The Cambridge Introduction to Eighteenth-century Poetry

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For readers daunted by the formal structures and rhetorical sophistication of eighteenth-century English poetry, this introduction by John Sitter brings the techniques and the major poets of the period 1700-1785 triumphantly to life. Sitter begins by offering a guide to poetic forms ranging from heroic couplets to blank verse, then demonstrates how skilfully male and female poets of the period used them as vehicles for imaginative experience, feelings and ideas. He then provides detailed analyses of individual works by ...

The Cambridge Introduction to Eighteenth-Century Poetry 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521612784

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The Cambridge Introduction to Eighteenth-Century Poetry 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521848244

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