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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ISBN10: 0393316548 ISBN13: 9780393316544 Contributors: Laux, Dorianne Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Sep 1 1997 Weight: 0.80lbs. Height: 8.75" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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The Poet's Companion presents brief essays on the elements of poetry, technique, and suggested subjects for writing, each followed by distinctive writing exercises. The ups and downs of writing life--including self-doubt and writer's block--are here, along with tips about getting published and writing in the electronic age. On your own, this book can be your teacher, while groups, in or out of the classroom, can profit from sharing weekly assignments.

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