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Author Roberts, Philip, 1938-

Title How poetry works : the elements of English poetry / Philip Davies Roberts
Published Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, New York, U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1986


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Description 304 pages ; 20 cm
regular print
Series A Pelican book
Pelican book.
Contents Beginnings -- Stress, rhythm, and metre -- Phonemic patterns -- Choosing and using words -- Lines into forms -- The poem on the page -- Society, culture and the poet -- A final analysis
Analysis Poetry in English - Critical studies
Notes "A Penguin original"--Label on cover
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 292-296
Notes Also issued online
Subject American poetry -- Appreciation.
American poetry -- History and criticism.
American poetry.
English language -- Versification.
English poetry -- Appreciation.
English poetry -- History and criticism.
English poetry.
LC no. 86198631
ISBN 0140135928 (paperback)