A Companion to Poetic Genre
brings together over 40 contributions from leading academics to provide critical overviews of poetic genres and their modern adaptations.
- Covers a large range of poetic cultural traditions from Britain, Ireland, North America, Japan and the Caribbea
- Summarises many genres from their earliest origins to their most recent renderings
- The only full-length critical collection to deal with modern adaptations of poetic genres
- Contributors include Bernard O’Donoghue, Stephen Burt, Jahan Ramazani, and many other notable scholars of poetry and poetics
Keywords: Poetry, Poetry, poem, poetics, verse, metre, stanza, elegy, haiku, ballad, sonnet, style