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The pursuit of poetry; a guide to its understanding and appreciation with an explanation of its forms and a dictionary of poetic terms.

New York, Simon and Schuster [1969] .
ISBN 0675204092, 9780671204099, 0671204092

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Subjects Poetry -- Dictionaries.
Description 318 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1969]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-309).
Also issued online.
Presented by the Dr. Ari Kiev family to the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection. DGW LOCAL
Summary A leading American poet offers a guide to greater appreciation of poetry in this handbook which examines poetic techniques, devices, and forms.
Contents Prologue: Of English Verse -- A Foreward -- I : THE ANATOMY OF POETRY -- The Definition of Poetry -- The Experience of Poetry -- The Province of Poetry -- The Words of Poetry -- The Sound and Sense of Poetry -- The Styles of Poetry -- The Images of Poetry -- The Conceits of Poetry -- The Ambiguities of Poetry -- The Interpretation of Poetry -- The Criticism of Poetry -- The Conventions of Poetry -- The Prose of Poetry -- The Reading of Poetry -- The Translation of Poetry -- The Playfulness of Poetry -- The Oddities of Poetry -- II : THE CRAFT OF POETRY -- A Dictionary of Devices, A Handbook of Poetic Terms, and a Compendium of Metrical Patterns from Ballads to Ballades, From Lyrics to Epics, From Sonnets to Sestinas, With Examples of All the Forms and Variations -- Epilogue: Art -- A Selected Bibliography -- Index.
Genre Dictionaries.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)33437
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.
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