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On Poetry - a book by Maxwell, Glyn

On Poetry

On Poetry( )
Author: Maxwell, Glyn
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

On Poetry will be prized by writers and readers who wish to understand why and how poetic technique matters. Long regarded as one of Britain's major poets, Glyn Maxwell shows that the greatest verse arises from a harmony of mind and body, and that poetic forms originate in human necessities: breath, heartbeat, footstep, posture.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Poetry
Language Arts & Disciplines / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 1.5 Inches
Book Weight:1.465 Pounds
Author Biography
Maxwell, Glyn (Author)
Glyn Maxwell was born in 1962 in Hertfordshire, England. He studied English at Oxford & poetry at Boston University. Among the honors he has received are the Somerset Maugham Prize & the E.M. Forster Prize. He now lives with his wife & their daughter in Massachusetts, where he teaches at Amherst College.


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