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The poetry handbook : a guide to reading poetry for pleasure and practical criticism

Author: John Lennard
Publisher: Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: OUP E-Books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Fully revised, updated and expanded, John Lennard's accessible guide to poetry is noteworthy for its emphasis on practical criticism that is designed to help students gain a new appreciation for poetry and a real insight into how poems work.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lennard, John.
Poetry handbook.
Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005021580
(OCoLC)61178170
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Lennard
ISBN: 9780191532733 0191532738 9780199265381 0199265380 9786610905416 661090541X 1280905417 9781280905414 1435607104 9781435607101
OCLC Number: 181101229
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 418 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Metre --
Form --
Layout --
Punctuation --
Lineation --
Rhyme --
Diction --
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History --
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Gender --
Exams and written work.
Series Title: OUP E-Books.
Responsibility: John Lennard.
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Offering a guide to the poet's craft, this second edition provides a useful introduction to practical criticism for students. Chapters on each element of poetry offer a general account and end by  Read more...

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Lennard succeeds in being as exhaustive as he can possibly be... * Caroline Bertoneche, Universite de Provence * Very readable... gives and excellent overview of poetry in English and will explain Read more...

 
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