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Author Steele, Timothy.

Title All the fun's in how you say a thing : an explanation of meter and versification / Timothy Steele.

Imprint Athens : Ohio University Press, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  821.009 St32a 1999    ---  Available
Description xi, 366 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-348) and index.
Contents Metrical norm and rhythmical modulation -- Scansion and metrical variation -- Additional sources of rhythmical modulation, including enjambment, caesural pause, and word length -- Story of elision, including the famous rise, troublesome reign, and tragical fall of the metrical apostrophe -- Rhyme -- Stanzas -- Trochaic and trisyllabic meters -- Alternative modes of versification in English.
Subject English language -- Versification.
English language -- Rhythm.
Poetry -- Authorship.
ISBN 0821412590 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0821412604 (paper : acid-freepaper)

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