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Brush Up Your Poetry!

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Traces hundreds of sayings, mottoes, and maxims to their roots in poetry by writers including Shakespeare, Wordsworth, Whitman, Yeats, and Frost.
Hardcover, 255 pages
Published by Andrews McMeel
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Linda Jacobs
I don't remember reading this before today. I certainly understood more of it than I would have twenty years ago if that's when I read it. The author speaks clearly, but with a bit of tongue in cheek, the kind of literary criticism I need to understand something as foreign to me as poetry.
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