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Prosody Handbook A Guide to Poetic Form

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ISBN-10: 048644967X

ISBN-13: 9780486449678

Edition: 2006

Authors: Karl Shapiro, Robert Beum

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Description:

Of practical use to anyone interested in poetry or in general poetic structure, this volume offers countless vivid illustrative examples in its systematic study of meter, tempo, rhyme, and other components of verse. Comprehensive yet concise, it was assembled by a pair of distinguished scholar/poets.
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Book details

List price: $10.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/16/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.38" wide x 8.50" long x 0.52" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Foreword
A Note on Terms
Prosody as a Study
Poetry and Verse
Syllables: Color, Stress, Quantity, Pitch
The Foot
The Line
Accentual and Syllabic Verse
Meter and Rhythm
The Uses of Meter
Tempo
Rhyme
The Uses of Rhyme
The Stanza
Stanza Forms
The Sonnet
Blank Verse
Free Verse
Classical Prosody
Prosody and Period
Scansions and Comments
Glossary
A Selected Bibliography
Index