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Poetry and dialogism : hearing over

Author: Mara Scanlon; Chad Engbers
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. ©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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mara Scanlon; Chad Engbers
ISBN: 9781137401274 1137401273 1137401281 9781137401281
DOI: 10.1057/9781137401281
OCLC Number: 871331391
Description: x, 205 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Hearing Over / Mara Scanlon --
1. Dialogism and Monologism in 'Song of Myself' / Stephen Pierson --
2. Aesthetic Activity in Sir Thomas Wyatt's Penitential Psalms / Chad Engbers --
3. Lyric Ventriloquism and the Dialogic Translations of Pasternak, Mandelstam and Celan / Tom Dolack --
4. Robert Lowell's 'common novel plot': Names, Naming, and Polyphony in The Dolphin / Geoffrey Lindsay --
5. Poetic Address and Intimate Reading: The Offered Hand / William Waters --
6. Hasidim in Poetry: Dialogical Poetics of Encounter in Denise Levertov's The Jacob's Ladder / Temple Cone --
7. Reading the Process: Stuart Hall, TV News, Heteroglossia, and Poetry / James D. Sullivan --
8. Dialogic Poetry as Emancipatory Technology: Ventriloquy and Voiceovers in the Rhythmic Junctures of Harryette Mullen's Muse & Drudge / Andrea Witzke Slot --
9. Zehra Çirak and the Aporia of Dialogism; / Erin Trapp.
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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