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3 edition of A Handbook of Poetics found in the catalog.

A Handbook of Poetics

for Students of English Verse

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Published by Ginn & Company in Boston, MA .
Written in English


About the Edition

Table of contents is verbatim; those are all the exact spellings used in this second edition of the book. It"s a hardcover, blue with gold print on the cover.

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24998196M

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 19 cm: Contents: Introduction --Acknowledgments and bibliography of sources --Chapter one: some notes on metrics --Chapter two: some notes on sonics --Chapter three: some notes on tropes --Chapter four: the book of forms --Form-finder --Regular forms --Irregular forms --Poem and stanza forms --Bibliography . The Teachers & writers handbook of poetic forms. Summary: A reference guide to various forms of poetry with entries arranged in alphabetical order. Each entry defines the form and gives its history, examples, and suggestions for usage. 1. Poetics. 2. Versification. 3. Literary form. [1. Poetics 2. Versification 3. Literary form.]File Size: 2MB.

The Book of Forms: A Handbook of Poetics by Turco, Lewis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Book of Forms: a Handbook of Poetics by Lewis Turco - AbeBooks. About the Book. Books about English Poetry have a long history, beginning with Anglo-Saxon poetry, through the Middle Ages and the Elizabethan period of William Shakespeare, followed by The Romantic Movement, Scottish Romanticism, and the Welsh Renaissance.

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Many entries are followed by examples drawn from modern English poems that use the form and by references to well-known poems written in it/5. The Paperback of the The Book of Forms: A Handbook of Poetics, Including Odd and Invented Forms, Revised and Expanded Edition by Lewis Putnam Turco atBrand: Dartmouth College Press.

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Since Lewis /5(8). The New Book of Forms: A Handbook of Poetics by Lewis Turco A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. While I prefer my first edition solely because of the layout, this second edition has several advantages.

Where the first edition had short chapters on metrics, sonics and tropes, the second edition has more than doubled the material included and divided it into four levels - typographic, sonic, sensory and comes the glory of this book - the book of forms with a form finder and.

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