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Writing Across Cultures: A Handbook on Writing Poetry and Lyrical Prose

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Playful and inventive in her approach, Kovacs uses a wide range of cultural forms to encourage lyrical writing. An anthology as well as a guide to teaching and writing. "A delightful cookbook of ideas....may help students learn across racial and cultural divides". -- Peter Oresick, poet

"(A) thoughtful and informative little book". -- The Oregonian
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Paperback, 192 pages
Published March 1st 1994 by Blue Heron Publishing (first published 1994)
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This book has several excellent writing prompts and exercises, unlike some books of the genre which, despite their length, are rather useless. Examples are appropriate from elementary through college (as in some adaptable for many ages, some appropriate for elementary, some appropriate for college). I was concerned this would be a hit-and-run 'cultural tourism' book --- and there are some problematic moments, some born of terminology that is so quickly outdated or was always reductively problema ...more
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