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Current Issue: Vol. 5, 2010


“Where the Meanings, are”: Emily Dickinson, Prosody, and Post-Modernist Poetics
Joy Ladin, Yeshiva University

“Let Me Weigh the Counts”: Auden’s Horatian Syllabics
Richard Hillyer, The University of South Alabama

The Legacy of T.S. Eliot to Milton Studies
Beverley Sherry, Sydney University

Review of Latin Word Order: Structured Meaning and Information. A. M. Devine and
Laurence D. Stephens. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. xii +639. ISBN 978-0-19-518168-5. US$98
Anne Mahoney, Tufts University


Excellent new pedagogic tool for teaching prosody: For Better for Verse: An interactive learning tool that can help students understand what makes metered poetry in English tick.


Welcome to Versification: An Electronic Journal of Literary Prosody. Please browse around and let us know what you think:

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