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Chapters on English Metre

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  • Date Published: December 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107445819

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  • First published in 1901, as the second edition of an 1886 original, this book provides a detailed analysis of English metrical systems. The text presents an attempt 'to ascertain by a process of induction the more general laws of modern metre, and to test the results on a variety of instances'. Notes are incorporated throughout and appendices are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in English poetry and the nature of metre.

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    • Date Published: December 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107445819
    • length: 326 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.48kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Antiquarian a-priorism
    3. Logical a-priorism
    4. Aesthetic intuitivism
    5. Natural or a-posteriori system
    6. Metrical metamorphosis
    7. Two recent metrical systems
    8. Naming and classification of metres. Illustrations from Tenyson
    9. Naming and classification of metres. Illustrations from the hymn-book
    10. Blank verse of Surrey and Marlowe
    11. Shakespeare's blank verse. Macbeth
    12. Shakespeare's blank verse. Hamlet
    13. Modern blank verse. Tennyson and Browning
    14. Shelley's metre
    15. The English hexameter
    Appendix A. Mr H. Nicol and Prof. Paul Meyer on the Old French decasyllabic metre. Abstract of Zarncke's essay on the 5-foot iambus of Lessing and Schiller
    Index.

  • Author

    Joseph B. Mayor

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