Western Wind: An Introduction to Poetry
WESTERN WIND is an introduction to the elements of craft that make poetry sing, a superior anthology of classic and contemporary poetry, and a guide for students to poetics, writing about poetry, and critical theory. In this text, two well respected poets bring their love of the craft of poetry into a book that teaches as well as inspires. The text also includes exercises, chapter summaries, games, diagrams, illustrations, and 4-color reproductions of great works of art.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - zinkel101 - LibraryThing
A very good introduction to poetry; a mix of methods and examples by masters fo the art. A good read in itself, unlike poetry encyclopedias. A good resource for writers too. Read full review
the best book on poetryUser Review - kjgici - Overstock.com
I checked out every book on poetry I could before buying this one. Western Wind is far superior to any others I saw--reading it is a joy instead of a chore. This book has made me see the wonder and ... Read full review