This is the bible of all bibles and is a must for anyone who likes reading dictionaries, encyclopedias, etc. And may we consider a more recent poet like the Chilean Raul Zurita, still living and making work of daring experiment and vision? Not only have the latest contributors to this volume worked jointly on a number of the entries, but previous contributors have, on many occasions, also had their say, and have been fully acknowledged for so doing, on how, where relevant, certain entries could be made more extensive and more contemporaneous. Frank O'Hara, about whom Perloff has written so incisively, and who so memorably revered Cesaire, would not be pleased. The book includes detailed discussions of poetic forms, prosody, rhetoric, genre, and topics such as theories of poetry and the relationship of linguistics to poetry Originally published in 1987. This is a work to dip into at any page for a wealth of detailed and often absorbingly arcane information.
In 1974, the Enlarged Edition increased the entries with dozens of new subjects, including rock lyric, computer poetry, and black poetry, to name just a few. This edition will be welcomed by all readers of poetry. She is half-Jewish, yet -- incredibly -- remained unaware of it for many years. This is a book that no reader or writer of poetry will want to be without. The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics is a comprehensive reference work dealing with all aspects of its subject: history, types, movements, prosody, and critical terminology. His announcement of Creacionisrno appears in Chile even before he arrives in Paris in 1916 to drink and argue with Apollinaire, Breton, Reverdy, Gris, Picasso, et al. If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.
This volume, which is the fourth edition of this leading work, is founded, as well as much expanded, on the three preceding noteworthy editions. Of the more than 1,100 entries that fill the pages of this exceptionally well-written volume, 250 entries are completely new, attesting to the significant extent of strides in the field of Poetics that have occurred over the last two decades, including the number of new schools of thought that have emerged during this period. It is the story of Phil Graham -- Kay's brilliant, charismatic husband he clerked for two Supreme Court justices -- whose plunge into manic-depression, betrayal, and eventual suicide is movingly and charitably recounted. Improvements cover several areas: All the recent developments in theory that bear on poetry are included; bibliographies of secondary sources are extended; cross-references among entries and through blind entries have been expanded for greater ease of use; and coverage of emergent and non-Western poetries is dramatically increased. It is an encyclopedia, after all, but more than that, it is a thoroughly illuminating text that contains everything a poet or critic might need to know, from Accentual-Syllabic Verse to Zulu poetry. Judson Jerome, Writer's Digest A work of scholarship, much humour and literary value.
She describes herself as having been naive and awkward, yet intelligent and energetic. During the Spanish Civil War, the presses of the Republican Army were printing Vallejo's iconoclastic, visionary poems, certainly one of the most memorable enactments, ever, of the avant-garde's insurrectionary aim. It is pretty hefty and not for reading on a train but can be dipped into or the specific topics studied in individual detail. Completely newentries number 162, including those by new contributors Camille Paglia, Barbara Herrnstein Smith, Elaine Showalter, Houston Baker, Andrew Ross, and many more. This is the bible of all bibles and is a must for anyone who likes reading dictionaries, encyclopedias, etc. In addition, the brand-new index, which was lacking in the previous three editions of this magnum opus, provides access to the subtopics contained within the larger entries.
It provides so many new essays and updates, and, finally, has an index, which is useful as the Encyclopedia does not include entries on individual poets, but rather discusses them in the context of the larger topics to which they are related. Rouzer is Associate Professor of Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Minnesota. At well over a million words and more than 1,000 entries, the Encyclopedia has unparalleled breadth and depth. Running into 1639 pages, in single volume, this is a huge contribution to the study of poetry and poetics. It provides so many new essays and updates, and, finally, has an index, which is useful as the Encyclopedia does not include entries on individual poets, but rather discusses them in the context of the larger topics to which they are related. It's a vast compendium of poetic lore, terminology, technique, and history with an astutely chosen set of contributors.
Each of the entries is signed and bears the stamp of its author. The naïve was already an established category, having been treated recently by Moses Mendelssohn , Denis Diderot, J. Consider them treasures to find as you explore a new treasure map for poetry enthusiasts: The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics has released a new fourth edition. The index alone is worth the price of admission. Her book is about learning by doing, about growing and growing up, about Washington, and about a woman liberated by both circumstance and her own great strengths. Is the passing over by Perloff of a giant vanguard poet like Vicente Huidobro perchance an innocent cut-and-paste glitch? Indeed, a hallmark of the encyclopedia is its world-wide orientation on the poetry of national and cultural groups. This edition, completely revised, preserves what was most valuable from previous editions, while subjecting each existing entry to revision.
Sulzer, and Immanuel Kant, but by opposing it to the sentimental, Schiller insisted on the relative or perspectival character of both conceptions. The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics accounts for the extraordinary change and explosion of knowledge within literary and cultural studies since the 1970s. Compiled by an entirely new team of editors, the fourth edition--the first new edition in almost twenty years--reflects recent changes in literary and cultural studies, providing up-to-date coverage and giving greater attention to the international aspects of poetry, all while preserving the best of the previous volumes. Compiled by an entirely new team of editors, the fourth edition--the first new edition in almost twenty years--reflects recent changes in literary and cultural studies, providing up-to-date coverage and giving greater attention to the international aspects of poetry, all while preserving the best of the previous volumes. For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our , and if you can''t find the answer there, please. If I had a bible, this would be it! Books Abroad Alex Preminger is former Associate Professor and Chief of the Humanities Division, Brooklyn College Library, The City University of New York.
While scholarly and descriptive in tone, the book has a thousand different points of view of what poetry is and how it works, hundreds of contradictory, or at least competing, programs. Stephen Cushman is the Robert C. This Princeton Encyclopedia, for all its contemporaneity, has the bonus of several hundred years' scholarship behind it. In 1974, the Enlarged Edition increased the entries with dozens of new subjects, including rock lyric, computer poetry, and black poetry, to name just a few. If you are a poet, a student of poetry or if you like me love reading poetry, then this is, without any doubt, the book for you! Like New: A book that looks new but has been read.