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Practical English prosody and versification

Carey, John

Practical English prosody and versification

or, Descriptions of the different species of English verse, with exercises in scanning and versification, gradually accomodated to the various capacities of youth at different ages, and calculated to produce corrections of ear and in reading and writing poetry, thewhole interspersed with occasional remarks on etymology, syntax, and pronunciation calculated to produce correctness of ear and taste in reading and writing poetry

by Carey, John

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Published by Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy... by J. Gillet in London .
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  • English language -- Versification.

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    Statementby John Carey....
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    LC ClassificationsPE1509 .C3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, [2], 261 p. ;
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16829130M

    Prosody definition is - the study of versification; especially: the systematic study of metrical structure. Much of Middle English poetry is alliterative verse, while the rest follows the French forms of rhyme and rhythm. Chaucer is credited with inventing the first characteristically English stanza form, the rhyme royal. Later popular English forms were the ballad, the sonnet, and the stanza developed by Edmund Spenser, called Spenserian. Blank.


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Practical English prosody. First published in Work Description. It is a book with thory on the technichal side of the poetry,such as metrical patterns, rhyme scheme and the use of figures of speech. Edit. VERSIFICATION IN ENGLISH POETRY.

METER. TYPES OF FEET. Each line of poetry may be divided into metrical units known as feet. A foot is a group of syllables combined in one of several fixed patterns. These syllables, usually one to three in number, have a definite value in relation to each other.

Practical Guide to English Versification Tom Hood 94 downloads; English Verse: Specimens Illustrating its Principles and History Raymond MacDonald Alden 51 downloads; Historical Manual of English Prosody George Saintsbury 50 downloads; Grundriss der englischen Metrik.

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Baum. Practical English Prosody And Versification Or Descriptions Of The Different Species Of English Verse () John Carey (author) Paperback (20 Mar ) | English. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

Practical Guide to English Versification With a Compendious Dictionary of Rhymes, an Examination of Classical Measures, and Comments Upon Burlesque and Comic Verse, Vers de Société, and Song-writing Language: English: LoC Class: PE: Language and Literatures: English: Subject: English language -- Versification Subject: English language.

I'm looking for an exhaustive but clearly written prosody manual. The sort of book I want would examine all the sound elements of English language poetry, would really drill down into all the variants of the main forms and provide commentary on their different effects.

The Princeton Prosody Archive (PPA) is a full-text searchable database of English-language works on prosody (pronunciation and versification) published between andthe only resource of its kind. Perfect for the general reader of poetry, students and teachers of literature, and aspiring poets, All the Fun's in How You Say a Thing is a lively and comprehensive study of versification by one of our best contemporary practitioners of traditional poetic forms.

Emphasizing both the coherence and the diversity of English metrical practice from Chaucer's time to ours, Timothy Steele explains. This little book is succint, but comprehensive, covering all aspects of prosody (metric poetry) in a very small number of pages.

I found the explanations to be Reviews:   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. - accentual-syllabic verse: rhythm based on the regular number of stresses and syllables in a line (the standard versification in English poetry since the 14th century) - syllabic verse: rhythm based on the number of syllables per line (as in French prosody) — free verse: rhythm provided without a fixed number of stresses and syllables.

The English critic George Saintsbury wrote A History of English Prosody from the Twelfth Century to the Present (3 vol., –10), which treats English poetry from its origins to the end of the 19th century, but he dealt with prose rhythm in an entirely separate work, A History of English Prose Rhythm ().

Many prosodic elements such as the rhythmic repetition of consonants (alliteration) or of vowel. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: The Critical Debate on Blank Verse and the Couplet up to Bysshe's Art of English Poetry () --A Sketch of Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Opinion on Rhyme and the Structure of the Line --John Dryden's Early Theory of the Couplet and Blank Verse --Milton's Note and Later.

Get this from a library. A prosody handbook. [Karl Shapiro; Robert Lawrence Beum; Harper & Row, Publishers,] -- A practical guide to versification: filled with examples from English and American poets of.

Prosody and Rules of Versification in English Literature (A) Metre and Rhythm Metre may be defined as that ordered rhythm which results from a regular alternation of stressed and unstressed, or as they are sometimes called, long and short, syllables in a line of poetry.

The Prosody Handbook. Download full The Prosody Handbook Book or read online anytime anywhere, Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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We cannot guarantee that The Prosody Handbook book is in the library. Hood, Tom. A Practical Guide to English Versification. London, New Edition, titled Rules for Making English Verses, London: John Hogg, Brewer, R. Orthometry: A Manual of English Prosody: Being an Introduction to the Study of Poetry.

Many later editions and reprints up to His school-books were popular in their day and generally praised for accuracy and scholarly qualities. Among them are: 1. 'Latin Prosody made Easy,' ; new edition 2. 'Practical English Prosody and Versification,' 3.

'Alphabetic Key to the Propria quæ maribus,' 4. 'Introduction to English Composition and Elocution,' 5. Prosody Pros"o*dy (?), n. prosodia the tone or accent of a syllable, Gr. a song sung to, or with, an accompanying song, the accent accompanying the pronunciation; to + song, ode: cf.

Ode.] That part of grammar which treats of the quantity of syllables, of accent, and of the laws of versification or metrical composition.

The book examines key issues in the development of prosody and delves into the role of intonation in the construction of meaning. The contributions tackle difficult areas of intonation for language learners, providing a theoretical analysis of each stumbling block as well as a practical explanation for teachers and teacher trainers.

His school-books were popular in their day and generally praised for accuracy and scholarly qualities. Among them are: Latin Prosody made Easy, ; new edition Practical English Prosody and Versification, Alphabetic Key to the Propria quæ maribus, Introduction to English Composition and Elocution, He examines the ways in which poets have used meter, rhyme, and stanza to communicate and enhance meaning.

Steele illuminates as well many practical, theoretical, and historical issues in English prosody, without ever losing sight of the fundamental pleasures, beauties, and. COVID Resources.

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The word ‘prosody’ comes from ancient Greek, where it was used for a “song sung with instrumental music”. In later times the word was used for the “science of versification” and the “laws of metre”, governing the modulation of the human voice in reading poetry aloud.

Milton's Prosody, with a chapter on Accentual Verse and Notes is a book by Robert was first published by Oxford University Press inand a final revised edition was published in Bridges begins with a detailed empirical analysis of the blank verse of Paradise Lost, and then examines the changes in Milton's practice in his later poems Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes.

Get this from a library. Chapters on English printing, prosody, and pronunciation (). [B A P van Dam; Cornelis Stoffel]. Milton's prosody. An examination of the Rules of the blank verse in Milton's later poems, with an account of the versification of Samson Agonistes, and general notes This edition published in by Clarendon Press in Oxford.

The Oxford English Dictionary defines prosody as such: 1. The theory and practice of versification; (in technical use) the branch of knowledge which deals with the forms of metrical composition, and formerly also with the pronunciation of words, esp.

as this relates to versification; (more generally) the patterns of rhythm and sound used in poetry. Rosemary Winslow, Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 4 th ed.

(Princeton UP, ), s.v. “meter” and “prosody,” and G. Gabrielle Starr, “Poetic Subjects and Grecian Urns: Close Reading and the Tools of Cognitive Science” Modern Philology (): ‘What makes this (I think misnamed) book worthwhile is that it is, in fact, a very good introduction to English prosody, to the rules of versification, metre, rhyme, and so.

Perfect for the general reader of poetry, students and teachers of literature, and aspiring poets, All the Fun's in How You Say a Thing is a lively and comprehensive study of versification by one of our best contemporary practitioners of traditional poetic forms.

Emphasizing both the coherence and the diversity of English metrical practice from Chaucer's time to ours, Timothy Steele explains Price: $An illustration of an open book.

Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. A history of English prosody from the twelfth century to the present day by Publication date Topics English language -- Versification Publisher London: Macmillan and Co., limited; New York, The Macmillan.prosody (prŏs′ə-dē) n.

pl. prosodies 1. The study of the metrical structure of verse. 2. A particular system of versification. 3. The set of speech variables, including rhythm, speed, pitch, and relative emphasis, that distinguish vocal patterns. [Middle English prosodie, from Latin prosōdia, accent, from Greek prosōidiā, song sung to.