Best Words, Best Order: Essays on Poetry, 2nd Edition

5c6d20733c115.jpg Author Stephen Dobyns
Isbn 9781403961471
File size 29MB
Year 2003
Pages 416
Language English
File format PDF
Category Poetry

Book Description:

In this new edition of Best Words, Best Order, Stephen Dobyns further explains the mystery of the poet's work. Through essays on memory and metaphor, pacing, and the intricacies of voice and tone, and thoughtful appreciations of Chekhov, Ritsos, Mandelstam, and Rilke, Dobyns guides readers and writers through poetry's mysterious twilight communiques. For this new second edition, Dobyns has added two new essays, one dealing with the idea of "beauty" in poetry and another dealing with the almost mystical way poets connect seemingly disparate elements in a single work.



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