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Introduction to Greek Metre : Clarendon Paperbacks - M. L. West

Introduction to Greek Metre

Clarendon Paperbacks

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Published: 4th June 1987
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This abridgement of the author's authoritative Greek Metre provides readers with a down-to-earth, digestible introduction to the subject. West has simplified his discussion of the basics and has increased the number of examples illustrating the more common metres. Altering the format slightly, West has gathered the most common metres in their own chapter, but otherwise the book retains the broadly chronological and historical approach of the original work. Wide-ranging and accessible, Introduction to Greek Metre offers a very thorough grounding in the subject.

Prefacep. v
Metrical Symbolsp. ix
Abbreviations for Text Collectionsp. xi
the Nature of Greek Metrep. 1
Prosodyp. 10
the Standard Stichic Metresp. 19
the Lyric Poetsp. 31
the Lyric Metres of Dramap. 48
the Later Centuriesp. 68
Glossary-Indexp. 85
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ISBN: 9780198721291
ISBN-10: 0198721293
Series: Clarendon Paperbacks
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 104
Published: 4th June 1987
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.8 x 13.9  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.15