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The Pursuit of Poetry: A Guide to Its Understanding and Appreciation with an Explanation of Its Forms and a Dictionary of Poetic Terms

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In this classic reference work, Louis Untermeyer gives us our American poetry in its essential pieces. Written by one of the great twentieth century readers, reading poetry becomes an art easily understood and accessed by all. Whether you are looking for the basic elements of a sonnet or want to read further about poetic image or the place of twentieth century poetry in th ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published August 1st 2000 by iUniverse (first published November 10th 1969)
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Louis Untermeyer was the author, editor or compiler, and translator of more than one hundred books for readers of all ages. He will be best remembered as the prolific anthologist whose collections have introduced students to contemporary American poetry since 1919. The son of an established New York jeweler, Untermeyer's interest in poetry led to friendships with poets from three generations, incl ...more
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