A Way With Words IV: Understanding Poetry

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Michael Drout

Narrated By: Michael Drout

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: December 2008

Duration: 8 hours 17 minutes

Summary:

In A Way with Words I, II, and III, Professor Michael D.C. Drout increased listeners' understanding of the way literature works, of the rhetoric that in many ways defines people's lives, and of the intricacies of grammar, all while maintaining a lively tone that conveys the professor's infectious enthusiasm for the subject. In part IV of this fascinating series, Professor Drout submerses listeners in poetry's past, present, and future. Addressing such poetic luminaries as Milton, Wordsworth, Shelley, and Keats, these lectures explain in simple terms what poetry is while following its development through the centuries.

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