Poetic Rhythm : An Introduction

Professor of English Derek Attridge; Attridge Derek
Cambridge University Press
9780521423694
0-521-42369-4

This is the first introduction to rhythm and meter that students can relate to as speakers of English familiar with the rhythms of the spoken word, nursery rhymes, song and rap.

The text will help readers of English poetry experience and enjoy its power, subtlety and diversity.