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The Triggering Town

Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing

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This edition was published in by W. W. Norton & Company

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109 pages

Richard Hugo, whom Carolyn Kizer called “one of the most passionate, energetic and honest poets living,” was that rare phenomenon—a distinguished poet who was also an inspiring teacher. The Triggering Town is Hugo’s classic collection of lectures, essays, and reflections, all “directed toward helping with that silly, absurd, maddening, futile, enormously rewarding activity: writing poems.” From pieces that include “Writing off the Subject” and “How Poets Make a Living,” anyone, from the beginning poet to the mature writer to the lover of literature, will benefit greatly from Hugo’s playful and profound insights into the mysteries of literary creation. More…

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The Triggering Town: Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing
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August 1992, W. W. Norton & Company
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Richard Hugo, whom Carolyn Kizer called “one of the most passionate, energetic and honest poets living,” was that rare phenomenon—a distinguished poet who was also an inspiring teacher. The Triggering Town is Hugo’s classic collection of lectures, essays, and reflections, all “directed toward helping with that silly, absurd, maddening, futile, enormously rewarding activity: writing poems.” From pieces that include “Writing off the Subject” and “How Poets Make a Living,” anyone, from the beginning poet to the mature writer to the lover of literature, will benefit greatly from Hugo’s playful and profound insights into the mysteries of literary creation. More…

The Triggering Town

Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing

This edition was published in by W. W. Norton & Company


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OL7453004M
Internet Archive
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ISBN 10
0393309339
ISBN 13
9780393309331
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82170
Goodreads
67599

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