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Published: 05 March 2019

462 Pages | 37 Illustrations


ISBN: 9780198833154

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The Experience of Poetry

From Homer's Listeners to Shakespeare's Readers

Derek Attridge

  • The first book to examine poetry from Ancient Greece to the Renaissance
  • Studies the way poetry was experienced by hearers and readers
  • Structured chronologically by period and the comparison across periods helps readers understand historical continuity and change
  • Includes 39 illustrations