Poems, Poets, Poetry: An Introduction and Anthology
- Author:Helen Vendler
- Publisher:Bedford/St. Martin's
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:Third Edition
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- Dimensions (in):9 x 5.9 x 1
- Publication Date:October 23, 2009
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Many students today are puzzled by the meaning and purpose of poetry. Poems, Poets, Poetry demystifies the form and introduces students to its artistry and pleasures, using methods that Helen Vendler has successfully used herself over her long, celebrated career. Guided by Vendler’s erudite yet down-to-earth approach, students at all levels can benefit from her authoritative instruction. Her blend of new and canonical poets includes the broadest selection of new and multi-racial poets offered by any introductory text. Comprehensive and astute, this text engages students in effective ways of reading — and taking delight in — poetry.
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