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Meter and Meaning: An Introduction to Rhythm in Poetry

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Meter and Meaning: An Introduction to Rhythm in Poetry by Carper; Thomas, 9780415311748
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  • ISBN: 9780415311748 | 0415311748
  • Cover: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/17/2003
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InMeter and Meaningpoet Thomas Carper and distinguished scholar Derek Attridge join forces to communicate a new, user-friendly way to explore the rhythms of poetry in English. Side-stepping the jargon that often runs through discussions of meter, the authors begin with the basic idea of poetry as a performance and suggest an entirely fresh approach to reading poetic texts. As they guide us through exercises and ideas, they equip us with a new understanding of the relationship between meter and meaning in poems of all periods. Assuming no previous knowledge of meter, the authors ensure a smooth passage to an advanced knowledge of poetic rhythms. Perhaps even more importantly, they make studying meter a pleasure and reading poetry a revelation. This is the only guide to meter you will ever need and a must-read for anyone who wants to study, write or better appreciate poetic texts.

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