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An Appetite for Poetry

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$59.00 • £47.95 • €53.00

ISBN 9780674040939

Publication Date: 09/09/1989

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  • Prologue
  • 1. The Common Reader
  • 2. Milton in Old Age
  • 3. Wallace Stevens: Dwelling Poetically in Connecticut
  • 4. T. S. Eliot: The Last Classic
  • 5. William Empson: The Critic as Genius
  • 6. Freud and Interpretation
  • 7. Divination
  • 8. The Plain Sense of Things
  • 9. The Argument about Canons
  • 10. The Bible: Story and Plot
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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