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Poetic Medicine: The Healing Art of Poem-Making
John Fox

Tarcher, 1997

Powerful and exciting, Poetic Medicine illustrates the unique role that poem-making can have in addressing the situations that lead us to renewal in our lives. John Fox 's book is designed for readers wanting to tap their creative energy in order to make a difference in the world, including educators, therapists, parents and their children, writers, couples, and the infirm. As the author demonstrates, we all possess the ability to write. This ...
  
  











  



  
The Poetic Edda: The Mythological Poems

Dover Publications, 2004

The vibrant Old Norse poems in this 13th-century collection recapture the ancient oral traditions of the Norsemen. These mythological poems include the Voluspo, one of the broadest literary conceptions of the world's creation and ultimate destruction; the Lokasenna, a comedy bursting with vivid characterizations; and more.
  
  











  



  
Poetic Justice: Legal Humor In Verse
J D DuPuy, M L Philpott

Poetic Justice, LLC, 2013

The perfect gift for the lawyers in your life -- for law school graduation, birthdays, firm holiday gifts, retirement, or just because. More than 70 vignettes from life in the practice of law are rendered here as wryly humorous poems. Each one stands alone as the sort of snapshot one lawyer might forward along to another for a laugh or a knowing nod. Together, they comprise a collection to be treasured by anyone who has lived through law school, ...
  
  











  



  
The Poetics of Space
Gaston Bachelard

Beacon Press, 1994

Thirty years since its first publication in English, French philosopher Gaston Bachelard's The Poetics of Space one of the most appealing and lyrical explorations of home. Bachelard takes us on a journey, from cellar to attic, to show how our perceptions of houses and other shelters shape our thoughts, memories, and dreams.
  
  











  



  
Poetic Meter and Poetic Form
Paul Fussell

McGraw-Hill, 1979

Excerpts from distinctive poems illustrate the author's appreciation of the metrical and formal aspects of poetry Title: Poetic Meter and Poetic Form Author: Fussell, Paul Publisher: McGraw-Hill College Publication Date: 1979/06/01 Number of Pages: Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress: 78014548
  
  











  



  
The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms

W. W. Norton & Company, 2001

"Concise, learned, revisionary... should enrich the passionate conversation about poetic forms for years to come."— Edward Hirsch, author of How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry Two of our foremost poets provide here a lucid, straightforward primer that "looks squarely at some of the headaches and mysteries of poetic form": a book for readers who have always felt that an understanding of form (sonnet, ballad, villanelle, ...
  
  











  



  
The Poetic Edda

University of Texas Press, 1986

The Poetic Edda comprises a treasure trove of mythic and spiritual verse holding an important place in Nordic culture, literature, and heritage. Its tales of strife and death form a repository, in poetic form, of Norse mythology and heroic lore, embodying both the ethical views and the cultural life of the North during the late heathen and early Christian times. Collected by an unidentified Icelander, probably during the twelfth or thirteenth ...
  
  











  



  
The Poetic Edda, 2012

The Poetic Edda is a collection of Old Norse poems primarily preserved in the Icelandic mediaeval manuscript Codex Regius. Along with Snorri Sturluson's Prose Edda, the Poetic Edda is the most important extant source on Norse mythology and Germanic heroic legends, and from the early 19th century onwards has had a powerful influence on later Scandinavian literatures, not merely through the stories it contains but through the visionary force and ...
  
  











  



  
Poetics (Dover Thrift Editions)
Aristotle

Dover Publications, 1997

Among the most influential books in Western civilization, the Poetics is really a treatise on fine art. It offers seminal ideas on the nature of drama, tragedy, poetry, music, and more, including such concepts as catharsis, the tragic flaw, unities of time and place and other rules of drama. This inexpensive edition enables readers to enjoy the critical insights of one humanity’s greatest minds laying the foundations for thought about the ...
  
  











  



  
Poetics of Relation
Edouard Glissant

University of Michigan Press, 1997

Édouard Glissant, long recognized in the French and francophone world as one of the greatest writers and thinkers of our times, is increasingly attracting attention from English-speaking readers. Born in Martinique in 1928, Glissant earned a doctorate from the Sorbonne. When he returned to his native land in the mid-sixties, his writing began to focus on the idea of a "relational poetics," which laid the groundwork for the "créolité" ...
  
  











  



  
The Poetic Edda (Oxford World's Classics)

Oxford University Press, 2014

'She sees, coming up a second time, Earth from the ocean, eternally green; the waterfalls plunge, an eagle soars above them, over the mountain hunting fish.' After the terrible conflagration of Ragnarok, the earth rises serenely again from the ocean, and life is renewed. The Poetic Edda begins with The Seeress's Prophecy which recounts the creation of the world, and looks forward to its destruction and rebirth. In this great collection of ...
  
  











  



  
POETIC EMBERS
Madalyn Beck

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Within the pages of this wonderful collection, Poetic Embers by Madalyn Beck, you will find a heart beat. A poetic heart beating to the rhythm of life and all that comes with it. The ups and downs of emotions will converge as the lines reach out and grab you, having their way with you, teasing you and well, providing a smooth surface that you will reflect upon. The poems you will read in Poetic Embers will stir old memories, bring light to new ...
  
  











  



  
Poetics (Penguin Classics)
Aristotle

Penguin Classics, 1997

Essential reading for all students of Greek theatre and literature, Aristotle's Poetics remains equally stimulating for anyone interested in literature. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with an introduction and notes by Malcolm Heath. In his near-contemporary account of classical Greek tragedy, Aristotle examine the dramatic elements of plot, character, language and spectacle that combine to produce pity and fear in the audience, ...
  
  











  



  
The Poetic Edda: Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes (Hackett Classics)
Jackson Crawford

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2015

"The poems of the Poetic Edda have waited a long time for a Modern English translation that would do them justice. Here it is at last (Odin be praised!) and well worth the wait. These amazing texts from a 13th-century Icelandic manuscript are of huge historical, mythological and literary importance, containing the lion's share of information that survives today about the gods and heroes of pre-Christian Scandinavians, their unique vision of ...
  
  











  



  
The Poetic Edda
Henry Adams Bellows

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012

The Poetic Edda is a collection of Old Norse poems primarily preserved in the Icelandic mediaeval manuscript Codex Regius. Along with Snorri Sturluson's Prose Edda, the Poetic Edda is the most important extant source on Norse mythology and Germanic heroic legends, and from the early 19th century onwards has had a powerful influence on later Scandinavian literatures, not merely through the stories it contains but through the visionary force and ...
  
  











  



  
The Poetic Species: A Conversation with Edward O. Wilson and Robert Hass
Edward O. Wilson, Robert Hass

Bellevue Literary Press, 2014

World Literature Today Editor’s Pick “Enchanting. . . . The Poetic Species is a wonderful read in its entirety, short yet infinitely simulating.” — MARIA POPOVA, Brain Pickings In this shimmering conversation (the outgrowth of an event co-sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History and Poets House), Edward O. Wilson, renowned scientist and proponent of “consilience” or the unity of knowledge, finds an ardent ...
  
  











  



  
Poetics in a New Key: Interviews and Essays
Marjorie Perloff

University Of Chicago Press, 2014

Marjorie Perloff writes in her preface to Poetics in a New Key that when she learned David Jonathan Y. Bayot wanted to publish a collection of her interviews and essays, she was “at once honored and mystified.”  But to Perloff’s surprise and her readers’ delight, the resulting assembly not only presents an accessible and provocative introduction to Perloff’s critical thought, but also highlights the wide range of her interests, and ...
  
  











  



  
Poetics: With the Tractatus Coislinianus, Reconstruction of Poetics II, and the Fragments of the On Poets ...
Aristotle, Richard Janko

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 1987

Richard Janko's acclaimed translation of Aristotle's Poetics is accompanied by the most comprehensive commentary available in English that does not presume knowledge of the original Greek. Two other unique features are Janko's translations with notes of both the Tractatus Coislinianus , which is argued to be a summary of the lost second book of the Poetics, and fragments of Aristotle’s dialogue On Poets, including recently discovered texts ...
  
  











  



  
Poetic Knowledge: The Recovery of Education
James S. Taylor

State University of New York Press, 1997

Reveals the neglected mode of knowing and learning, from Socrates to the middle ages and beyond, that relies more on the integrated powers of sensory experience and intuition, rather than on modern narrow scientific models of education. "There are relatively few persons who can analyze as clearly and as lucidly the writings of Aristotle, Plato, and Acquinas as does this author. Like Taylor's educational philosophy, he seeks to move his ...
  
  











  



  
The Poetic Edda
Henry Adams Bellows

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2011

"The Poetic Edda" comprises a treasure trove of mythic and spiritual verse holding an important place in Nordic culture, literature, and heritage. Its tales of strife and death form a repository, in poetic form, of Norse mythology and heroic lore, embodying both the ethical views and the cultural life of the North during the late heathen and early Christian times. Collected by an unidentified Icelander, probably during the twelfth or thirteenth ...
  
  











  








   



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