Book of Forms A Handbook of Poetics, Including Odd and Invented Forms, Revised and Expanded Edition

ISBN-10: 1611680352

ISBN-13: 9781611680355

Edition: 4th 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Lewis Putnam Turco

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List price: $29.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University Press of New England
Publication date: 12/13/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946

LEWIS PUTNAM TURCO is an emeritus professor of English, and founding director of the Cleveland State University Poetry Center and of the Department of Creative Writing at the State University of New York College at Oswego. He has published original books of criticism, drama, fiction, memoirs, reference, and twenty-six collections of his poems.

Preface to the Revised and Expanded Edition
The Elements of Poetry
Introduction to the Discipline
Modes of Writing
The Levels of Poetry
The Levels of Poetry
The Typographical Level
The Sonic Level
Prose Poetry
Isoverbal Prosody
Syllabic Prosody
Accentual Prosody
The Rules of Scansion in English
Accentual-Syllabic Prosody
The Sensory Level
The Ideational Level
Glossary of Poetic Terms
Form-Finder Index
Introduction to the Index
Specific Forms
General Forms
Traditional and Recently Invented Verse Forms
Dramatic Poetry
Lyric Poetry
Narrative Poetry
Appendix: A Chronology of Postmodern Books Concerning Verse Forms
Publication Credits
Author and Title Index
General Index
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