The Virtues of Poetry

by James Longenbach

Paperback, 169 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $14 | purchase

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The Virtues of Poetry
James Longenbach

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Twelve interconnected essays from the poet and critic describe the excellence found in poems by Shakespeare, Donne, Blake, Keats, Dickinson, Yeats, and others and discuss the fluid nature of art.