Fabb, Nigel and Halle, Morris (2008) Meter in poetry : A new theory. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 978-0-521-88564-5Full text not available in this repository.
Many of the great works of world literature are composed in metrical verse, that is, in lines which are measured and patterned. Meter in Poetry: A New Theory is the first book to present a single simple account of all known types of metrical verse, which is illustrated with detailed analyses of poems in many languages, including English, Spanish, Italian, French, classical Greek and Latin, Sanskrit, classical Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Latvian. This outstanding contribution to the study of meter is aimed both at students and scholars of literature and languages, as well as anyone interested in knowing how metrical verse is made.
|Keywords:||poetry, grammar, english studies, poetry meter, English literature, Philology. Linguistics, Literature and Literary Theory|
|Subjects:||Language and Literature > English literature
Language and Literature > Philology. Linguistics
|Department:||Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Humanities > English|
|Depositing user:||Professor Nigel Fabb|
|Date Deposited:||21 May 2010 09:31|
|Last modified:||06 Sep 2014 10:46|
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