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Preface to poetry

Charles William Cooper

Preface to poetry

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Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry,
  • Poetry -- Collections,
  • English poetry,
  • American poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Includes music.

    Statement[by] Charles W. Cooper ... in consultation with John Holmes ...
    ContributionsHolmes, John, 1904-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1111 .C56
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 737 p.
    Number of Pages737
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6497222M
    LC Control Number46003563
    OCLC/WorldCa687693


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If you're the poet, it's a good chance to let readers know why you write poetry and what you experience when you do. Explains why a person should read the book (or the problem the book will solve).

Includes advice on how to read the book (optional). An introduction does not include the author’s name, date, or location at the end. Preface: (appropriate for memoirs and for academic or technical books) Written by the author.

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English Poetry is not yet fit to speak / of them. Nor is it about deeds or lands, nor anything about glory, honour, / dominion or power, / Except War.

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Preface to poetryAuthor: Robert Hawkins. Home ~ Preface ~ Comments to Poets ~ Essays on Poetry ~ F.A.Q. ~ Recommended Reading ~ Credits ~ Links. Have you ever had the experience of picking up a poetry journal in a magazine or book store, reading a few lines of very un-poetic or incomprehensible.

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The following is the Preface to the edition. It is not included in the Shanghai edition.—JBH. PREFACE. IN the third chapter of the Prolegomena the author has endeavoured to state clearly the principles on which the metrical version of the Book of China's ancient poetry, published in the present volume, has been made, and will only repeat here that his readers will find in it, in an.

The following preface by Wilfred Owen was printed at the beginning of his posthumously collected Poems, first published in This book is not about heroes.

English Poetry is not yet fit to speak of them. Nor is it about deeds or lands, nor anything about glory, honour, dominion or power. A preface (/ ˈ p r ɛ f ə s /) or proem (/ ˈ p r oʊ ɛ m /) is an introduction to a book or other literary work written by the work's author.

An introductory essay written by a different person is a foreword and precedes an author's preface. The preface often closes with. Poetry Collections: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cooper, Charles W.

(Charles William), Preface to poetry. New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles W Cooper; John Holmes. Preface poem by Wilfred Owen. This book is not about heroes. English Poetry is not yet fit to speakof them. Nor is it about deeds or lands nor anything about glory honourdominion.

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Preface By Robin Ekiss. I was raised in the company of dolls. My mother, the miniaturist, collection The Mansion of Happiness (), which won the Shenandoah/Glasgow Prize and was a finalist for the Balcones Poetry Prize, the Northern California Book Award, and the Commonwealth Club’s California Book Award.

A resident of San Francisco. A preface discusses how the book came about, the scope of the book, why the book was written, its limitations, and any acknowledgments the author or editor has. Though they may initially seem the same, and serve the same purpose, a preface is different from an introduction.

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.

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Preface. Here is a small gateway into my world. This is an opportunity for me to share with you my dreams and my poems, my visions and my songs. He has two daughters and loves poetry, music, movies, singing and painting.

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