Doorways to Poetry




Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/29/2000

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 532
ISBN : 9780595006526

About the Book

Doorways to Poetry is a basic introduction to poetry. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the writing and appreciation of the art.

Untermeyer presents in a clear and direct manner the fundamentals of a poet’s craft. To provide the reader with examples of the basics he presents a rich portfolio of classic poetic works to underscore the nature, diction, types and forms. Hundreds of poets are included in this collection.

About the Author

Louis Untermeyer was author, anthologist, and translator of more than a hundred books for readers of all ages. He is best remembered as a prolific anthologist whose treasuries introduced students to contemporary poetry for decades. His collections of Modern American Poetry and Modern British Poetry, revised and amplified have sold over a million copies. He is said to have introduced more poets to readers and more readers to poets than any other American.