Poetic Diction: A Study in Meaning / Edition 2

Poetic Diction: A Study in Meaning / Edition 2

by Owen Barfield
     
 

Barfield discusses poetry’s meaning in terms of both his personal experience and objective standards of criticism.See more details below

Overview

Barfield discusses poetry’s meaning in terms of both his personal experience and objective standards of criticism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819560261
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
12/01/1984
Series:
Wesleyan Paperback Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
238
Sales rank:
416,334
Product dimensions:
5.03(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Howard Nemerov
Preface to first edition
Preface to second edition
Definition and Examples
The Effects of Poetry
Metaphor
Meaning and Myth
Language and Poetry
The Poet
The Making of Meaning (I)
The Making of Meaning (II)
Verse and Prose
Archaism
Strangeness
Conclusion
Appendix I
Appendix II
Appendix III
Appendix IV
Afterword
Index

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