Peter Jaeger Performed by the Yehudi Menuhin Music School, 2016 Posted 2/23/2017 Here's is the latest addition to our author page for poet and critic Peter Jaeger to get your toes tapping for the coming weekend. Daniel Penny, winner of the BBC's young composer of the year award in 2015, set Peter Jaeger's poem "Sub Twang Mustard" to music. You can listen in here and be sure to check out the rest of the recordings archived on PennSound's Peter Jaeger author page, including sets from Manchester's The Other Room series, the if p then q series in London, and a 2013 reading at London's Kingsgate Gallery. New at J2: Chris Funkhouser on Cecil Taylor Posted 2/22/2017 We've just published a wonderful new piece from Chris Funkhouser over at Jacket2. More importantly, it traces Funkhouser's long and influential relationship with Taylor and his work over the past thirty years. Edmond Jabes: New Author Page Posted 2/20/2017 PennSound Daily is written by Michael S.
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poets.org | Academy of American PoetsFRAC PACA - AccueilPoetry and LiteraturePoet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Tracy K. Smith was appointed by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden to serve as the 22nd Poet Laureate on June 14, 2017. Smith is the author of three books of poetry, including Life on Mars (2011), winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction Denis Johnson was posthumously awarded the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden on July 11, 2017. From the Catbird Seat – Poetry and Literature Center Blog Read the latest blog post: Read more blog posts | Subscribe via Email or RSS Upcoming Events MARCH 28, 7:00 PM STORIES FROM A FALLEN WORLD: A TRIBUTE TO DENIS JOHNSON. APRIL 11, 7:00 PM THE LIFE OF A POET. APRIL 12, 7:30 PM PLANETARY POEMS. 22nd U.S. APRIL 19, 7:00 PM STAYING HUMAN: POETRY IN THE AGE OF TECHNOLOGY. 22nd U.S. View more upcoming events
King Lear from ShakespeareMag.comThe tragedy King Lear is one of William Shakespeare's most acclaimed plays. Many have gone as far as to affirm that it is simply not possible to write a tragedy that surpasses the depth and transcendence that characterise King Lear. It is believed that the play was written at the beginning of the 17th century, most likely between 1603 and 1606. Shakespeare also wrote a theatrical adaptation of this play around 1623. It is likely that Shakespeare drew some inspiration from mythical figures like the Leir of Britain, whose legend was popular as far back as the 8th century. King Lear of Britain is the title character in this tragedy. - The Earl of Gloucester - Edgar, the Earl's son - Edmund, the Earl's illegitimate son - The Dukes of Albany and Cornwall, who are married to King Lear's daughters Regan and Goneril - The King of France, who eventually becomes Cordelia's husband - Fool, a jester in the court of King Lear - The Duke of Burgundy, one of Cordelia's suitors - The Earl of Kent
Musée d'Art Contemporain [mac] | Ville de MarseillePrésentation Forte de presque huit cents œuvres, la collection du [MAC] s'appuie sur celle du musée Cantini qui fut scindée en deux lors de la création du [MAC] en 1994. Les Nouveaux Réalistes, qui s'étaient affirmés par leur déclaration commune le 27 octobre 1960, décidant de travailler avec les matériaux nouveaux que la modernité proposait ( affiches, objets de la société de consommation, nouvelles matières : plastiques, néons...) furent choisis pour la rupture que leurs propositions apportaient. Sur cette rupture s'élabora la césure dans les collections marseillaises donnant naissance à celle du [MAC]. La collection du [MAC] rend compte ainsi de l'essentiel de la production de la seconde moitié du XXème siècle et du début du XXIème. Dans le jardin attenant au musée plusieurs œuvres de Jean-Michel Alberola, Julien Blaine, César, Erik Dietman et Fabrice Gygi complètent la présentation. Les musées de Marseille sont porteurs du label "Famille Plus". ERWIN WURM 17 mai – 15 septembre 2019
Inspire with Poetry! 10+ Ideas & Resources“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost April is National Poetry month and the perfect excuse to inspire your students with poetry no matter what subject you teach. Try posting a short poem on the board related to the topic of the day, such as the science haikus found @Sciencehaiku. Then give your students the mission to create their own poems that explore the topic more deeply. For example, they can create descriptive poems about animals and challenge their peers to guess the animal. Lesson Ideas Here are a few lesson ideas I talked about during my presentation. Resources Here are a few more resources: More Resources and Lesson Plans Find many more ideas in my Pearltree bookmarks below. Cultivate your interests with Pearltrees for Android Challenge: Try one of these tools or apps to get students interested in creating their own poems.
For Better for Verse | Sonnet 29accent: emphasis given a syllable in ordinary usage, as provided by a pronouncing dictionary. See also stress. accentual-syllabic: the prosodic mode that dominated English-language poetry 1400-1900, and that this tutorial exclusively addresses. acephalous line: a “headless” line in iambic or anapestic meter, which omits (a) slack syllable(s) from the first foot. alexandrine: iambic hexameter line, usually with a strong midpoint caesura; most familiar in Romance-language poetry but not rare in English. alliteration: repetition of the same initial sound in nearby words. anapest: metrical foot consisting of two slacks and a stress: υ υ / anaphora: repetition of a word or phrase in initial position. assonance: harmonious repetition of the same vowel sound in nearby words. ballad meter: quatrain in alternating iambic tetrameter and trimeter lines rhyming abxb, traditionally used in folk narrative and during modern times adapted to lyric poetry. blank verse: unrhymed iambic pentameter. caesura: consonance: