Accent and Rhythm: Prosodic Features of Latin and Greek: A Study in Theory and Reconstruction

Accent and Rhythm: Prosodic Features of Latin and Greek: A Study in Theory and Reconstruction

by W. Sidney Allen
     
 

This is a book of permanent importance for students of classical languages and literatures.See more details below

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This is a book of permanent importance for students of classical languages and literatures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521108591
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/09/2009
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Linguistics Series, #12
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. The General and Theoretical Background: 1. 'Prosody' and 'prosodies': the historical setting; 2. Grammatical considerations; 3. The Syllable: vowels and consonants; 4. Length and quantity; 5. Stress; 6. Pitch; 7. Accent; 8. Rhythm; 9. Metre; Part II. The Prosodies of Latin: 10. Syllable structure: quantity and length; 11. Word juncture; 12. Accent; Part III. The Prosodies of Greek: 13. Syllable structure: quantity and length; 14. Word juncture; 15. Accent; 16. Stress; Appendix; Index.

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