Western Wind: An Introduction to Poetry
McGraw-Hill Education, Jun 7, 2005 - Literary Collections - 688 pages
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 - rampaginglibrarian - LibraryThing
We used this book for a textbook in one of my creative writing classes and i bought at least one updated version--it is an absolutely wonderful poetry introduction--with just enough theory and just enough poetry Read full review
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