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Vers libre : the emergence of free verse in France, 1886-1914 / monograph.

Author: Clive Scott
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The prosodic description of free verse has long been fraught with difficulty. This book attempts to map out modes of analysis through a study of the history and theory of free verse in France, with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Scott
ISBN: 0198151594 9780198151593
OCLC Number: 907241582
Description: 340 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I: Backgrounds: Assumptions and hypothesis; Origins and contexts; Theories and enquiries; Part II: Readings and scansions: Rimbaud's 'Marine' and 'Mouvement'; Laforgue's 'Dimanches'; Claudel's 'L'Esprit et l'eau'; Apollinaire's 'Annie', '1909', and 'Automne malade'; Conclusion; Appendices: Glossary of technical terms; 'Argument' and full text of Claudel's 'L'Esprit et l'eau'; Bibliographical references; Further bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Clive Scott.
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'Readers interested in the analysis of French poetry will already be familiar with Clive Scott's stimulating, even provocative work in this field ... Vers Libre continues the series, concentrating Read more...

 
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