Measure for Measure: How to Savor the Meter of Poems (19140)

Three Thursdays: November 7, 14, 21 and make up date Friday, December 6 from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

$110.00 (10% off for members)

Join acclaimed poet, editor, and translator and beloved poetry teacher Annie Finch in savoring the intoxicating power of poetry in meter. Through reading, discussion, and a few optional writing exercises, we will learn how to distinguish the meter of a poem by ear, how to appreciate poets’ different metrical styles, and how to read metrical poetry aloud with sensitivity, grace, and panache. Three Thursdays: November 7, 14, 21  and make up date Friday, December 6 from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

Required Book: 

Measure for Measure, edited by Annie Finch and Alexandra Oliver (9780375712487)

Annie Finch is the author or editor of more than twenty books of poetry and poetics. Her books for poets and poetry lovers include A Poet's Craft: A Comprehensive Guide to Making and Sharing Your Poetry, Measure for Measure: An Anthology of Poetic Meters, An Exaltation of Forms: Contemporary Poets Celebrate the Diversity of Their Art, and The Body of Poetry. Finch holds a BA from Yale and a Ph.D from Stanford, has taught and lectured widely, and has received the Robert Fitzgerald Prosody Award for her lifetime contribution to the art and craft of versification. Her poetry has been performed at Carnegie Hall and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, installed in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, and published in Poetry, Paris Review, The New York Times, and The Penguin Book of Twentieth-Century American Poetry.

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Measure for Measure: An Anthology of Poetic Meters (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series) Cover Image
By Annie Finch (Editor), Alexandra Oliver (Editor)
ISBN: 9780375712487
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Published: Everyman's Library - March 31st, 2015