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Understanding and Appreciation of Poetry

Understanding and Appreciation of Poetry

Author and educator Morris Schreiber presents a lecture on the basics of poetry. Using the works of English and American poets as examples, Schreiber discusses the emotional appeal, language, structure, and metrics of poetry. Among the selections featured are “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” and “Kubla Khan,” both by Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Bells”; “Fog,” by Carl Sandburg; Hamlin Garland’s “Do You Fear the Wind”; and Walt Whitman’s “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer.” Complete transcriptions for all tracks are included in the liner notes.

Track Listing

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The Rhythms of Poetry Morris Schreiber 4:02
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Sensory and Emotional Appeal of Poetry Morris Schreiber 11:08
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Poetry Defined Morris Schreiber 6:10
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The Language of Poetry, Parts A.-F. Morris Schreiber 10:53
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The Language of Poetry, Part G. Morris Schreiber 1:41
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The Language of Poetry, Part H. Morris Schreiber 9:06
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The Structure of Poetry Morris Schreiber 4:14
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Metrics Morris Schreiber 7:29
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Types of Poetry, a.-d. Morris Schreiber 3:47
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The Balance Sheet - Poetry vs. Prose Morris Schreiber 3:04

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