Jose Maria Prieto Zamora

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Location: Campus Somosaguas, Madrid Spain


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Music Lessons: Newcastle / Bloodaxe Poetry Lecture&hellip by Fiona Sampson
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This is a difficult book because it combines two different ways of talking and hearing around, poetry versus music. The author has expertise in both fields and the reader should have access, for instance, to youtube to get the piece of music she mentions and figure out the intended meaning in several paragraphs. Lecture 1 highlights that breathing sets the stage in the wording of phrases that become verses and generate a poem that may be enjoyed as a melody. Lecture 2 illustrates that the page is the space where the poem grows and becomes the monument where the reader a) may get lost when trying to find out what is the right way to exit or b) may field at home and spend several hours… Read more
60 Classic Australian Poems by Geoff Page
This book is welcome because it makes clear that Australian poetry is alive and may be compared to the American, British, Irish, and Scottish harvest. The medal tally at the Olympics of poetry may be improved because the Australis crop gained bouquet during the 20th century, and books like this build the aura. It is the companion to another book of Geoff Page: 80 Great Poems: From Chaucer to Now. The scheme is the same, each author appears only once and only one poem is reproduced and examined. A brief notice suggest who the author was and how he or she became active in a hobby as it is often poetry. Page highlights a few verses… Read more
80 Great Poems: From Chaucer to Now by Geoff Page
Maps exist because often people get lost or they need to find out how to move around in the country. In the world of poetry almost visitor is a foreigner because the large majority of poets talk to themselves first and sometimes they get the feedback of the audience if they are still alive, the large majority, when they passed away they get positive comments for the first time, often centuries later as it is the case here, Page's comments to 80 great poems from Geoffrey Chaucer's time, (14th century, what a coincidence they share the same name) to the end of the 20th century. These poems are great because he has decided they are great (and almost one out of to reviewers agreed), and he has… Read more