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By Robert Hass

An acute and deeply insightful booklet of essays exploring poetic shape and the position of intuition and mind's eye inside of form—from former poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize and nationwide ebook Award successful 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 brought on the well known Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

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

A Little ebook on Form is a rousing reexamination of our most lasting mode of literature from certainly one of our best residing poets. 

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