Poetic meter and poetic form

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Random House, 1979 - Fiction - 188 pages
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Excerpts from distinctive poems illustrate the author's appreciation of the metrical and formal aspects of poetry

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User Review  - Maggie - Goodreads

Clear, in-depth look at formal components of meter and form. Especially helpful if you can ignore sexist and sometimes rude commentary. Read full review

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User Review  - Stephanie Roberts - Goodreads

During the course of a recent poetry workshop, I read a recommendation, for this book, that called it the best guide on metered verse and poetic form, of its kind. Previous to starting this book, I'd ... Read full review


part one Poetic Meter
The Nature of Meter
The Technique of Scansion

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About the author (1979)

Paul Fussell is the author of, among other works, Class and The Great War and Modern Memory, which won both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award and was named by the Modern Library as one of the twentieth century 's one hundred best nonfiction books. He lives in Philadelphia.

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