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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
"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.


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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