Invitation to Poetry: The Pleasures of Studying Poetry and Poetics (Paperback)Lisa M. Steinman (author)
Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 03/12/2007
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For anyone who has ever wanted to become fluent in the language of poetry, Invitation to Poetry will prove an essential guide. This book: Teaches the serious student how to 'speak poetry' through an in-depth examination of the traditional features and technical vocabulary of poetic language; Examines British and American materials from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries in order to give students a sense of a range of different period styles, poetic projects, and strategies; Explicitly examines, questions and challenges the relationship of poetry to literary periods and canons; Offers the technical tools essential for close reading and interpretation across a broad chronological spectrum.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 378 g
Dimensions: 230 x 157 x 19 mm
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