The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within

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9780091796617: The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within

'One of the many joys of being Stephen Fry's editor is his ability to surprise me,' says Sue Freestone. She knew he'd really done it this time when he revealed to her that he'd always had a secret passion for poetry and that his next project was a book about how to write poetry. His book will give everybody the tools to write poetry; covering the full spectrum of the different poetic forms, structures and techniques. According to Stephen, it will make writing poetry fun, easy, satisfying, fulfilling and delightful. Here is a taste of Stephen's own efforts: Lesbian Sappho made this form. With two beats to the final line, her sex life wasn't quite the norm, and nor is mine. This title comes in a gift format perfectly formed hardback for closet poetry writers everywhere.

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"Fry's extraordinary book is an idiot's guide to the writing of poetry, a primer, a tutorial with funny turns, an earnest textbook..."
-"Independent on Sunday"
"A smart, sane and entertaining return to basics."
-"Daily Telegraph"

"From the Trade Paperback edition."

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Stephen Fry's On Poetry provides us with a witty and entertaining guide to the mysteries of writing poetry.

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Fry, Stephen
Published by Hutchinson (2005)
ISBN 10: 009179661X ISBN 13: 9780091796617
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1

Book Description Hutchinson, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX009179661X

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