sendobituary

(PDF DOWNLOAD) A Poetry Handbook by Mary Oliver

5.00 Avg rating1 Votes
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genres: Writing & Editing Guides, Poetry By Individual Poets
Authors:
Pages: 130 pages
ISBN10: 0156724006
ISBN13: 9780156724005
Tags: Writing & Editing Guides, Poetry By Individual Poets, Free Download, PDF Download
Language: en
Physical Form: Book
Size: Huge
Type: Digital
With passion, wit, and good common sense, the celebrated poet Mary Oliver tells of the basic ways a poem is built--meter and rhyme, form and diction, sound and sense. She talks of iambs and trochees, couplets and sonnets, and how and why this should matter to anyone writing or reading poetry. Drawing on poems from Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, and others, Oliver imparts an extraordinary amount of information in a remarkably short space.

"Mary Oliver would probably never admit to anything so grandiose as an effort to connect the conscious mind and the heart (that's what she says poetry can do), but that is exactly what she accomplishes in this stunning little handbook."--Los Angeles Times

sendobituary

Reviews

Required fields are marked *. Your email address will not be published.