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How to Read a Poem - Terry Eagleton
How to Read a Poem
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Lucid, entertaining and full of insight, How To Read A Poem is designed to banish the intimidation that too often attends the subject of poetry, and in doing so to bring it into the personal possession of the students and the general reader.Offers a detailed examination of poetic form and its... show more
Lucid, entertaining and full of insight, How To Read A Poem is designed to banish the intimidation that too often attends the subject of poetry, and in doing so to bring it into the personal possession of the students and the general reader.Offers a detailed examination of poetic form and its relation to content. Takes a wide range of poems from the Renaissance to the present day and submits them to brilliantly illuminating closes analysis.Discusses the work of major poets, including John Milton, Alexander Pope, John Keats, Christina Rossetti, Emily Dickinson, W.B. Yeats, Robert Frost, W.H.Auden, Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, and many more. Includes a helpful glossary of poetic terms.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781405151412 (1405151412)
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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EndaF
EndaF rated it
3.0 How to Read a Poem
Surprisingly informative. These "How to Read" books are often subject to ridiculous tirades and as a result I didn't expect much. I have to note that this book didn't clarify certain elements of poetry sufficiently, at least not for me; notably metre and form. Nevertheless they have always been a we...
XLeptodactylous
XLeptodactylous rated it
1.0 How to Read a Poem
Misleading title. You read a poem using your eyes and whatever it is that makes your heart go boom.
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