Poetic Meter and Poetic Form / Edition 1

Poetic Meter and Poetic Form / Edition 1

by Paul Fussell
     
 

The title of this book may suggest that it is designed as a latter-day Gradus ad Parnassum to teach aspiring writers to produce passable verses. It is not. It is intended to help aspiring readers deepen their sensitivity to the rhythmical and formal properties of poetry and thus heighten their pleasure and illumination as an appropriately skilled audience of an… See more details below

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The title of this book may suggest that it is designed as a latter-day Gradus ad Parnassum to teach aspiring writers to produce passable verses. It is not. It is intended to help aspiring readers deepen their sensitivity to the rhythmical and formal properties of poetry and thus heighten their pleasure and illumination as an appropriately skilled audience of an exacting art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780075536062
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/1979
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
190
Sales rank:
954,967
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.30(d)

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