Seamus Heaney's Rhythmic Contract by J. HallSeamus Heaney's Rhythmic Contract by J. Hall

Seamus Heaney's Rhythmic Contract

byJ. Hall

Hardcover | November 12, 2009

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While glosses on Heaney's verse forms figure more or less in critical accounts of his poetry, this is the first book to take the craft of his art as its focus. Setting out a historically informed approach to poetic form, the book places Heaney's developing versification in the context of mid-century Anglo-American theories of metre and rhythm.
JASON DAVID HALL is Lecturer in English at the University of Exeter, UK. With Ashby Bland Crowder, he is editor of Seamus Heaney: Poet, Critic, Translator.
Title:Seamus Heaney's Rhythmic ContractFormat:HardcoverDimensions:188 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.72 inPublished:November 12, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230574882

ISBN - 13:9780230574885

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Note on Terms and Scansion Introduction: Reading Heaney's Rhythms Embedded Poetics 'Well-Made' Foundations Renewing Contracts: Heaney's 'Free' Verse Fixed Form: The Sonnet Envoy Glossary of Selected Prosodic Terms Bibliography Index