Download E-books The Poetry Toolkit: The Essential Guide to Studying Poetry: 2nd Edition PDF

By Rhian Williams

With examples from an intensive diversity of poets from Chaucer to this day, The Poetry Toolkit bargains easy and transparent reasons of key phrases, genres and ideas that let readers to enhance a richer, extra refined method of studying, pondering and writing approximately poems. Combining an easy-to-use reference layout defining and illustrating key strategies, varieties and issues, with in-depth perform readings and additional workouts, the e-book is helping scholars grasp the learn of poetry for themselves.

Now in its moment version, The Poetry Toolkit incorporates a wider diversity of examples from modern poetry and extra American poetry. moreover, a longer shut studying part now deals perform comparative readings of the type scholars are probably to be requested to adopt, in addition to readings educated through modern environmental and concrete ways.

The e-book is usually supported through vast on-line assets, together with podcasts, weblinks, publications to extra studying and complex examine courses to examining poetry theoretically.

Show description

Read or Download The Poetry Toolkit: The Essential Guide to Studying Poetry: 2nd Edition PDF

Best Criticism Theory books

Pirates? The Politics of Plunder, 1550-1650 (Early Modern Literature in History)

This booklet offers an perception to the cultural paintings fascinated about violence at sea during this interval of maritime historical past. it's the first to think about how 'piracy' and representations of 'pirates' either form and have been formed by way of political, social and non secular debates, displaying how attitudes to 'piracy' and violence at sea have been debated among 1550 and 1650.

Learned Queen: The Image of Elizabeth I in Politics and Poetry (Queenship and Power)

The 1st booklet to check Elizabeth I as a realized princess, discovered Queen examines Elizabeth's personal demonstrations of erudition along literary works produced by way of such political luminaries as Sir Philip Sidney and Robert Devereux, earl of Essex.

Thinking Animals: Why Animal Studies Now?

Kari Weil presents a severe advent to the sphere of animal reports in addition to an appreciation of its exciting acts of destabilization. studying genuine and imagined confrontations among human and nonhuman animals, she charts the presumed traces of distinction among humans and different species and the non-public, moral, and political implications of these barriers.

Narrative and Freedom: The Shadows of Time

During this very important and debatable publication, one among our major literary theorists provides an incredible philosophical assertion concerning the that means of literature and the form of literary texts. Drawing on works by means of the Russian writers Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and Chekhov, through different writers as assorted as Sophocles, Cervantes, and George Eliot, by means of thinkers as different as William James, Mikhail Bakhtin, and Stephen Jay Gould, and from philosophy, the Bible, tv, and masses extra, Gary Saul Morson examines the relation of time to narrative shape and to a moral measurement of the literary event.

Extra info for The Poetry Toolkit: The Essential Guide to Studying Poetry: 2nd Edition

Show sample text content

Rated 4.82 of 5 – based on 48 votes