How Poetry Works

How Poetry Works In this refreshing and inspiring book Phil Roberts asserts that poetry like music is based on sound and so close attention should be paid to its rhythms and metrical patterns He illustrates his poi

  • Title: How Poetry Works
  • Author: Phil Roberts
  • ISBN: 9780141928104
  • Page: 146
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • In this refreshing and inspiring book, Phil Roberts asserts that poetry, like music, is based on sound and so close attention should be paid to its rhythms and metrical patterns He illustrates his points with lively examples ranging from nursery rhymes and limericks to recent experimental forms as well as familiar pieces from over the centuries The book concludes with aIn this refreshing and inspiring book, Phil Roberts asserts that poetry, like music, is based on sound and so close attention should be paid to its rhythms and metrical patterns He illustrates his points with lively examples ranging from nursery rhymes and limericks to recent experimental forms as well as familiar pieces from over the centuries The book concludes with a Millennium Anthology, a salute to the poetry of the past thousand years, including pieces from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, as well as Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA.

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    1. Phil Roberts Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the How Poetry Works book, this is one of the most wanted Phil Roberts author readers around the world.

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    1. I have read a lot of poetry, but I only ever studied up to a B at GCSE level This book was brilliant, has brought me a lot and really helped expand my enjoyment, understanding and perception of poetry It s split into relatively short chapters, each on a different aspect so is easy to pick up and put down and read at the same time as other books Excellent anthology section too.


    2. Definitive choice of introductory guide to reading and understanding poetry Where other people get all tangled up in jargon and literary terms, Roberts makes it plain, fun and simple, approaching a poem like the human body, skeleton, bones, vital organs and the skin on top Also, the fascinating links about poetry s relationship with music, his reminder that poetry is still an oral form of literature, emphasising that a good poem reads well as well as sounding good Brilliant introduction if you r [...]


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