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How to read a poem : and fall in love with poetry

Author: Edward Hirsch; Duke University. Center for Documentary Studies.
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Center for Documentatry studies in association with Harcourt, [2000], ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvest edView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the reasons for and meanings of poetry analyzes poems by Wordsworth, Plath, Neruda, and others to define their unique power and message.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Hirsch; Duke University. Center for Documentary Studies.
ISBN: 0613256018 9780613256018 0156005662 9780156005661
OCLC Number: 609078281
Notes: Originally published: New York : Harcourt Brace, ©1999.
"A DoubleTake book."
"A Harvest book."
"Reading group guide inside"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xiii, 354 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Edward Hirsch.
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In a reading of world poetry, including verse by Wallace Stevens, Elizabeth Bishop, Pablo Neruda, William Wordsworth, Sylvia Plath, and more, Hirsch reveals the purpose of a poet's words and ideas.  Read more...

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