In this class, we will
be introduced to stylistic criticism.
Consider the aesthetic
imperative, measures of craft, and especially the tools and techniques
of criticism. What do we know? How do we know it? And how well has
the poet portrayed it?
Richard Bradford (Routledge, 1997), pp. 3-97. Be sure you are clear
with definitions in chapter 3. You can augment this information
through The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics,
or with Paul Fussell, Poetic Meter & Poetic Form.