Fooling with Words: A Celebration of Poets and Their Craft

Fooling with Words: A Celebration of Poets and Their Craft Review

A Celebration of Poets and Their CraftColeman BarksLorna Dee CervantesMark DotyDeborah GarrisonJane HirshfieldStanley Kunitz Kurtis LamkinShirley Geok-Lin LimPaul MuldoonMarge PiercyRobert Pinsky...

Title:Fooling with Words: A Celebration of Poets and Their Craft
Edition Language:English

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  • Fooling With Words is a collection of interviews of poets conducted by television journalist Bill Moyers at the Dodge Poetry Festival.The Dodge Poetry Festival seems enormous and a bit weird - audien...

  • I would highly recommend this book to anyone who is interested in reading more poetry but doesn't know where to begin. Not only did Moyers choose successful and talented poets, but his own prose, in i...

  • I loved this book. Bill Moyers interviews several poets at the Dodge Poetry Festival on their methods, philosophy, day to day writing of poetry. Then he allows them to provide samples of his and their...

  • This book includes passages from works by Stanley Kunitz, Lorna Dee Cervantes (Emplumada; Summer Ends Too Soon), Coleman Barks ("I See My beauty in You"), Jane Hirshfield, and Paul Muldoon ("Symposium...

  • Moyers interviews poets who talk about their work and life. Includes three or four poems by each.Moyers wrote this while attending a poetry festival. He also filmed a documentary. The book may be the ...

  • This has been on my shelf for years, and I'm very glad that, on a recent sleepless night, I reached for it. (The middle of the night is when, oddly enough, one contributor recommended reading poetry.)...

  • This is a collection of interviews of poets conducted by television journalist Bill Moyers at the Dodge Poetry Festival. I found a lot of the poets interesting; I always like hearing how real-life exp...

  • Bill Moyers is a top-notch journalist who demonstrates a love for people and a passion for democracy. Here he introduces us to several contemporary poets recognized for their craft and reveals the sto...

  • A collection of interviews of poets at the Dodge poetry festival. It is an attempt to bring poetry closer to the average joe. And I think this was accomplished. I often wade into the poetry at the lib...

  • A collection of poets and poetry with interviews and commentary by Moyers. He feels that by interviewing and knowing the poets we will better understand the poetry. I liked this book and would recomme...