Poetry [2nd edition]

John Strachan, Richard Terry

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Based on their extensive teaching experience, the authors provide a lively route map through the main aspects of poetry such as sound effects, rhythm and metre, the typographic display of poems on the page and the language of poetry using practical examples throughout. Packed full of examples, from the work of Shakespeare to Edwin Morgan and from Sylvia Plath to John Agard. Detailed index of poets, works, terms, forms & concepts. Full glossary of poetic terms, from acatalectic to wrenched accent, with cross-references and page references of examples.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages256
ISBN (Print)9780748644070
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2011

Publication series

NameElements of Literature
PublisherEdinburgh University Press


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