Why poetry
Read Online

Why poetry

  • 862 Want to read
  • ·
  • 9 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English


  • History and criticism,
  • Poetry

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementMatthew Zapruder
LC ClassificationsPN1111 .Z37 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 239 pages
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26928472M
ISBN 100062343076
ISBN 109780062343079
LC Control Number2017033348

Download Why poetry


  MATTHEW ZAPRUDER is the author of four collections of poetry. His poetry, essays, and translations have appeared in publications including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Tin House, and The Believer. An associate professor in the Saint Mary’s College of California MFA program and English department, Brand: HarperCollins US. “Refreshingly humble and direct “The pleasure in Zapruder’s book is in going beyond those feelings into an exploration into the hows and whys of poetry “ Why Poetry is a self-described ‘impassioned call for a return to reading poetry.’ “ [Zapruder] writes with clear and inviting prose/5(50). Why Poetry? holds the poem under existential scrutiny—to rediscover not only its possibility, but its urgency. This book is not merely a collection of poems, it is a poetics: a handbook for finding meaning in the everyday and field guide to life’s small : Eulalia Books.   The man answering this question at the moment is Matthew Zapruder in a new book, Why Poetry. Zapruder and I have a few things in common, almost none of which are stylistic and none of which we Author: Amy Glynn.

  Self-Publishing Poetry Books: Different Traditions. Numbers are impossible to find, but what does seem clear is that poets, together with literary novelists, academic writers and philosophers, have been among the slowest to embrace digital book publishing.   Why Poetry Matters 1. Poetry helps build early literacy skills. 2. Poetry helps kids develop their memory and brain power -- nursery rhymes and songs, especially! 3. Poetry encourages kids to play with language and words. 4. Poetry helps emerging readers. Often, emerging readers are not as.   Poems are necessary because they honor the unknown, both in us and in the world. They come from an undiscovered country; they are shaped into form by the power of language, and set free to fly with wings of images and metaphor. A poetry book for anyone who falls asleep in an empty bed and eats Doritos over the sink. This Instagram poet (followed by Karlie Kloss, Emma Roberts, and Alicia Keys) speaks about relationships, commitment, and loneliness. He will give you reassurance you are not the only one who has felt like an outsider.

The Classic of Poetry, also Shijing or Shih-ching (Chinese: 詩經; pinyin: Shījīng), translated variously as the Book of Songs, Book of Odes or simply known as the Odes or Poetry (Chinese: 詩; pinyin: Shī), is the oldest existing collection of Chinese poetry, comprising works dating from the 11th to 7th centuries is one of the "Five Classics" traditionally said to have been Country: Zhou China.   As a fine poet in his own right and editor at large at the independent poetry press Wave Books as well as the poetry page editor at the New York Times Magazine, Zapruder (English/St. Mary’s Coll.; Sun Bear, , etc.) is highly qualified to take on the age-old question. The author takes a personal approach, mixing memoir, analysis, and : Matthew Zapruder. An impassioned call for a return to reading poetry and an incisive argument for poetry’s accessibility to all readers, by critically acclaimed poet Matthew ZapruderIn Why Poetry, award-winning poet Matthew Zapruder argues that the way we have been taught to read poetry is the very thing that prevents us from enjoying it.   The publisher has a major hit with its third poetry book, Rupi Kaur’s originally self-published Milk and Honey. The title has sold, SMP said, ,00 copies to date and continues to move.