Author Archives: Dennis Mellersh

About Dennis Mellersh

Dennis Mellersh is an independent writer, journalist, editor, and editorial consultant.

Creative process in poetry: William Wordsworth on poetic style

In his Preface to the Lyrical Ballads (1), William Wordsworth forcefully argued that the language and style of quality poetry differs little from the language and style of well written prose, except that poetry has a metrical structure. Wordsworth took particular … Continue reading

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