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Life of Poetry

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ISBN-10: 0963818333

ISBN-13: 9780963818331

Edition: N/A

Authors: Muriel Rukeyser, Jane Cooper

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Observing that poetry is a natural part of our pastimes and rituals, Rukeyser opposes elitist attitudes and confronts Americans' fear of feeling. Multicultural and interdisciplinary, this volume makes an irrefutable case for the centrality of poetry in American life. "The Life of Poetry is not easy reading, nor was it intended to be. At times its range may seem nervously scattering, and the lyric prose takes on a heavy supersaturation. Nonetheless, one must admire, even 17 years posthumously, a brilliant mind fiercely at work."-Liz Rosenberg, The New York Times Book Review Excerpt,/B Now poetry, at this moment, stands in curious relationship to our acceptance of life and our way of…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
Publication date: 9/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English