Metre, Rhyme and Free Verse

G. S. Fraser

Anno: 2017
Rilegatura: Hardback
Pagine: 94 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 197 x 133 mm
Peso: 340 gr.
  • EAN: 9781138241923
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First published in 1970, this work outlines the principles of English prosody in a way that will enable the reader to recognise and scan any piece of English verse. It illustrates the close relationship between English speech patterns and verse patterns, and the primary importance of the phenomenon of stress. It also discusses the suitability of various kinds of metrical pattern for various kinds of poetic effect. This book will be of interest to those studying poetry and English literature.