A Poetry Handbook

A Poetry Handbook

Book - 1994
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With passion, wit, and good common sense, the celebrated poet Mary Oliver tells of the basic ways a poem is built-meter and rhyme, form and diction, sound and sense. Drawing on poems from Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, and others, Oliver imparts an extraordinary amount of information in a remarkably short space. “Stunning” (Los Angeles Times). Index.

Baker & Taylor
Offers advice on reading and writing poetry, and discusses imitation, sound, the line, poem forms, free verse, diction, imagery, revision, and workshops

Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace & Co., c1994
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780156724005
Characteristics: viii, 130 p. ; 21 cm


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