Free Verse

Free Verse

Author: Charles O. Hartman

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400855384

Category: Poetry

Page: 212

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To make sense of free verse" in theory or in practice, the whole study of prosody--the function of rhythm in poetry--must be revised and rethought. Stating this as the issue that poets and critics have faced in the past century, Charles Hartman takes up the challenge and develops a theory of prosody that includes the most characteristic forms of twentieth-century poetry. Originally published in 1981. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
A Prosody of Free Verse
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Richard Andrews
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-15 - Publisher: Routledge

There is to date no comprehensive account of the rhythms of free verse. The main purpose of A Prosody of Free Verse: explorations in rhythm is to fill that gap and begin to provide a systematic approach to describing and analyzing free verse rhythms. Most studies have declared the attempt
The Ghost of Meter
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Annie Finch
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

A groundbreaking study of the connections among meter, the poetic unconscious, and wider literary and cultural forces
Free Verse
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Charles O. Hartman
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-14 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

To make sense of free verse" in theory or in practice, the whole study of prosody--the function of rhythm in poetry--must be revised and rethought. Stating this as the issue that poets and critics have faced in the past century, Charles Hartman takes up the challenge and develops a theory
A History of Free Verse
Language: en
Pages: 285
Authors: Chris Beyers
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: University of Arkansas Press

This book examines the most salient and misunderstood aspect of twentieth-century poetry, free verse. Although the form is generally approached as if it were one indissoluble lump, it is actually a group of differing poetic genres proceeding from much different assumptions. Separate chapters on T.S. Eliot, Wallace Stevens, H.D., and
Vers Libre
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Clive Scott, Professor of European Literature Clive Scott
Categories: Free verse.
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

The prosodic description of free verse has long been fraught with difficulty. This book attempts to map out modes of analysis through a study of the history and theory of free verse in France, with extended commentaries on poems by Alain Fournier, Rimbaud, Laforgue, Claudel, and Apollinaire.