Measure and Music: Enjambement and Sentence Structure in the Iliad

Measure and Music: Enjambement and Sentence Structure in the Iliad

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by Carolyn Higbie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198143877

ISBN-13: 9780198143871

Pub. Date: 11/28/1990

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


This book is the first line-by-line analysis of enjambement and verse-internal breaks throughout the entire Iliad. Addressing larger, stylistic questions concerning genre, effect, and the manipulation and enjambing of formulae, Higbie examines a wide range of literary structures, including speeches, similes, battle scenes, and catalogues. A fundamental…  See more details below

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This book is the first line-by-line analysis of enjambement and verse-internal breaks throughout the entire Iliad. Addressing larger, stylistic questions concerning genre, effect, and the manipulation and enjambing of formulae, Higbie examines a wide range of literary structures, including speeches, similes, battle scenes, and catalogues. A fundamental and thorough examination of enjambement in Homeric verse, this work will become a standard reference for scholars and students of Homer.

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ISBN-13:
9780198143871
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/1990
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.79(d)
Lexile:
1450L (what's this?)

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