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Catching life by the throat : how to read poetry and why : poems from eight great poets

Author: Josephine Hart
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Audio book, etc.   Sound Recording : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"In this anthology, Josephine Hart brings together eight of the greatest poets in the English language in a single volume. Hart introduces a selection of their best works with brief essays about their lives and writing."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Compact discs
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Catching life by the throat.
New York : W.W. Norton, 2008
(OCoLC)608685748
Online version:
Catching life by the throat.
New York : W.W. Norton, 2008
(OCoLC)632021256
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Josephine Hart
ISBN: 9780393066074 039306607X
OCLC Number: 186961855
Notes: Originally published: London : Virago, 2006.
Description: xiv, 238 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: W.H. Auden : truth out of time --
Emily Dickinson : heavenly hurt --
T.S. Eliot : I gotta use words when i talk to you --
Rudyard Kipling : word warrior --
Philip Larkin : too clever to live? --
Marianne Moore : Poetry ... I, too, dislike it --
Sylvia Plath : the woman is perfected --
William Butler Yeats : a pity beyond all telling.
Responsibility: [edited by] Josephine Hart.
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"In this anthology, Josephine Hart brings together eight of the greatest poets in the English language in a single volume. Hart introduces a selection of their best works with brief essays about their lives and writing."--Jacket.

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