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

A leading American poet offers a guide to greater appreciation of poetry in this handbook which examines poetic techniques, devices, and forms.

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Main Author: Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Simon and Schuster, [1969]
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505 0 |a 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 -- 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. 
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