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Rhyme's reason : a guide to English verse / John Hollander.


New Haven : Yale University Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0300027400, 0300027354

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Subjects Anglais (Langue) -- Versification.
Engels.
Englisch.
English language -- Versification.
Lyrik.
Metrik.
Metrum.
Morphologie (Linguistik)
Prosodie.
Versleer.
Description viii, 54 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 53-54).
Summary "In this classic text, the distinguished poet and critic John Hollander surveys the schemes, patterns, and forms of English verse, illustrating each variation with an original and witty self-descriptive example. This substantially expanded and revised edition includes a section of examples taken from centuries of poetry that exhibit the schemes and patterns he has described. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET.
Contents Schemes -- Verse Systems -- Accentual-Syllabic Verse -- The pentameter line and others -- Versification -- Monostich -- Blank verse -- Fourteeners -- Rhyming -- Couplets -- Tercets -- Quatrains -- Other stanzaic forms -- Kinds of sonnet -- Accentual Meters -- Old English -- Sprung rhythm -- Skeltonics -- Pure Syllabic Verse -- Haiku -- Cinquain -- Free Verse -- Aberrant Forms -- Antiverse -- Pattern-poem -- Concrete poem -- Ode Forms -- Quantitative Verse -- Classical Meters and Their Adaptations -- Elegiacs -- Alcaics -- Hendecasyllabics -- Acrostics -- Echo verse -- Repetitive Structures -- Carol and refrain -- Villanelle -- Sestina -- Ballade -- Rondeau -- Triolet -- Pantoum -- Blues and thirty-two bar standard song -- Comical Schemes -- Limerick -- Clerihew -- Double-dactyl -- Rhetorical Schemes -- Epic simile -- Zeugma -- Anacoluthon -- Apostrophe -- Anaphora -- Homoeoteleuton -- Chiasmus -- Variation and Mimesis -- Imitative form -- Representative versification -- More on Rhyming -- Anomalous rhyming -- Laisses -- Line indentation -- Blank-verse sonnet -- Uncommon Schemes -- Unequal couplet -- Pushkin's stanza -- Canzone -- Rondel and roundel -- Rondeau redouble -- Accentual hexameters -- Ad hoc rhythms -- Leonine Rhyme -- Rhopalics -- Tanka -- Pantun -- Ghazals -- Luc-bat -- Patterns in Practice.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7555160
(OCoLC)ocm07555160
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WorldCat Identities Hollander, John.
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