Poetic meter and poetic form

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Random House, 1965 - Literary Criticism - 208 pages
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User 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

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User 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

Contents

The Nature of Meter
3
The Technique of Scansion
20
Metrical Variations
36
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