affair: The Writer and the 116(8)
Publisher in the Smoky Bars of Small Imprints
and No Advances
What Stone Walls Make 124