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Compulsions of Silk Worms and Bees : Poems (Paperback)

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This new collection of poetry from veteran author, Julianna Baggott, is written as a manual on writing poetry. On the surface, it appears only to be a collection of poems about poetry. On a deeper level though, it turns craft on its ear to examine the larger, looming world. There are several different types of poems included. Some poems are written as question and answer dialogues. Some poems personify poetry itself as a character and address it as an unruly muse. Others are more pointedly instructive and presented as example poems. Still others are written to famous poets ranging from Theodore Roethke to Dean Young and can be either argumentative or adoring.


Publisher Louisiana State Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780807132562
SKU 203959119
Format Paperback
ISBN10 080713256X
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0065
Publisher Louisiana State University Press
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