Heart beats : everyday life and the memorized poem / Catherine Robson.

Many people in Great Britain and the United States can recall elderly relatives who remembered long stretches of verse learned at school decades earlier, yet most of us were never required to recite in class. Heart Beats is the first book to examine how poetry recitation came to assume a central pla...

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Main Author: Robson, Catherine, 1962-
Format: eBook
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2012.
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