Metre, Rhythm and Verse Form

Metre, Rhythm and Verse Form

by Philip Hobsbaum
     
 

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Poetry criticism is a subject central to the study of literature. However, it is laden with technical terms that, to the beginning student, can be both intimidating and confusing. Philip Hobsbaum provides a welcome remedy, illuminating terms ranging from the iambus to the bob-wheel stanza, and forms from the Spenserian sonnet to modern 'rap', with clarity and…  See more details below

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Poetry criticism is a subject central to the study of literature. However, it is laden with technical terms that, to the beginning student, can be both intimidating and confusing. Philip Hobsbaum provides a welcome remedy, illuminating terms ranging from the iambus to the bob-wheel stanza, and forms from the Spenserian sonnet to modern 'rap', with clarity and comprehensiveness. It is an essential guide through the terminology which will be invaluable reading for undergraduates new to the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134881680
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/05/2006
Series:
New Critical Idiom
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
File size:
3 MB

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