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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
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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

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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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