Author:Hirsch, Edward


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How to Read a Poem : And Fall in Love With Poetry

By: Hirsch, Edward

Price: $6.50

Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE & CO: 10/15/2014

Seller ID: 9780156005661

ISBN: 0156005662

Condition: USED

How to Read a Poem is an unprecedented exploration of poetry and feeling. In language at once acute and emotional, distinguished poet and critic Edward Hirsch describes why poetry matters and how we can open up our imaginations so that its message can make a difference. In a marvelous reading of verse from around the world, including work by Pablo Neruda, Elizabeth Bishop, Wallace Stevens, and Sylvia Plath, among many others, Hirsch discovers the true meaning of their words and ideas and brings their sublime message home into our hearts. A masterful work by a master poet, this brilliant summat... View more info

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Poet's Choice

By: Hirsch, Edward

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Seller ID: 9780156032674

ISBN: 0156032678

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Edward Hirsch began writing a column called "Poet's Choice" in the Washington Post Book World in 2002. This book brings together those enormously popular columns, some of which have been revised and expanded, to present a minicourse in world poetry. Poet's Choice includes the work of more than one hundred poets from ancient times to the present--among them Sappho, W. B. Yeats, Czeslaw Milosz, Primo Levi, Robert Frost, Pablo Neruda, Amy Lowell, Mark Strand, and many more--and shares them with all of Hirsch's inimitable enthusiasm and joy. Rich, relevant, and inviting, the book offers us the fru... View more info