How Poets See the World: The Art of Description in Contemporary Poetry

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Although readers of prose fiction sometimes find descriptive passages superfluous or boring, description itself is often the most important aspect of a poem. This book examines how a variety of contemporary poets use description in their work. Description has been the great burden of poetry. How do poets see the world? How do they look at it? What do they look for? Is description an end in itself, or a means of expressing desire? Ezra Pound demanded that a poem should represent the external world as objectively and ...

How Poets See the World: The Art of Description in Contemporary Poetry 2007, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195332926

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How Poets See the World: The Art of Description in Contemporary Poetry 2005, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195174915

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