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By Michael D. Hurley

Michael D. Hurley and Michael O'Neill provide a perceptive and illuminating investigate poetic shape, a subject that has come again into prominence lately. construction in this renewed curiosity in shape, Hurley and O'Neill supply an obtainable and complete creation that may be of support to undergraduates and extra complicated readers of poetry alike. The e-book sees shape as neither ornamenting nor mimicking content material, yet as shaping and animating it, encouraging readers to domesticate innovations to learn poems as poems. full of life and wide-ranging, enticing with poems as aesthetic studies, the ebook incorporates a lengthy bankruptcy at the parts of shape that throws new mild on troubling phrases corresponding to rhythm and metre, in addition to an in depth advent and obtainable, stimulating chapters on lyric, the sonnet, elegy, soliloquy, dramatic monologue and ballad and narrative.

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