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Well-weighed syllables : Elizabethan verse in classical metres /
Derek Attridge.
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[London] : Cambridge University Press, 1974.
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viii, 258 p.
ISBN
0521205301
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imprint
[London] : Cambridge University Press, 1974.
isbn
0521205301
catalogue key
110431
 
Bibliography: p. 237-249.
Includes index.
A Look Inside
Table of Contents
The Elizabethan understanding of Latin metre
Problems of Latin prosody
The Elizabethan pronunciation of Latin
The Elizabethan reading of Latin verse
Latin prosody in the Elizabethan grammar school
Vowel-length, quantity and accent
Continental discussions of Latin quantity
English Verse and classical metre
Attitudes towards accentual verse
The quantitative movement - causes
The quantitative movement - magnitude
The quantitative movement - characteristics
Quantative poets and theorists
Uncompromising imitation - Richard Stanyhurst
Scholarship and sensitivity - Sir Philip Sidney
'Our new famous enterprise' - Spenser, Harvey and Fraunce
Four approaches to quantitative verse
Theory and compromise - Puttenham and Campion
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