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How to Read a Poem by Terry Eagleton

How to Read a Poem (original 2007; edition 2006)

by Terry Eagleton

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Title:How to Read a Poem
Authors:Terry Eagleton
Info:Wiley-Blackwell (2006), Edition: 1, Paperback, 192 pages
Collections:Your library, Books
Tags:Books, Criticism, Terry Eagleton

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How to Read a Poem by Terry Eagleton (2007)



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Misleading title. You read a poem using your eyes and whatever it is that makes your heart go boom. ( )
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To Peter Grant, who taught me poetry and a great deal more.
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Terry Eagleton argues that the art of reading poetry is as much in danger of becoming extinct as thatching or clog dancing. He summons the aid of such critics as the Russian Formalists to raise some general questions: What is poetry, and how does it differ from prose? And, is there a language peculiar to poetry?

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