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Western wind : an introduction to poetry

Author: John Frederick Nims
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Nims, John Frederick, 1913-1999.
Western wind.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1992
(OCoLC)606055254
Online version:
Nims, John Frederick, 1913-1999.
Western wind.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1992
(OCoLC)607776872
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Frederick Nims
ISBN: 0070465746 9780070465749 0070465851 9780070465855
OCLC Number: 23976731
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxxvi, 634 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Where Experience Starts: The Image --
What's It LIke? Simile, Metaphor, and Other Figures --
The Broken Coin: The Use of Symbol --
Binocular Vision: Antipoetry, Paradox, Irony, the Withheld Image --
The Color of Thought: The Emotions --
Machine for Magic: The Fresh Usual Words --
Gold in the Ore: The Sounds of English --
Working with Gold: The Devices of Sound --
The Dancer and the Dance: The Play of Rhythms --
Different Drummers: Rhythms Old and New --
The Shape of Thought: We Go A-Sentencing --
Golden Numbers: On Nature and Form --
A Head on Its Shoulders: Common Sense, Uncommon Sense --
Adam's Curse: Inspiration and Effort.
Responsibility: John Frederick Nims.
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