A Little Book on Form: An Exploration into the Formal Imagination of Poetry

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From the former U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winner, an illuminating dissection of poetic form, traditional and modern, for students, enthusiasts, and newcomers alikeIn addition to his magisterial poetry, Robert Hass is beloved for his incisive, meditative criticism. A Little Book on Form takes up the central contradiction between poetry as genre and the poetics of the imagination. A wealth of vocabulary exists with which to talk about, map, and explain poetry in rigorous formal terms. But the ...

A Little Book on Form: An Exploration into the Formal Imagination of Poetry 2017, ECCO Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780062332424

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