A Little Book on Form

A Little Book on Form

An Exploration Into the Formal Imagination of Poetry

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"Robert Hass--former poet laureate, winner of the National Book Award, and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize--illuminates the formal impulses that underlie great poetry in this accessible volume of essays drawn from a series of lectures he delivered at the renowned Iowa Writers' Workshop,"--NoveList.
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062332424
Branch Call Number: 809.1 Ha
Description: x, 446 pages ; 24 cm


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Hass, former poet laureate of the United States, has created an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to write poems. He examines poems first by one line, then more, and looks at forms of poems - haiku, sonnet, prose poems - drawing from classical to modern works to show how poets develop thei... Read More »

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