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Product Description: A moving collection of essays on aging and happinessDrawing on more than six decades' worth of lessons from his storied career as a writer and professor, Willard Spiegelman reflects with candid humor and sophistication on growing old...read more

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9780374261221 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 6, 2016, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A moving collection of essays on aging and happinessDrawing on more than six decades' worth of lessons from his storied career as a writer and professor, Willard Spiegelman reflects with candid humor and sophistication on growing old.

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Product Description: Writing with the vigor and elan that readers have come to expect from his many astute reviews and essays, Willard Spiegelman maintains that contemporary American poets have returned to the poetic aims of an earlier era: to edify, as well as to delight, and thus to serve the "didactic muse...read more

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9780691635590 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $102.50 | About this edition: Writing with the vigor and elan that readers have come to expect from his many astute reviews and essays, Willard Spiegelman maintains that contemporary American poets have returned to the poetic aims of an earlier era: to edify, as well as to delight, and thus to serve the "didactic muse.
9780691067995 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 1, 1990, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Writing with the vigor and elan that readers have come to expect from his many astute reviews and essays, Willard Spiegelman maintains that contemporary American poets have returned to the poetic aims of an earlier era: to edify, as well as to delight, and thus to serve the "didactic muse.

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9780691606903 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: Writing with the vigor and elan that readers have come to expect from his many astute reviews and essays, Willard Spiegelman maintains that contemporary American poets have returned to the poetic aims of an earlier era: to edify, as well as to delight, and thus to serve the "didactic muse.
9780691014609 | Princeton Univ Pr, June 1, 1989, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: "Through a splendid, close scrutiny of the poets he has selected, figures that occupy very considerable places in recent poetry, Mr.

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Product Description: The subject of In the Frame is poetic ekphrasis: poems whose starting point or source of inspiration is a work of visual art. The authors of these sixteen essays, several of whom are poets as well as critics, have a twofold purpose: calling attention to the contribution women poets have made to this important genre of poetic writing and re-thinking ekphrastic poetry's motives and purposes...read more
By Willard Spiegelman (editor)

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9781611491098 | Univ of Delaware Pr, August 31, 2009, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The subject of In the Frame is poetic ekphrasis: poems whose starting point or source of inspiration is a work of visual art.

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Product Description: What does it mean to be happy? Ever since the Founding Fathers invited every citizen to join the pursuit of happiness, Americans have been studying and pining for that elusive state of mind. But rather than explaining happiness, in Seven Pleasures Willard Spiegelman demonstrates it: he immerses usin the joyful, illuminating practice of seven simple pleasures ―dancing, reading, walking, looking, listening, swimming, and writing―and evokes all the satisfactions they offer...read more

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9780374239305 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 27, 2009, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: What does it mean to be happy?

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9780312429676 | 1 edition (Picador USA, August 3, 2010), cover price $19.00 | About this edition: What does it mean to be happy?

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Product Description: Willard Spiegelman is considered one of the finest critics of poetry writing today and this volume collects his best work on the subject, offering essays that span his entire career and chart his changing relationship to an elusive form...read more

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9780195368130, titled "Imaginitive Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays" | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 29, 2008, cover price $51.00 | About this edition: Willard Spiegelman is considered one of the finest critics of poetry writing today and this volume collects his best work on the subject, offering essays that span his entire career and chart his changing relationship to an elusive form.

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Product Description: This extraordinary collection of letters sheds light on one of the most important postwar American poets and on a creative woman's life from the 1950s onward. Amy Clampitt was an American original, a literary woman from a Quaker family in rural Iowa who came to New York after college and lived in Manhattan for almost forty years before she found success (or before it found her) at the age of 63 with the publication of The Kingfisher...read more
By Willard Spiegelman (editor)

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9780231132862 | Columbia Univ Pr, July 28, 2005, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This extraordinary collection of letters sheds light on one of the most important postwar American poets and on a creative woman's life from the 1950s onward.

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9780231132879 | Columbia Univ Pr, December 1, 2007, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: This extraordinary collection of letters sheds light on one of the most important postwar American poets and on a creative woman's life from the 1950s onward.

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Product Description: Although readers of prose fiction sometimes find descriptive passages superfluous or boring, description itself is often the most important aspect of a poem. This book examines how a variety of contemporary poets use description in their work...read more

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9780195174915 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, June 23, 2005, cover price $83.00 | About this edition: Although readers of prose fiction sometimes find descriptive passages superfluous or boring, description itself is often the most important aspect of a poem.

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Product Description: Spiegelman examines the theme of indolence-- both positive and negative--as it appears in the canonical work of four Romantic poets. He argues for a renewal of interest in literary formalism, aesthetics, and the pastoral genre. Wordsworth's "wise passiveness," Coleridge's "dejection" and torpor, Shelley's pastoral dolce far niente, and Keats's "delicious...read more

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9780195093568 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, June 15, 1995, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Spiegelman examines the theme of indolence-- both positive and negative--as it appears in the canonical work of four Romantic poets.

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9780520053656 | Univ of California Pr, December 1, 1985, cover price $45.00

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