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Make reading and modeling an integral part of your creative writing class with "Poetry Writing: Theme and Variations". Students will learn both the style and the substance of poetry by modeling their writing on professional poems. Each chapter opens with one of fifty poems from a distinguished group of twentieth-century American writers, including Robert Frost, Rita Dove, ...more
Paperback, 246 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by NTC/Contemporary Publishing Company
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David Starkey directs the creative writing program at Santa Barbara City College.
Among his poetry collections are Starkey's Book of States (Boson Books, 2007), Adventures of the Minor Poet (Artamo Press, 2007), Ways of Being Dead: New and Selected Poems (Artamo, 2006), Da
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