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A Handy Guide for Beggars: Especially Those of the Poetic Fraternity

Vachel Lindsay

Publisher: Good Press

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In 'A Handy Guide for Beggars: Especially Those of the Poetic Fraternity' by Vachel Lindsay, readers are introduced to a unique blend of poetry and social commentary. Lindsay's poetic style is characterized by its musicality and rhythm, which resonates with the oral traditions of ballads and folk songs. The book is a satirical look at the struggles of artists and poets, offering practical advice on how to navigate the challenges of the creative life. Lindsay's use of humor and irony adds depth to the exploration of poverty and artistic integrity, making this work a thought-provoking read for those interested in the intersections of art and social justice. Vachel Lindsay, a prominent figure in the American literary scene of the early 20th century, drew inspiration from his own experiences as a struggling writer and performer. His observations on the struggles of artists provide valuable insights into the complexities of pursuing a creative career. 'A Handy Guide for Beggars' is a must-read for anyone interested in the relationship between art, poverty, and societal norms.
Available since: 08/21/2022.
Print length: 89 pages.

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