Why Poetry Matters - Parini, Jay

Poetry doesn't matter to most people, observes Jay Parini at the opening of this book. But, undeterred, he commences a deeply felt meditation on poetry, its language and meaning, and its power to open minds and transform lives. By the end of the book, Parini has recovered a truth often obscured by our clamorous culture: without poetry, we live ... Read More

Why Poetry Matters 2009, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

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