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Poetic Designs : An Introduction to Meters, Verse Forms, and Figures of Speech - 97 edition

Poetic Designs : An Introduction to Meters, Verse Forms, and Figures of Speech (ISBN10: 1551111292; ISBN13: 9781551111292)
ISBN13: 978-1551111292
ISBN10: 1551111292

Summary: Stephen Adams' text provides a full treatment of traditional topics, from the iambic pentameter through other accentual-syllabic rhythms (trochaic, dactylic and so on) and covering as well other metrical types, stanza structure, the sonnet and other standard forms. Adams also includes a variety of topics not covered in most other introductions to the topic; perhaps most significantly, he provides a full chapter on form in free verse and another on literary figures.R>

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Summary: Stephen Adams' text provides a full treatment of traditional topics, from the iambic pentameter through other accentual-syllabic rhythms (trochaic, dactylic and so on) and covering as well other metrical types, stanza structure, the sonnet and other standard forms. Adams also includes a variety of topics not covered in most other introductions to the topic; perhaps most significantly, he provides a full chapter on form in free verse and another on literary figures.


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Edition/Copyright: 97
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Broadview Press
Year Published: 1997
International: No

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