The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms

Eavan Boland (Editor) Mark Strand (Editor)
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Description

Two of our foremost poets provide here a lucid, straightforward primer that "looks squarely at some of the headaches and mysteries of poetic form": a book for readers who have always felt that an understanding of form (sonnet, ballad, villanelle, sestina, among others) would enhance their appreciation of poetry. Tracing "the exuberant history of forms," they devote one chapter to each form, offering explanation, close reading, and a rich selection of examplars that amply demonstrate the power and possibility of that form.

Product Details

Price
£13.99  £13.01
Publisher
WW Norton & Co
Publish Date
22 August 2001
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393321784
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