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English Historical Metrics

English Historical Metrics

by C. B. McCully, J. J. Anderson
     
 

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This volume discusses current issues in Old English metrics and Middle English alliterative verse from a variety of different perspectives, ranging from the generative theory of metrics to philological studies of individual texts and editing. A distinguished team of contributors combines recent insights from non-linear phonology with more traditional philology and

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This volume discusses current issues in Old English metrics and Middle English alliterative verse from a variety of different perspectives, ranging from the generative theory of metrics to philological studies of individual texts and editing. A distinguished team of contributors combines recent insights from non-linear phonology with more traditional philology and work on editorial practice to produce a well-integrated view of English historical metrics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521026284
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2006
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

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