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Getting the Knack: 20 Poetry Writing Exercises

by Stephen Dunning and William Stafford

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Getting the Knack: 20 Poetry Writing Exercises

Grades 6 – 12
Type Book
Pages 203
Published November 1992
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English

 

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Dunning and Stafford, both widely known poets and educators, offer this delightful manual of exercises for beginning poets.

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Dunning, Stephen, and William Stafford. 1992. "Found and Headline Poems." Getting the Knack: 20 Poetry Writing Exercises. Urbana, IL: NCTE.

 

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