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Poetry and dialogism : hearing over

Poetry and dialogism : hearing over

Author: Mara Scanlon; Chad Engbers
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Although common conceptions of poetry assume a voice that is solitary, personal, or authoritative - a monologue that readers can only overhear and accede to - this volume presupposes that poetry may be dialogic. The essays posit various foundations, gradations, and practices of poetic dialogism; theorize a diverse scope and purpose of dialogic poetry, from secluded prayer to political activism; and examine subgenres  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mara Scanlon; Chad Engbers
ISBN: 9781137401274 1137401273
OCLC Number: 900442325
Notes: Includes index
Description: 205 p.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: --
AcknowledgementsNotes on the ContributorsIntroduction: Hearing Over; Mara Scanlon1. Dialogism and Monologism in 'Song of Myself'; Stephen Pierson2. Aesthetic Activity in Sir Thomas Wyatt's Penitential Psalms; Chad Engbers3. Lyric Ventriloquism and the Dialogic Translations of Pasternak, Mandelstam and Celan; Tom Dolack4. Robert Lowell's 'common novel plot': Names, Naming, and Polyphony in The Dolphin; Geoffrey Lindsay5. Poetic Address and Intimate Reading: The Offered Hand; William Waters6. Hasidim in Poetry: Dialogical Poetics of Encounter in Denise Levertov's The Jacob's Ladder; Temple Cone7. Reading the Process: Stuart Hall, TV News, Heteroglossia, and Poetry; James D. Sullivan8. Dialogic Poetry as Emancipatory Technology: Ventriloquy and Voiceovers in the Rhythmic Junctures of Harryette Mullen's Muse & Drudge; Andrea Witzke Slot9. Zehra Çirak and the Aporia of Dialogism; Erin TrappIndex
Responsibility: edited by Mara Scanlon, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, USA ; Chad Engbers, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, USA


These essays extend an ongoing conversation on dialogic qualities of poetry by positing various foundations, practices, and purposes of poetic dialogism. The authors enrich and diversify the  Read more...


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