The Work of Poetry

By: Hollander, John

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New and classic essays by one of America's most distinguished contemporary poet-critics, The Work of Poetry surveys an extraordinary range of poets, from Dante to May Swenson, and George Meredith to Marianne Moore, as well as works from the Psalms to A Child's Garden of Verses. By turns generous and uncompromising, Hollander champions the enduring force of poetry against the incursion of fashionable writing. This is an elegant, uncompromising affirmation of the extraordinary powers of poetic imagination from a poet whose poems have been hailed by J.D. McClatchy as "ways of thinking on paper."

Title: The Work of Poetry

Author Name: Hollander, John

Categories: Linguistics,

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1997-04-15

ISBN Number: 0231108974

ISBN Number 13: 9780231108973

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: VeryGood

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