Verse: An Introduction to Prosody

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Verse is a seminal introduction to prosody for any student learning to read or write poetry, from secondary to graduate school. * Discusses iambic pentameter and other kinds of metrical verse, scansion, rhythm and rhyme, free verse, song, and advanced topics such as poetic meter, linguistic approaches to verse, and the computer scansion of metrical poetry * Written in a clear, engaging style by a poet and teacher with more than 30 years of experience teaching the subject * Supplemented by a user-friendly website with student exercises and additional resources