In Praise of the Impure: Poetry and the Ethical Imagination

In Praise of the Impure: Poetry and the Ethical Imagination

By: Alan Shapiro (author)Paperback

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Alan Shapiro is not only a much-lauded poet but also one of America's most intelligent and clearheaded thinkers about poetry. "In Praise of the Impure" collects his passionate, rigorously argued essays on the situation of poetry in American culture today.

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About Author

Alan Shapiro is the author of four books of poetry, including "Happy Hour," which won the William Carlos Williams Award of the Poetry Society of America, and "Covenant. "He teaches at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, and is the recipient of a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writer's Award.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/12/1993
  • ISBN13: 9780810150287
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 185
  • ID: 9780810150287
  • weight: 313
  • ISBN10: 081015028X

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