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American way of poetry ....

Henry Willis Wells

American way of poetry ....

by Henry Willis Wells

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Published by Russell in New York .
Written in English


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SeriesColumbia Studies in American Culture -- No. 13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20759325M

  Hook, Line and Singer, by Cerys Matthews. I love the way Matthews weaves poetry into everything she does. So while, strictly speaking, this is .   Poetry and America have rarely been seen as the likeliest of bedfellows. In fact, the nature and stature of poetry in the United States of America has been questioned pretty much since the latter first existed. In his book Democracy in America, published in two volumes in and , Alexis de Tocqueville fired shots at the very concept.

  The 10 best American poems "You can't say it that way anymore," Ashbery declares, ushering into American poetry a fresh way of seeing and saying the world, celebrating "The extreme austerity. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, published in , is the first fantasy written by an American to enjoy an immediate success upon powerful was its effect on the American imagination, so evocative its use of the forces of nature in its plots, so charming its invitation to children of all ages to look for the element of wonder in the world around them that author L. .

  The rhythm, word play, and creativity in poetry books for kids make them the perfect companion to language acquisition and developing literacy skills. I remember as a child stealing poetry books off my mom’s bookshelves and performing the poems, relishing the way the words felt in my mouth. A child with a speech issue, poetry helped reorder Author: Margaret Kingsbury. James Welch is a prominent author of novels and poetry featuring the American West. In a review of Welch's first book of poetry, Riding the Earthboy Forty, a Saturday Review critic made this prediction: "His poems are alert, sorrowful, and true. For a young man he is very strong.


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