Lonesome Words: The Vocal Poetics of the Old English Lament and the African-American Blues Song / Edition 1

Lonesome Words: The Vocal Poetics of the Old English Lament and the African-American Blues Song / Edition 1

by M. G. McGeachy
     
 

ISBN-10: 140396291X

ISBN-13: 9781403962911

Pub. Date: 05/13/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The tenth-century Old English lament and twentieth-century blues song each speak the language of a distinct poetic tradition, yet the voices are remarkably similar in their emotive expression of loneliness. This innovative study juxtaposes the texts of each corpus to explore the features that characterize their vocal poetics  See more details below

Overview

The tenth-century Old English lament and twentieth-century blues song each speak the language of a distinct poetic tradition, yet the voices are remarkably similar in their emotive expression of loneliness. This innovative study juxtaposes the texts of each corpus to explore the features that characterize their vocal poetics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403962911
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/13/2006
Series:
New Middle Ages Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.45(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

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