Contemporary Poetry: the basics – for all Kindle readers and apps
This is an e-book version of Contemporary Poetry: the basics for Kindle.
Formerly published as First Principles, this is a how-to guide to the main principles of writing contemporary poetry, written by Linda France and illustrated with poetry from some of our best women poets, including Carol Ann Duffy, Anne Carson and Gwyneth Lewis. Each chapter includes writing exercises, so that you can apply each principle to your own writing.
Principles include: Contemporary style, Imagery, Lines, Punctuation, Rhyme, Rhythm, Sound, Stanza, Subject, Title and Voice – all uniquely important to the creation of a successful poem.
Together, Contemporary Poetry: the basics and Poetic Forms are designed to provide the basic grounding you need to navigate today’s poetry scene.
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