Poems in the Making - After Writing a Poem, One Should Correct It All Over (Classic Reprint)
by Walker Gibson (9781330318904)

Poems in the Making - After Writing a Poem, One Should Correct It All Over (Classic Reprint)
 

Walker Gibson


Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 264
Category: Literary Essays
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9781330318904
ISBN-10: 1330318900



Excerpt from Poems in the Making: After Writing a Poem, One Should Correct It All Over What a useful study it might be for a poet, to compare in those parts what was written first, with the successive alterations; to learn his turns and arts in versification; and to consider the reasons why such and such an alteration was made. - Spence I have often thought how interesting a magazine paper might be written by an author who would - that is to say who could - detail, step by step, the processes by which one of his compositions attained its ultimate point of completion. - Poe One poet's example is only his adaptation of his personality to the demands of poetry, but if it is clearly stated it may help us to understand other poets, and even something of poetry. - Spender If, then, we can reconstruct for the moment when Coleridge fell asleep over Purchas His Pilgrimage, the elements, even in part, of that subliminal chaos, we shall have taken a long step toward the clarification of our problem. - Lowes To help us in the fascinating business of looking over the craftsman's shoulder while he is actually at work, we have a greater wealth of material than for any other poem of Keats.... - Ridley About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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