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The Resource A formal feeling comes : poems in form by contemporary women, edited by Annie Finch

A formal feeling comes : poems in form by contemporary women, edited by Annie Finch

Label
A formal feeling comes : poems in form by contemporary women
Title
A formal feeling comes
Title remainder
poems in form by contemporary women
Statement of responsibility
edited by Annie Finch
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of poems by women belonging to the New Formalism movement. One of their number, Sonia Sanchez, writes: "I say, step back sisters, we're rising from the dead, / I say, step back Johnnies, we're dancing on our heads."
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS589
LC item number
.F67 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A formal feeling comes : poems in form by contemporary women, edited by Annie Finch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 6) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Elizabeth Alexander -- A Multiplicity of Forms -- Kevin of the N.E. Crew -- Ladders -- Who I Think You Are -- Zodiac -- Nell Altizer -- A Different Spin -- Sonnet 2 -- Sonnet 5 -- Julia Alvarez -- Housekeeping Cages -- How I Learned to Sweep -- Naming the Fabrics -- Sonnet 1 -- Sonnet 42 -- Bilingual Sestina -- Judith Barrington -- Scaffolding -- Villanelle VI -- Rosellen Brown -- On Syllabics and Cora Fry -- Five Poems from Cora Fry -- Debra Bruce -- Ultrasound -- Two Couples -- Sonnet 2 -- Sonnet 4 -- Julia Budenz -- Admiration and Allure -- Poeta Fui -- Melissa Cannon -- Essentials -- The Sisters -- Kelly Cherry -- A Flashlight or Map -- History -- The Raiment We Put On -- The Bride of Quietness -- Reading, Dreaming, Hiding -- The Pines Without Peer -- Sandra Cisneros -- Spoken Forms -- Muddy Kid Comes Home -- The Poet Reflects on Her Solitary Fate -- Cheryl Clarke -- Thoughts on Form and Formalism and My Uses of Them -- What Goes Around Comes Around, or The Proof is in the Pudding -- Tortoise and Badger -- Rondeau -- Catherine Davis -- The Air We Breathed -- Belongings -- The Years -- Out of Work, Out of Touch, Out of Sorts -- Rita Dove -- An Intact World -- Persephone Underground -- History -- Political -- "Blown apart by loss ..." -- Suzanne J. Doyle -- When the Ballerina Doesn't Point Her Toes -- This Shade -- Some Girls -- Hell to Pay -- Rhina P. Espaillat -- Why I Like to Dance in a Box -- Metrics -- Julie Fay -- A Kind of Survival -- Dear Marilyn -- Words -- Annie Finch -- Illicit Communion -- Dickinson -- For Grizzel McNaught (1709-1792) -- A Reply from His Coy Mistress -- Sapphics for Patience -- Joan Austin Geier -- On Writing Formal Poetry -- On Your Twenty-First Birthday -- Sarah Gorham -- A Dancing Floor -- The White Tiger Leaps -- Princess Parade -- The Empress Receives the Head of a Taiping Rebel -- Jane Greer -- Art is Made -- Rodin's "Gates of Hell" -- Emily Grosholz -- Art and Science -- Eden -- The Last of the Courtyard -- Legacies -- Marilyn Hacker -- Meditating Formally -- Eight Days in April -- Ballad of Ladies Lost and Found -- Dusk: July -- Rachel Hadas -- The Skills of the Stow-Away -- The House Beside the Sea -- Winged Words -- The Lair -- Josephine Jacobsen -- Basic Rhythms -- Only Alice -- The Limbo Dancer -- Lenore Keeshig-Tobias -- An Ancient Technique -- I Grew Up -- Mother With Child -- Dolores Kendrick -- On the Craft of Poems -- Solo: The Good Blues -- Note to the Ophthalmologist -- Gethsemane A.D. -- We Are the Writing on the Wall -- Jane Kenyon -- Shielding -- Travel: After a Death -- Inpatient -- Alone for a Week -- Mary Kinzie -- Some Thoughts on the Threshold of Form and the Level of Words -- Sun and Moon -- Boy -- Sound Waves -- Canicula -- Ringing Words -- Carolyn Kizer -- A Defense of Breathing -- On a Line from Valery -- Section Two (from "Pro Femina") -- Section Three (from "Pro Femina") -- A Muse of Water -- Phyllis Koestenbaum -- Writing Criminally -- Sonnet XXXVII from "Criminal Sonnets" -- Sybil Kollar -- Calisthenics -- Sunday Matinee -- Late Arrivals -- Maxine Kumin -- Paradoxical Freedom -- The Height of the Season -- The Nuns of Childhood: Two Views -- Despair -- Phillis Levin -- Embracing Fate -- Citizens & Sky -- Dark Horse -- Planting Roses -- Janet Lewis -- A Kind of Celebration -- Time and Music -- Vassar Miller -- A Worthwhile Task -- Light Reading -- How Far? -- Dirge in Jazz Time -- Leslie Monsour -- Notes on Contemporary Formalism -- Emily's Words -- Sweeping -- A Dream of Dying -- Honor Moore -- The Walls of the Room -- First Time: 1950 -- A Green Place -- Suzanne Noguere -- A Living Thing -- The Scribes -- The Secret -- Whirling Round the Sun -- Soma -- Barney Bigard -- Elise Paschen -- From the "Inside Out" -- Litany -- Confederacy -- Molly Peacock -- One Green, One Blue: One Point About Formal Verse Writing and Another About Women Writing Formal Verse -- ChrisEaster -- Devolution -- How I Had to Act -- Anger Sweetened -- Good Girl -- The Spell -- Helen Pinkerton -- True Recovery -- On Dorothea Lange's Photograph "Migrant Mother" (1936) -- On Vermeer's "Young Woman With a Water Jug" (1658) in the Metropolitan Museum -- Mary Jo Salter -- A Beautiful Surface -- Chernobyl -- What Do Women Want? -- The Rebirth of Venus -- Young Girl Peeling Apples -- Sonia Sanchez -- Form and Responsibility -- Haiku (for paul robeson) -- Haiku -- Song No. 3 -- Song No. 2 -- Father and Daughter -- May Sarton -- Where the Greatest Mystery Lies -- Small Joys -- The Tortured -- Maureen Seaton -- Honoring The Sonnet -- Fear of Subways -- Fear of Shoplifting -- Wings -- Leslie Simon -- On "Street Bleats" -- Hattie went to Market -- Nellie gives into Blanche -- Bernice got next to Isis -- Elizabeth Spires -- Some Notes on Form -- The Comb and the Mirror -- Apology -- Interrogations of the Sparrow -- Maura Stanton -- Reflections on Meter -- Ballad of the Magic Glasses -- Living Apart -- Patricia Storage -- A Singular Presence -- The Archaeology of Divorce -- Wedding Song -- King Lear Bewildered -- Mona Van Duyn -- Out-of-Body Concentration -- Homework -- The Vision Test -- Sonnet for Minimalists -- Alma Luz Villanueva -- The Wind and Light -- Peace #3 -- Even the Eagles Must Gather -- Anne Waldman -- Shifting Contexts -- Baby's Pantoum -- Marilyn N. Waniek -- Sense of Discovery -- Diverne's Waltz -- Chosen -- Balance -- Daughters, 1900 -- The Ballad of Aunt Geneva -- A Canticle for Abba Jacob -- Kathleene West -- E.B. and Me -- On Track -- Mildred Weston -- To Be Clearly Heard -- Primitive Place -- Departure -- Gail White -- Being Human -- The Leopard in Eden -- Carolyn B. Whitlow -- Standards to Break -- Book of Routh -- Rockin' A Man, Stone Blind -- Poem for the Children -- Nancy Willard -- The Gift of a Poem -- The Ballad of Biddy Early -- The Cat's Second Song -- The Speckled Hen's Morning Song to Biddy Early -- Nellie Wong -- When Form Flowers -- Ironing -- Grandmothers' Song -- Celeste T. Wright -- My Experience with Poetic Forms -- State of Preservation -- Appendix 1: Formal Key to Poems -- Appendix 2: Index of Forms
Control code
30037024
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 308 pages
Isbn
9780934257985
Lccn
94004906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Sandra Cisneros, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-146). Paperbound.
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)30037024
Label
A formal feeling comes : poems in form by contemporary women, edited by Annie Finch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 6) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Elizabeth Alexander -- A Multiplicity of Forms -- Kevin of the N.E. Crew -- Ladders -- Who I Think You Are -- Zodiac -- Nell Altizer -- A Different Spin -- Sonnet 2 -- Sonnet 5 -- Julia Alvarez -- Housekeeping Cages -- How I Learned to Sweep -- Naming the Fabrics -- Sonnet 1 -- Sonnet 42 -- Bilingual Sestina -- Judith Barrington -- Scaffolding -- Villanelle VI -- Rosellen Brown -- On Syllabics and Cora Fry -- Five Poems from Cora Fry -- Debra Bruce -- Ultrasound -- Two Couples -- Sonnet 2 -- Sonnet 4 -- Julia Budenz -- Admiration and Allure -- Poeta Fui -- Melissa Cannon -- Essentials -- The Sisters -- Kelly Cherry -- A Flashlight or Map -- History -- The Raiment We Put On -- The Bride of Quietness -- Reading, Dreaming, Hiding -- The Pines Without Peer -- Sandra Cisneros -- Spoken Forms -- Muddy Kid Comes Home -- The Poet Reflects on Her Solitary Fate -- Cheryl Clarke -- Thoughts on Form and Formalism and My Uses of Them -- What Goes Around Comes Around, or The Proof is in the Pudding -- Tortoise and Badger -- Rondeau -- Catherine Davis -- The Air We Breathed -- Belongings -- The Years -- Out of Work, Out of Touch, Out of Sorts -- Rita Dove -- An Intact World -- Persephone Underground -- History -- Political -- "Blown apart by loss ..." -- Suzanne J. Doyle -- When the Ballerina Doesn't Point Her Toes -- This Shade -- Some Girls -- Hell to Pay -- Rhina P. Espaillat -- Why I Like to Dance in a Box -- Metrics -- Julie Fay -- A Kind of Survival -- Dear Marilyn -- Words -- Annie Finch -- Illicit Communion -- Dickinson -- For Grizzel McNaught (1709-1792) -- A Reply from His Coy Mistress -- Sapphics for Patience -- Joan Austin Geier -- On Writing Formal Poetry -- On Your Twenty-First Birthday -- Sarah Gorham -- A Dancing Floor -- The White Tiger Leaps -- Princess Parade -- The Empress Receives the Head of a Taiping Rebel -- Jane Greer -- Art is Made -- Rodin's "Gates of Hell" -- Emily Grosholz -- Art and Science -- Eden -- The Last of the Courtyard -- Legacies -- Marilyn Hacker -- Meditating Formally -- Eight Days in April -- Ballad of Ladies Lost and Found -- Dusk: July -- Rachel Hadas -- The Skills of the Stow-Away -- The House Beside the Sea -- Winged Words -- The Lair -- Josephine Jacobsen -- Basic Rhythms -- Only Alice -- The Limbo Dancer -- Lenore Keeshig-Tobias -- An Ancient Technique -- I Grew Up -- Mother With Child -- Dolores Kendrick -- On the Craft of Poems -- Solo: The Good Blues -- Note to the Ophthalmologist -- Gethsemane A.D. -- We Are the Writing on the Wall -- Jane Kenyon -- Shielding -- Travel: After a Death -- Inpatient -- Alone for a Week -- Mary Kinzie -- Some Thoughts on the Threshold of Form and the Level of Words -- Sun and Moon -- Boy -- Sound Waves -- Canicula -- Ringing Words -- Carolyn Kizer -- A Defense of Breathing -- On a Line from Valery -- Section Two (from "Pro Femina") -- Section Three (from "Pro Femina") -- A Muse of Water -- Phyllis Koestenbaum -- Writing Criminally -- Sonnet XXXVII from "Criminal Sonnets" -- Sybil Kollar -- Calisthenics -- Sunday Matinee -- Late Arrivals -- Maxine Kumin -- Paradoxical Freedom -- The Height of the Season -- The Nuns of Childhood: Two Views -- Despair -- Phillis Levin -- Embracing Fate -- Citizens & Sky -- Dark Horse -- Planting Roses -- Janet Lewis -- A Kind of Celebration -- Time and Music -- Vassar Miller -- A Worthwhile Task -- Light Reading -- How Far? -- Dirge in Jazz Time -- Leslie Monsour -- Notes on Contemporary Formalism -- Emily's Words -- Sweeping -- A Dream of Dying -- Honor Moore -- The Walls of the Room -- First Time: 1950 -- A Green Place -- Suzanne Noguere -- A Living Thing -- The Scribes -- The Secret -- Whirling Round the Sun -- Soma -- Barney Bigard -- Elise Paschen -- From the "Inside Out" -- Litany -- Confederacy -- Molly Peacock -- One Green, One Blue: One Point About Formal Verse Writing and Another About Women Writing Formal Verse -- ChrisEaster -- Devolution -- How I Had to Act -- Anger Sweetened -- Good Girl -- The Spell -- Helen Pinkerton -- True Recovery -- On Dorothea Lange's Photograph "Migrant Mother" (1936) -- On Vermeer's "Young Woman With a Water Jug" (1658) in the Metropolitan Museum -- Mary Jo Salter -- A Beautiful Surface -- Chernobyl -- What Do Women Want? -- The Rebirth of Venus -- Young Girl Peeling Apples -- Sonia Sanchez -- Form and Responsibility -- Haiku (for paul robeson) -- Haiku -- Song No. 3 -- Song No. 2 -- Father and Daughter -- May Sarton -- Where the Greatest Mystery Lies -- Small Joys -- The Tortured -- Maureen Seaton -- Honoring The Sonnet -- Fear of Subways -- Fear of Shoplifting -- Wings -- Leslie Simon -- On "Street Bleats" -- Hattie went to Market -- Nellie gives into Blanche -- Bernice got next to Isis -- Elizabeth Spires -- Some Notes on Form -- The Comb and the Mirror -- Apology -- Interrogations of the Sparrow -- Maura Stanton -- Reflections on Meter -- Ballad of the Magic Glasses -- Living Apart -- Patricia Storage -- A Singular Presence -- The Archaeology of Divorce -- Wedding Song -- King Lear Bewildered -- Mona Van Duyn -- Out-of-Body Concentration -- Homework -- The Vision Test -- Sonnet for Minimalists -- Alma Luz Villanueva -- The Wind and Light -- Peace #3 -- Even the Eagles Must Gather -- Anne Waldman -- Shifting Contexts -- Baby's Pantoum -- Marilyn N. Waniek -- Sense of Discovery -- Diverne's Waltz -- Chosen -- Balance -- Daughters, 1900 -- The Ballad of Aunt Geneva -- A Canticle for Abba Jacob -- Kathleene West -- E.B. and Me -- On Track -- Mildred Weston -- To Be Clearly Heard -- Primitive Place -- Departure -- Gail White -- Being Human -- The Leopard in Eden -- Carolyn B. Whitlow -- Standards to Break -- Book of Routh -- Rockin' A Man, Stone Blind -- Poem for the Children -- Nancy Willard -- The Gift of a Poem -- The Ballad of Biddy Early -- The Cat's Second Song -- The Speckled Hen's Morning Song to Biddy Early -- Nellie Wong -- When Form Flowers -- Ironing -- Grandmothers' Song -- Celeste T. Wright -- My Experience with Poetic Forms -- State of Preservation -- Appendix 1: Formal Key to Poems -- Appendix 2: Index of Forms
Control code
30037024
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 308 pages
Isbn
9780934257985
Lccn
94004906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Sandra Cisneros, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-146). Paperbound.
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)30037024

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