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How to read poetry like a professor: a quippy and sonorous guide to verse
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New York, NY : Harper Perennial, [2018].
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212 pages ; 21 cm
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"No literary form is as admired and feared as poetry. Admired for its lengthy pedigree--a line of poets extending back to a time before recorded history--and a ubiquitous presence in virtually all cultures, poetry is also revered for its great beauty and the powerful emotions it evokes. But the form has also instilled trepidation in its many admirers mainly because of a lack of familiarity and knowledge. Poetry demands more from readers--intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually--than other literary forms. Most of us started out loving poetry because it filled our beloved children's books from Dr. Seuss to Robert Louis Stevenson. Eventually, our reading shifted to prose, and later when we encountered poetry again, we had no recent experience to make it feel familiar. But reading poetry doesn't need to be so overwhelming. In an entertaining and engaging voice, Thomas C. Foster shows readers how to overcome their fear of poetry and learn to enjoy it once more."--Back cover.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-193) and index.
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"No literary form is as admired and feared as poetry. Admired for its lengthy pedigree--a line of poets extending back to a time before recorded history--and a ubiquitous presence in virtually all cultures, poetry is also revered for its great beauty and the powerful emotions it evokes. But the form has also instilled trepidation in its many admirers mainly because of a lack of familiarity and knowledge. Poetry demands more from readers--intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually--than other literary forms. Most of us started out loving poetry because it filled our beloved children's books from Dr. Seuss to Robert Louis Stevenson. Eventually, our reading shifted to prose, and later when we encountered poetry again, we had no recent experience to make it feel familiar. But reading poetry doesn't need to be so overwhelming. In an entertaining and engaging voice, Thomas C. Foster shows readers how to overcome their fear of poetry and learn to enjoy it once more."--Back cover.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Foster, T. C. (2018). How to read poetry like a professor: a quippy and sonorous guide to verse. First edition. New York, NY, Harper Perennial.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Foster, Thomas C.. 2018. How to Read Poetry Like a Professor: A Quippy and Sonorous Guide to Verse. New York, NY, Harper Perennial.

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Foster, Thomas C., How to Read Poetry Like a Professor: A Quippy and Sonorous Guide to Verse. New York, NY, Harper Perennial, 2018.

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Foster, Thomas C.. How to Read Poetry Like a Professor: A Quippy and Sonorous Guide to Verse. First edition. New York, NY, Harper Perennial, 2018.

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