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Writing Poems, 8th edition

  • Michelle Boisseau
  • Hadara Bar-Nadav
  • Robert Wallace

Published by Pearson (July 29th 2014) - Copyright © 2014

8th edition

Writing Poems

ISBN-13: 9780205176052

Includes: Paperback
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$69.32 $86.65

What's included

  • Paperback

    You'll get a bound printed text.

Overview

KEY BENEFIT:  The gold standard of poetry writing books, Writing Poems, 8/e is a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide that will help aspiring poets to create meaningful works.

 

KEY TOPICS:  Introduces the aspiring poet to poetry's traditions, discipline and (hard-won) rewards, and guides more experienced poets through the deep oceans of making and remaking poems.  Filled with practical advice, this book enlivens the reader's understanding of poetry, illustrates poetic principles, and serves as a reliable guide book.  Writing Poems also ncludes an anthology of classic and contemporary poems.

 

MARKET:  For the aspiring poet.

Table of contents

Contents

Before Designing the Course: A Preface to the Teacher  xix

1   Starting Out: An Introduction  1

Word Magic  4

Diction  4

Syntax  8

Pruning and Weeding  10

Clarity, Obscurity, and Ambiguity  12

Questions and Suggestions  14

Poems to Consider   

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       RAVI SHANKAR                                                                                                                                        

 

        Mule Hour 

        TERRANCE HAYES

        Famous

        NAOMI SHIHAB NYE                                                                                                                                                               

        Abstraction

        GEOFFREY BROCK                                                                                                                                          &n

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