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LINGUIST List 20.3509

Sun Oct 18 2009

Books: Ling&Lit/Phonetics/Phonology/Ling Theories: Aroui, Arleo (Eds)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Towards a Typology of Poetic Forms: Aroui, Arleo (Eds)

Message 1: Towards a Typology of Poetic Forms: Aroui, Arleo (Eds)
Date: 15-Oct-2009
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Towards a Typology of Poetic Forms: Aroui, Arleo (Eds)
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Title: Towards a Typology of Poetic Forms
Subtitle: From language to metrics and beyond
Series Title: Language Faculty and Beyond 2
Published: 2009
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=LFAB%202

Editor: Jean-Louis Aroui
Editor: Andy Arleo
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027289049 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027289049 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 158.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027208194 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027208194 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Abstract:

Metrics is often defined as a discipline that concerns itself with the
study of meters. In this volume the term is used in a broader sense that
more or less coincides with the traditional notion of 'versification'.
Understood this way, metrics is an eminently complex object that displays
variation over time and in space, that concerns forms of a great variety
and with different statuses (meters, rhymes, stanzas, prescribed forms,
syllabification rules, nursery rhymes, slogans, musical text setting,
ablaut reduplication etc.), and that as a cultural manifestation is
performed in a variety of ways (sung, chanted, spoken, read) that can have
direct consequences on how it is structured. This profusion of forms is
thought to correspond, at the level of perception, to a limited number of
cognitive mechanisms that allow us to perceive and to represent regularly
iterating forms. This volume proposes a relatively coherent overall vision
by distinguishing four main families of metrical forms, each clearly
independent of the others and amenable to separate typologies.

Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
                            Linguistic Theories
                            Phonetics
                            Phonology

Written In: English (eng )

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