Formal Approaches to Poetry

Formal Approaches to Poetry

Author: B. Elan Dresher

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 311916609X

Category: Versification

Page: 312

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This volume represents some of the most exciting current thinking on the theory of meter. It includes papers from leading experts in the field, including Nigel Fabb, Kristin Hanson, Paul Kiparsky, Marina Tarlinskaja, Barry Scherr, among others. The book focuses on a wide variety of languages, including English, Finnish, Estonian, Russian, Japanese, Somali, Old Norse, Latin, and Greek. It contains diverse theoretical approaches that are brought together for the first time, including Optimality Theory, the Russian school of metrics, a mora-based approach, and a semantic-pragmatic approach. The book will be of interest to both linguists and students of poetry.
Formal Approaches to Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: B. Elan Dresher, Nila Friedberg
Categories: Versification
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

This volume represents some of the most exciting current thinking on the theory of meter. It includes papers from leading experts in the field, including Nigel Fabb, Kristin Hanson, Paul Kiparsky, Marina Tarlinskaja, Barry Scherr, among others. The book focuses on a wide variety of languages, including English, Finnish, Estonian,
Formal Approaches to Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: B. Elan Dresher, Nila Friedberg
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

This book will create greater public awareness of some recent exciting findings in the formal study of poetry. The last influential volume on the subject, Rhythm and Meter , edited by Paul Kiparsky and Gilbert Youmans, appeared fifteen years ago. Since that time, a number of important theoretical developments have
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Pages: 437
Authors: Gémino H. Abad
Categories: Lyric poetry
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Formal Approaches to Function in Grammar
Language: en
Pages: 375
Authors: Andrew Carnie, Heidi Harley, MaryAnn Willie, Eloise Jelinek
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-01 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

The contributions making up this volume in honor of Eloise Jelinek are written from a formalist perspective that deals with stereotypically functionalist questions about language. Jelinek's pioneering work in formalist syntax has shown that autonomous syntax need not exist in a vacuum. Her work has highlighted the importance of incorporating