Poems poets poetry vendler

Poetry isn't just about words; there is something else present, and without that something else there is no poetry. Apr 02, Natalie Tyler rated it it was amazing Shelves: Explanations of devices are authenticated with interesting examples. With this book, Vendler offers an opportunity to eavesdrop, so to speak, on the undergrad poetry class she teaches to the privileged creatures attending Harvard. Jan 13, J.

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I haven't finished going through the anthology section yet, but I've finished Vendler's text proper.

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Assigned for an Intro to Writing Poetry course in college. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It will change the way you understand the art.

Would you also like to submit a review for this item? This is an intelligent and detailed look at how to understand and talk about poetry, with lots of solid suggestions for making poetry less formidable.

Poems, poets, poetry : an introduction and anthology

Mar 20, Jessica Gorzo rated it really liked it. Dec 28, Carolyn Hembree rated it it was amazing.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Better World Books Condition: Although I'm more of a Perloff fan, poetss book is just plain useful and approachable.

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Mar 28, Ashleigh rated it really liked it Shelves: Used book in good condition. Nov 06, Eileen rated it it was ok. The name field is required. It explains how poems arise from either private events birthdays, deaths or public events war, ceremonies. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Third edition Ports all editions and formats. For anyone who is literary-minded, but whose knowledge of poetry is lacking, this introduction will be indispensable.

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Yes, this is probably the only theory book that I read as a college literature major that I'll actually recommend. If you want to engage in a deeper, more introspective and thoroughly insightful relationship with poetry, this is a great book. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions.

Quotes from Poems, Poets, Poe Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item However, it should only be read for the purpose of practicing deconstructing different poems and poets.

So many people resist poetry because they want it to be thoroughly available in one reading; working at learning how to interpret poetry is one of the most richly rewarding enterprises I can think o Vendler's genius is in the way she talks about poetry and the way she works through poems.

Jun 14, Gordon rated it liked it. Oct 20, Lindsay Edwardson rated it liked it Shelves: Lastly, may be missing components, e. With this book, Vendler offers an opportunity to eavesdrop, so to speak, on the undergrad poetry class she teaches to the privileged creatures attending Harvard.

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