Free Verse

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ISBN 978-0-8101-1316-9
Publication Date
September 1996
Page Count
199 pages
Trim Size
5 1/2 x 8 1/2

Free Verse

An Essay on Prosody
Charles O. Hartman

To make sense of "free verse" in theory of in practice, the study of prosody--the function of rhythm in poetry--must be revised and rethought. In Free Verse: An Essay on Prosody, Charles Hartman develops a theory of prosody that includes the most characteristic form of twentieth-century poetry.

About the Author

Charles O. Hartman is professor of English and Poet in Residence at Connecticut College.