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Poetry & myth.

Frederick Clarke Prescott

Poetry & myth.

by Frederick Clarke Prescott

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry.,
  • Mythology.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1077 .P7 1967
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p.
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5548716M
    LC Control Number67027635

    Ancient Greek literature refers to literature written in the Ancient Greek language from the earliest texts until the time of the Byzantine earliest surviving works of ancient Greek literature, dating back to the early Archaic period, are the two epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey, set in the Mycenaean two epics, along with the Homeric Hymns and the two poems of Hesiod. Louise Glück was born in New York City in and grew up on Long Island. She attended Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University. Considered by many to be one of America’s most talented contemporary poets, Glück is noted for her poetry’s technical precision, sensitivity, and insight into loneliness, family relationships, divorce, and death, as well as what poet Rosanna Warren has.

    There are four common myths about poetry that I'd like to address. Two have to do with the writing of poetry, one involves the reading of poetry, and the last affects both sides. The first myth is that the purpose of poetry is to express the poet's feelings. This false idea explains why so much poetry strikes the reader as vague. Greece is a land of myth, and Greek poetry since the sixteenth century has constantly exploited allusions to the myths of the ancient Greeks. The consciousness of being the linguistic and cultural descendants of the Classical Greeks, and of inhabiting the same space in which the ancients had lived and dreamed, was real enough in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Greece, even though it was.

    Many kids are fascinated by fairy tales, folktales, tall tales, myths, ghost stories, and pourquoi stories from around the world. We've gathered up a great collection of books, activities, apps, and websites for learning all about folktales, fairy tales and myths. Try pairing fiction with nonfiction books and exploring different genres (like poetry and biographies) and formats (like graphic. Muriel Rukeyser was a poet, playwright, biographer, children’s book author, and political activist. Indeed, for Rukeyser, these activities and forms of expression were linked. As Marilyn Hacker has noted, for Rukeyser “poetry could encompass both science and history, that of the past and of the present, from the Depression through the anti-war movements in which the poet was active at the end of her career.”.


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Genre/Form: Poetry Mythology: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Prescott, Frederick Clarke, Poetry & myth. Port Washington, N.Y., Kennikat Press.

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