Stephen FRY – The Ode Less Travelled – unlocking the poet within

In four sections (varying numbers of chapters),
Fry steps you through the process of becoming au fait
with the jargon of formal prosidy
(noun: the art of versification)
acknowledging in his tongue-in-cheek fashion
that we may all be opsimaths
(pl noun: one who learns late in life).

Covering everything from
metre, form, structure and “poetics today”,
including examples (classics or his own pieces),
his entertaining explanations are enlightening and memorable

Please respond with a comment on this post,
or, if you’ve read the book, then
react – rate the book please

On a scale (1 = not at all to 5 = Yep, gonna buy it) what will you do?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s