[EBOOK] A Difficult Grace: On Poets, Poetry, and Writing

A Difficult Grace: On Poets, Poetry, and Writing

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ISBN Code : 9780820322315
Book Author : Michael Ryan
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Total Pages : 261

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�[In] preliterate societies, even those as late as ancient Greece and Anglo-Saxon England, the poet is the ideologue, historian, theologian, philosopher, TV, newspaper, Internet, and megamultiplex cinema rolled into one�--so begins Michael Ryan�s lively description of the cultural context of ancient poetry, in pointed contrast to that of poetry now. Informed by his own exp