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Author Duffell, Martin J., 1937-

Title A new history of English metre / Martin J. Duffell

Publ Info London : Legenda, 2008
 RWU Main Library  PE1505 .D84 2008    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 292 pages : charts ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Studies in linguistics ; 5
Studies in linguistics (Oxford, England) ; 5
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-274) and indexes
Contents Linguistic metrics -- Comparative metrics -- English historical metrics : the Germanic inheritance -- Versifying in bilingual England -- Versifying in late medieval Scotland and England -- The emergence of English metrical canons -- Consolidating and refining the canons -- Completing the spectrum of English metres -- The advent of free verse -- Versifying in English in the twentieth century
LC subject English language -- Versification
English language -- History -- 20th century
Alt Title New history of English meter
ISBN 9781905981915