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Rhyme's reason : a guide to English verse

Author: John Hollander; J D McClatchy; Richard Wilbur
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"In this classic text, the distinguished poet and critic Poet John Hollander surveys the schemes, patterns, and forms of English verse, illustrating each variation with an original and witty self-descriptive example. In new essays for this revised edition, J.D. McClatchy and Richard Wilbur each offer a personal take on why Rhyme's reason has played an integral role in the education of young poets and student  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hollander; J D McClatchy; Richard Wilbur
ISBN: 9780300206296 0300206291
OCLC Number: 890796835
Description: xxii, 142 pages : illustration ; 20 cm
Contents: Foreword to the fourth edition / J.D. McClatchy --
Preface to the third edition --
Introduction --
Schemes --
Verse systems --
Accentual-syllabic verse. The pentameter line and others --
Versification. Monostitch - Blank verse - Four-teeners - Rhyming - Couplets - Tercets - Quatrains - Other stanzaic forms - Kinds of sonnet --
Accentual meters. Old English - Sprung rhythm - Skeltonics --
Pure syllabic verse. Haiku - Cinquain --
Free verse --
Aberrant forms. Antiverse - Pattern-poem - Concrete poem --
Ode forms --
Quantitative verse --
Classical meters and their adaptations. Elegiacs - Alcaics - Hendecasyllabics - Acrostics - Echo verse --
Repetitive structures. Carol and refrain - Villanelle - Sestina - Ballade - Rondeau - Triolet - Pantoum - Blues and thirty-two bar standard song --
Comical schemes. Limerick - Clerihew - Double-dactyl --
Rhetorical schemes. Epic simile - Zeugma - Anacoluthon - Apostrophe - Anaphora - Homoeoteleuton - Chiasmus --
Variation and mimesis. Imitative form - Representative versification --
More on rhyming. Anomalous rhyming - Laisses - Line indentation - Blank-verse sonnet --
Uncommon schemes. Unequal couplet - Pushkin's stanza - Canzone - Rondel and and roundel - Rondeau redoublé - Accentual hexameters - Ad hoc rhythms - Leonine rhyme - Rhopalics - Tanks - Pantun - Ghazals - Luc-bát --
Appendix --
Patterns in practice --
Afterword to the fourth edition / Richard Wilbur --
Suggestions for further reading --
Index.
Responsibility: John Hollander ; foreword by J.D. McClatchy ; afterword by Richard Wilbur.
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