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Author: Koch, Kenneth
Koch, Kenneth
ISBN:978-0-375-70912-8
Publication Date:Oct 2001
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

Kenneth Koch, who has already considerably "stretched our ideas of what it is possible to do in poetry" (David Lehman), here takes on the classic poetic device of apostrophe, or direct address. His use of it gives him yet another chance to say things never said before in prose or in verse and, as well, to bring new life to a form in which Donne talked to Death, Shelley to the West Wind, Whitman to the Earth, Pound to his Songs, O'Hara to the Sun at Fire Island.   ...
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Pages:88
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.1 x 9.2 x 0.2 Inches
Book Weight:0.3 Pounds
Author Biography
Koch, Kenneth (Author)
Kenneth Koch was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and was educated at Harvard and Columbia Universities.

Koch has been a faculty member at Columbia since 1959 and is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Koch has written works of fiction, poetry, essays and plays as well as Wishes, Lies and Dreams and Rose, Where Did You Get That Red, which are books on teaching poetry.

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