Creativity and the Poetic Mind

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Creativity and the Poetic Mind mingles the voices of well-known writers such as Nikki Giovanni, Donald Hall, John Koethe, Marge Piercy, and Robert Pinsky with newer voices, and includes engaging excerpts from interviews with thirty-eight American poets. Within a sustained argument about creative states of mind, this book innovatively presents and explores the technique of going to the place as more reliable in writing poetry than waiting for inspiration. It explains why poets frequently believe that talking about their own ...

Creativity and the Poetic Mind 2004, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820469447

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