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  Poet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Poets are authors of poems, or of other forms of poetry such as dramatic verse.
Poets are often regarded as imaginative thinkers or writers.
Poets day is a reference to Friday in workplaces which have a shorter working day at the end of the week.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Poet   (84 words)

 Poet Laureate [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The poet laureate became traditionally responsible to write and present official poetry to commemorate occasions both personal, such as the monarch's birthday and royal births and marriages, and public, such as coronations and military victories.
He was one of the most prominent British poets of the second half of the 20th century, but he spent his working life as a university librarian....
The Scots MakarA makar in Scottish literature is a poet or bard, often attached to the royal court.
www.wikimirror.com /Poet_Laureate   (6976 words)

 On Lesbian Poetry
These poets choose to deal with life at the level of metaethics—its social, psychic, and aesthetic underpinnings, which are articulable only in myth; their metaethics takes its structure from a complex poetic image of lesbian relationship.
These four poets have voices that are bold, even arrogant, in their common, urgent desire to seize the language and forge with it an instrument for articulating women.
In achieving their epic theme, the familiarization of the muse by the Lesbian poet is essential, for it is that crucial metaphoric relationship which makes the woman at home in the poet, able to create new worlds through the power an integrated self.
www.english.uiuc.edu /maps/poets/g_l/grahn/lesbianpoesy.htm   (3347 words)

 apocalypse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
I think we would look to the organs of spiritualism, Jungianism, neo-paganism, etc. for the current of changes which neo-romantic poets of the later period absorbed, and which their readers were quite familiar with.
The poets did not — they were like fish out of water, aware that the old European culture had died but uncertain about a new life-space which could shelter them.
The eclipse of New Romantic poets by talentless academic critics is thus part of a larger and tragic story in which literati became unable to write poetry and new poetry ceased to play a role in the life of the reading public.
www.pinko.org /108.html   (6418 words)

 Shakespeare [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It is claimed that the poet was born in the room with the checked windows.
Shakespeare's father, prosperous at the time of William's birth, was prosecuted for participating in the fl market in wool, and later lost his position as an aldermanAn alderman is a member of a municipal legislative body in a town or city with many jurisdictions.
Oxford was also contemporaneously identified as a poet and writer of some talent, and had the documented education, travel and life experience that one would ordinarily associate with works both as broad and detailed as Shakespeare.
www.wikimirror.com /Shakespeare   (5953 words)

 From Apocalypse to Black Mountain the Contexts Layton
The characteristic image of the poet that emerged from Layton's criticism during the 1940s was a good deal less exalted than that associated with the great moderns such as Yeats and Rilke.
The Movement poets were scornful of the traumas and vague yearnings of the Apocalyptics, and disenchanted with the strenuous intellectual probing of the modernists and the 1930s leftists; they seemed prepared to forego greatness, to settle for minor achievements.
G.S. Fraser, "Apocalypse in Poetry," in The White Horseman: Prose and Verse of the New Apocalypse, eds.
www.uwo.ca /english/canadianpoetry/cpjrn/vol16/weins.htm   (7470 words)

 The New Atlantis - A Journal of Technology and Society
To the poet, the scientist seems unimaginative and literal-minded—with his head buried in the ground of facts, incapable of comprehending the larger significance of what he does.
To the scientist, the poet seems to have his head up in the clouds, indulging in fantastic visions of what might be and losing sight of the way things really are.
And given the possibility that poets might have something to teach scientists, it is worth looking back at the history of their interaction to see if they have enough in common to be able to speak to each other.
www.thenewatlantis.com /archive/4/cantorprint.htm   (3934 words)

 Apocalypse Now - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Apocalypse Now
Based on the novel Heart of Darkness (1902) by Joseph Conrad, with screenplay by Coppola, it concerns a soldier (Martin Sheen) sent up a Cambodian river during the Vietnam War to assassinate a renegade army officer (Marlon Brando).
The physical scale and imaginative scope of Apocalypse Now was highlighted by a heroic score.
A new version of the film, with nearly an hour of restored footage, was released in 2001.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Apocalypse+Now   (143 words)

 Books on Poetry - Postscript Books by Mail - New Arrivals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
This study of 16th and 17th century Catholic religious poets focuses on the interplay between the native English and the Counter-Reformation devotional literary traditions in their verse, and discerns a particular element in the Christ-centred vision of reality which is common to most of them.
From Chaucer to Ted Hughes, this anthology presents English poets' responses to the song, verse and drama of ancient Greece and Rome.
The Scottish poet and bishop of Dunkeld, Gavin Douglas (?1474-1522), is notable for making the earliest translation of the Aeneid into English, or 'Scottis' as Douglas would have it, and as the first writer to draw the distinction between Scots and 'Inglis'.
www.psbooks.co.uk /Lit_Poetry_Rec.asp?pgn=5   (825 words)

 Search Results for New Apocalypse - Encyclopædia Britannica
The preaching and ministry of Jesus of Nazareth and the activities of his followers in the 1st century AD can be properly understood only in the context of contemporaneous Jewish eschatological...
English poet and historical novelist whose ability to bring the ancient world to life in fiction makes his work especially appealing to young readers.
poet and critic who was the chief advocate and interpreter of modern art movements in Great Britain from the 1930s.
www.britannica.com /search?query=New+Apocalypse   (620 words)

 100 Canadian Poets - Irving Layton - Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Irving Layton (Israel Lazarovitch) was born March 12, 1912 in Tirgu Neamt, Romania.
A poet, short-story writer, and essayist, Layton is perhaps the most well-known of the Montreal poets, a group of young poets who engaged in a battle against romanticism in poetry in the 1940's.
Jewish poets from Montreal : concepts of history in the poetry of A. Klein, Irving Layton, and Leonard Cohen.
www.ucalgary.ca /UofC/faculties/HUM/ENGL/canada/poet/i_layton.htm   (753 words)

 AND NOW THE APOCALYPSE!! Living In A World Full Of Lies
It was in fact George W. Bush who put poets in the position of having to protest.
"Poets Against the War was officially born when Laura Bush invited me to attend a White House symposium on Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Langston Hughes, scheduled for February 12, 2003.
Time and again, journalists asked me, “Why can’t you poets just leave the politics out of it?” Answer: Because we are human beings, citizens of this nation and this world, politics touches us directly and indeed shapes our daily lives.
form-legal.blogspot.com /2004/07/message-for-new-year-written-by-sam.html   (861 words)

 Your Document-Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
I was disappointed at the opening ceremonies of the ninth annual National Poetry Slam Wednesday afternoon at the Electric Lounge.
The slam's opening gathering featured teams of poets from such places as Los Angeles, Detroit and Boston performing one-minute bits that were part poetry, part senior class skit.
These poetry slams involve teams of poets competing in the shouted word, I mean spoken word.
www.austinslam.com /98nationals/art5.htm   (484 words)

 PSH Webstore - Café Alibi - Canadian Poetry and Poets
This webstore is run by the League of Canadian Poets in partnership with Northwest Passages.
The themes embrace love, pornography, travel, war, the possibility of nuclear apocalypse, and the other possibilities at any given point of life.
But the combination of restricted forms and ironic turns away from the over-grand generalization keep Swift’s statements on such large issues from becoming sententious: given the "polar expedition to forgiving, longing for her.
www.poets.ca /pshstore/profile_book.asp?ISBN=0919688535   (344 words)

 The Arab Apocalypse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The power of Adnan's language and imagery reminds us that she is indeed one of the most significant post-modern poets in contemporary Arab culture.
The Arab Apocalypse is, to date, Adnan's most triumphant battle with the exactness of words.
The poem invokes a mythic past of Gilgamesh, Tammouz, and Ishtar...to presage a present that resists narration, The Arab Apocalypse contests an uncritical reflection on the immediate historical past.
www.postapollopress.com /Arab_Apocalypse.html   (110 words)

 Al Jadid on Adonis - A Poet Responds
As an Arab-American poet and one familiar with the works of most contemporary Arab poets I would both agree and disagree with what was said.
These poets are usually young, and, most importantly, are dispersed, most of them exiled either in Europe or in the Americas.
They are neglected by the Arab poets who write in Arabic: their works are not included in Arab universities' curricula, they are not taught in contemporary Arab literature classes, and they are not seriously studied by the critics in Arab countries.
www.aljadid.com /features/0204adnan.html   (890 words)

 romantic poetry - Articles about romantic poetry
Erasmus Darwin was at the center of the ideas and activities that drove the industrial revolution in the late eighteenth century out of which the scientific......
The writings of Britain's Romantic poets show that environmental sensibilities are nothing new.
Dreamers of Dreams: Essays on Poets and Poetry, by John Simon (Ivan R. Dee, 265 pp., $26) National Review readers are familiar with John Simon's writing......
www.wordiq.com /article/romantic+poetry.html   (304 words)

 eJazzNews.com : The Number One Jazz News Resource On The Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
All too often when musicians traditionally associated with other forms of music hook up with an orchestra, the results can be, at best, OK, and at worst, an exercise in bombast.
The three-movement, twenty-six minute piece that opens this recording is meant to signify McLaughlin’s view that, throughout his life, he has borrowed from others for inspiration, musical and otherwise.
Thieves and Poets is an album that has clear significance for McLaughlin as he continues to fuse styles and, as he enters his seventh decade, looks back at the sources that have been instrumental in his development into one of the most influential guitarists of the past forty years.
www.ejazznews.com /print.php?sid=2711   (377 words)

 RECOLLECTION USED BOOKS: Beats, Beatniks, Finger-poppin' Daddys, Chicks & Hipsters...
In the poet's own words, 'If it isn't composed on the tongue, it's an essay.' These range from 'Politics and Prophecies' and 'Mindfulness and Spirituality' to 'Literary Techniques and the Beat Generation' and 'Further Appreciations'.
Later lived among the poets and artists of Greenwich Village, and was a columnist for The Village Voice from 1969-1978.
Produced the 1980 Poets and Music Festivala, a poetry and music festival, honoring the poet Josephine Miles and blues musician John Lee Hooker.
www.eskimo.com /~recall/cats/beat.htm   (6137 words)

 Commentary Magazine - The Apocalypse of Our Time and Other Writings, by Vasily Rozanov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A WESTERN reader should not be surprised if the name of Vasily Rozanov evokes in his mind only the faintest of echoes.
With one or two exceptions, those writers or poets who achieved fame...
...With one or two exceptions, those writers or poets who achieved fame in Russia too close to the great divide of 1917 to have been publicized worldwide by the Russian reading public have never become wellknown in the West on their own...
www.commentarymagazine.com /Summaries/V66I2P77-1.htm   (1140 words)

 Robert Sheppard: Elsewhere and Everywhere..other new (British) poetries
The Movement presented itself as a rational alternative to the New Apocalypse, which it regarded as deliberately obscurantist and formless, embodied in the demonised figure of the recently deceased Dylan Thomas.
Conductors of Chaos is the brainchild of poet and novelist Iain Sinclair.
Each poet of the 36 poets is well introduced in terms of bibliography and a couple of useful quotations in this generous 488 page volume.
www.dgdclynx.plus.com /lynx/lynx1310.html   (3966 words)

 village voice > news > American Ink by Joshua Clover
One might argue that all poetry is a form of protest, kind of like purposefully lying in the gutter is a protest; the American sin, after all, is refusing your rightful spot in the parade of the commodity.
Participant and fiercely intelligent poet Ann Lauterbach suggests that the chance "to speak to a public outside the small eddies and circles of poets" is a kind of metaphor for a popular sense that the time to be heard beyond one's small community is now.
"Perhaps poets come to the fore at such times," she ponders, "because we already live at the margins, we represent a kind of powerless power, and maybe people become interested in this; the idea that persons can devote a life to something that will not bring the usual rewards.
www.villagevoice.com /issues/0308/clover.php   (800 words)

 AND NOW THE APOCALYPSE!! Living In A World Full Of Lies
When I founded Poets Against the War in January, 2003, much was made of my remark that I felt a wave of nausea upon reception of an invitation to the White House the morning after reading of Mr.
I believe Poets Against the War stands for a great deal more than just poets opposing another illegal and immoral war.
I believe every poet’s struggle to come to a truth through a few fortunately chosen words is good medicine, and I believe that doubting and questioning are the very foundation of any patriotism that rises above mere nationalism.
form-legal.blogspot.com /2004/07/international-day-of-poetry-september.html   (1471 words)

 Poets Against War
Poets Against War continues the tradition of socially engaged poetry by creating venues for poetry as a voice against war, tyranny and oppression.
This outstanding documentary was inspired by Poets Against War, and produced by our early web site author, Andy Himes.
We at Poets Against War hope you will see it and encourage your friends (including the loyal opposition) to do likewise.
www.poetsagainstthewar.org /displaypoem.asp?AuthorID=16626   (292 words)

 Viking Hillbilly Apocalypse!
A Celebration, Incantation, Illuminating Invasion of poets and musicians from Kentucky and Iceland rap, weave and wail Kentucky's beatest blues with Icelandic's Viking spirit...into a RANT of myth, magic, music and beat rebellion.....with world-class Hillbilly and Viking poets/musicians----lyric traditions of World Beat, Jazz and Sweet Mountain Hillbilly music.
Megas was one of the original mimeo poets of the 60s in Iceland.
His vision points out the direction of somewareness, an open road instead of the blind alleys that the approved ones wander up and down glorifying their limbo.
www.bowerypoetry.com /dailies/02-03-24.htm   (1538 words)

 California's great poets stuffed into one primer
Yone Noguchi, the Japanese poet whose long sojourn in San Francisco helped usher the haiku form into English, died in 1947, the same year Amy Uyematsu was born in Pasadena.
I'll leave it for the poets themselves to rifle through copies at their local bookstores for the good or bad news.
Granted, too, that the poets all appear in chronological order by their birthdates, so that not even an ignoramus is at risk of supposing that Charles Bukowski precedes Joaquin Miller in anything but stature.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2003/12/09/DDG3Q3HHGR1.DTL   (1197 words)

 Taverner's Koans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Taverner's Koans is a one-room schoolhouse -- okay, make that a sprawling public commons -- of experimental poetry and poetics.
We have writing exercises, essays on poets, a critique workshop, excursions into poetics, the occasional thoughtful diatribe, a chapbook press, The Wraith (a weblog-style poetry zine) and much more.
While the framing of a conventional work consists of the illusion that it has no frame (“I, poet, experienced this & say to you now”), works doubly masked sometimes divide neatly into an inner part & an outer that may or may not contradict it.
www.taverners-koans.com /undrated.htm   (762 words)

 Search results for "Apocalypse" :: American Poems
August 14th, 2005 - we have 119 poets, 7502 poems and 6582 comments.
Search Results: 0 poets, 8 poems and 5 posters/prints matched this query.
One in thy thousand statues we salute thee On all thy thousand thrones acclaim and claim Who walk in forest of thy forms and faces Walk in a forest calling on one name And, most of all, how this thing may be so Who know thee not are...
www.americanpoems.com /search/Apocalypse   (579 words)

 McCaig, Norman Alexander (1910-96) Poet.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
He taught at Stirling University from 1970 until 1978 (reader of poetry from 1972), and was awarded the Queen's Medal for Poetry in 1986.
His early poetry associated him with the short-lived New Apocalypse movement of J.
Hendry and others; he moved away from this with "Riding Lights" (1955), and later works such as "A Man In Assynt" (commissioned by the BBC) and "Poems for Angus" helped confirm MacCaig as one of the foremost Scottish poets of the twentieth century.
www.users.globalnet.co.uk /~crumey/norman_maccaig.html   (174 words)

Scotland's most famous poet of all is Robert Burns but Scotland has produced many other wonderful poets.
It would be unfair not to include that most universal of poets, 'Anonymous', in the select list of Scottish poets here.
He has been generally regarded as the finest Scottish poet of his generation (writing in English) and was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 1986.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/lennich/poets.htm   (960 words)

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