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Meter in poetry : a new theory

Author: Nigel Fabb; Morris Halle; Carlos Piera
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first book to offer a universal linguistic theory of poetic meter.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fabb, Nigel.
Meter in poetry.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)227031752
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Fabb; Morris Halle; Carlos Piera
ISBN: 9780511438226 0511438222 0511437552 9780511437557
OCLC Number: 301543382
Description: 1 online resource (x, 297 pages) : illustrations
Contents: A theory of poetic meter --
English strict meters --
English loose meters --
Southern Romance / by Carlos Piera --
French --
Greek --
Classical Arabic --
Sanskrit --
Latvian --
Meters of the world --
The metrical poetry of the Old Testament.
Responsibility: Nigel Fabb and Morris Halle ; with a chapter on Southern Romance meters by Carlos Piera.

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'... extremely impressive ... the authors have laid out an interesting and fairly explicit proposal for how metrical poetry works and have demonstrated the power of this theory with a truly Read more...

 
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