Meter and Meaning: An Introduction to Rhythm in Poetry

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Poet, Thomas Carper, and scholar, Derek Attridge, join forces in Meter and Meaning to present an illuminating and user-friendly way to explore the rhythms of poetry in English. They begin by showing the value of performing any poem aloud, so that we can sense its unique use of rhythm. From this starting point they suggest an entirely fresh, jargon-free approach to reading poetry. Illustrating their 'beat/offbeat' method with a series of exercises, they help readers to appreciate the use of rhythm in poems of all periods ...

Meter and Meaning: An Introduction to Rhythm in Poetry 2003, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415311748

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Meter and Meaning: An Introduction to Rhythm in Poetry 2003, Routledge, New York, NY

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