A Poet's Glossary by Edward Hirsch

By Edward Hirsch

A significant addition to the literature of poetry, Edward Hirsch’s gleaming new paintings is a compilation of types, units, teams, events, isms, aesthetics, rhetorical phrases, and folklore—a e-book that every one readers, writers, academics, and scholars of poetry will go back to repeatedly.

Hirsch has delved deeply into the poetic traditions of the realm, returning with an inclusive, overseas compendium. relocating gracefully from the bards of historical Greece to the revolutionaries of Latin the USA, from small formal components to giant mysteries, he offers considerate definitions for crucial poetic vocabulary, imbuing his paintings with a life of scholarship and the heat of a guy dedicated to his art.

Knowing how a poem works is vital to unlocking its which means. Hirsch’s entries will deepen readers’ relationships with their favourite poems and open larger degrees of knowing in each one new poem they come upon. Shot via with the passion, authority, and sheer satisfaction that made How to learn a Poem so liked, A Poet’s Glossary is a brand new vintage.

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