The Language of Poetry

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Routledge, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 156 pages
The Language of Poetry:
* develops the student's ability to read and evaluate poetic texts of many kinds
* includes activities, commentaries and extensions to each extract
* covers a variety of poetic language, ranging from songs, advertisements and spoken language to the more traditional forms of the sonnet, ode and free verse
* includes poetry from Philip Larkin, Maya Angelou, Dylan Thomas and Tony Harrison.

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McRae is Professor of East Asian Buddhism at Indiana University in Bloomington. He is a leading authority on Chinese Buddhism.

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