The Making of a Poem (Mark Strand & Eavan Boland)

The Making of a Poem (Mark Strand & Eavan Boland)

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The Making of a Poem

Mark Strand & Eavan Boland

ISBN 9780393321784

  • EDITION

    Norton, 2001

    142 x 230 mm, Softcover

    366pp

  • CONDITION

    Dustjacket: N/A

    Cover: Some small dents and general wear, but otherwise Good.

    Inner: Very Good.

     

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    Synopsis: "Two of our foremost poets provide here a lucid, straightforward primer that "looks squarely at some of the headaches and mysteries of poetic form": a book for readers who have always felt that an understanding of form (sonnet, ballad, villanelle, sestina, among others) would enhance their appreciation of poetry. Tracing "the exuberant history of forms," they devote one chapter to each form, offering explanation, close reading, and a rich selection of examplars that amply demonstrate the power and possibility of that form."