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Understanding Poetry / Edition 4
     

Understanding Poetry / Edition 4

by Cleanth Brooks, Robert Penn Warren
 

ISBN-10: 0030769809

ISBN-13: 9780030769801

Pub. Date: 01/02/1976

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The fourth edition of Understanding Poetry is a re-inspection of poetry. Keeping it teachable and flexible, the material allows for full and innocent immersion as well as raising inductive questions to develop critical and analytical skills. Students will be led to understand poetry as a means of imaginatively extending their own experience and indeed, probing the

Overview

The fourth edition of Understanding Poetry is a re-inspection of poetry. Keeping it teachable and flexible, the material allows for full and innocent immersion as well as raising inductive questions to develop critical and analytical skills. Students will be led to understand poetry as a means of imaginatively extending their own experience and indeed, probing the possibilities of the self. This latest incarnation of the landmark text facilitates a thorough study of poetry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780030769801
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/02/1976
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
832,547
Product dimensions:
6.09(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

1. Poetry as a Way of Saying. 2. Dramatic Situation. 3. Description: Images, Modes, and Attitudes. 4. Tone. 5. Analogical Language: Metaphor and Symbol. 6. Theme, Meaning, and Dramatic Structure. 7. Applications: The Poet Looks at a Bird. 8. Poems for Study. 9. Representative Poems of our Time. Appendix A: How Poems Came About — Intention and Meaning. Appendix B: Metrics. Appendix C: Metaphor and Symbol — Compared and Contrasted.

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