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A prosody handbook

Author: Karl Shapiro; Robert Lawrence Beum
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1965]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is a practical guide to versification: concise, readable, and filled with examples from English and American poets of many periods.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shapiro, Karl Jay, 1913-2000.
Prosody handbook.
New York, Harper & Row [1965]
(OCoLC)574338810
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Shapiro; Robert Lawrence Beum
OCLC Number: 330664
Description: x, 214 pages 22 cm
Contents: Prosody as a study --
Poetry and verse--
Syllables: color, stress, quantity, pitch --
The foot --
The line --
Accentual and syllabic verse --
Meter and rhythm --
The uses of meter --
Tempo --
Rhyme --
The uses of rhyme --
The stanza --
Stanza forms --
The sonnet --
Blank verse --
Free verse --
Classical prosody --
Prosody and period --
Scansions and comments.
Responsibility: [by] Karl Shapiro [and] Robert Beum.

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Here is a practical guide to versification: concise, readable, and filled with examples from English and American poets of many periods.

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