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History of poetry - Wikipedia

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Poetry as an art form may predate literacy. The earliest poetry is believed to have been recited or sung, employed as a way of remembering oral history, ...

Poetry.org - What is Poetry

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Poems frequently rely for their effect on imagery, word association, and the .... of recording oral history, storytelling (epic poetry), genealogy, law and other forms ...

A Brief History of Poetry - Books Tell You Why blog

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Jan 1, 2015 ... The origins and history of poetry, from the Epic of Gilgamesh and Shakespeare to Nobel laureates including Rudyard Kipling and William Butler ...

Movements : Poetry through the Ages - Webexhibits

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Whether we're studying the history of poetry or listening to an individual poet, it's enticing to make connections between two poetic periods, or between a poet ...

History of Poetry - PoetrySoup

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A concise history of poetry. Poetry was employed as a way of remembering oral history, story (epic poetry), genealogy, and law. Poetry is often closely related to ...

History of Poetry - PoemOfQuotes.com

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The history of poetry is quite fascinating. Find out where the word came from, the oldest surviving poem, and more.

History of Poetry Magazine | Poetry Foundation

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Founded in Chicago by Harriet Monroe in 1912, Poetry is the oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world. Monroe's Open Door policy, set …

A Brief History of Poetry | PlanetPOV

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Mar 7, 2011 ... The history of poetry is as long as the history of modern man. Many scholars believe poetry predates literacy. The oldest written works on Earth ...

Brief history of poetry - Poem and Poet

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Poetry is believed to have pre-dated literacy and in one sense it foreshadowed it. One of the main uses of reading and writing is to 'fix' language, making it more ...

13 Lectures from Allen Ginsberg's “History of Poetry” Course (1975 ...

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May 15, 2014 ... If you want to understand poetry, ask a poet. “What is this?” you ask, “some kind of Zen saying?” Obvious, but subtle? Maybe. What I mean to ...