Accent and Rhythm: Prosodic Features of Latin and Greek: A Study in Theory and Reconstructionby W. Sidney Allen
Pub. Date: 04/09/2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This is a book of permanent importance for students of classical languages and literatures. See more details below
This is a book of permanent importance for students of classical languages and literatures.
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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