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The sounds of poetry : a brief guide

Author: Robert Pinsky; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A guide to the enjoyment of poetry. It is composed of chapters dealing with sonic elements, accent and duration, syntax and line, like and unlike sounds, blank verse and free verse. The author illustrates these with examples from fifty poets.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Pinsky; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0374266956 9780374266950 9780374526177 0374526176
OCLC Number: 39024648
Notes: Paperback edition published in 1999
Description: 129 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Theory --
Accent and Duration --
Syntax and Line --
Technical Terms and Vocal Realities --
Like and Unlike Sounds --
Blank Verse and Free Verse --
Index of Names and Terms.
Responsibility: Robert Pinsky.
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A guide to the enjoyment of poetry. It is composed of chapters dealing with sonic elements, accent and duration, syntax and line, like and unlike sounds, blank verse and free verse. The author illustrates these with examples from fifty poets.

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