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Beautiful & pointless : a guide to modern poetry

Beautiful & pointless : a guide to modern poetry
Author(s): 
David Orr
Description: 
David Orr provides a riveting tour of poetry as it actually exists today. Orr argues that readers should accept the foreignness of poetry in the way that they accept the strangeness of any place to which they haven't traveled--they should expect a little confusion, at least at first. Yet in the same way that we can, over time, learn to appreciate the idiosyncratic delights of, for instance, Belgium, we can learn to be comfortable with the odd pleasures of poetry by taking our time and pursuing what we like
Call Number: 
808.1 Orr
Format: 
Book