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Poets on poetry

Author: Charles Norman
Publisher: New York : Free Press ; London : Collier-Macmillan, 1965, ©1962.
Series: Free Press paperback, 92324.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Free Press paperback editionView all editions and formats
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These sixteen short works provide an opportunity to examine and compare the theories of English and American writers who have given form and direction to the poetic tradition in English.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Poets on poetry.
New York : Free Press ; London : Collier-Macmillan, 1965, c1962
(OCoLC)988116967
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Norman
OCLC Number: 333071
Notes: "92324"--Spine.
Description: 384 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: An apology for poetry / Sir Philip Sidney --
Timber: or, Discoveries / Ben Jonson --
The author's apology for heroic poetry and poetic licence / John Dryden --
Preface to Shakespeare / Samuel Johnson --
Preface to lyrical ballads / William Wordsworth --
Biographia literaria / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
A defence of poetry / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
Lectures on poetry / William Cullen Bryant --
The poet / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
The poetic principle / Edgar Allan Poe --
The study of poetry / Matthew Arnold --
A retrospect / Ezra Pound --
The music of poetry / T. S. Eliot --
Tension in poetry / Allen Tate --
Two or three ideas / Wallace Stevens --
Three statements / E. E. Cummings.
Series Title: Free Press paperback, 92324.
Responsibility: edited, with an introduction and notes, by Charles Norman.

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These sixteen short works provide an opportunity to examine and compare the theories of English and American writers who have given form and direction to the poetic tradition in English.

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