Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems eBook

[Reading] ➽ Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems ➳ Stephanie Burt – Bunatime.co An award winning poet offers a brilliant introduction to the joys and challenges of the genreIn Don't Read Poetry award winning poet and literary critic Stephanie Burt offers an accessible introductioAn award winning poet offers a brilliant introduction to the joys and challenges of the genreIn Don't Read Poetry award winning poet and literary critic Stephanie Burt offers an accessible introduction to the seemingly daunting task of reading understanding and appreciating poetry Burt dispels preconceptions about poetry.

And explains how poems speak to one another and how they can speak to our lives She shows readers how to find poems once they have some poems they like and how to connect the poetry of the past to the poetry of the present Burt moves seamlessly from Shakespeare and other classics to the contemporary poetry circulated on.

don't free read ebok poetry download book free about download read mobile poems free Don't Read book Poetry A epub Poetry A Book About kindle Read Poetry A download Read Poetry A Book About free Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems EpubAnd explains how poems speak to one another and how they can speak to our lives She shows readers how to find poems once they have some poems they like and how to connect the poetry of the past to the poetry of the present Burt moves seamlessly from Shakespeare and other classics to the contemporary poetry circulated on.

10 thoughts on “Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems

  1. Kara Babcock Kara Babcock says:

    Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems eBook don't free, read ebok, poetry download, book free, about download, read mobile, poems free, Don't Read book, Poetry A epub, Poetry A Book About kindle, Read Poetry A download, Read Poetry A Book About free, Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems EpubAs previously discussed in my review of The Hatred of Poetry I struggle with reading poetry So I was tantalized by the title of this book The previous book was a gift from a fellow teacher friend whose feelings about poetry are a bit less ambivalent than mine When I learned about Don’t Read Poetry I thought it would be a good reciprocal gift to her Stephanie Burt’s thesis is basically that we should avoid seeing poems as part of a monolithic form we call “poetry” because it’s reductive and far too slippery a concept to really


  2. Hillary Hillary says:

    Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems eBook don't free, read ebok, poetry download, book free, about download, read mobile, poems free, Don't Read book, Poetry A epub, Poetry A Book About kindle, Read Poetry A download, Read Poetry A Book About free, Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems EpubDon’t Read Poetry feels like a written long form lecture from your favorite English professor hip and approachable but still hoping you’ll learn something It took me longer to read than expected because I found myself making reading lists – I wish it came with a textbook of all these poems in their full formsMy e reader copy was not formatted perfectly and sometimes it was hard to follow I’d recommend checking how the book is formatted on your e reader by downloading a sample before purchasing I think I’d rather have had a hard copy of this book for easy reference as wel


  3. Tanya Gold Tanya Gold says:

    Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems eBook don't free, read ebok, poetry download, book free, about download, read mobile, poems free, Don't Read book, Poetry A epub, Poetry A Book About kindle, Read Poetry A download, Read Poetry A Book About free, Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems EpubI could tell you how much I love this book Or I could just show you


  4. Ann T Ann T says:

    Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems eBook don't free, read ebok, poetry download, book free, about download, read mobile, poems free, Don't Read book, Poetry A epub, Poetry A Book About kindle, Read Poetry A download, Read Poetry A Book About free, Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems EpubThank you Perseus Books and Netgalley for this ARCI haven’t read much poetry since high school and over the past year o


  5. Christine C Christine C says:

    Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems eBook don't free, read ebok, poetry download, book free, about download, read mobile, poems free, Don't Read book, Poetry A epub, Poetry A Book About kindle, Read Poetry A download, Read Poetry A Book About free, Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems EpubIn Don't Read Poetry poet and Harvard professor Stephanie Burt takes on everyone who doesn't understand poetry or thinks it a bore or drudgery to be suffered through in school So don't read poetry Don't assume poetry ever means


  6. Mike Nesemann Mike Nesemann says:

    Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems eBook don't free, read ebok, poetry download, book free, about download, read mobile, poems free, Don't Read book, Poetry A epub, Poetry A Book About kindle, Read Poetry A download, Read Poetry A Book About free, Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems EpubI have always felt I “should” read poetry but multiple efforts were short lived perhaps because I approach it like prose reading a few “chapters” per sitting Never worked So this book’s title caught my eye Basically the premise is check out the vast universe of poetry and read the poems you like don’t feel you have to enjoy all of them In other words read poems not poetry She uses m


  7. Seema Rao Seema Rao says:

    Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems eBook don't free, read ebok, poetry download, book free, about download, read mobile, poems free, Don't Read book, Poetry A epub, Poetry A Book About kindle, Read Poetry A download, Read Poetry A Book About free, Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems EpubThoughtful Honest Helpfultl dr Poetry doesn't suck and you can learn to believe this I have always hated poetry It's one of those dirty secrets I don't usually share because it makes me nuts when people say they hate reading or art two parts of my job I grabbed this book like a guilty teen with a crib sheet But I'm so glad I did Even poetry lovers will enjoy Burt's book She comes at the topic from a place of support and honesty So many literature teachers are snobs and treat those who don't get it as dumb Burt is kind to her readers and her tone is respectful She draws from a wide set of references particularly contemporary popular culture Moreover the book does what it promises make poetry approachable I learned a great deal from her book particularly the section about characters Definitely recommend this book Thanks to NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an hon


  8. Ellie King Ellie King says:

    Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems eBook don't free, read ebok, poetry download, book free, about download, read mobile, poems free, Don't Read book, Poetry A epub, Poetry A Book About kindle, Read Poetry A download, Read Poetry A Book About free, Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems EpubA bit dry and slow in some parts but Burt is successful at making poetry a less daunting and fairly exciting art form for someone like me who has never known much about it except what was dryly taught to me in high school Read this book to get a great selection of interesting poems and also if you want to feel the urge to set it down every 15 minutes and give a shot at writing poetry yourself


  9. Butch Butch says:

    Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems eBook don't free, read ebok, poetry download, book free, about download, read mobile, poems free, Don't Read book, Poetry A epub, Poetry A Book About kindle, Read Poetry A download, Read Poetry A Book About free, Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems EpubIf you’re like me and think you hate poetry or are intimidated by it but suspect you’re missing out on a whole other world this book works Also a good introduction to a ton of contemporary poets who are talking about all the things you care about now culturally politically aesthetically all that


  10. Kathleen Kathleen says:

    Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems eBook don't free, read ebok, poetry download, book free, about download, read mobile, poems free, Don't Read book, Poetry A epub, Poetry A Book About kindle, Read Poetry A download, Read Poetry A Book About free, Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems EpubI read this once and then I read it again It’s a library book the library has stopped taking books back for now due to Covid 19 so after it had been sitting on my table for awhile I decided to read it a second time The first time I thought it was disjointed but now the pieces begin to come together I’m glad to know Stephanie Burt She’s an influential poet critic professor but she’s not writing from a high place She often writes in first person and she addresses the reader directly She doesn’t offer complete poems with commentary Rather she shows ways poems can please 6 categories— feeling character technique difficulty wisdom community and offers pieces of poems from many eras as examples The book is a guide and invitation to finding poems you like with assurance that the you know of poetry the you will like and sometimes love


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