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Poetry Live

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Was started by David Mitchell in 1980. Over the years its venue has changed from one Auckland pub to another, but the basic principle has been the same: on Monday ...

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Poetry Live

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Was started by David Mitchell in 1980. Over the years its venue has changed from one Auckland pub to another, but the basic principle has been the same: on Monday ...

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Poetry Live

Nelson Wattie.

in The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

January 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 77 words.

was started by David Mitchell in 1980. Over the years its venue has changed from one Auckland pub to

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Raw Orality: Sound Poetry and Live Bodies

Brandon LaBelle.

in VOICE

August 2010; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 10210 words.

This chapter examines sound poetry, a speculative form that presaged the digital, and the reduction of sound to phonetic material characterized by modularity and “cut-upability.” Focusing...

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Jamie, Kathleen (1962– )

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 124 words.

Black Spiders (1982) Poetry

A Flame in Your Heart [with Andrew Greig] (1986) Poetry

The Way We Live...

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Perros, Georges (1923–78)

Peter France.

in The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

January 1995; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 97 words.

(1923–78).

French writer. After working in the theatre he retired to live in Brittany. He published poetry

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Labé, Louise (c. 1520–1566)

Peter Sharratt.

in The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

January 1995; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 294 words.

(c. 1520–1566),

lived in Lyon and published a single volume of poetry there in 1555, containing 24

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Smith, Chard Powers (1894–1977)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 97 words.

(1894–1977),

New York-born author, who lived in New England, whose poetry includes Along the Wind (1925),

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Shearer, Jill (1936– )

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 218 words.

(1936– )

has lived mainly in Queensland and has written some poetry and short stories for children and adults,

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Miller, Vassar (1924–98)

in The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 205 words.

Born in Houston, Texas, where she lived all her life. Two conditions influenced her poetry: her disease (cerebral palsy), and

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Fried, Erich (1921–88)

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 75 words.

Fried lived in London after his emigration during the Nazi regime and is best known for his politically committed poetry

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William Dean Howells (1837–1920)

Edited by Hugh Rawson and Margaret Miner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 250 words.

He has lived heroic poetry, and he can, therefore, afford to talk simple prose.

referring to a speech by Booker

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Farazdaq, al-

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 58 words.

Arab poet. Lived primarily in Basra, but his poetry retained Bedouin values and style. His panegyrics are regarded as his

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Dunash ibn Labrat (920–90)

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 84 words.

He later lived in *Córdoba where he argued against the linguist *Menahem ben Suruk. He composed secular Hebrew poetry,

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Faiz Ahmad Faiz (13 Feb. 1911)

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 330 words.

For many years he lived in Delhi's Lodhi area. His poetry which has inspired many singers, contains a blend of

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Nichols, Grace

Gillian Lathey.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 209 words.

(1950–), author of poetry and prose for all ages. Nichols was born in Guyana but has lived in

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Thompson, Kate

Robert Dunbar.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 148 words.

(1956–), novelist. Born in England, she also lived in Ireland. In addition to adult poetry and fiction, she

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Martí, José (1853–95)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 66 words.

His verse reflected his belief in the inseparability of poetry and politics. Martí was forced into exile and lived in

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Tim Thorne

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1944– ),

born Launceston, Tasmania, was educated at the University of Tasmania. During the ‘poetry revolution’ of the 1960s he lived briefly in Sydney (1967–68) and was associated...

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Shields, Carol (1935–2003)

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 204 words.

American novelist and poet; she lived mainly in Canada after her marriage in 1957. Her first published books were volumes of poetry, ...

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Hove, Chenjerai (1956–2015)

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 93 words.

Born in Zimbabwe though live much of his life in exile; he described his country as ‘a big wound’. His collections of poetry are ...

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