Mentor and Muse: Essays from Poets to Poets

Mentor and Muse: Essays from Poets to Poets

by Blas Falconer, Beth Martinelli, Helena Mesa, Patricia Clark, Stanley Plumly
     
 

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For this collection of twenty nine insightful essays, editors Blas Falconer, Beth Mertinelli ,and Helena Mesa have brought together some of today's' leading Poetic minds to create an illuminating and unique anthology that unlocks the secrets of writing and revising poetry.

The essays include the full text of the poems discussed and detailed, relevant Writing

Overview

For this collection of twenty nine insightful essays, editors Blas Falconer, Beth Mertinelli ,and Helena Mesa have brought together some of today's' leading Poetic minds to create an illuminating and unique anthology that unlocks the secrets of writing and revising poetry.

The essays include the full text of the poems discussed and detailed, relevant Writing exercise that allow students the opportunity to directly implement the strategies they have learned. While many advanced topics Such as authenticity, discordant music, and Prosody are covered, this highly readable volume is as user friendly as it is informative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809329892
Publisher:
Southern Illinois University Press
Publication date:
08/30/2010
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Blas Falconer teaches poetry and memoir at Austin Peay State University.  He is the author of A Question of Gravity and Light.

Beth Martinelli’s poems appear in numerous literary magazines, including The Threepenny Review, Bellingham Review, and Pleaides.  Her chapbook, To Darkness, was published in 2007.

Helena Mesa is an assistant professor of English at Albion College.  She has written poems for several literary journals, including Indiana Review and Barrow Street.  

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