Best Words, Best Order
Essays on Poetry
Praise For Best Words, Best Order: Essays on Poetry…
"These essays are wonderfully efficient litte machines, reproducing in the reader Dobyns's deep understanding of and affection for the work of such peers as Rilke, Mandelstan, and Chekhov." -- Library Journal "Few writers are as versatile or prolific as Stephen Dobyns. . .Mr. Dobyns celebrates a plain-spoken poetry that is alert to structure and open to tension and surprise. He provides us with informed, resonant readings of contemporary poems. . ." --The New York Times Book Review
"...painstaking, admirable and enjoyable."--The Times Literary Supplement
Palgrave MacMillan, 9781403961471, 398pp.
Publication Date: May 30, 2003