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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 71–74.
Published: 01 March 1958
...C. Grant Loomis Copyright © 1958 by Duke University Press 1958 AMPHIBRACH : A FOOTNOTE TO SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY GERMAN PROSODY By C. GRANTLOOMIS Trisyllabic metrical feet in German poetry from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 473–498.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., centered on alliterative verse, explore what is distinctive about the cultural work of early English poetics. Copyright © 2016 by University of Washington 2016 alliterative verse Geoffrey Chaucer meter poetics prosody Since the sixteenth century, the history of English poetics has had two...
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Published: 01 March 2016
Figure 4. George Saintsbury, footnote on “A Musical Instrument.” From A History of English Prosody ( 1910 ) Figure 4. George Saintsbury, footnote on “A Musical Instrument.” From A History of English Prosody (1910) More
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 13–40.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Figure 4. George Saintsbury, footnote on “A Musical Instrument.” From A History of English Prosody ( 1910 ) Figure 4. George Saintsbury, footnote on “A Musical Instrument.” From A History of English Prosody (1910) ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Andrea Brady Abstract Milton’s elegy for Edward King was widely admired and imitated in the eighteenth century. These imitations tend to celebrate the poem as an ornamental, musical work while suppressing its politics. By contrast, Samuel Johnson recognized that the poem’s prosody and its generic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2016
... intellectual engagement with the work of Henry Hallam. Barrett Browning’s remarks in the margins of Hallam’s books and in a historiographical essay of her own reveal a poet thinking about her craft in the context of a transnational history of poetry. Barrett Browning’s idiosyncratic prosody becomes another...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (3): 227–239.
Published: 01 September 1972
... prosody out of its sleepy ways and making progress rapidly. The most striking difference between the old way of scanning and the new was the difference between two stresses and four, and it appeared as a result that English prosody would have to be “redefined.” One could say: “If poetry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 March 2020
... in the United States, where Virginia Jackson, Meredith Martin, and Ben Glaser have sought to reassess poetic form through historical paradigms. Jarvis’s investment in cognitive poetics and the phenomenology of prosody is shared by several Cambridge critics, including Raphael Lyne, Michael D. Hurley, and Angela...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 422–425.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Ben Glaser Ben Glaser is assistant professor of English at Yale University. His work has appeared in Victorian Poetry and is forthcoming in PMLA and Papers in Language and Literature . His current book project, Modernism’s Metronome , studies modern poetry’s historical prosody...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to a metapoetics capable of interpreting culture outside the damage wrought by lyric reading. This is why lyricization underwrites almost all the scholarship by members of the group, including wide-ranging work in book history, textual criticism, adaptation and remediation theory, and “historical prosody.” 11...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 413–418.
Published: 01 September 2013
...  Performing a New France Press, 2012. 274 pp. At the turn of the twentieth century, Robert Bridges made newspaper head- lines with Milton’s Prosody for attempting to renovate England’s increasingly simplified notions of meter by justifying the supposed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 418–421.
Published: 01 September 2013
...  Performing a New France Press, 2012. 274 pp. At the turn of the twentieth century, Robert Bridges made newspaper head- lines with Milton’s Prosody for attempting to renovate England’s increasingly simplified notions of meter by justifying the supposed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 425–429.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... At the turn of the twentieth century, Robert Bridges made newspaper head- lines with Milton’s Prosody for attempting to renovate England’s increasingly simplified notions of meter by justifying the supposed inconsistencies in John Milton’s verse. Bridges...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 429–432.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... By Meredith Martin. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University  Performing a New France Press, 2012. 274 pp. At the turn of the twentieth century, Robert Bridges made newspaper head- lines with Milton’s Prosody for attempting to renovate England’s increasingly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 433–436.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... By Meredith Martin. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University  Performing a New France Press, 2012. 274 pp. At the turn of the twentieth century, Robert Bridges made newspaper head- lines with Milton’s Prosody for attempting to renovate England’s increasingly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 436–439.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... At the turn of the twentieth century, Robert Bridges made newspaper head- lines with Milton’s Prosody for attempting to renovate England’s increasingly simplified notions of meter by justifying the supposed inconsistencies in John Milton’s verse. Bridges...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 March 1949
... of reasons in support of this judgment. “Hardy is too fragmentary.” “He came too late to perfect any of the traditional forms of poetry. He has made no real contribu- tion to English prosody. . . .” His “failure fully to grasp the significance of ideas deprives his poetry of . . . cohesiveness...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of writing these early texts had radically changed or the prosody of the text was unlike that of later English verse. And unimagined was the possibility that neither the conventions nor the prosody fit their way of seeing Anglo-Saxon verse text. Both, in fact, did not. The meter was different...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 17–46.
Published: 01 March 1994
... is created by the grammar and lexicon of the language, the sound by segmental and suprasegmental phonemes whose qualities do not bear on the linguistic meaning. This sound, organized in poetry by both the grammar and the prosody, is com- monly referred to as the music.’ The notion that two...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 March 1948
.... Sammlung Dalp, Bd. 21. Bern: A. Francke, 1946. Pp. 118. s.fr. 4.60. This short prosody, free from the usual academic clarification of the subject and vividly written, is not only intended as an introduction for the student and the beginner, but also for the lover of literature in general...