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Published by University of Michigan Press .

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Subjects:

  • Poetry & poets,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Study and teaching,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Poetry,
  • American - General,
  • Composition & Creative Writing - Poetry,
  • Poetry / General

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Book details

ContributionsGregory Orr (Editor), Ellen Bryant Voigt (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7632755M
ISBN 100472066218
ISBN 109780472066216

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Poets Teaching Poets collects essays by current and former lecturers at Warren Wilson, including acclaimed poets Joan Aleshire, Marianne Boruch, Carl Dennis, Stephen Dobyns, Reginald Gibbons, Louise Glü ck, Allen Grossman, Robert Haas, Tony Hoagland, Heather McHugh, Gregory Orr, Michael Ryan, Ellen Bryant Voigt, Alan Williamson, Eleanor Wilner, and 4/4(2).

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The Poet Laureate Project features a different U.S. Poet Laureate each month during the school year. Guest author Ann Cox highlights one or two of their poems, suggests activities to use these pieces in the classroom, and touches upon their contributions to the promotion of poetry in America.

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