Creating Poetry
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Creating Poetry

By John Drury

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Format: Paperback, 211 pages
Other Information: illustrations
Published In: United States, 27 October 2006
"Creating Poetry" is the must-have resource for anyone who wants to write or teach poetry. Designed to encourage budding poets to explore language, this guide covers important poetry topics such as subject matter, free and measured verse, imagery, metaphor, and more. Readers will find: indepth instruction; definitions of poetry terms and examples; and challenging exercises; and more. Perfect for poetry teachers, students, and aspiring poets, "Creating Poetry" is an informative and inspiring guide to the art of language and writing verse.

About the Author

John Drury studied at the Iowa Writers' Workshop and Johns Hopkins. He has been published in a number of publications including Shenandoah and Ploughshares. He teaches creative writing and poetry at the University of Cincinnati.

EAN: 9781582974637
ISBN: 1582974632
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
Dimensions: 22.45 x 15.62 x 1.52 centimeters (0.40 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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marlene macartney on
I have enjoyed this book, it's a must for anybody attempting to write poetry seriously. The book gives you many options to improve the structure of your words and it makes you think before you write that masterpiece. easy to follow, good instructions.
Erik Parker on
This book has been helpful to me in developing structure in my writing, and has helped me become more familiar with the all the important jargon in poetry. The lay out is good and is pretty easy to follow

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