The Science of English Verse

By: Lanier, Sidney

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Ex-Library, Usual Markings. Green cloth, beveled board edges, gold lettering.Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. 315 pages. Contents: Investigation of Sound as Artistic Material; The Rhythms of English Verse: Of the Duration and Grouping of English Verse-Sounds; Special Discussion of the Relative Duration, or Quantity, of English Verse-Sounds, as Constituting Primary Rhythm; Of Secondary Rhythm: Its Nature and Causes. Of 3-Rhythm, Generally; and Specially of its Three Forms; Of 4-Rhythm, Generally; and Specially of its Two Forms. Of the Third and Fourth Orders of Rhythmic Grouping. Of the Fifth Order of Rhythmic Groups: The Stanza; Of Rhythm throughout all those Motions which we call Nature; The Tunes of English Verse; Of Tune in Speech: Its Nature and Office; The Colors of English Verse; Of Colors in Verse, Generally; And of Rhyme, Specially; Distribution of Vowel-Colors in the Line-Group; Of Consonant-Distribution: Junction, and Phonetic Syzygy; Of Alliteration; Of the Educated Love of Beauty, as the Artist's only Law.

Title: The Science of English Verse

Author Name: Lanier, Sidney

Categories: Poetry, Criticism,

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1886

ISBN Number: B00088SPSI

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo 7.75 - 9.75'' tall

lbs: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 92311

Keywords: Poetry::Criticism