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Studying poetry

Author: Barry Spurr
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This engaging introduction to poetry covers the entire tradition of poetry in English, providing close readings of interesting and varied texts. In this updated second edition, coverage has been  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Spurr
ISBN: 9781403945617 1403945616 9781403945624 1403945624
OCLC Number: 174030955
Notes: Previous edition: Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1997.
Includes index.
Description: xi, 385 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgements.- PART 1: READING POETRY Reading Aloud; Describing a Poem; Varieties of Poetic Style; Evaluation of Poetry.- PART 2: POETRY THROUGH THE CENTURIES Introduction; Medieval The Genesis of English Verse; The Renaissance A Time of Tension; The Early Seventeenth Century The Pilgrimage to 'The Kingdom of Man'; Romanticism In Praise of Imagination; Victorianism Faith and Doubt; Modernism 'Make it New'; After Modernism; Contemporary Poetry; Historical Tables.- Further Reading.- Glossary of Literary Terms.- Index.
Responsibility: Barry Spurr.

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