The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0714 Friday, 11 April 2003
Date: Friday, 11 Apr 2003 09:59:51 +0000
Subject: 14.0694 Sprung Rhythm
Comment: Re: SHK 14.0694 Sprung Rhythm
>Is anyone aware of any studies done regarding Shakespeare's anticipation
>of what Hopkins called "sprung rhythm?"
One possibility would be Matthew Bayfield's rather amateurish (in both
senses) <A Study of Shakespeare's Versification> (CUP, 1920; many modern
reprints) but for a corrective see D. L Sipe's <Shakespeare's Metrics>
(Yale UP, 1968). George Wright's <Shakespeare's Metrical Art> (UCalP,
1988) remains the best treatment so far.
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