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Six Poetry Formats and the Transforming Image: A Monograph on Free Verse
This book by National Artist for Literature Edith L. Tiempo is the companion piece to her Six Uses of Fictional Symbols (UP Press, 2004). It examines what its title offers: Six Poetry Formats and the Transforming Image. By her clear and sensitive analysis of numerous poems, “Mom Edith”—her title of affection with several generations of writers—shows that poetry requires th ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published 2007 by University of the Philippines Press
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Edith L. Tiempo, poet, fiction writer, teacher and literary critic is one of the finest Filipino Writers in English whose works are characterized by a remarkable fusion of style and substance, of craftsmanship and insight. Her poems are intricate verbal transfigurations of significant experiences as revealed, in two of her much anthologized pieces, "Lament for the Littlest Fellow" and "Bonsai." As ...more