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The Teachers & Writers Handbook of Poetic Forms

(Book - 2000)
The Teachers & Writers Handbook of Poetic Forms
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A reference guide to various forms of poetry with entries arranged in alphabetical order. Each entry defines the form and gives its history, examples, and suggestions for usage.
Title: The teachers & writers handbook of poetic forms
Publisher: New York : Teachers & Writers Collaborative, c2000
Edition: 2nd ed
Characteristics: xv, 228 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Ron Padgett
Contents: Poetic forms
Abstract poem
Acrostic
Allegory
Alliteration
Alphabet poem
Apostrophe
Assonance
Ballad
Ballade
Blank verse
Blues poem
Bouts-rimés
Calligram
Canto
Canzone
Cento
Chant
Cinquain
Collaboration
Concrete poem
Couplet
Eclogue
Elegy
Epic
Epigram
Epistle
Epitaph
Epithalamium
Event poem
Foot
Found poem
Free verse
Ghazal
Haiku
Imitation
Insult poem
Light verse
Limerick
Line
List poem
Lune
Lyric
Macaronic verse
Madrigal
Metaphor
Nonsense verse
Occasional poem
Ode
Ottava rima
Pantoum
Parody
Pastoral poem
Performance poem
Projective verse
Prose poem
Quatrain
Rap
Renga
Rhyme
Rhythm
Ritual poem
Rondeau
Satire
Senryu
Sestina
Skeltonic verse
Sonnet
Spoonerism
Stanza
Syllabic verse
Tanka
Tercet
Terza rima
Triolet
Villanelle
Walk poem
Word play
Appendix A. Other forms
Appendix B. Authors cited
Summary: A reference guide to various forms of poetry with entries arranged in alphabetical order. Each entry defines the form and gives its history, examples, and suggestions for usage.
Additional Contributors: Padgett, Ron 1942-
ISBN: 9780915924608
0915924609
9780915924615
0915924617
Branch Call Number: 808.1 T253 2000
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-228)
Subject Headings: Literary form Versification Poetics
Topical Term: Literary form
Versification
Poetics
Additional Physical Form Entry: Online version: Teachers & writers handbook of poetic forms. 2nd ed. New York : Teachers & Writers Collaborative, c2000 (OCoLC)654918986
LCCN: 00030248
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Sometimes constraining your writing, as in a particular poetic form, can be good for sparking imagination.


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