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Sound, Sense, and Rhythm:
Listening to Greek and Latin Poetry
Mark W. Edwards

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface ix
CHAPTER ONE: Homer I: Poetry and Speech 1
The Older Discoveries: Frankel and Parry 2
The New Theories. Functional Grammar and the Grammar of Speech 9
Homeric Style in Tennyson's Morte d'Arthur 14
Homeric Style in the Duels of Achilles 18
CHAPTER TWO: Homer 11: Scenes and Summaries 38
The Book Divisions 39
The Paragraph Divisions 47
Joining Episode to Episode 53
Continuity and Oral Poetics 58
CHAPTER THREE: Music and Meaning in Three Songs of Aeschylus 62
The First Choral Song (Agamemnon 104-257) 71
The Second Choral Song (Agamemnon 367-488) 81
The Third Choral Song (Agamemnon 681-781) 88
The Rest of the Agamemnon, and of the Trilogy 95
CHAPTER FOUR: Poetry in the Latin Language 99
Latin Word Order 99
Ambiguity in Latin Verse 105
Propertius 1.19 109
AFTERWORD 125
APPENDIX A: Tennyson's Morte d'Arthur 129
APPENDIX B: "" Continuity in Mrs. Dalloway 149
APPENDIX C: The Performance of Homeric Episodes 151
APPENDIX D: Classical Meters in Modern English Verse 166
REFERENCES 179
INDEX 189

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