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Western Wind: An Introduction To Poetry
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
Publication date June 10, 2005
Pages 646
Binding Paperback
Edition 5th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780072819595
ISBN-10 0072819596
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.80 lbs.
Original list price $149.10
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: WESTERN WIND is an introduction to the elements of craft that make poetry sing, a superior anthology of classic and contemporary poetry, and a guide for students to poetics, writing about poetry, and critical theory. In this text, two well respected poets bring their love of the craft of poetry into a book that teaches as well as inspires. The text also includes exercises, chapter summaries, games, diagrams, illustrations, and 4-color reproductions of great works of art.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780394330709
 
from Random House Inc (January 1, 1983)
9780394330709 | details & prices | List price $11.50
About: WESTERN WIND teaches by example and provides an outstanding collection of classic and contemporary poems.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780072819595 Book cover for 9780073031804
 
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With David Mason | 5th edition from McGraw-Hill Humanities Social (June 10, 2005)
9780072819595 | details & prices | 646 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $149.10
About: WESTERN WIND is an introduction to the elements of craft that make poetry sing, a superior anthology of classic and contemporary poetry, and a guide for students to poetics, writing about poetry, and critical theory.
With David Mason | 4 sub edition from McGraw-Hill College (June 1, 1999)
9780073031804 | details & prices | 631 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $67.10
About: WESTERN WIND teaches by example and provides an outstanding collection of classic and contemporary poems.
With Elinor Burkett | 3rd edition from McGraw-Hill College (January 1, 1992)
9780070465749 | details & prices | 634 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.85 lbs | List price $44.05
This edition also contains Another Planet: A Year in the Life of a Suburban High School
About: This text is viewed by both poets and teachers alike as one of the most practical and most teachable introductory poetry texts available.

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