Multimodality, Poetry and Poetics

Andrews, Richard (2018) Multimodality, Poetry and Poetics. Research in Language and Communication (1). Routledge, New York. ISBN 9781138696600

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This groundbreaking work takes multimodality studies in a new direction by applying multimodal approaches to the study of poetry and poetics. The book examines poetry’s visual and formal dimensions, applying framing theory to such case studies as Aristotle’s Poetics and Robert Lowell’s ‘The Heavenly Rain’ to demonstrate both the implied (because of the form’s unique relationship with structure, imagery and rhythm) and the explicit forms of multimodality at work—an otherwise little-explored research strand of multimodality studies. The volume explores the theoretical implications of a multimodal approach to poetry and poetics to other art forms and fields of study, making this essential reading for students and scholars working at the intersection of language and communication, including multimodality, discourse analysis and interdisciplinary literary studies.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: multimodality,poetry,poetics,framing,rhythm,rhetoric
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education and Lifelong Learning
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Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2017 07:43
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2021 01:03

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