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By Robert Hartwell Fiske
$18.95 • Trade Paper • ISBN 9781933338255
The creative world of the writer is uncovered in this captivating
exploration of the techniques of poetry revision. An in-depth look at
the writing processes of fifty-four poems, each by a different modern author, is
provided, complete with early drafts, subsequent revised versions, and
short essays from the poets themselves, revealing how and why they made
specific changes, as well as their editing secrets. Poetry lovers will
enjoy browsing through their favorite works and authors, and budding
writers will learn the skills needed to grow a first draft into a
polished final piece.