The Poetry of Place

In The Poetry of Place, Louisa Mackenzie reveals and analyzes the cultural history of French paysage through her study of lyric poetry and its connections with landscape painting, cartography, and land use history.

Author: Louisa Mackenzie

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9781442642393

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 324

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The sixteenth century in France was marked by religious warfare and shifting political and physical landscapes. Between 1549 and 1584, however, the Pléiade poets, including Pierre de Ronsard, Joachim Du Bellay, Rémy Belleau, and Antoine de Baïf, produced some of the most abiding and irenic depictions of rural French landscapes ever written. In The Poetry of Place, Louisa Mackenzie reveals and analyzes the cultural history of French paysage through her study of lyric poetry and its connections with landscape painting, cartography, and land use history. In the face of destructive environmental change, lyric poets in Renaissance France often wrote about idealized physical spaces, reclaiming the altered landscape to counteract the violence and loss of the period and creating in the process what Mackenzie, following David Harvey, terms 'spaces of hope.' This unique alliance of French Renaissance studies with cultural geography and eco-criticism demonstrates that sixteenth-century poetry created a powerful sense of place which continues to inform national and regional sentiment today.

Venice

An anthology of poems celebrating Venice from well-known poets such as Byron, Shelley, Wilde, and Pound.

Author: Hetty Meyric Hughes

Publisher: Eland & Sickle Moon Books

ISBN: 0907871682

Category: Poetry

Page: 143

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An anthology of poems celebrating Venice from well-known poets such as Byron, Shelley, Wilde, and Pound.

Istanbul

Author: Ateş Orga

Publisher: Eland Pub Limited

ISBN: STANFORD:36105131721297

Category: Poetry

Page: 159

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Istanbul, capital of two great empires, confluence of Asia and Europe, has called forth poetry throughout her long history, from paupers and sultans, natives and visitors alike. When Mehmed the Conqueror first wandered through the ruins of the Byzantine palace, it was with the words of the Persian poet Ferdowsi on his lips: "The spider spins his web in the Palace of the Caesars/ An owl hoots in the towers of Afrasiyab". Since then the silhouette of thousand-year-old domes and tapering minarets, the sunsets reflected nightly in a thousand palace windows and the bustle of her markets have inspired Sultan Suleyman, W B Yeats and Nazim Hikmet, amongst others, to salute one of the world's most remarkable cities.

Poetry of Place

This volume features the recent projects of McAlpine, one of the country's most highly respected architecture and interior design firms, renowned for its timeless houses exemplifying the charm and elegance of traditional and vernacular ...

Author: Bobby McAlpine

Publisher: Rizzoli Publications

ISBN: 9780847860340

Category: Architecture, Domestic

Page: 287

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An appealing approach to creating dwellings blending vernacular styles, fine craftsmanship, and indigenous materials. This volume features the recent projects of McAlpine, one of the country's most highly respected architecture and interior design firms, renowned for its timeless houses exemplifying the charm and elegance of traditional and vernacular English, American, and European styles blended with a modern sensibility. Following from their first book, The Home Within Us, this book profiles twenty stunning projects, from a stone tower folly standing in the gardens of a Tudor-style house to a humble yet elegant wooden lakeside retreat. Through his poetic voice, Bobby McAlpine narrates the story of each residence, pointing out its unique qualities. Featured are an exotic Florida Panhandle beach house; a Tuscan-style horse farm; a rambling Colonial Revival compound; and a miniature European manor house, among others. These dwellings are classically understated and welcoming. With its gorgeous photography of inspiring interiors and exteriors, Poetry of Place will appeal to those interested in design romancing the past.

Under the Rock

"Exceptionally engaging ... beguiling ... this is a startling, unclassifiable book" - Stuart Kelly, The Scotsman "Compelling ... admirable and engrossing.

Author: Benjamin Myers

Publisher:

ISBN: 1783964367

Category: Mytholmroyd (England)

Page: 384

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"Exceptionally engaging ... beguiling ... this is a startling, unclassifiable book" - Stuart Kelly, The Scotsman "Compelling ... admirable and engrossing. Myers writes of the rain with a poet's eye worthy of Hughes" - Erica Wagner, New Statesman Carved from the land above Mytholmroyd in West Yorkshire, Scout Rock is a steep crag overlooking wooded slopes and weed-tangled plateaus. To many it is unremarkable; to others it is a doomed place where 18th-century thieves hid out, where the town tip once sat, and where suicides leapt to their deaths. Its brooding form presided over the early years of Ted Hughes, who called Scout Rock 'my spiritual midwife . . . both the curtain and backdrop to existence'. Into this beautiful, dark and complex landscape steps Benjamin Myers, asking: are unremarkable places made remarkable by the minds that map them? The result is a lyrical and unflinching investigation into nature, literature, history, memory and the meaning of place in modern Britain.

Charles Burchfield s Journals

Author: Charles Burchfield

Publisher: Suny Press

ISBN: UOM:39015032538558

Category: Art

Page: 737

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Artist's life. Presented here in book form, the edited journals are organized thematically. The editor's introductions place each section in biographical and art historical context. The material is annotated and informed by the previously unpublished archives of the Burchfield Art Center, and complemented by 41 color plates and 131 black and white illustrations. These journals constitute a full, detailed history of an American artist's life, presenting a culmination of.

John Clare and the Place of Poetry

This timely book is for scholars and students of Clare and eighteenth and nineteenth century poetry, but it should also appeal to the expanding audience for John Clare's work in the UK and USA.

Author: Mina Gorji

Publisher: Liverpool University Press

ISBN: 9781846311635

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 177

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Traditional accounts of Romantic poetry have depicted John Clare as a peripheral figure, an original genius whose talents removed him from the mainstream. This volume helps to show that far from being brilliant yet isolated, Clare was deeply involved in the rich cultural life of both his village and the larger metropolis. Offering an account of Clare’s poems as they relate to the literary culture and burgeoning literary history of his day, Mina Gorji defines the context in which Clare’s work can best be understood: in relation to eighteenth-century traditions as they persisted and developed in the Romantic period.

Out of Place

He is a kind of Scorzese in poetry, but where Scorzese almost succeeds in his films, then stops, seals and terrifies us, Jackson adds a tender, vulnerable voice that blossoms and transforms us and that is so unique and great, great in its ...

Author: Richard Jackson

Publisher:

ISBN: 091259277X

Category: Poetry

Page: 104

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Poetry. "His lines are clouds of love, piercing the sky with enormous empathy, rolling in the azure, torrents of passion, and are arrows at the same time, reaching a peak where they break, crying, cleansing the air, becoming ether. It is impossible to describe this in discursive language. With a melody that is unmistakably his own, his poems seem to come to us in Europe from the heart of the heart of America, the totally open (and hidden) center from where the power of the continent sprouts. He is a kind of Scorzese in poetry, but where Scorzese almost succeeds in his films, then stops, seals and terrifies us, Jackson adds a tender, vulnerable voice that blossoms and transforms us and that is so unique and great, great in its truest sense in Richard Jackson's poems."—Tomaž Šalamun

Poetics of Place

A Poetics of Place provides the only available examination of the career of this pre-eminent Canadian poet, as well as insightful, new readings of almost all his poems.

Author: Dermot McCarthy

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 0773508155

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 323

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Ralph Gustafson's personal growth as a poet, during a career which spans more than half a century, in many ways reflects the development of modern Canadian poetry as a whole. A Poetics of Place provides the only available examination of the career of this pre-eminent Canadian poet, as well as insightful, new readings of almost all his poems.

Poetry Place Anthology

More than 600 literacy-building poems to brighten seasons, holidays and every theme you teach. Includes cross-curricular extension activities. Poems to celebrate each season and holiday.

Author: Rosemary Alexander

Publisher: Teaching Resources

ISBN: 0590490176

Category: Poetry

Page: 192

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More than 600 literacy-building poems to brighten seasons, holidays and every theme you teach. Includes cross-curricular extension activities.

The Geography of Home

This is an ample and exciting collection in which California's emotional, cultural, and physical landscapes are examined, questioned, and ultimately celebrated.

Author: Christopher Buckley

Publisher: Heyday Books

ISBN: UOM:39015043789158

Category: Poetry

Page: 444

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Ripe with possibilities, with a rich diversity of landscapes and people, California has nurtured poets born and raised on its soil, and has drawn to it established writers from other places. This is an ample and exciting collection in which California's emotional, cultural, and physical landscapes are examined, questioned, and ultimately celebrated.

And Know this Place

As Kander and Greer not in the preface of "And Know this Place: Poetry of Indiana:" "Our central criterion for selection was quality of writing, and we chose those poems which cover the spectrum of experience in both place and time, in ...

Author: Jenny Kander

Publisher: Indiana Historical Society

ISBN: 0871952920

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 383

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