Results 1-3 of 82
A number of 20th-century poets, including Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, and W.H.
Auden, have revived strong-stress metre. ... Syllabic metres. Most of English
poetry is carried by the strong-stress and syllable-stress metres. Two other kinds
of metres ...
by the rules of short and long and to draft "laws" by Rules of which modern verse
might move in Classical metres, "trewe ... Prosody was to be more nearly
onomatopoetic; the movement of sound and metre should represent the actions
The Danish philologist Otto Jespersen's early essay "Notes on Metre" (1900)
made a number of significant discoveries. He established the principles of
English metre on a demonstrably accurate structural basis; he recognized metre
as a ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - keylawk - LibraryThing
This is the 198215th Edition, in two halves, with the Macropaedia and the Micropaedia. First published in 1768, the publisher is the oldest English-language encyclopedia still in print. Two Scottish ... Read full review
The New Encyclopaedia Britannica (Encyclopaedia)User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
For virtually all its 238 years,Britannica has ruled the shelves as a peerless general encyclopedia. Reviewers have consistently given it high marks for most of the 12 criteria identified inKister's ... Read full review