What is poetry?
What is poetry?

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What is poetry?

Acknowledgements

This course was written by Ms Eva Solzman

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‘The Prize-winning poem’ by Fleur Adcock, Poems 1960–2000, 2000, Bloodaxe Books. With the permission of Bloodaxe Books;

‘Song of the African boy’ by Leland Bardwell, The White Beach: new and selected poems 1960–1998, 1998, Co. Clare, Salmon Poetry;

‘Selling Manhattan’ by Carol Ann Duffy, Selling Manhattan, 1987, Anvil Press Poetry.

‘Cow’ by Selima Hill, A Little Book of Meat, 1993, Bloodaxe Books. With the permission of Bloodaxe Books;

‘It out-Herods Herod. Pray you, avoid it’ by Anthony Hecht, Collected Earlier Poems, 1991, Oxford University Press. With kind permission of Carcanet Press Limited;

‘No dialects please…’ by Merle Collins, Grandchildren of Albion: an illustrated anthology of voices and visions of younger poets in Britain, Michael Horovitz (ed), 1992, New Departures;

‘Mama Dot warns against an Easter rising’ by Fred D'Aguiar, Mama Dot, 1985, Chatto and Windus;

‘Them & [uz]’ by Tony Harrison, Continuous. 50 Sonnets from the School of Eloquence, 1981. With permission;

‘Silence’ by Mahmood Jamal, Grandchildren of Albion: an illustrated anthology of voices and visions of younger poets in Britain, Michael Horovitz (ed), 1992, New Departures;

‘Sports Pages I:Proem’ by Sean O'Brien, Downriver, 2001, Macmillan Press;

‘I go back to May 1937’ by Sharon Olds, The Gold Cell copyright © 1987 Sharon Olds. Used by permission of Alfred A.Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc;

‘The Sky is Blue’ by David Ignatow, 1976, The New Naked Poetry, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc;

‘The literal and the metaphor’ by Eva Salzman, Double Crossing: New and Selected Poems, 2004, Bloodaxe Books. With the permission of Bloodaxe Books;

‘Fan-piece, for her Imperial Lord’ by Ezra Pound, Personae, © by Ezra Pound. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.;

‘Helen's sister’ by Eva Salzman, Double Crossing: New and Selected Poems, 2004, Bloodaxe Books. With the permission of Bloodaxe Books;

‘There's no-one here at the moment’ by Conor O'Callaghan, Seatown, 1999. By kind permission or the author and The Gallery Press, Loughcrew, Oldcastle, County Meath, Ireland;

‘Spilt milk’ by Sarah Maguire, © Sarah Maguire, 1991;

‘Desert places’ by Robert Frost, The Poetry of Robert Frost, Copyright 1936 by Robert Frost, copyright 1964 by Lesley Frost Ballantine, © 1969 by Henry Holt and Company.;

‘Soap Suds’ by Louis MacNeice, Collected Poems, Dodds.E.R (ed), © David Higham Associates;

‘The end of love’ by Sophie Hannah, Hero and the girl next door, Carcarnet Press Ltd.;

‘L’ by Michael Donaghy, Errata, © 1993, Michael Donaghy.

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