Meter in English: a critical engagement

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University of Arkansas Press, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 368 pages
Renowned poets and experts in metrics respond to Robert Wallace's pivotal essay which clarifies and simplifies methods of studying poetry. Former United States Poet Laureate Robert Hass has called Wallace's essay a paradigm shift in our understanding of English prosody.

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Contents

A Response
45
A Defense of the NonIambic Meters
59
MeterMaking Arguments
75
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