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The Teachers and Writers Handbook of Poetic Forms

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2nd
ISBN13:

9780915924608

ISBN10:
0915924609
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Teachers Handbooks
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Summary

This bestselling reference guide includes 76 entries on traditional and modern poetic forms. Defined in alphabetical order, each entry is allotted 1-7 pages with examples and histories of-and ideas for using-each form.

Author Biography

Ron Padgett teaches creative writing at Brooklyn College, and is the former Publications Director of Teachers and Writers Collaborative

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Table of Figures xii
Preface xiii
Poetic Forms
Abstract Poem
1(3)
Acrostic
4(2)
Allegory
6(2)
Alliteration
8(3)
Alphabet Poem
11(3)
Apostrophe
14(2)
Assonance
16(2)
Ballad
18(4)
Ballade
22(3)
Blank Verse
25(4)
Blues Poem
29(3)
Bouts-Rimes
32(2)
Calligram
34(4)
Canto
38(2)
Canzone
40(2)
Cento
42(3)
Chant
45(4)
Cinquain
49(2)
Collaboration
51(2)
Concrete Poem
53(5)
Couplet
58(2)
Eclogue
60(2)
Elegy
62(3)
Epic
65(2)
Epigram
67(2)
Epistle
69(2)
Epitaph
71(2)
Epithalamium
73(1)
Event Poem
74(2)
Foot
76(3)
Found Poem
79(3)
Free Verse
82(2)
Ghazal
84(2)
Haiku
86(3)
Imitation
89(2)
Insult Poem
91(2)
Light Verse
93(1)
Limerick
94(2)
Line
96(4)
List Poem
100(3)
Lune
103(2)
Lyric
105(2)
Macaronic Verse
107(3)
Madrigal
110(2)
Metaphor
112(3)
Nonsense Verse
115(2)
Occasional Poem
117(1)
Ode
118(6)
Ottava Rima
124(2)
Pantoum
126(3)
Parody
129(3)
Pastoral Poem
132(2)
Performance Poem
134(6)
Projective Verse
140(2)
Prose Poem
142(2)
Quatrain
144(2)
Rap
146(2)
Renga
148(4)
Rhyme
152(2)
Rhythm
154(2)
Ritual Poem
156(4)
Rondeau
160(3)
Satire
163(5)
Senryu
168(2)
Sestina
170(5)
Skeltonic Verse
175(3)
Sonnet
178(3)
Spoonerism
181(2)
Stanza
183(2)
Syllabic Verse
185(2)
Tanka
187(2)
Tercet
189(3)
Terza Rima
192(2)
Triolet
194(3)
Villanelle
197(3)
Walk Poem
200(7)
Word Play
207(1)
Appendix A: Other Forms 208(1)
Appendix B: Authors Cited 209(6)
Bibliography 215(8)
Other Resources:
Audiocassettes
223(1)
Videocassettes
224(2)
CD-ROMs
226(1)
Web Sites
227


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