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Language and literary structure : the linguistic analysis of form in verse and narrative

Author: Nigel Fabb
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How does a literary text get to have literary form, and what is the relation between literary form and linguistic form? This theoretical study of linguistic structure in literature focuses on verse and narrative from a linguistic perspective. Nigel Fabb provides a simple and realistic linguistic explanation of poetic form in English from 1500-1900, drawing on the English and American verse and oral narrative
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Fabb
ISBN: 0521792940 9780521792943 0521796989 9780521796989 9786610432967 6610432961
OCLC Number: 49875148
Description: x, 230 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Literary form --
2. Generated metrical form --
3. Communicated form --
4. The communication of metre --
5. Lines --
6. Line-groups in metrical verse and in narrative --
7. Complexity.
Responsibility: Nigel Fabb.
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Nigel Fabb provides a simple and realistic linguistic explanation of poetic form in English from 1500-1900, drawing on the English and American verse and oral narrative tradition, as well as  Read more...

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