The Life of Poetry

Front Cover
Current Books, 1949 - Poetry - 232 pages
26 Reviews

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
13
4 stars
6
3 stars
5
2 stars
2
1 star
0

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Paulagraph - LibraryThing

I am fascinated by Rukeyser's personal story & her engagement with history. Although her thinking in these essays is sometimes fuzzy & her use of abstractions, such as truth, reality, imagination ... Read full review

Review: The Life of Poetry

User Review  - Daniel Klawitter - Goodreads

"Anyone dealing with poetry and the love of poetry must deal, then, with the hatred of poetry, and perhaps even more with the indifference...If you ask your friends about it, you will find that there ... Read full review

Contents

The Universe of Poetry A History of Images
21
The Security of the Imagination Gesture
27
Toward the Most Human Intensity within Form
41
Copyright

9 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information