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The Burdens of Formality: Essays on the Poetry of Anthony Hecht
     

The Burdens of Formality: Essays on the Poetry of Anthony Hecht

by University of Georgia Press
 
One of the most influential modern poets, Anthony Hecht (1923–2004) was awarded virtually every major American prize for poetry, including the Pulitzer and the Bollingen. Written mostly by other poets, in styles ranging from the informal to the scholarly, these essays explore Hecht’s image and poetic devices, his debts to other poets, and his place in the

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One of the most influential modern poets, Anthony Hecht (1923–2004) was awarded virtually every major American prize for poetry, including the Pulitzer and the Bollingen. Written mostly by other poets, in styles ranging from the informal to the scholarly, these essays explore Hecht’s image and poetic devices, his debts to other poets, and his place in the study of modern poetry. The Burdens of Formality presents varied perspectives that demonstrate the extensive influence that Hecht has commanded on the work of modern poets and the study of verse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820341613
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
10/01/2012
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

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