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A Study of Versification (Hardcover)

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This is a simple textbook for the beginner, to serve as an introduction to the study of English versification. There are many volumes devoted to the analysis of poetry, but there are few which confine themselves wholly to the problems of prosody; and scarcely any one of these is exactly adapted to the needs of the novice who knows little or nothing about the principles of the metrical art. The aim of this book is to explain to the inquirer the technic of verse-making and to show him how the poets have been able to achieve their effects. It sets forth what I believe to be the fundamental principle of the art - that all poetry is to be said or sung, and that its appeal is to the ear and not to the eye. At the time of original publication in 1911, Brander Matthews was Professor of Dramatic Literature in Columbia University, and a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9780548057346
SKU 205870956
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0548057346
Release Date 10/8/2007
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0286
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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