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Quick, joyful, and playfully astringent, with surprising comparisons and examples, this collection takes an unconventional approach to the art of poetry. Instead of rules, theories, or recipes, emphasizes ways to learn from great work: studying magnificent, monumentally enduring poems and how they are made-- in terms borrowed from the "singing school" of William Butler Yeats's "Sailing to Byzantium."

Synopsis:

"Magnificent . . . poems to inspire [with] brief and brilliant, offhand notes about how to read them."--Alan Cheuse, NPR

About the Author

Robert Pinsky is the author of eight collections of poetry including, most recently, his Selected Poems. His translation The Inferno of Dante won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry. His CD PoemJazzAmericans’ Favorite Poems and An Invitation to Poetry, with each poem accompanied by readers’ comments. Pinsky teaches at Boston University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393348972
Author:
Pinsky, Robert
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Pinsky, Robert
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Publication Date:
20140731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
20.96 x 13.97 mm

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