Social Sciences / Education / Historical Manual of English Prosody by George Saintsbury George Saintsbury Macmillan & Co 1910, first edition : blue cloth hardcover: gilt lettering to spine: no dust jacket: 340 pages plus index.  Synopsis: Described by the author as ' more compressed ' than his two previous larger works on English Prosody, the contents include the following:- Book 1: Introductory and Dogmatic ( a.Introductory. b.Systems of English prosody - the accentual  or stress. c.Systems of English prosody - the syllabic. d.Systems of English prosody - the foot. e.Rules of the foot system. f.Continuous illustration of English scansion according to the foot system.)  Book 2: Historical Sketch of English Prosody.  a.From the origins to Chaucer - the constitution of English verse. b.From Chaucer to Spencer -- disorganisation and reconstruction. c.From Shakespeare to Milton - the close of the formative period. d. Halt and retrospect  - continuation of the heroic verse and its companions from Dryden to Crabbe. e.The romantic revival -- its precursors and first great stage. f.The last stage - Tennyson to Swinburne. g.Recapitulation of summary view of stages of English prosody.) Book 3:Historical Survey of Views on Prosody. (a.Before 1700.  b.From  Bysshe  to Guest.  c. Later 19th-century prosodists.) Book 4: Auxiliary Apparatus (a.Glossary. b.Reasoned list of poets with special regards to their prosodic quality and influence. c.Origins of lines and stanzas. d. Bibliography. Index.)  Condition: some marks to cover: corners bumped: endpapers discoloured: lower corner of title page missing: pencilled ownership inscriptions: contents clean: overall firm and acceptable. used books
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  • Book Title: Historical Manual of English Prosody
  • Author: George Saintsbury
  • ISBN: MW0012332421
  • Publisher: Macmillan
  • Year Published: 1910
  • Our Normal Price: £33.00 GBP ($42.24 USD)
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  • Description: Macmillan & Co 1910, first edition : blue cloth hardcover: gilt lettering to spine: no dust jacket: 340 pages plus index. Synopsis: Described by the author as ' more compressed ' than his two previous larger works on English Prosody, the contents include the following:- Book 1: Introductory and Dogmatic ( a.Introductory. b.Systems of English prosody - the accentual or stress. c.Systems of English prosody - the syllabic. d.Systems of English prosody - the foot. e.Rules of the foot system. f.Continuous illustration of English scansion according to the foot system.) Book 2: Historical Sketch of English Prosody. a.From the origins to Chaucer - the constitution of English verse. b.From Chaucer to Spencer -- disorganisation and reconstruction. c.From Shakespeare to Milton - the close of the formative period. d. Halt and retrospect - continuation of the heroic verse and its companions from Dryden to Crabbe. e.The romantic revival -- its precursors and first great stage. f.The last stage - Tennyson to Swinburne. g.Recapitulation of summary view of stages of English prosody.) Book 3:Historical Survey of Views on Prosody. (a.Before 1700. b.From Bysshe to Guest. c. Later 19th-century prosodists.) Book 4: Auxiliary Apparatus (a.Glossary. b.Reasoned list of poets with special regards to their prosodic quality and influence. c.Origins of lines and stanzas. d. Bibliography. Index.) Condition: some marks to cover: corners bumped: endpapers discoloured: lower corner of title page missing: pencilled ownership inscriptions: contents clean: overall firm and acceptable.
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