Gioia, Dana: Poetry as Enchantment
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Dana Gioia, perhaps the most important advocate for poetry today, reminds us that the primary role of poetry is to delight, to enchant, even to cast a spell over the reader. In these elegantly reasoned, thoroughly researched pages, he argues that we must restore pleasure and music to poetry at a time when academic analysis has all but abolished their consideration. The subject is far from exhausted in this important essay "“ he strikes the first note of a discussion that will sound long after the reader has closed this book.