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A history of English versification,

Author: J Schipper
Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1910.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schipper, Jakob, 1842-1915.
History of English versification.
Oxford, Clarendon press, 1910
(OCoLC)582247984
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Schipper
OCLC Number: 2230600
Notes: "List of editions referred to": pages [xvii]-xix.
Description: xix, [1], 390 pages, 1 leaf 20 cm
Contents: General introduction to the science of metre and the structure of verse --
The alliterative verse in Old English --
The further development of the freer form of the alliterative line in Late Old English and Early Middle English --
The alliterative line in its conservative form during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries --
The foreign metres in general --
Verse-rhythm --
The metrical treatment of syllables --
Word-accent --
Lines of eight feet, four feet, two feet, and one foot --
The septenary, the alexandrine, and the three-foot line --
The rhymed five-foot verse --
Blank verse --
Trochaic metres --
Iambic-anapaestic and trochaic-dactylic metres --
Non-strophic, anisometrical combinations of rhymed verse --
Imitations of classical forms of verse and stanza --
Stanza, rhyme, varieties of rhyme --
The rhyme as a structural element of the stanza --
Bipartite equal-membered stanzas --
One-rhymed indivisible and bipartite unequal-membered stanzas --
Tripartite stanzas --
Stanzas of three and more parts consisting of unequal parts only --
The Spenserian stanza and the forms derived from it --
The epithalamium stanza and other odic stanzas --
The sonnet --
Other Italian and French poetical forms of a fixed character.
Responsibility: by Jakob Schipper.

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