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Voice of the Poet: American Wits

Ogden Nash, Dorothy Parker, Phyllis McGinley (Voice of the Poet)

by Phyllis Mcginley

  • 152 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by RH Audio Voices .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry,
  • General,
  • Audio - Nonfiction (Unabridged),
  • Unabridged Audio - Drama/Poetry,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Humorous poetry, American,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Poetry / General,
  • Audiobooks

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsOgden Nash (Narrator), Dorothy Parker (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7850324M
    ISBN 10055375663X
    ISBN 109780553756630

      Poets are sometimes as important in telling the story of a nation as historians. This is especially true of poets and painters who come of age during the revolution that births a nation. Such was the case with the Hartford Wits—a talented group of writers greatly influenced by the struggle of the American colonies for independence from Britain. This community of writers gave voice to the next generation of black American poets. It was founded nearly 30 years ago in Boston by Thomas Sayers Ellis, Sharan Strange and Janice Lowe, who were.

    Robert John Meehan's insight into the hearts and souls of both teacher and students has earned him international recognition as 'The Voice Of the American Teacher'. Selections from The Teacher's Journey/The Road Less Traveled and The Teacher's Treasure/Bounty for All have appeared in countless magazines and educational journals worldwide. The talented winners of differ in style, voice, poetic devices used, and topics; yet all of them craft poetry of depth. This poetry is exciting in that it involves far-ranging topics that the poets .

    A prolific writer known for his colorful portrayals of Black life from the ss, Hughes wrote plays, short stories, poetry, several books, and contributed the lyrics to a Broadway musical. Anne Bradstreet page on Amazon*. A deeply ambitious writer with a powerful voice. Anne Bradstreet was a deeply ambitious writer, according to this piece, Humble Assertions, published in Common-Place, the journal of early American it, Charlotte Gordon writes that her sophistication as a poet is often overlooked, as well as.


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Voice of the Poet: American Wits by Phyllis Mcginley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Voice of the Poet is a great series, at least the three CDs with which I am familiar. If you enjoy hearing poems, as well as reading them-- and especially if you enjoy witty, funny verse-- I heartily recommend AMERICAN WITS/5(3).

Dorothy Parker was an American writer, poet and critic best known for her caustic wit, wisecracks, and sharp eye for 20th century urban foibles.

From a conflicted and unhappy childhood, Parker rose to acclaim, both for her literary output in such venues as The New Yorker and as a founding member of the Algonquin Librarian Note: There is more /5.

Voice of the Poet American Wits Paperback by J D Mcclatchy (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ Author: J D Mcclatchy.

VOICE OF THE POET, AMERICAN WITS: Ogden Nash, Dorothy Parker, Phyllis McGinley. Read by the authors. Abridged. 1 cd. 1 hour. Random House Audio. Voice of the Poet: American Wits: Dorothy Parker, Phyllis McGinley (Ogden Nash) () ISBN: - Good.

Ships with Tracking Number!. Distinguished poet and critic John Hollander offers, for the first time ever, a buoyant guided tour of American light verse-a tradition he delightfully pursues from Ambrose Bierce's sardonic "The Devil's Dictionary" quatrains to the latter-day comic inventions of Edward Gorey, Kenneth Koch, and /5(15).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Unabridged. Compact disc. Performer(s): Read by poets Dorothy Parker, Ogden Nash, and Phyllis McGinley. Book includes the text of the poetry, a bibliography, and a commentary by J.D. McClatchy. Compact disc. Performer(s): Read by the poets.

Description: 1 audio disc (54 min.): digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (64 pages: illustrations ; 18 cm). Contents: Dorothy Parker --Ogden Nash --Phyllis McGinley. Series Title: Voice of the poet.

More information. Irreverent, playful, and inventive, the American light verse of the past century offers a brimming feast of urbane pleasures. Bubbling over with engaging parodies, sparkling aphorisms, and wisecracking asides, the poems gathered here display a sure-footed handling of the poet’s art.

Spoken word is one form of poetry that is specifically written to be performed. Spoken word, performance poetry, and slam poetry (spoken word performed for a live audience as part of a competition) often serves as a universal, socially-charged self-empowering form of expression can heighten students' interest in poetry and enhance their own powers of self-expression.

The inclusion of poets in a republic would provide marginalised elements of society with an important and educational voice, writes Dr Robert Wood. In my last few pieces for Independent Australia, I have outlined some of the possibilities of an Australian has been as an inclusive, independent, non-violent, supportive and connected form of government.

Poet and short-story writer Raymond Carver was born in the logging town of Clatskanie, Oregon, and grew up in Yakima, Washington. He was married and the father of two before he and he held a number of low-paying jobs: he “picked tulips, pumped gas, swept hospital corridors, swabbed toilets, [and] managed an apartment complex,” according to Bruce Weber in a New York Times Magazine.

In the decade following the American Revolution, that city sprouted a group of poets known as The Hartford Wits. English majors today may not recall a single poem by Timothy Dwight, Elihu Hubbard Smith, or John G.C. Brainard, but there it is: Connecticut set foot in literary history as early asintroduced by the members of what sounds.

But both small poems reflect how, to adapt Lincoln’s words, “the war came” to American poetry. Literary historian Edmund Wilson's influential book, Patriotic Gore, shows how the war. Muriel Rukeyser was a poet, playwright, biographer, children’s book author, and political activist.

Indeed, for Rukeyser, these activities and forms of expression were linked. As Marilyn Hacker has noted, for Rukeyser “poetry could encompass both science and history, that of the past and of the present, from the Depression through the anti-war movements in which the poet was active at the.

The American poets of this age, save Freneau in a few short lyrics, felt but little of this great impulse; but in the next period we shall see that William Cullen Bryant heard the call and sang: "Scarce less the cleft-born wild-flower seems to enjoy Existence than the.

Nineteenth century poet Walt Whitman is heralded as one of the first truly American poets, but for me, he was my first. I’m a little sheepish to admit this, but I discovered Whitman during my middle school days of obsession with Nicholas Sparks novels: in The Notebook, Noah always read his poetry.

Buy a cheap copy of The Voice of the Poet: Five American book by Muriel Rukeyser. An Anthology of Women Poets that includes: Gertrude Stein, Edna St. Vincent Millay, H.D., Louise Bogen, and Muriel audio production is accompanied by Free shipping over $ Book Description: Gwendolyn Brooks is one of the major American poets of this century and the first black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry ().

Yet far less critical attention has focused on her work than on that of her peers. Angélica Hernández-Viera earned her B.A. in Spanish Modern Languages and Literature in Monterrey, México, and her Masters in Education from Sam Houston State University in Angélica, who joined WITS inis a bilingual teacher with 8 years of public school experience, teaching such courses as Latin American literature and English as a Second Language to high school students.

American poetry is poetry of the United arose first as efforts by colonists to add their voices to English poetry in the 17th century, well before the constitutional unification of the Thirteen Colonies (although before this unification, a strong oral tradition often likened to poetry existed among Native American societies).

Unsurprisingly, most of the early colonists' work relied. Kathleen Flenniken is the author of two poetry collections: Plume, winner of the Washington State Book Award and finalist for the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America, and Famous, winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize and named a Notable Book by the American Library awards include a fellowship from the NEA and a Pushcart Prize.He would go on to write more than 20 books, addressing stereotypes, challenging accepted ideas of American history, and helping the American Indian Movement to gain momentum.

N. Scott Momaday: A writer, teacher, artist, and storyteller, N. Scott Momaday is one of the most celebrated Native American writers of the past century.