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Poetic rhythm : an introduction

Author: Derek Attridge
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge Univ. Press 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8. printingView all editions and formats

The first introduction to rhythm and meter that begins where students are - as speakers of English familiar with the rhythms of popular song - Poetic Rhythm moves, with straightforward terminology  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Attridge
ISBN: 9780521423694 0521423694
OCLC Number: 554035599
Description: XX, 274 Seiten
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; On using this book; 1. The rhythms of poetry: a first approach; 2. The rhythms of spoken English; 3. Dancing language; 4. Stress verse and strong-stress verse: counting the beats; 5. Syllable-stress verse: versatility and variation; 6. Major types of syllable-stress verse; 7. Free verse: metrical and rhythmic analysis; 8. Phrasal movement; Appendix 1. Scansion; Appendix 2. Glossary; Appendix 3. Sources of examples; Appendix 4. Suggested responses to the exercises.
Responsibility: Derek Attridge


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'At long, long last here is the text that may well revolutionise our perception and analysis of poetry and shift attention from image-play and patterning to the rightful primacy of speech rhythms and Read more...

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