Conversant Essays: Contemporary Poets on Poetry

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James McCorkle
Wayne State University Press, 1990 - Poetry - 596 pages
 

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
15
HISTORIES
18
WILLIAM LOGAN The Absolute Unreasonableness of Geoffrey
34
DOUGLAS CRASE How Emerson Avails
48
JOHN TAGGART Of the Power of the Word
59
EMILY GROSHOLZ Milosz and the Moral Authority of Poetry65
79
GLORIA ANZALD┌A Metaphors in the Tradition of the Shaman
99
2
109
Symbol
194
READINGS
209
Reading Julia
328
LAURA JENSEN Lessons in Form
337
MOLLY PEACOCK What the Mockingbird Said
343
MARY SWANDER Lavender
361
EDWARD HIRSCH My Grandfathers Poems
367
GERALD STERN Caves
376

Verse and Prose and Modern
120
CHARLES O HARTMAN Verse and Voice
132
DENISE LEVERTOV On Williams Triadic Line or How to Dance
141
LUZ MARIA UMPIERRE The Breaking of Form in Lorraine Suttons
149
BRAD LEITHAUSER The Confinement of Free Verse
162
DANA GIOIA Notes on the New Formalism
175
Singing the Body
185
Backward
420
SPECULATIONS
474
and the Contemporary Poem
538
NOTES ON THE CONTRIBUTORS
581
INDEX
587
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