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Invitation to Poetry: The Pleasures of Studying Poetry and Poetics Lisa M. Steinman

Invitation to Poetry: The Pleasures of Studying Poetry and Poetics

Lisa M. Steinman

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ISBN : 9781405131636
Hardcover
238 pages
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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 featuresMoreFor 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.