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The Magic of Poetry and the Poet's Art

A collection of stories by

This article bridges the gap between the instinctive liking for musical candence and a true understanding of poetry. Here Stephen Vincent Benet tells the story of his art in a way to interest young children. It was originally published in 1929 and is now republished here with a new introductory biography. Benet was an accomplished writer at an early age, having had his first book published at 17. His best known works are the book-length narrative poem American Civil War, John Brown's Body (1928), and two short stories, The Devil and Daniel Webster (1936) and By the Waters of Babylon (1937).

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March 2014 : UK Paperback

Title: The Magic of Poetry and the Poet's Art
Author(s): Stephen Vincent Benet
ISBN: 1-4733-1235-3 / 978-1-4733-1235-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: White Press
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