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By Robert Hass

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ISBN-13: 9780062332424

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ISBN-13: 9780062332431

An acute and deeply insightful publication of essays exploring poetic shape and the position of intuition and mind's eye inside form—from former poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize and nationwide publication Award profitable writer Robert Hass.

Robert Hass—former poet laureate, winner of the nationwide booklet Award, and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize—illuminates the formal impulses that underlie nice poetry during this refined, sleek, and obtainable quantity of essays drawn from a chain of lectures he added on the popular Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

A Little publication on Form brilliantly synthesizes Hass’s bold presents as either a poet and a critic and displays his profound schooling within the paintings of poetry. beginning with the exploration of a unmarried line because the uncomplicated gesture of a poem, and getting into an exam of the fundamental expressive gestures that exist inside of varieties, Hass is going past imminent shape as a suite of conventional principles that precede composition, and as an alternative deals penetrating perception into the real openness and instinctiveness of formal creation.

A Little booklet on Form is a rousing reexamination of our longest enduring mode of literature from one in every of our best dwelling poets. 

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