The Demon and the Angel: Searching for the Source of Artistic Inspiration

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Product Details

Price
$19.95
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
Pages
348
Dimensions
5.2 X 0.9 X 8.0 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780156027441
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About the Author

EDWARD HIRSCH is a celebrated poet and peerless advocate for poetry. A MacArthur fellow, he has published ten books of poems and six books of prose. He has received numerous awards and fellowships, including a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Rome Prize, a Pablo Neruda Presidential Medal of Honor, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award for literature. He serves as president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and lives in Brooklyn.

Reviews

PRAISE FOR THE DEMON AND THE ANGEL

"Unique, exhilarating, and virtuosic."--Booklist

PRAISE FOR HOW TO READ A POEM

"A lovely book, full of joy and wisdom."--The Baltimore Sun

"A wise, exhilarating book; Edward Hirsch is the most endearing of guides to the ecstasies of reading poetry."--Susan Sontag