Poetry and Language: The Linguistics of Verse

Author:   Michael Ferber (University of New Hampshire)
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
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9781108429122


Pages:   282
Publication Date:   05 September 2019
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Michael Ferber (University of New Hampshire)
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press
Imprint:   Cambridge University Press
Dimensions:   Width: 15.80cm , Height: 1.70cm , Length: 23.50cm
Weight:   0.570kg
ISBN:  

9781108429122


ISBN 10:   1108429122
Pages:   282
Publication Date:   05 September 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  College/higher education ,  Professional & Vocational ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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1. Introduction; 2. Meter and the syllable; 3. Rhyme; 4. Onomatopoeia and sound symbolism; 5. Unusual word order and other syntactic quirks in poetry; 6. The meaning of a poem; 7. Metaphor; 8. Translating poetry; Appendix: on quantity and pitch; Works cited; Index.

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Michael Ferber is Professor Emeritus at the University of New Hampshire. His previous publications include Romanticism: A Very Short Introduction (2010), The Cambridge Introduction to British Romantic Poetry (Cambridge, 2012), and A Dictionary of Literary Symbols (Cambridge, 3rd edition, 2017).

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