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Poetic closure

Barbara Herrnstein Smith

Poetic closure

a study of how poems end.

by Barbara Herrnstein Smith

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetics,
  • Closure (Rhetoric)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 273-278.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1042 .S65
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 289 p.
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5607686M
    LC Control Number68015034


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The Bibliography is impressive. Relatively few poems were cited: there was no need for many poems to illustrate the profound themes/5. In Poetic Closure, distinguished literary scholar Barbara Herrnstein Smith explores the provocative question: How do poems end.

To answer it, Smith examines numerous individual poems and examples of common poetic forms in order to reveal the relationship between closure and the overall structure and integrity of a poem. First published inSmith’s book remains essential reading in.

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First published inSmith’s book remains essential reading in poetic theory. “Ranging from Elizabethan lyric through free and syllabic verse and concrete poetry, Poetic Closure is a learned, witty, and richly illustrated study of the behavior of poems/5(6). First published inSmith’s book remains essential reading in poetic theory.

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New York: P. Lang, © The Virgilian Vitae impose on the poet's life a strong pattern of linear development, a teleology which constructs the Aeneid as the simultaneous closure - ideological and narrative - of Virgil's life and his writings.

Within this pattern, which distinguishes Virgil from his contemporaries and makes of him a paradigm for his successors, the Eclogues, the Georgics, and the Aeneid become part of Cited by: eschewed doctrinal closure.

As Barbara Herrnstein Smith argued in her study Poetic Closure: A Study of How Poems End, twentieth-century poets in-creasingly experiment in “open closure, ” allowing into their poetry a kind of parataxis that resists summary couplets and gestures toward the mysteries ofFile Size: 80KB.

As Barbara Herrnstein Smith notes, closure "may be regarded as a modification of structure that makes stasis, or the absence of further continuation, the most probable event" (Poetic Closure 34). Closure thus looks to not only rein in the forward movement of writing, but to arrest the play of meaning itself.

Poetic Form and Content. According to Barbara Hernstein Smith’s definition in Poetic Closure, “Formal elements [of a poem] are defined as those which arise from the physical nature of words, and would include all such features as rhyme, alliteration, and syllabic meter. The thematic elements [elements relating to content] of a poem are those which arise from the symbolic of.

Queer Lyrics fills a gap in queer studies: the lyric, as poetic genre, has never been directly addressed by queer theory. Vincent uses formal concerns, difficulty and closure, to discuss innovations specific to queer American poets. He traces a genealogy based on these queer techniques from Whitman, through Crane and Moore, to Ashbery and Spicer.

Poetic closure; a study of how poems end. Format Book Published Chicago, University of Chicago Press [] Description xvi, p. 23 cm. Notes Bibliography: p. Subject headings Poetics. Closure (Rhetoric) ISBN There has been much discussion of narrative aspects of the Bible in recent years, but the ends of biblical narratives how the ends contribute to closure for their stories and how the ending strategies affect the whole narrative have not been studied comprehensively.

This study shows how the writers and editors of short narratives in Genesis gave their stories a sense of closure (or in a few. KH: I read Poetic Closure in grad school (I have an MA in Japanese literature) and it has been the single most influential book of theory in terms of both reading and revising (and teaching grad students).

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“The Rejection of Closure” was originally written as a talk and given at Natoma Street, San Francisco, on Ap (1) The “Who Is Speak­ing?” panel discussion had taken place several weeks earlier, and with the “Poetry & Philosophy” issue of Poetics Journal (volume 3) about to come out, Barrett Watten and I had just decided to devote Poetics Journal 4 to the theme of.

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Poems about Closure at the world's largest poetry site. Ranked poetry on Closure, by famous & modern poets. Learn how to write a poem about Closure and share it. It provides a bit of closure. Perhaps closure is the wrong word.

The book shows the arc of my work for the past 15 years, and in a way it gives me creative license to move forward, do new things. This book wasn't as eye popping as I was expecting it to be. I was expecting it to go more in depth into the psychological side of Closure. In addition to exploring other types of closure such as in romantic relationships and friendships.

It certainly isn't a terrible read/5. Each chapter is a stage in the larger process of letting go. Hope is the optimism for the future. Closure is the last hug with your past. Love is the liberation from grief. The poems are very relatable to everyone because each one of us has to learn to let go of something or the other.

Each word in the book drips of emotion and melancholy. Remarkable parallels, for instance, exist between thematic closure in poems and the conscious and unconscious signals of closure that develop in pretermination and accelerate in termination proper. A case illustrates this point: the slow crescendo of cues begins months before the first “pretermination dream.”Cited by: 6.

Goodnight Moon" fulfills two very powerful needs to small children - to keep their mothers close to their sides as long as possible and to make closure on their day by telling each object goodnight. It is a poetic and soothing book helping babies and parents to calm down and go to bed/5(8).

of closure is that poems like this one constitute traps or series of traps that require readers to create their own poems. David M. Vieth, for example, argues that, "to give an illusion of meaning," Rochester's best poems "employ 'paradoxes'": a Rochester poem distinctively works by placing its speaker at the intersection of two or more conflict.

Poetic closure is the sense of conclusion given at the end of a poem. Barbara Herrnstein Smith's detailed study—Poetic Closure: A Study of How Poems End—explores various techniques for achieving closure.

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