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The Poet's Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing Poetry

The Poet's Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing Poetry
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Description: Amazon.com Review "We wanted to create a book," say poets Kim Addonizio and Dorianne Laux in their introduction to The Poet's Companion, "that would focus on both craft and process." The book they have created is an impassioned exploration of poetry writing that addresses subject matter, craft, and the writing life. The reigning wisdom is that poets, like other creative writers, should write what they know. "The trick," say the authors, "is to find out what we know, challenge what we know, own what we know, and then give it away in language." Elsewhere they add that, while "as poets, ... (more)
Manufacturer: W. W. Norton & Company
Release date: 17 September 1997
ISBN-10 : 0393316548 | ISBN-13: 9780393316544
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