Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 July 2011

256 Pages

ISBN: 9780748644070

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2nd Edition

John Strachan and Richard Terry

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Packed full of examples, from the work of Shakespeare to Edwin Morgan and from Sylvia Plath to John Agard
  • Detailed index of poets, works, terms, forms & concepts
  • Full glossary of poetic terms, from acatalectic to wrenched accent, with cross-references and page references of examplesPraise for the first edition: 'Wide-ranging, provocative, and thorough, Strachan and Terry provide the student with all the tools necessary for the study of poetry. I can think of no other volume that offers the reader so much in so few pages. This is the text of choice for all students and teachers of the subject.'Duncan Wu, University of Glasgow"

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