Clinical Sonnets (Classic Reprint)

Clinical Sonnets (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Clinical Sonnets After I read them I saw a gleam and began to try to fol low it. My appreciation of Robinson's work rose further when I tried later to imitate what he had done, but my poems came out quite differently from what I aimed at when I began. I found that sometimes when I got a sonnet past the first three or four lines it would pick up some sort of momentum of its own and might then go on writing itself, impelled by associations and guided partly by rhyme. Some poems even got out of control and proceeded to write themselves after the first line. I found also that it is difficult effectively to compress anything so voluminous as a human personality into a short poem. So I realized that what I produced were sketches that can suggest, but cannot tell all, as if a painter were given the task of drawing a picture with ten or twelve strokes ofhis brush. It is possible, but the results show the earmarks of a special medium. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243254229
  • 9780243254224