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ERIC Number: EJ566156
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0009-8655
Remembering Louis: Why Teach Poetry?
Smiley, Jerome
Clearing House, v71 n3 p140 Jan-Feb 1998
Relates the experience of the author as a young man struggling to write a chapter of his dissertation called "Why Teach Poetry?". Notes that poet Louis Ginsberg (father of poet Allen Ginsberg) provided him with a two-paragraph answer, as meaningful and pertinent now as it was 50 years ago. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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