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Strange Music: The Metre Of The English Heroic Line Peter L Groves

Strange Music: The Metre Of The English Heroic Line

Peter L Groves

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ISBN : 9780920604557
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_Strange Music_ attempts to provide, through a new analysis of metrical and prosodic form in the iambic pentameter line, a more powerful and precise tool for stylistic investigation and description than its traditionalist, musicalist, or generativeMore_Strange Music_ attempts to provide, through a new analysis of metrical and prosodic form in the iambic pentameter line, a more powerful and precise tool for stylistic investigation and description than its traditionalist, musicalist, or generative antecedents. Laying particular emphasis on metre as something negotiated in performance, it seeks to reconcile literary and linguistic approaches in a post-generative theoretical synthesis. The book includes some discussion of what might be called metatheoretical issues in metrics.