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  1. says:

    The title is a bit deceptive as this is primarily an anthology but from an anthology you really couldn't ask for It covers the evolution of the sonnet century by century beginning with the 16th It of course includes all the biggies Shakespeare Hopkins Millay etc but the 20th century especially is riddled with poets unknown or only barely know

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    An excellent collection organized by century Extraordinary to see the ways in which the form developed over time and also the uniue approach o

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    For all purposes this is probably one of the largest collections of sonnets many of them devoted to modern sonnets as opposed to ones from different languages or different eras I recommend the Art of The Sonnet by Stephen Burt as a substitute the selection isnt as extensive but the choices are much better with regards to uality and conceit whereas the choices from this anthology seem much random and not as c

  4. says:

    A Norton Anthology in all the best and worst ways If you go by the number of pages devoted to the various incarnations of the sonnet

  5. says:

    As the title suggests this is not an anthology but a course on a poetic form in English Only a small section by t

  6. says:

    Dry perfunctory This volume calls out the reuisite list of classics for their particular merits Another canonical compendium from Norton and little substantive material included re the composition of sonnets themselves

  7. says:

    A fantastic collection of sonnets and commentaries which charted the history and development of one of my favourite poetic forms It has kickstarted me reading poets I hadn't come across as well as revisiting old favourites

  8. says:

    Discovered many great sonnets as well as many bad ones I felt that too much importance was given to the 20th century whereas other eras were sadly neglected The curation could have been better too

  9. says:

    10 uestions for a Sonnet Workshop

  10. says:

    A strong anthology of the sonnet form which gets particular credit for devoting its largest section to the 20th Century

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The Making of a Sonnet A Norton Anthology

N lines lengthened them shortened them elaborated on them and in turn been defined by them Three sections The Sonnet in the Mirror The Sonnet Goes to Different Lengths and The Sonnet extraordinary durability and its reinventions The collection opens with personal introductions by the editors and in t. A Norton Anthology in all the best and worst ways If you go by the number of pages devoted to the various incarnations of the sonnet in this anthology you d come to the conclusion that the 20th century English language sonnet is the highpoint in the history of the form with some minor attention given to international sonneteers such as Neruda or Rilke The layout of the book was also problematic as you are given a detailed breakdown of sonnet mechanics at the very end of the volume if the breakdown was at the start of the anthology I would have a better appreciation for the intent of the poems outside of my normal aesthetics If you are interested in a deeper look at the history of the English language sonnets I d recommend The Sonnet A Comprehensive Anthology of British and American Sonnets from the Renaissance to the Present Edited by Robert M Bender and Charles L Suier Ty jesteś moje imię elaborated on them and in turn been defined by them Three sections The Sonnet in the Mirror The Sonnet Goes to Different Lengths and The Sonnet The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy extraordinary durability and its reinventions The collection opens with personal introductions by the Complete Amber Sourcebook editors and in t. A Norton Anthology in all the best and worst ways If you go by the number of pages devoted to the various incarnations of the sonnet in this anthology you d come to the conclusion that the 20th century English language sonnet is the highpoint in the history of the form with some minor attention given to international sonneteers such as Neruda or Rilke The layout of the book was also problematic as you are given a detailed breakdown of sonnet mechanics at the very Jadę sobie. Azja. Przewodnik dla podróżujących kobiet end of the volume if the breakdown was at the start of the anthology I would have a better appreciation for the intent of the poems outside of my normal aesthetics If you are interested in a deeper look at the history of the English language sonnets I d recommend The Sonnet A Comprehensive Anthology of British and American Sonnets from the Renaissance to the Present Edited by Robert M Bender and Charles L Suier

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He appendix they provide Ten uestions for a Sonnet Workshop to jump start a conversation between students and teachers With than three hundred poems The Making of a Sonnet guides readers through a vigorous adventures in craft and practice right up to its extraordinary resurgence in contemporary poetr. Discovered many great sonnets as well as many bad ones I felt that too much importance was given to the 20th century whereas other eras were sadly neglected The curation could have been better too

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This illuminating anthology follows the sonnet through its various moments and makers over five and a half centuries Edward Hirsch and Eavan Boland two of our foremost poets focus on vicissitudes paying particular attention to how individual poets from Shakespeare to Strand have claimed these fourtee. An excellent collection organized by century Extraordinary to see the ways in which the form developed over time and also the uniue approach of each poet within the same strict form LovelyHere s a sample The Illiterate by George MeredithTouching your goodness I am like a manWho turns a letter over in his handAnd you might think this was because the handWas unfamiliar but truth is the manHas never had a letter from anyone And now he is both afraid of what it meansAnd ashamed because he has no other meansTo find out what it says than to ask someoneHis Uncle could have left the farm to him Or his parents died before he sent them wordOr the dark girl changed and want him for belovedAfraid and letter proud he keeps it with himWhat would you call his feeling for the wordsThat keep him rich and orphaned and beloved106 Death Be Not Proud John Donne106 Batter My Heart 143 Grasshopper and the Cricket Leigh Hunt155 Half My Life is Gone Longfellow155 The Sheaves 189 The Silken Tent Frost190 Never Again 213 View Phyllis McGinley232 The Illiterate William Meredith237 The Snow Weed Howard Moss238 Jacob s Ladder Donald Davie239 Death By Drowning Elizabeth Brewster242 Mrs Snow Donald Justice251 Llanto Philip Levine258 Conversation Among the Ruins Sylvia Plath264 Poetic K Fields267 Sonnet Robert Pinsky300 Sonnet Michelangelo305 Wreath George Herbert332 American Sonnet Billy Collins344 I Find No Peace Petrarch344 My Lady Michelangelo351 Night Scene Paul Verlaine360 Sonnet Phillippe Jaccottet

  • Paperback
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  • The Making of a Sonnet A Norton Anthology
  • Edward Hirsch
  • English
  • 13 July 2019
  • 9780393333534

About the Author: Edward Hirsch

Edward Hirsch is a celebrated poet and peerless advocate for poetry He was born in Chicago in 1950—his accent makes it impossible for him to hide his origins—and educated at Grinnell College and the University of Pennsylvania where he received a PhD in Folklore His devotion to poetry is lifelongHe has received numerous awards and fellowships including a MacArthur Fellowship a Guggenheim Fe