Conversation Pieces by NA Book-9781841597720
  • Conversation Pieces by NA Book-9781841597720

Conversation Pieces

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Book Title: Conversation Pieces
Author: NA
ISBN-13: 9781841597720
Publication: RANDOM HOUSE UK
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Overview of Conversation Pieces Book

To write a poem is to become part of a great conversation with one's literary predecessors, but the poems in this anthology are a special breed, their authors deliberately addressing a particular poem or poet of the past or present. They may be replies, reproofs, updatings, acts of sabotage or adulation; they may argue with, elaborate upon, poke fun at, or pay tribute to their originals. From Raleigh's famous answer to Marlowe's 'Passionate Shepherd', to Anthony Hecht's 'The Dover Bitch', from Ogden Nash sending up Byron to Mona Van Duyn giving us Leda's perspective on the swan or Annie Finch's 'Coy Mistress' arguing her case with Marvell, these remarkable poems are not only engaging in themselves, but also capable of casting surprising new light on the poems which inspired them. Thisconversation of the greats includes Philip Larkin replying to Sir Philip Sidney, Ezra Pound to Edmund Waller, Randell Jarrell to W.H. Auden, Denise Levertov to Wordsworth, Galway Kinnell to Rilke, David Lehmann to Pound, C.K. Williams to Coleridge - and many more.

  • Book Type :

  • Literary Theory, History & Criticism

  • Book Binding :

  • Paperback

  • Language :

  • English

  • Number of Pages :

  • ISBN - 10 :

  • 1841597724

  • Conversation Pieces Published On :

  • 24 Apr 2007

  • Resource:

  • Literature & Fiction, Literary Theory, History & Criticism Books for Students, Teachers, Graudates, Professionals and all others

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