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Author Powell, Joseph, 1952-

Title Accent on meter : a handbook for readers of poetry / Joseph Powell, Mark Halperin.

Imprint Urbana, Ill. : National Council of Teachers of English, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  821.009 P871a 2004    ---  Available
Description xiv, 167 p. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-160) and index.
Contents How to read a poem -- An introduction to meter -- Scansion : a practical guide -- More observations about metrical terms -- Meter among us -- Types of metrical lines -- Syllabic or strong-stress meters -- More metrical analysis : five poems -- Heartbeat and diurnal cycles -- Meter, rhythm, and degrees of stress -- Some fine points -- More practice with scansion -- Sentimentality -- Writing about poems -- Poem appendix.
Subject English language -- Versification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
English language -- Rhythm -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Poetry -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Halperin, Mark, 1940-
ISBN 0814131468 (pbk.)

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