Style, Rhetoric, and Rhythm: Essays by Morris W. Croll

Style, Rhetoric, and Rhythm: Essays by Morris W. Croll


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These essays are, according to Majorie Nicholson, "the most illuminating articles we have on the important subject of prose style. They were pioneer articles which have remained standard."

Originally published in 1966.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691624150
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 12/08/2015
Series: Princeton Legacy Library , #2380
Pages: 468
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

  • Frontmatter, pg. i
  • Preface, pg. v
  • Biographical Note, pg. ix
  • Contents, pg. xiii
  • Abbreviations, pg. xv
  • Foreword to Essay One, pg. 1
  • Essay One. Juste Lipse et le Mouvement Anticicéronien à la Fin du XVIe et au Début du XVIIe Siècle, pg. 7
  • Foreword to Essay Two, pg. 45
  • Essay Two. “Attic Prose” in the Seventeenth Century, pg. 51
  • Foreword to Essay Three, pg. 103
  • Essay Three. Muret and the History of “Attic Prose”, pg. 107
  • Foreword to Essay Four, pg. 163
  • Essay Four. Attic Prose: Lipsius, Montaigne, Bacon, pg. 167
  • Foreword to Essay Five, pg. 203
  • Essay Five. The Baroque Style in Prose, pg. 207
  • Foreword to Essay Six, pg. 235
  • Essay Six. The Sources of the Euphuistic Rhetoric, pg. 241
  • Foreword to Essay Seven, pg. 297
  • Essay Seven. The Cadence of English Oratorical Prose, pg. 303
  • Foreword to Essays Eight and Nine, pg. 361
  • Essay Eight. The Rhythm of English Verse, pg. 365
  • Essay Nine. Music and Metrics: A Reconsideration, pg. 430
  • Index, pg. 437

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