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Why lyrics last : evolution, cognition, and Shakespeare's sonnets

Author: Brian Boyd
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.
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Why Lyrics Last turns an evolutionary lens on lyric verse, placing the writing of verse within the human disposition to play with pattern. Boyd takes as an extended example the many patterns to be  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Boyd, Brian, 1952-
Why lyrics last.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011040339
(OCoLC)756837046
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Boyd
ISBN: 9780674069190 0674069196 9780674064843 0674064844
OCLC Number: 794003567
Description: 1 online resource (x, 227 p.)
Contents: Story and verse --
Lyrics unlinked --
Poetry, pattern, and attention --
Lyric and sonnet --
A first Shakespeare sonnet --
From sonnet to sequence --
Love: the mistress --
Love and time: the youth --
Beyond love --
Status --
Death --
Shake-speares sonnets, 1609 --
Lyric and narrative --
Envoi: verse and aversion.
Responsibility: Brian Boyd.

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