Kennedy/Gioia's "An Introduction to Poetry, 12e" continues to inspire readers and writers with a rich collection of poems and engaging insights on reading, analyzing, and writing about poetry. This bestselling anthology includes more than 500 of the discipline's greatest poems, blending classic works and contemporary selections. Both noted poets themselves, the text's editors X.J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia write of their subject with wit and a contagious enthusiasm. Informative, accessible apparatus presents readable discussions of the literary devices, illustrated by apt works, and supported by interludes with the poets. This edition features more than 50 new poems, a new masterwork casebook on T. S. Eliot's "The Love Songs of J. Alfred Prufrock," extensively revised and expanded chapters on writing, and a fresh new design. New students of poetry.Kennedy, X. J. is the author of 'Introduction to Poetry - X. J. Kennedy - Paperback - Older Edition' with ISBN 9780673520258 and ISBN 0673520250.
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