The rhythms of English poetry /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Attridge, Derek.
Format: Book
Language:English
Imprint: London ; New York : Longman, 1982.
Series:English language series ; 14.
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Table of Contents:
  • Part 1. Approaches
  • 1. Traditional Approaches
  • 2. Linguistic Approaches
  • Part 2. Rhythm
  • 3. The Rhythms of English Speech
  • 4. The Four-Beat Rhythm
  • 5. The Five-Beat Rhythm
  • Part 3. Metre
  • 6. What is a Metrical Rule?
  • 7. The Rules of English Metre
  • 8. Metrical Rules and the Structures of Language
  • Part 4. Practice
  • 9. The Functions of Poetic Rhythm
  • 10. Rhythm at Work: Some examples
  • Appendix: Rules and Scansion
  • Bibliography
  • Sources of examples
  • Index