Poetry for Dummies

ISBN-10: 0764552724

ISBN-13: 9780764552724

Edition: 2001

Authors: John Timpane, Poetry Center Staff

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Poetry for Dummies is a guide to reading, writing & appreciating poetry - the fun & easy way. Advice is given on how to polish & submit work to journals & literary publications, & a list of the best publications for first-time poets is included.
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List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232

Stephen D. Houston, University Professor of Anthropology at Brigham Young University, is the author of "Reading the Past: Maya Glyphs, Hieroglyphs & History at Dos Pilas: Dynastic Politics of the Classic Maya" & coauthor of "Classic Maya Place Names".

Reading and Understanding Poetry
Poetry 101
Subject, Tone, and Narrative
Tunning In to Language
The Art of Interpretation
Connecting with Poems from the Past
In the Beginning Was a Poem
An Intelligent Hustle through Poetic History: From the Earliest Poetry to the 1700s
An Intelligent Hustle through Poetic History: The 19th Century to the Present
Writing Poetry: A Guide for Aspiring Poets
Calling the Muse
Writing Open-Form Poetry
Working with Traditional Forms of Verse
Putting Pen to Paper: Writing Exercises for Poets
Going Public with Your Poetry
Getting Published
The Part of Tens
Ten Myths about Poets and Poetry
Ten Poems Worth Memorizing
Ten Love Poems
Poetry Timeline
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