The new book of forms: a handbook of poetics

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University Press of New England, 1986 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 280 pages
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A handbook of poetics discussing all aspects of verse composition & describing over 300 verse forms with examples & schematic diagrams.

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Review: The New Book of Forms: A Handbook of Poetics

User Review  - Quincy Lehr - Goodreads

Sure, it's a thorough compendium of poetic form, but the book too often seems more a chance for Turco to show off his erudition (as well as advance his rather suspect theories about what constitutes ... Read full review

Review: The New Book of Forms: A Handbook of Poetics

User Review  - Justin Rose - Goodreads

Although I did so, this book isn't intended to be read from cover to cover, but to be used as a handbook (thus the word "Handbook" in the subtitle). Definitely to be used by the poetically astute (of ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
The Sensory Level
47
The Ideational Level
61
Copyright

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