The Art Of Description

The Art Of Description: World into Word

Paperback Published on: 21/10/2010
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Synopsis

How a writer moves perception to image to written world is at the heart of any literary work. Here, celebrated writer and poet Mark Doty closely examines this essential literary technique and how it varies from writer to writer. Drawing on the sensory experience found in the poems of Blake, Whitman, Bishop and others, Doty gives an insight into this essential craft. Written in clear chapter essays, his book is an invaluable resource for writers, students, critics and anyone with an interest in the art of literature.

  • Publisher: Graywolf Press,U.S.
  • ISBN: 9781555975630
  • Number of pages: 140
  • Weight: 159g
  • Dimensions: 178 x 127 mm

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