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  e-poets FAQ: webliography
The e-poets network sports a listserv, a high-content e-mail discussion group for poetry producers who are specifically interested in new media poetry and telepresent performance, such as videoconferencing.
a poet with a telematic or new media arts interest.
The list is unmoderated meaning that nobody clears the content but you before it goes out to everyone else.
www.e-poets.net /faq/listserv.shtml   (379 words)

  Performance poetry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bydefinition, these poems were transmitted orally from performer to performer and were constructed using devices such asrepetition, alliteration, rhyme and kennings to facilitate memorisation and recall.
The public performance of poetry became generally restricted, atleast in a European context, to the staging of plays in verse and occasionally, for example in the cases of the Elizabethan madrigalists or Robert Burns, as texts for singing.
However, the increasing popularity of open mikes, which allow "unknown" poets to take the stage andshare their own work in 3-5 minute increments and of poetry slams has meantthat performance poetry is now one of the most widespread forms of popular poetry.
www.therfcc.org /performance-poetry-11232.html   (976 words)

 Poets House - Directory : Publishing Options
The sculpting of an identity as a poet and the development of a career are nested within each other and are intrinsically connected to this notion of reaching an audience.
While the publication of a book of poems will increase a poet's visibility, the audience a poet has already developed is one of the factors a publisher considers when looking at a body of work.
Poets planning to distribute their own work in the way that a publisher would should be aware that it is a very difficult, time consuming and expensive task.
www.poetshouse.org /direcbrown.htm   (1284 words)

 The Poet, Spoken Word, Performance Poetry, Literary Agent, Poetry Spaces, Poetry Slam Here Link
Poets who read first are at a disadvantage; the crowd is not warmed up yet (sometimes not tipsy enough, in some cases) and tends to score the first few slammers lower than they would have later in the evening.
Performance poetry is meant to be performed in front of a live audience (as opposed to a recording or radio broadcast).
Performance poets may not care as much about how their poem looks on the page as how it sounds when they read it, though this is not always the case.
www.actorschecklist.com /resources/poet.html   (2848 words)

 Poets Q&A
Whether you like a poet's work or not, he or she is very likely sincere about what they're doing.
I don't ask students to model their work after other poets, but I want them to be fascinated by other minds, how others have worked their way through language.
Then there are those poets who could dine out on their royalties and what they make from readings.
www.smartishpace.com /home/poetsqa/hicok_answers.html   (5348 words)

 EPC Connects: Related Listservs
This mailing list was created in February 1995 to provide a forum for discussion of hypertext fiction, hypertext and literary studies, and hypertext theory.
List geared for an audience with diverse professional backgrounds united by an interest in literature, poetry and the arts.
The Nous Refuse Discussion List was one of the ground-breaking lists in poetics.
wings.buffalo.edu /epc/connects/lists.html   (206 words)

 Performance poetry : Performance poet
Performance poetry is certainly not a modern phenomenon.
All poets of ancient Greece and Rome performed their work before an audience.
In the 20th century, performance poetry was augmented by poetry readings from poets like Robert Frost.
www.fastload.org /pe/Performance_poet.html   (283 words)

 The Poets' Asylum
The Poets' Asylum reading is the weekly Sunday night open poetry reading, feature and slam event run by the Worcester Po8ry Project, a group of poets and lovers of poetry dedicated to advancing poetry in performance in Worcester.
She has performed her work and facilitated poetry workshops in a variety of venues for a rainbow of populations.
If you're a touring poet who will be in the area please drop a note to host@poetsasylum.org to see if we can work something out.
www.poetsasylum.org /sunday.html   (1302 words)

 Performance Art
Performance art can involve the audience with taste, smell and sounds not available with electronic media and not practical with conventional theater.
Therefore, Performance Art Festivals are appropriate in contrast to an individual performance.
"Fred" is the Internet web site located at www.RedQueenPrinciple.com The perfection comes in that all the performers could do their parts as a stand alone performance or their performance could be combined with any or some or all of the other performances and still be a Performance Art Pieces.
www.bright.net /~dapoets/performa.htm   (320 words)

 Performance Loft | About Us
The Performance Loft is proud to offer to its participants and to the Redlands community a dynamic variety of events that enrich the cultural fabric of our city and help us all to experience the unusual in a vibrant and creative way.
The Loft performers train in Turn-on-a-Dime style —a performance approach that harkens back to the attitudes and creative explorations of artists in the sixties while helping today's artists achieve new vitality in their performances.
This approach is constantly and intentionally crossing boundaries between performance genres, including theatre, dance, music, puppetry, commedia, mime and circus, to shape a physical performance style through which new works come to life and old works are reinterpreted.
www.performanceloft.org /about.html   (198 words)

 NEA: Turn Your Students Into Well-Versed Poets   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Student performances can be videotaped in their classrooms; a panel of judges, including teachers and students, might review the videotapes to select the students who will perform in the school-wide event.
Performances might be rated on a scale of 1 to 10 (with.5 increments allowed) or on the 1.0 to 6.0 scale often used in Olympic competitions (with.1 increments allowed).
One score might be given for each student's performance, or separate scores might be given for the student's content and presentation; the "content" grade could reflect the content of the poem if it is student-written or, if not, that score could reflect the research that went into finding the ideal poem to perform.
www.nea.org /lessons/2002/tt020811.html   (2823 words)

 albany poets >> Albany Poets News
To be sure, spoken word performer Corbet Dean, a 13-year veteran of the Phoenix Police Department, has a job that precludes his frittering away any off-duty hours.
Nonetheless, Dean is an experienced spoken word performer and is widely considered to be one of the Valley's top talents.
From her perspective, one of the most encouraging signs of health for the Valley's poetry scene is the increased number of events and venues presenting spoken word.
www.albanypoets.com /news/read.asp?newsID=49   (597 words)

 William Hazlitt's Lectures on the English Poets, "On Coleridge."
is his most remarkable performance, and the only one that I could point out to anyone as giving an adequate idea of his great natural powers.
It is high German, however, and in it he seems to "conceive of poetry but as a drunken dream, reckless, careless, and heedless, of past, present, and to come." His tragedies (for he has written two) are not answerable to it; they are, except a few poetical passages, drawling sentiment and metaphysical jargon.
He was the first poet I ever knew.
www.blupete.com /Literature/Essays/Hazlitt/LecturesPoets.htm   (619 words)

 Sheet music at JW Pepper   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Organized as a practical aid to today's performers and teachers, basic touches, articulations, dynamics and ornamentation are discussed in detail.
In this attractive video-lecture for piano teachers and performers, Dr. Maurice Hinson explores the intriguing composers, pianistic techniques, musical characteristics and repertoire from this appealing genre.
Maurice Hinson examines the performance practices of the era and discusses the influence that literature and art had on the composers of the period.
www.jwpepper.com /Piano_Catalog_Books_Videos_DVDs_DVDs.list   (1114 words)

 The Poetry Society (Education)
The Poets in Schools scheme is one of the most successful, well established and high profile areas of the Poetry Society's work, setting standards for good practice which have been widely copied (see also Poet in the City).
The Poetry Society works with poets from throughout Great Britain and we are the best placed organisation to recommend the right poet for your school, whether it be for a one-off workshop, a reading, or an after-school literacy club.
The Poetry Society's Education administrators can ensure that poetry is genuinely brought to life in your school.  The poet's work can translate into valuable training for all members of staff, and the Society's poetryclass scheme is a project designed to train teaching staff in techniques that poets use, and the confidence they feel, in poetry.
www.poetrysociety.org.uk /content/education   (310 words)

 list of works
performance about the musical qualiies of the preparation of food, eating and washing the dishes (with audience participation)
performance for two with three tables and electronic devices
for one performer inside a church organ with live-electronic, a second performer at the keyboard
www.hans-w-koch.net /wvz.html   (792 words)

 Poets United to Advance the Arts; Jennifer Brown Banks
Poets United to Advance the Arts is a community based arts organization founded by Jennifer Brown-Banks to increase arts awareness (beyond academia) and provide a vehicle for exposure and expression to both new and seasoned poets and creative artists.
The core group consists of 6 self-publishing poets of various professional backgrounds, who collectively perform in schools, coffee houses, libraries, bookstores, churches and private parties, to audiences of all ages.
Poets United attributes its popularity and longevity to the diverse talents, backgrounds and performance styles of its comprising members.
www.writergazette.com /poets4arts.shtml   (231 words)

 Dead Poets Society   (Site not responding. Last check: )
All the performances are excellent, particularly the complex shadings of Leonard, but Williams is especially memorable.
The best stories and performances, one of the greatest films of the 1980s and a rare classic that should be treasured.
Dead Poets Society adds little to the genre that hasn't been said before and aims, instead, at familiar stereotypes and overly obvious tugs at the heartstrings.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/dead_poets_society   (544 words)

 List of poets   (Site not responding. Last check: )
People on this list should ideally have articles of their own, and be in some waynoteworthy for their poetry.
Frances E. W.Harper, poet, novelist, lecturer and activist in turn of the century temperance and racial uplift movements.
Petar Petrovic Njegos, (1813-1851), Serb poet and ruler
www.therfcc.org /list-of-poets-11399.html   (763 words)

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While he was in graduate school, he and McLuhan drove to Washington, D.C., to visit the poet Ezra Pound (who was at that point confined to a combination mental hospital and prison for his wartime support of Mussolini).
Such a list indicates the great variety of subject matter, effect and TONE that is possible in free verse, and shows that it is much less a rebellion against traditional English METRICS than a modification and extension of the resources of our language.
As a key American poet and critic of the 20th century, Ezra Pound is known for his intriguing and often baffling work on the music of language.
www.lycos.com /info/ezra-pound--poets.html   (488 words)

 San Francisco Bay Guardian | Arts and Entertainment
They first performed at the 24th Street BART station in June 2003 at the suggestion of Shahid Buttar, who went on to found the Washington, D.C., Guerrilla Poetry Insurgency, a group that performs near the Dupont Circle Metro stop.
The CAI poets know they're part of something new and compelling – as many as 60 people crowd the corner on some nights – but they don't have a mission statement.
They perform in other outdoor settings, such as Kerouac Alley, but this Friday they're putting on a rare indoor show at the OmniCircus, using that intimate venue to explore a different side of their work.
www.sfbg.com /39/09/art_performance_streetpoets.html   (1026 words)

 SoundClick artist: Dead Poets Society - Music that is intelligent and emotional. A journey of Goth Electronic world ...
Performance by Raven Nightshado, Wa, and Eric Drake on additional keyboards.
This is the Dead Poets Society remix of Madonna's 'Deeper and Deeper'.
You may not otherwise reproduce, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, or create derivative works of this material, unless authorized by the appropriate copyright owner(s).
www.soundclick.com /deadpoetssociety   (917 words)

 .: route magazine :. .: Poetry :.
Debut collection from performance poet Mark Gwynne Jones and his world of wonder.
Included with the book is a CD containing recordings of Mark in performance and also a series of film poems.
Comes complete with a performance CD capturing Rommi at her best with her outstanding band of musicians.
www.route-online.com /routev7/page.asp?idno=93   (329 words)

Long hours flew by and we were comfortable and at ease.
Poet stalwarts were there not to tease, but greet and please.
Reproduction in whole or in part or in part without written permission is prohibited.
www.poetsinternational.com /poetery_festival.htm   (219 words)

 the League of Canadian Poets
Event listings must be received at least one week prior to the beginning of the month.
Please note that this calendar lists only readings which are sponsored by the League, as well as readings which are submitted to the League specifically to be posted.
MOST VOCAL Poets Society is happy to host Rocco Di Giacomo from Thornhill, Ontario, author of EVERYTHING'S IS STILL BURNING, 20 travel poems appearing at Red Room Lounge.
www.poets.ca /linktext/psh.htm   (433 words)

 Poets Q&A
I understand if you'd rather not answer this question, but maybe you could still give me a short list of living poets you recommend reading.
Carl Dennis: About language poets, I appreciate their concern to point out the way in which common language is constantly being corrupted by the discourse of political and commercial manipulation.
I disagree with them to the extent they conclude that the only way to resist this corruption is by creating an opaque surface that forces the reader to labor in deciphering.
www.smartishpace.com /home/poetsqa/dennis_answers.htm   (1727 words)

 Centre for Creative Arts - Poetry Africa
About the poets: The festival is honoured with the presence of one of the world’s most celebrated poets, Japanese cultural giant Shuntaro Tanikawa, also well known as playwright, and scriptwriter for film, television and radio.
Multi-talented Koulsy Lamko (Chad) is a playwright, novelist, accomplished actor as well as a respected performance poet whose work reflects his interest in social issues and concerns for the plight of the downtrodden.
Jan Kees van de Werk (Netherlands) is full time poet, writer, photographer and filmmaker, with a long list of publications and a long relationship with Africa.
www.cca.ukzn.ac.za /PoetryAfrica2002.html   (1328 words)

 Fado elist July 2003
In many performance art festivals around the globe when you are a witness to a performance piece, besides the actions taking place, the interaction with the audience, the multimedia aspects, you also "hear" something.
Performers and performance artists who may consider their work to depend on the page as the key to, or foundry of performance, including scriptwriters, storyboard writers, writers of dance or choreographic notations, who may wish to contribute extracts, examples of working drawings, layerings or handmade or machine-made scripts.
Performance Studies international (PSi) was launched by the Department of Performance Studies at New York University in 1995.
www.performanceart.ca /elist/july2003.html   (4078 words)

 Private List: Great Places, Interesting People
On Private List, you can not only share with other members your private list of the world's best places by adding them to the listings, you can meet people who share an interest in great food, wide-ranging conversation, the performing arts, fine craftsmanship, challenging ideas, the cultures of many nations, and the natural world.
Private List is made up of members' own finds of great places, services, and performing companies in the cities they know well.
Private List is founded on the conviction that there are people all over the world who share a similar taste for life, even if they have always lived thousands of miles from one another.
private-list.com   (533 words)

 Reading List
The difference between a reading, a performance, a play.
The second, of five pages or more, will be a Manifesto for a new school of poetry, complete with poets and poems.
Performance, play (write and/or direct and/or act in), a reading, a film or video, a recording, a website.
www.bobholman.com /bard/fall98.htm   (334 words)

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