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Poetic Meter and Poetic Form
     

Poetic Meter and Poetic Form

by Paul Fussell
 

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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

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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:
9780394321202
Publisher:
Random House, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1979
Edition description:
Rev. ed
Pages:
188

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