The Prosody Handbook: A Guide to Poetic Form (Dover Books on Literature & Drama)

By: Beum, Robert; Shapiro, Karl

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Written by two major American poets, this systematic study of meter, tempo, rhyme, and other components of verse incorporates countless vivid illustrative examples. Concise and informal, it progresses from the smaller elements to the larger: from syllables to feet to lines to stanzas, and from smaller stanzas to larger ones.

Title: The Prosody Handbook: A Guide to Poetic Form (Dover Books on Literature & Drama)

Author/Composer: Beum, Robert; Shapiro, Karl

Categories: Poetry,

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2006-06-16

ISBN Number: 048644967X

ISBN Number 13: 9780486449678

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 007953

Description: New paperback book copy of The Prosody Handbook: A Guide to Poetic Form. Dover Books on Literture and Drama. From the back cover: Written by two major American poets, this guide to versification is immensely useful for anyone interested in poetry or in general poetic structure. Dover (2006) unabridged republication of the edition published by Harper & Row Publishers, New York, 1965. Foreword to Dover Edition. Note on Terms. 224 pages, 5-3/8 x 8-1/2 inches, 22 cm. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!

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