Sidney's statement in his Apology for Poetry that quantitative verse on the Latin model is more suitable than the accentual verse of the English tradition 'lively to express divers passions, by the low and lofty sound of the well-weighed syllable' is only one of numerous assertions of the superiority of classical over native metres made by English scholars and poets during the Renaissance.
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- SKU 9780521297226
- Weight 0.034000
- ISBN 9780521297226
- Вид корица Paperback / softback
- Издателство Cambridge University Press
- Брой страници 268