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Critical Rhythm
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Ben Glaser, 1Rhythm's Critiques

Why Rhythm?
Jonathan Culler, 21

What Is Called Rhythm?
David Nowell Smith, 40

Sordello's Pristine Pulpiness
Simon Jarvis, 60

Body, Throng, Race

The Cadence of Consent: Francis Barton Gummere, Lyric Rhythm, and White Poetics
Virginia Jackson, 87

Contagious Rhythm: Verse as a Technique of the Body
Haun Saussy, 106

Constructing Walt Whitman: Literary History and Histories of Rhythm
Erin Kappeler, 128

Beat and Count

The Rhythms of the English Dolnik
Derek Attridge, 153

How to Find Rhythm on a Piece of Paper
Thomas Cable, 174

Picturing Rhythm
Meredith Martin, 197

Fictions of Rhythm

Beyond Meaning: Differing Fates of Some Modernist Poets' Investments of Belief in Sounds
Natalie Gerber, 223

Sapphic Stanzas: How Can We Read the Rhythm?
Yopie Prins 247

Rhythm and Affect in "Christabel"
Ewan Jones, 274

Acknowledgments 297List of Contributors 299Index 303

About the Author

Ben Glaser (Edited By)
Ben Glaser is Assistant Professor of English at Yale University.
Jonathan Culler (Edited By)
Jonathan Culler is Class of 1916 Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Cornell University and the author of numerous books on literary theory, including Structuralist Poetics, On Deconstruction, and Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction. His most recent book is Theory of the Lyric (Harvard, 2015).

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"What does it mean, and what has it meant historically, to participate in verse's rhythmic patternings? This volume, with incandescent and defamiliarizing rhythms of its own, takes up rhythm as the central, ever-fugitive term in debates over sound and sense, the visible and the audible, the history of prosodic discourses, and methodological approaches to reading and performance. Reaching beyond the metrical constraints of foot prosody to powers of rhythm generally left underexplored in Anglo-American criticism, the formidable array of scholars gathered here opens up resonant inquiries into empirical, historical, ontological, phenomenological, and allegorical dimensions of rhythm in English-language verse of the past two centuries." -- Max Cavitch, University of Pennsylvania

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