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Alliteration and Assonance

David Robey

in Sound and Structure in the Divine Comedy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184980
eISBN:
9780191674419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184980.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

What can we say about the sounds of Dante's Divine Comedy on the basis of an entirely, or almost entirely, automatic translation of the electronic text into a phonological representation: that is, ... More


The Strategies of Style

Richard Lischer

in The Preacher King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Word that Moved America

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111323
eISBN:
9780199853298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111323.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

King's mission was, as he stated in a 1963 sermon, “to make America a better nation.” Paradoxically, he continued his high and serious objective with a style whose main principle was the achievement ... More


Onomastic Interactions: Greek and Thracian Names

Dan Dana

in Changing Names: Tradition and Innovation in Ancient Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266540
eISBN:
9780191884245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266540.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This article treats certain evolutions in the system of personal naming in the north Balkan regions, many of them being the product of onomastic interactions between Greeks and Thracians, as ... More


Of Loose Verse and Masculine Beauty

Pierre Cachia

in Exploring Arab Folk Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640867
eISBN:
9780748653300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640867.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses another verse form that is employed for narrative purposes. This verse form is created by singing to a repetitive tune of mono-rhyme stanzas usually consisting of three lines, ... More


Paul Verlaine in Parallel: Loeffler, Fauré, Debussy

Carlo Caballero

in Song Beyond the Nation: Translation, Transnationalism, Performance

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267196
eISBN:
9780191953859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267196.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The contrasts between song settings of Verlaine’s poetry by Fauré, Debussy, and Hahn have long attracted comparative essays from scholars and singers. The songs of the American composer Charles ... More


Reflections on Two Verse Translations of the Eclogues in the Twentieth Century

Jacqueline Fabre-Serris, Liza Bolen, and Susanna Braund

in Virgil and his Translators

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198810810
eISBN:
9780191847950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810810.003.0026
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the second half of 1950s, Virgil’s Eclogues were translated in verse by the poet Paul Valéry and by the playwright and novelist Marcel Pagnol. They were both accompanied by comments, which are a ... More


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