The Poem and the Journey

The Poem and the Journey: 60 Poems for the Journey of Life

Fiction & Poetry, Poetry
Paperback Published on: 03/01/2008
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Prize-winning poet Ruth Padel is renowned as a guide to understanding today's poetry. Her much-loved 52 Ways of Looking at a Poem introduced the contemporary poetry scene and discussed individual poems. Her new book, invaluable for all who want to write as well as read poems, reveals the journey of thought, language and music within sixty more poems and also shows how poems fortify us on the journey of our lives, in a collection of essays written in elegant, accessible prose.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099492948
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 266g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm

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The Poem and the Journey
The Poem and the Journey
Recent outpourings by celebrities decrying modern poetry for its obscurity would do well to grab a copy of this book. Having enjoyed Padel's earlier work o... READ MORE
David O'Rourke