History and poetry, decline of the historical concrete
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History and poetry, decline of the historical concrete

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Published in [New York] .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.,
  • Religious poetry, English -- History and criticism

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LC ClassificationsPR549 R4 R57
The Physical Object
Number of Pages442
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17317351M

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Books shelved as concrete-poetry: Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems by Bob Raczka, A Poke in the I: A Collection of Concrete Poems by Paul B. Janeczko. Concrete poetry. [Valerie Bodden] -- Introduces the poetic form of concrete poetry, describes the historical context, presents examples, and explains the various conventions used, including imagery, shape, and word play. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Bodden. Find more information about # Concrete poetry--History and. Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Bodden. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 32 pages: illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm. # Concrete poetry--History and criticism\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. Concrete poetry can be considered a more rigidly defined sub-genre of visual poetry. ‘Structure=Content’ is one of the most famous and minimalist definitions of concrete poetry, coined by the Noigandres poets in their ‘Pilot Plan for Concrete Poetry’ from

While many readers now associate the term "concrete poetry" with poems whose outlines depict a recongnizable shape—John Hollander's collectionTypes of Shape, for example—the ideas behind concrete poetry are much broader. In essence, works of concrete poetry are as much pieces of visual art made with words as they are poems. Historic concrete deals predominantly with concrete in Britain, but makes reference to discoveries and works in other countries where these have influenced practice in Britain. It examines the history of reinforced and prestressed concrete and also includes chapters covering military applications of concrete and its use in tunnels, roads and pavements, water-retaining structures and dams. Ancient Origins articles related to concrete poetry in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. (Page of tag concrete poetry).   History, in turn, is more collective. It is an apparently concrete depiction of events that occurred, as provided by eye witnesses or historical documents. Hence, its focus on realism is more.

de BELIDOR John SMEATON Quincy GILLMORE Marcus VITRUVIUS 80 15 BC 20 BC   The average person thinks that concrete has been in common use for many centuries, but such is not the case. Although the Romans made cement – called Pozzolana – before Christ by mixing slaked lime with a volcanic ash from Mount Vesuvius and used it to make concrete for building, the art was lost during the Dark Ages 5th century th century A.D. and was not revived until . Concrete poetry, poetry in which the poet’s intent is conveyed by graphic patterns of letters, words, or symbols rather than by the meaning of words in conventional writer of concrete poetry uses typeface and other typographical elements in such a way that chosen units—letter fragments, punctuation marks, graphemes (letters), morphemes (any meaningful linguistic unit.   Poetry Basics: Concrete Poetry, written by Valerie Bodden, is an analysis of the concrete poetry form, beginning with its origins and history while providing a range of examples through the present day. Here are some of the things Bodden says about this form.