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    Description"It sounds like a simple thing, to say what you see," Mark Doty begins. "But try to find words for the shades of a mottled sassafras leaf, or the reflectivity of a bay on an August morning, or the very beginnings of desire stirring in the gaze of someone looking right into your eyes . . ." Doty finds refuge in the sensory experience found in poems by Blake, Whitman, Bishop, and others. "The Art of Description "is an invaluable book by one of America's most revered writers and teachers.


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    Title
    The Art of Description
    Subtitle
    World into Word
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Doty
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 140
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781555975630
    ISBN 10: 1555975631
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC subject category V2: DSC
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Merchandise Category: REF
    B&T General Subject: 680
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    DC22: 808.042
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24870
    BISAC V2.8: LAN014000
    B&T Approval Code: A21800000
    DC22: 808/.042
    BISAC V2.8: REF026000
    B&T Approval Code: A23250000
    DC22: 809.1
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: LAN005000
    LC classification: PE1427 .D68 2010
    Thema V1.0: CJCW, DSC
    Publisher
    Graywolf Press,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Graywolf Press,U.S.
    Publication date
    21 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    MN
    Author Information
    MARK DOTY is the author of eight collections of poetry, including "Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems," which won the National Book Award for Poetry in 2008. He teaches at Rutgers University and lives in New York.