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The poetry lesson

Author: Andrei Codrescu
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
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"Intro to Poetry Writing is always like this: a long labor, a breech birth, or, obversely, mining in the dark. You take healthy young Americans used to sunshine (aided sometimes by Xanax and Adderall), you blindfold them and lead them by the hand into a labyrinth made from bones. Then you tell them their assignment: 'Find the Grail. You have a New York minute to get it.'"--The Poetry LessonThe Poetry Lesson is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Humor
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Codrescu, Andrei, 1946-
Poetry lesson.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2010006053
(OCoLC)529958039
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrei Codrescu
ISBN: 9781400836048 1400836042 0691147248 9780691147246
OCLC Number: 658060777
Description: 1 online resource (118 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Poetry Lesson; The day the University tested its text-message alert.
Responsibility: Andrei Codrescu.

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Presents a hilarious account of the first day of a creative writing course taught by a 'typical fin-de-siecle salaried beatnik' - one with an antic imagination, an outsized personality and libido,  Read more...

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"This book, with its punishing, dread-inspiring title and pleading skeleton on the cover, is actually one of the funniest, most irreverent you'll read this year. Part memoir, part novel, part poem, Read more...

 
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