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The rhythms of English poetry

Author: Derek Attridge
Publisher: London ; New York : Longman, 1982.
Series: English language series, 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Attridge, Derek.
Rhythms of English poetry.
London ; New York : Longman, 1982
Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Attridge
ISBN: 0582551064 0582551056 9780582551053 9780582551060
OCLC Number: 9022130
Description: xii, 395 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: PART ONE: Approaches1 Traditional Approaches2 Linguistic ApproachesPART TWO: Rhythm3 The Rhythms of English Speech4 The Four-Beat Rhythm5 The Five-Beat RhythmPART THREE: Metre6 What is a Metrical Rule?7 The Rules of English Metre8 Metrical Rules and the Structures of LanguagePART FOUR: Practice9 The Functions of Poetic Rhythm10 Rhythm at Work: Some examplesAppendix: Rules and ScansionBibliographySources of examplesIndex
Series Title: English language series, 14.
Responsibility: Derek Attridge.


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"Dr Attridge's excellent bookxxx;is written by a man with a good ear and sensibility for poetry and it is written clearly."British Journal of Aesthetics

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