Poet John Hollander surveys the schemes, patterns, and forms of English verse in this classic text, illustrating each variation with an original and witty self-descriptive example. In new essays for this fourth edition, J. D. McClatchy and Richard Wilbur each offer a personal take on why the book has played such an important role in the education of young poets and student scholars. aHow lucky the young poet who discovers this wisest and most lighthearted of manuals.aaJames Merrill aMarvelously comprehensive, clarifying and useful, and a delight to read.aaJohn Reardon, Los Angeles Times Book Review aA virtuoso performance and a mandatory text for poetry readers and practioners alike.aaALA BooklistA Guide to English Verse, Fourth Edition John Hollander. that went. by statuesa and out of ignorance of landscape. The beauties of the rest of that park are there, unexplored save by some scholars and often abandoned even by them. I am old anbsp;...
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