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The Prosody Handbook: A Guide to Poetic Form (Dover Books on Literature & Drama)

 
 
 
 
The Prosody Handbook: A Guide to Poetic Form (Dover Books on Literature & Drama)
Author: Robert Beum - Karl Shapiro
ISBN 13: 9780486449678
ISBN 10: 48644967
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 2006-06-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
List Price: $9.95
 
 

Written by two major American poets, this systematic study of meter, tempo, rhyme, and other components of verse incorporates countless vivid illustrative examples. Concise and informal, it progresses from the smaller elements to the larger: from syllables to feet to lines to stanzas, and from smaller stanzas to larger ones.