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  • Xith Century Poetry
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    Introduction to Provencal Provencal was originally used in all the south of France, as far north as Poitou, Limousin and the Dauphin'e. Romance language descended from Latin. XIth century Earliest texts (3) survive from XIth century. La Chanson de Sainte Foy (1033) is the only one of real merit. Xith Century Period of the early troubadours. Dominant genre lyric poetry, especially the chanson (love poetry); also important, (satire); moral and religious poetry and the parti men (debate poetry). Pr...
  • Poet As India's Greatest Living Urdu Poet
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    Moi Bhinderwala I. Give a short summary of the film in which you tell: - where and when the story takes place - who the main characters are protagonists and antagonists - how their lives are affected by the culture they are in This is a tale about doltish college lecturer and intellectual who writes poetry in the dying language of Urdu, which no one will publish. He sets out to interview "India's greatest living Urdu poet", which quickly proves to be a disheartening experience. This movie means ...
  • Sara Teasdale Poetry
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    Sara Teasdale Poetry provides and gives a sense of mystery and marvel of life. Poetry has been dated back to the Renaissance Age where humanism was observed. The twentieth century also provides the world with great poets who speak about life and nature. An interesting but truthful poet, Sara Teasdale, spoke about life through simplicity. A weak health and numerous tragedies that reflected Sara Teasdale's work has provided the world with her outlooks on life. Sara Trevor Teasdale was born on Augu...
  • Projectivist And The Beat Poets
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    A half century ago, American poetics redefined itself when it made some organic changes. Traditional verse, as its force-fed rhyme and meter schemes often restricts any accurate report, was subdued and chastised in favor of a more-realistic, a more human-excretory approach to writing verse. Both the Projectivist and the Beat poets, led by Charles Olson and Allen Ginsberg respectively, were instrumental leaders in this mapping of future poetics. They felt communication to be a fine-tuned relation...
  • Beauty The Poet
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    Ralph Waldo Emerson states in The Poet the question, which is what is the poet He says that all men express their feelings, but what makes a poet is that he has more ability to express his own. For example, a poet would express the beauty of nature well, while men who are less expressive cannot give nature the worth it should be given, related to reality of course. A poet would talk, as well about the common wealth not his own wealth. What is meant by that is that he does not only convey his own...
  • Life Of John Berryman
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    Joel They BERRYMAN was born John Allyn Smith, Jr., in McAlester, Oklahoma, the son of John Allyn Smith, a banker, and Martha Little, formerly a schoolteacher. The family moved frequently, finally settling in Tampa, Florida, where his father speculated in land, failed, and in 1926 committed suicide. Three months later his mother married John Mcalpine Berryman, whose name was given to the son. The new family moved to New York City, but hard times followed the 1929 stock market crash; young John at...
  • Modernist Poets From Rimbaud To Ginsberg
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    Rimbaud and Ginsberg as Modern Poets Anyone who has read a fair sampling of modernist poetry or studied some representative visionary poets has found the experience something of a revelation. Immediately exhilarating for some, initially intimidating for others and, for all of us, a profound departure from traditional literature. According to Rimbaud, for a poet to be absolutely modern he must become a visionary and "a poet makes himself a visionary through a long, boundless and systematized diso...
  • Seven Poets In Search Of An Answer
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    [Davidman's poems about the Spanish Civil War in Letter to a Comrade oppose General Francisco Franco and support freedom fighters associated with the Loyalists. The following excerpt by Malcolm Cowley reflects the position that, according to Daniel Aaron, most American communist and non-communists intellectuals believed. The Spanish Civil War (1936-39) was a power struggle between the elected Spanish government (the Loyalists) and the Nationalists, the rebels in the Spanish army led by Franco. T...

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