Poetic closure : a study of how poems end (Book, 1968) [WorldCat.org]
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Poetic closure : a study of how poems end

Author: Barbara Herrnstein Smith
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1968.
Series: Phoenix books (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores the question: How do poems end? This work examines numerous individual poems and examples of common poetic forms in order to reveal the relationship between closure and the overall structure  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Herrnstein Smith
ISBN: 0226763439 9780226763439
OCLC Number: 233918
Description: xvi, 289 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction. --
Formal structure and closure. --
Thematic structure and closure. --
Special terminal features. --
Further aspects and problems of closure.
Series Title: Phoenix books (Chicago, Ill.)
Responsibility: Barbara Herrnstein Smith.
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"Ranging from Elizabethan lyric through free and syllabic verse and concrete poetry, Poetic Closure is a learned, witty, and richly illustrated study of the behavior of poems.... It can be read, Read more...

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