Rhyme's Reason

Rhyme's Reason

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Poet John Hollander surveys the schemes, patterns, and forms of English verse in this classic text, illustrating each variation with an original and witty self-descriptive example. In new essays for this fourth edition, J. D. McClatchy and Richard Wilbur each offer a personal take on why the book has played such an important role in the education of young poets and student scholars. a€œHow lucky the young poet who discovers this wisest and most lighthearted of manuals.a€a€”James Merrill a€œMarvelously comprehensive, clarifying and useful, and a delight to read.a€a€”John Reardon, Los Angeles Times Book Review a€œA virtuoso performance and a mandatory text for poetry readers and practioners alike.a€a€”ALA BooklistA Guide to English Verse, Fourth Edition John Hollander. that went. by statuesa€” and out of ignorance of landscape. The beauties of the rest of that park are there, unexplored save by some scholars and often abandoned even by them. I am old anbsp;...

Title:Rhyme's Reason
Author:John Hollander
Publisher:Yale University Press - 2014-09-30


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