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Invitation to Poetry : The Pleasures of Studying Poetry and Poetics (Hardcover)

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For anyone who has ever wanted to become fluent in the language of poetry, Invitation to Poetry will prove an essential guide. This book:
* Teaches the serious student how to ''speak poetry'' through an in-depth examination of the traditional features and technical vocabulary of poetic language;
* Examines British and American materials from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries in order to give students a sense of a range of different period styles, poetic projects, and strategies;
* Explicitly examines, questions and challenges the relationship of poetry to literary periods and canons;
* Offers the technical tools essential for close reading and interpretation across a broad chronological spectrum.


Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Mfg Part# 9781405131636
SKU 204877480
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1405131632
Release Date 12/1/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0238
Publisher Blackwell Publishers
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