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Description - The Art Of The Poetic Line by James Longenbach

Poetry is the sound of language organized in lines.' James Longenbach opens The Art of the Poetic Line with that essential statement. Through a range of examples - from Shakespeare and Milton to Ashbery and Gluck - Longenbach describes the function of line in metered, rhymed, syllabic and free-verse poetry. That function is sonic, he argues, and our true experience of it can only be identified in relation to other elements in a poem. A vital new resource by one of America's most important critics and one of poetry's most engaging practitioners.'

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781555974886
ISBN-10: 1555974880
Format: Paperback
(177mm x 126mm x mm)
Pages: 130
Imprint: Graywolf Press,U.S.
Publisher: Graywolf Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 26-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James Longenbach

James Longenbach is the author of three poetry collections, including Draft of a Letter; five works of criticism, including The Resistance to Poetry, as well as numerous essays and reviews. He is Joseph Henry Gilmore Professor of English at the University of Rochester.

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