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The ode less travelled : unlocking the poet within, Stephen Fry

Label
The ode less travelled : unlocking the poet within
Title
The ode less travelled
Title remainder
unlocking the poet within
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Fry
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fry, Stephen
Dewey number
808.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1059.A9
LC item number
F79 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Poetry
Target audience
adult
Label
The ode less travelled : unlocking the poet within, Stephen Fry
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published: Great Britain : Hutchinson, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-357)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Metre. -- How we speak ; Meet metre ; The great iamb ; The iambic pentameter -- End-stopping, enjambment and caesura ; Weak endings, trochaic and pyrhhic substitutions ; Substitutions -- More metres : four beats to the line ; Mixed feet -- Ternary feet : the dactyl, the molossus and tribrach, the amphibrach, the amphimacer, quaternary feet -- Anglo-Saxon attitudes ; Sprung rhythm -- Syllabic verse ; Coleridge's 'Lesson for a boy' -- Table of metric feet -- pt. 2. Rhyme. -- The basic categories of rhyme ; Partial rhymes ; Feminine and triple rhymes ; Rich rhyme -- Rhyming arrangements -- Good and bad rhyme? ; A thought experiment ; Rhyming practice and rhyming dictionaries -- Rhyme categories -- pt. 3. Form. -- The stanza ; What is form and why bother with it? -- Stanzaic variations ; Open forms : terza rima, the quartrain, the rubai, rhyme royal, ottava rima, Spenserian stanza ; Adopting and adapting -- The ballad -- Heroic verse -- The ode : Sapphic, Pindaric, Horatian, the lyric ode, anacreontics -- Closed forms : the villanelle ; The sestina ; The pantoum, the ballade -- More closed forms: rondeau ; rondeau redoubleĆ¾, rondel, roundel, rondelet, roundelelay, triolet, kyrielle -- Comic verse : cento, the clerihew ; The limerick ; Reflections on comic and impolite verse ; Light verse ; Parody -- Exotic forms : haiku, senryu, tanka ; Ghazal ; Luc bat ; Tanaga -- The sonnet : Petrarchan and Shakespearean ; Curtal and caudate sonnets ; Sonnet variations and romantic duels -- Shaped verse ; Pattern poems ; Silly, silly forms ; Acrostics -- pt. 4. Diction and poetics today. -- The whale ; The cat and the act ; Madeline ; Diction ; Being alert to language -- Poetic vices ; Ten habits of successful poets that they don't teach you at Harvard Poetry School, or chicken verse for the soul is from Mars but you are what you read in just seven days or your money back ; Getting noticed ; Poetry today ; Goodbye -- Incomplete glossary of poetic terms -- Appendix : Arnaud's algorithm
Control code
ocm64511392
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxv, 357 pages
Isbn
9781592402489
Lccn
2006043365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
808.1 F947 ; XX-N ; R1106BT4 ; Rev. ; [SC27, 2@$17.00, DLG/CSS].
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o64511392
  • (Sirsi) o64511392
Label
The ode less travelled : unlocking the poet within, Stephen Fry
Publication
Note
First published: Great Britain : Hutchinson, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-357)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Metre. -- How we speak ; Meet metre ; The great iamb ; The iambic pentameter -- End-stopping, enjambment and caesura ; Weak endings, trochaic and pyrhhic substitutions ; Substitutions -- More metres : four beats to the line ; Mixed feet -- Ternary feet : the dactyl, the molossus and tribrach, the amphibrach, the amphimacer, quaternary feet -- Anglo-Saxon attitudes ; Sprung rhythm -- Syllabic verse ; Coleridge's 'Lesson for a boy' -- Table of metric feet -- pt. 2. Rhyme. -- The basic categories of rhyme ; Partial rhymes ; Feminine and triple rhymes ; Rich rhyme -- Rhyming arrangements -- Good and bad rhyme? ; A thought experiment ; Rhyming practice and rhyming dictionaries -- Rhyme categories -- pt. 3. Form. -- The stanza ; What is form and why bother with it? -- Stanzaic variations ; Open forms : terza rima, the quartrain, the rubai, rhyme royal, ottava rima, Spenserian stanza ; Adopting and adapting -- The ballad -- Heroic verse -- The ode : Sapphic, Pindaric, Horatian, the lyric ode, anacreontics -- Closed forms : the villanelle ; The sestina ; The pantoum, the ballade -- More closed forms: rondeau ; rondeau redoubleĆ¾, rondel, roundel, rondelet, roundelelay, triolet, kyrielle -- Comic verse : cento, the clerihew ; The limerick ; Reflections on comic and impolite verse ; Light verse ; Parody -- Exotic forms : haiku, senryu, tanka ; Ghazal ; Luc bat ; Tanaga -- The sonnet : Petrarchan and Shakespearean ; Curtal and caudate sonnets ; Sonnet variations and romantic duels -- Shaped verse ; Pattern poems ; Silly, silly forms ; Acrostics -- pt. 4. Diction and poetics today. -- The whale ; The cat and the act ; Madeline ; Diction ; Being alert to language -- Poetic vices ; Ten habits of successful poets that they don't teach you at Harvard Poetry School, or chicken verse for the soul is from Mars but you are what you read in just seven days or your money back ; Getting noticed ; Poetry today ; Goodbye -- Incomplete glossary of poetic terms -- Appendix : Arnaud's algorithm
Control code
ocm64511392
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxv, 357 pages
Isbn
9781592402489
Lccn
2006043365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
808.1 F947 ; XX-N ; R1106BT4 ; Rev. ; [SC27, 2@$17.00, DLG/CSS].
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o64511392
  • (Sirsi) o64511392

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