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The Poetry Handbook / Edition 2
     

The Poetry Handbook / Edition 2

by John Lennard
 

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ISBN-10: 0199265380

ISBN-13: 9780199265381

Pub. Date: 01/01/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This volume is a lucid and entertaining guide to the poet's craft, and an invaluable introduction to practical criticism for students. Chapters on each element of poetry offer a wide-ranging general account and end by looking at different poems, to build up sustained analytical readings.

The second edition—fully revised, expanded, updated, and supported by

Overview

This volume is a lucid and entertaining guide to the poet's craft, and an invaluable introduction to practical criticism for students. Chapters on each element of poetry offer a wide-ranging general account and end by looking at different poems, to build up sustained analytical readings.

The second edition—fully revised, expanded, updated, and supported by a new companion website—confirm The Poetry Handbook as the best guide to poetry available in English.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199265381
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
444
Sales rank:
945,125
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Metre
2. Form
3. Layout
4. Punctuation
5. Lineation
6. Rhyme
7. Diction
8. Syntax
9. History
10. Biography
11. Gender
12. Exams
Glossary and Index of Technical Terms
Index of Poems and Poets Quoted and Cited
Select Bibliography and Further Reading

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