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Best Words, Best Order

Essays on Poetry

Authors: Dobyns, S.

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In this new edition of Best Words, Best Order, Stephen Dobyns further explains the mystery of the poet's work. Through essays on memory and metaphor, pacing, and the intricacies of voice and tone, and thoughtful appreciations of Chekhov, Ritsos, Mandelstam, and Rilke, Dobyns guides readers and writers through poetry's mysterious twilight communiques. For this new second edition, Dobyns has added two new essays, one dealing with the idea of "beauty" in poetry and another dealing with the almost mystical way poets connect seemingly disparate elements in a single work.

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Stephen Dobyns is the author of eight volumes of poetry, among them Cemetery Nights and Velocities. He has also written 17 novels.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Best Words, Best Order
Book Subtitle
Essays on Poetry
Authors
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-73116-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-349-73116-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4039-6147-1
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XIV, 398
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