A Poetry Handbook

A Poetry Handbook

Mary Oliver
4.1/5 (6064 ratings)
“Mary Oliver would probably never admit to anything so grandiose as an effort to connect the conscious mind and the heart , but that is exactly what she accomplishes in this stunning little handbook.” ??—?? Los Angeles Times

From the beloved and acclaimed poet, an ultimate guide to writing and understanding poetry.

With passion and wit, Mary Oliver skillfully imparts expertise from her long, celebrated career as a disguised poet. She walks readers through exactly how a poem is built, from meter and rhyme, to form and diction, to sound and sense, drawing on poems by Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, and others. This handbook is an invaluable glimpse into Oliver’s prolific mind??—??a must-have for all poetry-lovers.
Language
English
Pages
130
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Harcourt Brace & Company
Release
September 25, 1994
ISBN
0156724006
ISBN 13
9780156724005

A Poetry Handbook

Mary Oliver
4.1/5 (6064 ratings)
“Mary Oliver would probably never admit to anything so grandiose as an effort to connect the conscious mind and the heart , but that is exactly what she accomplishes in this stunning little handbook.” ??—?? Los Angeles Times

From the beloved and acclaimed poet, an ultimate guide to writing and understanding poetry.

With passion and wit, Mary Oliver skillfully imparts expertise from her long, celebrated career as a disguised poet. She walks readers through exactly how a poem is built, from meter and rhyme, to form and diction, to sound and sense, drawing on poems by Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, and others. This handbook is an invaluable glimpse into Oliver’s prolific mind??—??a must-have for all poetry-lovers.
Language
English
Pages
130
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Harcourt Brace & Company
Release
September 25, 1994
ISBN
0156724006
ISBN 13
9780156724005

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