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Poetry

An Introduction

  • Ruth Miller
  • Robert A. Greenberg
Textbook

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Elements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 2-3
    2. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 5-19
    3. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 20-43
    4. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 44-65
    5. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 66-86
    6. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 87-108
    7. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 109-136
    8. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 137-157
    9. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 158-202
    10. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 203-233
  3. Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 234-235
    2. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 237-261
    3. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 262-278
    4. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 279-298
    5. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 299-316
    6. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 317-342
    7. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 343-367
    8. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 368-385
  4. Anthology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 387-387
    2. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 389-523
    3. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 525-530
    4. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 531-542
    5. Ruth Miller, Robert A. Greenberg
      Pages 543-555
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 561-589

About this book

Introduction

This book provides an introduction to the elements of poetry, formulates a series of contexts for the interpretation of poems, and offers a substantial anthology. Its purpose is to enable students to read poems with understanding and pleasure and to provide them with a basic vocabulary for analysing and talking about poems.

Keywords

interpret poem poetry understanding

Authors and affiliations

  • Ruth Miller
    • 1
  • Robert A. Greenberg
    • 2
  1. 1.State University of New YorkStony BrookUSA
  2. 2.Queens College of the City University of New YorkUSA

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