CDN$ 155.30
  • List Price: CDN$ 156.93
  • You Save: CDN$ 1.63 (1%)
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca. Gift-wrap available.
Quantity:1
Meter and Meaning: An Int... has been added to your Cart
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Meter and Meaning: An Introduction to Rhythm in Poetry Hardcover – Oct 17 2003


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
CDN$ 155.30
CDN$ 150.87 CDN$ 393.13

Save an Additional 10% on Textbooks When you Join Amazon Student

Special Offers and Product Promotions

  • Amazon Student members save an additional 10% on Textbooks with promo code TEXTBOOK10. Enter code TEXTBOOK10 at checkout. Here's how (restrictions apply)

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.




Product Details

  • Hardcover: 174 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (Oct. 17 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415311748
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415311748
  • Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 13.3 x 20.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 281 g
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  •  Would you like to update product info, give feedback on images, or tell us about a lower price?

  • See Complete Table of Contents

Product Description

Review

This is splendidly useful and elegantly thought-out introduction to the understanding of the rhythmic fabric of poetry in English, and of the way in which rhythmic patterns and effects become part of the very substance of what poetry says, rather than some kind of accompaniment to it. The authors have deployed sophisticated linguistic knowledge, literary sensitivity and poetic insight in the most clear and simple language possible, and their sample analyses are immediately comprehensible and enlightening. Anyone interested in poetry should acquire the knowledge so beautifully imparted here.
–John Hollander, Yale University

About the Author

Thomas Carper is the author of three volumes of metrical poetry including Distant Blue, recipient of the 2003 Richard Wilbur Award, Fiddle Lane and From Nature. He is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Southern Maine. Derek Attridge is Professor of English at the University of York, UK. He is the author of the highly influential texts on beat prosody, The Rhythms of English Poetry and Poetic Rhythm: An Introduction and has also published books on literary theory, sixteenth-century poetry and twentieth-century fiction.


Inside This Book

(Learn More)
First Sentence
We all live with rhythms. Read the first page
Explore More
Concordance
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Table of Contents | Excerpt | Index | Back Cover
Search inside this book:

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on Amazon.ca
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)

Amazon.com: HASH(0xa47a8624) out of 5 stars 1 review
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
By thestorygirl - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
If you've ever felt that traditional scansion didn't quite capture the wonderful nuances of rhythm in language, here's what you've been missing. The style is engaging; the method is insightful and intuitive. This book will change the way you read poetry.


Feedback