The Sighted Singer: Two Works on Poetry for Readers and

The Sighted Singer: Two Works on Poetry for Readers and The Sighted Singer makes available a revised and significantlyexpanded version of Against Our Vanishing and includes Grossman s recent treatise Summa Lyrica A Primer of the Commonplaces in Speculative Poetry This combined edition provides a sophisticated yet accessible discussion across generations of the fundamental discourse of poetic structure

10 thoughts on “The Sighted Singer: Two Works on Poetry for Readers and Writers

  1. Sarah Smith Sarah Smith says:

    I m kind of a poetry nerd You are not shocked Accordingly, I love reading prose by poets on poetry, interviews, book reviews, whatever It s something about the way a poet can use a sentence that always gets me, and also of course something about the way a particularly insightful p

  2. Steel Steel says:

    This is a theoretical text, so it s not really fun reading for the most part, but it s brilliant and highly perceptive work from two men who have thought carefully and systematically about the art of poetry Grossman s Summa Lyrica is the second of the two works contained in the boo

  3. Jamey Jamey says:

    No book quite like it.

  4. Alma B Alma B says:

    I selected The Poet of Poets A Grossman as my poet for the semester in my Advanced Poetry Workshop class To say I learned about poetry, poetics and my own voice, is truly not enough A lot of what he did with his work, is reflected in some of my own pieces Paying homage with some repe

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