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The Stroke of a Pen: Essays on Poetry and Other Provocations

The Stroke of a Pen: Essays on Poetry and Other Provocations (Paperback)

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For over five decades, Samuel Hazo has taught his readers about literature and life with generosity and awareness, taking everyday experiences and translating them into songs at once familiar and surprising. In his poetry, fiction, essays, and plays, Hazo, in a style that is unmistakably his own, extols the wonderment and discovery that emerge in the act of writing, in the movement toward wisdom that results from the expression of feeling.

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismLiterary essaysEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poets Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press Publication Date: 15/05/2011 ISBN-13: 9780268030940  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Samuel Hazo is the McAnulty Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at Duquesne University. He is the author of more than thirty books of poetry, fiction, essays, and plays, and is the founder and director of the International Poetry Forum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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