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By permission of Random House, Inc. and Faber and Faber, Ltd. George Barker,
"Pacific Sonnet vii" from Collected Poems by George Barker. By permission of
Faber and Faber, Ltd. Robert Bridges, "Cheddar Pinks," "I Praise the Tender ...
By permission of Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. and Faber and Faber, Ltd. Donald
Hall, "Christmas Eve in Whitneyville." Copyright © 1958 by Donald Hall. From
The Dark Houses by Donald Hall. Reprinted by permission of Curtis Brown, Ltd.
By permission of New Directions and Faber and Faber, Ltd. Henry Reed, "
Lessons of the War: Naming of Parts" from A Map of Verona. By permission of
Jonathan Cape Ltd. Theodore Roethke, "Elegy for Jane" from The Collected
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rooze - LibraryThing
This is, indeed, an authoritative guide to meter and form. However, Fussell's arrogance had me running to other equally authoritative yet substantially less elitist sources. Try Mary Oliver's Rules of the Dance or Stephen Fry's The Ode Less Travelled instead. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - michaelm42071 - LibraryThing
This is not the first book to read on the subject of how form assists meaning in poetry; for that I would go back to John Ciardi’s How Does a Poem Mean? But Fussell’s book is a good, succinct one for ... Read full review
part one Poetic Meter
The Nature of Meter
The Technique of Scansion
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