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Little Eurekas: A Decade's Thoughts on Poetry

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A reader-friendly miscellany of essays, appreciations, reviews, and conversations, published in newspapers and literary magazines over the past ten years, these are pieces that will resonate equally with the lay poetry lover and the specialist. This collection explores all aspects of a life in poetry: reading it, writing it, teaching it, editing it, publishing it, reviewin ...more
Paperback, 276 pages
Published April 15th 2007 by Biblioasis (first published January 1st 2006)
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Little Eurekas is a collection of criticisms and essays by the poet Robyn Sarah. She claims to be first and foremost a poet, and I have to agree; this isn't a learned book of criticism, like James Pollock's You Are Here. It's more of the kind of thing you find when a poet reviews other poets - kind of winging it. However, Sarah never comes off as vague, beside the point, or unsure of herself. She knows what she appreciates in a poem, makes that very clear in the beginning, and applies it fruitfu ...more
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Robyn Sarah was born in New York City (1949) to Canadian parents, and has lived for most of her life in Montreal.

She is the author of eight poetry collections, two collections of short stories, and a collection of essays on poetry.

In 1976, with Fred Louder, she co-founded Villeneuve Publications and co-edited its poetry chapbook series which included first titles by August Kleinzahler and A.F. M
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