Hearing The Measures: Shakespearean And Other Inflections
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Hearing The Measures: Shakespearean And Other Inflections

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An eminent scholar's guide to hearing poets' work

When we listen to the words of a poet in the theater, or read them silently on the page, what is it that we hear? How do such crafty writers as Shakespeare or Donne, Wyatt or Yeats, Wordsworth or Lowell arrange their rhythms to make their poetry more expressive? A gathering of perceptive essays written over twenty-five year...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published March 14th 2002 by University of Wisconsin Press (first published January 15th 2002)
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