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Poetic Formats in Contemporary Poetry: A How-To Guide: Introductory Resources

Introductory Resources

This tab features a wide variety of introductory resources about poetry and poetic forms. Sections include: Texts/ Anthologies, Poetry/ Literary Dictionaries, Teachers & Writers Collaborative, Poetry on the Web, and Poetry in the Archives. 

Introductory Resources

What is the Formalist Perspective? 
Literature can be read through a variety of lenses. 
The formalist perspective conce...

Wishart, Catherine. (2010). Analyzing literature: the formalist perspective [PowerPoint slides]. 

Retrieved from https://www.slideshare.net/imjhengasuncion/formalist-criticism.

Introductory Resources

Introductory Resources

Poetry Glossaries

Two online glossaries of poetic terms for quick access. From the Poetry Foundation and the Academy of American Poetry.