To make sense of free verse" in theory or in practice, the whole study of prosody--the function of rhythm in poetry--must be revised and rethought. Stating this as the issue that poets and critics have faced in the past century, Charles Hartman takes up the challenge and develops a theory of prosody that includes the most characteristic forms of ...Read MoreTo make sense of free verse" in theory or in practice, the whole study of prosody--the function of rhythm in poetry--must be revised and rethought. Stating this as the issue that poets and critics have faced in the past century, Charles Hartman takes up the challenge and develops a theory of prosody that includes the most characteristic forms of twentieth-century poetry Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.Read Less
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8vo. VG/VG-. medium blue DJ spine and background hue to front/rear jacket covers. titling in small white for author separated by a thin line from italicized white title and tiny publisher indented from tail. fatigued tip and tail of spine, wrinkles and veins noted at ends and DJ corners. large closed tear to upper edge and lilac enlarged characters for title, subtitling separated by thin white line and followed by full author. navy clothbound HB, stamped with silver lettering. cloth transitions to dark plum clothbound panels, all unblemished. a touch of wear to spine ends. blank, ivory endpapers. generally read, complete intact textblock of uniformly ivory interior. 199 pp. ISBN# 9780691064383. Rockville.
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