Linguistic Approaches to Poetry

Linguistic Approaches to Poetry

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As of Volume 9 (1994/95) John Benjamins Publishing Company is the official publisher of the Belgian Journal of Linguistics, the annual publication of the Linguistic Society of Belgium. Each volume is topical and includes selected papers from the international meetings organised by the more

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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 149.9 x 218.4 x 15.2mm | 362.88g
  • John Benjamins Publishing Co
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1588113957
  • 9781588113955

Table of contents

1. Introduction (by Michaux, Christine); 2. Non-lexicalised concepts and degrees of effability: Poetic thoughts and the attraction of what is not in the dictionary (by Pilkington, Adrian); 3. Relevance Theory and the use of voice in poetry (by MacMahon, Barbara); 4. Testing for mathematical lineation in Jim Crace's Quarantine and T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets (by Constable, John); 5. Towards a pragmatic study of magic poetry (by Golopentia, Sanda); 6. Poetry and formulaic language (by MacKenzie, Ian); 7. Lucretius: Meter as a stylistic expression of Epicurrean euidentia (by Dangel, Jacqueline); 8. Towards a systematic corpus analysis of Arabic poetry (by Bohas, Georges); 9. Meters and formulas: The case of ancient Arabic poetry (by Paoli, Bruno); 10. The CV-syllable in Egyptian-Arabic verse: Heavy or light (by Stoetzer, Willem F.G.J.); 11. From Vidal to Lentini: History, heresy, and metrics (by Duffell, Martin J.); 12. The decasyllable in Portugal (by Spaggiari, Barbara); 13. Russian iambic pentameter: A case study in rhythm (by Klenin, Emily); 14. Intonational factors in metrics (by Piera, Carlos)show more