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A History of English Prose Rhythm 1912

£35.00

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Macmillan and Co 1912, first edition:

red cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine: approximately 5.8 x 9 inches tall:

489 hand cut pages including index plus publishers list.

Synopsis: A comprehensive and detailed history and examination of English prose rhythm including the following chapters: -- Introduction of prose rhythm , and of the history of its study. Old English prose rhythm. The formation of prose rhythm in Middle English before 1350. From Chaucer to Malory. The first maturity, Ascham to Hooker. The authorised version, and the triumph of the ornate style. The concurrence of the plain. Augustan prose. The revival of rhythmical elaboration. Miscellaneous prose, 1820 - 1816. Ruskin and later, 19th-century prose. Conclusion. Appendices 1, stave-prose poetry. 2, Mason on prosaic numbers.3, Table of axioms , inferences and suggestions.

'with author's Compliments' - is printed.

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Saintsbury
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Hardback
Number of pages:
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Macmillan and Co 1912, first edition:

red cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine: approximately 5.8 x 9 inches tall:

489 hand cut pages including index plus publishers list.

Synopsis: A comprehensive and detailed history and examination of English prose rhythm including the following chapters: -- Introduction of prose rhythm , and of the history of its study. Old English prose rhythm. The formation of prose rhythm in Middle English before 1350. From Chaucer to Malory. The first maturity, Ascham to Hooker. The authorised version, and the triumph of the ornate style. The concurrence of the plain. Augustan prose. The revival of rhythmical elaboration. Miscellaneous prose, 1820 - 1816. Ruskin and later, 19th-century prose. Conclusion. Appendices 1, stave-prose poetry. 2, Mason on prosaic numbers.3, Table of axioms , inferences and suggestions.

'with author's Compliments' - is printed.

Author(s):
Saintsbury
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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