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The Triggering Town

Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing

Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English.

About the Book

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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Open Library
OL7453004M
Internet Archive
triggeringtown00rich
ISBN 10
0393309339
ISBN 13
9780393309331
Library Thing
82170
Goodreads
67599
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