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Teaching poetry writing : a five-canon approach / Tom C. Hunley.

Hunley, Tom C. (Author).
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Subject: Poetry > Authorship > Study and teaching.
Genre: Electronic books.
Computer network resources.
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  • ISBN: 9781853599767
  • ISBN: 185359976X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (vi, 197 pages).
  • Publisher: Clevedon ; Multilingual Matters, ©2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 It Doesn't Work For Me: A Critique of the Workshop Approach to Teaching Poetry Writing and a Suggestion For Revision; Chapter 2 Rhetorical Theory as a Basis for Poetry Writing Pedagogy; Chapter 3 Towards an Art of Poetic Invention; Chapter 4 Some Specifics about the General: Arrangement; Chapter 5 Elements of Poetic Style; Chapter 6 Poetry Writing Instruction and the Forgotten Art of Memory; Chapter 7 Delivery: Bringing the Words into the World; Chapter 8 Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackboard Page; Chapter 9 Conclusion; Index.
Summary: Offers an alternative to the full-class workshop approach to poetry writing instruction. This work features the five-canon approach, where peer critique of student poems takes place online, freeing up class time for writing exercises and lessons based on the five canons of classical rhetoric: invention, arrangement, style, memory, and delivery.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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