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Poetic syntax in the Old English Meters of Boethius

Yoshihiro Yoshino

Poetic syntax in the Old English Meters of Boethius

a comparative study of verse and prose

by Yoshihiro Yoshino

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boethius, -- d. 524.,
  • Alfred, -- King of England, -- 849-899 -- Language.,
  • Meters of Boethius.,
  • English poetry -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementYoshihiro Yoshino.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 174 p. ;
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17256071M

    Three Notes on the Old English Meters of Boethius. This book is a comprehensive study of political thought at the court of King Alfred the Great (–99). Poetic improvements in the old. The book consists of two parts. Part One comprises an introduction to the Old English language, including orthography and pronunciation, inflexions, word formation, an authoritative section on syntax. This is followed by an introduction to Anglo-Saxon studies, which discusses language, literature, history, archaeology, and ways of life.

    The Paris Psalter and the Meters of Boethius book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5(2). Poetic Diction in the Old English Meters of Boethius. De Proprietatibus Litterarum, Series Practica, The Hague: Mouton, x + pp. “Sir Gawain and you.” Chaucer Review (Winter ): Additional note in (Fall ): “Ornamentale Tiermotive in der altenglischen Versdichtung.”.

    Old English poetry was an oral craft, and our understanding of it in written form is incomplete; for example, we know that the poet (referred to as the scop) could be accompanied by aharp, and there may be other accompaniment traditions of which we are not aware.. Poetry represents the smallest amount of the surviving Old English text, but Anglo-Saxon culture had a rich tradition of oral. Free Downloads Allan Metcalf Books. Showing 1 to 30 of 40 results. OK. ISBN Poetic diction in the Old English meters of Boethius. ISBN ISBN Download Poetic diction in the Old English meters of Boethius by Allan A. Metcalf.


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Poetic syntax in the Old English Meters of Boethius by Yoshihiro Yoshino Download PDF EPUB FB2

Boethius's work is prosimetrical, alternating between prose and verse, and one of the two surviving manuscripts of the Old English translation renders the poems as Old English alliterative verse: these verse translations are known as the Metres of Boethius.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Metcalf, Allan A. Poetic diction in the Old English meters of Boethius. The Metres of Boethius (or Lays of Boethius) are a series of Old English alliterative poems adapted from the Latin metra of the 6th-century Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius.

The Metres were produced shortly after King Alfred (r. ) translated the Consolation of Philosophy in straightforward prose at the end of the 9th century. Alfred may also have been the author of the Metres. a man learned in books, Boethius was he called, who received much fame. The evil and disgrace revealed by foreign kings was very much in his memory, at all times.

He was faithful to the Greeks, remembering the honor and ancient rights that his ancestors long possessed among them, the affection and the favor. He pondered only one desperate desire. Poetic diction in the My Searches (0) My Cart Added To Cart Check Out.

Menu. Subjects. Poetic diction in the Old English meters of Boethius. Series:De Proprietatibus Litterarum. Series Practica Book Book Series.

Overview. Details. x cm. Old English literature, or Anglo-Saxon literature, encompasses literature written in Old English, in Anglo-Saxon England from the 7th century to the decades after the Norman Conquest of "Cædmon's Hymn", composed in the 7th century, according to Bede, is often considered as the oldest surviving poem in written in the midth century represents some of the latest post.

The Metres of Boethius (or Lays of Boethius) are a series of Old English alliterative poems adapted from the Latin metra of the 6th-century Consolation of Philosophy by Metres were produced shortly after King Alfred (r.

) translated the Consolation of Philosophy in straightforward prose at the end of the 9th century. Alfred may also have been the author of the Metres. The Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry Genesis A, B Exodus Daniel Christ and Satan Andreas The Fates of the Apostles Soul and Body I Homiletic Fragment I Dream of the Rood Elene.

The Exeter Book Christ A, B, C Guthlac A, B Azarias The Phoenix Juliana The Wanderer The Gifts of Men The Meters of Boethius The Meters of Boethius: Proem The.

Summary. Book I of The Consolation of Philosophy begins with a poem which explains why the writer has begun this work. He says "I who once composed with eager zest/Am driven by grief to shelter in sad songs." This lament echoes a classical form of Greek poetry (though Boethius is a Latin writer imitating an old Greek style) and gives us information about the poet's situation as well as an.

You have a nice gift for poetry. I’ve seen every other scholarly translation of the Rune Poem, I think. I’m glad you’re doing Metres of Boethius. I found your site just now, scouting for a translation of ‘Soul and Body,’ in reference to Ursula Dronke’s notes on Atlakavida 2/6 on the significance of the word ‘cold.’.

Get this from a library. Poetic diction in the Old English meters of Boethius. [Allan A Metcalf]. If you love old English poetry, but this book. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Kolade.

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Old English Poetry. Note: links with purple text on this page and its subsidiary menus will take you to Old English poems at the Labyrinth Library at Georgetown University; links with orange text are editions in progress (i.e.

partially complete) on the site here. The Meters of Boethius: Proem (Labyrinth Library) The Meters of Boethius. : Poetic diction in the Old English meters of Boethius (de Proprietatibus Litterarum. Series Practica) (): Metcalf, Allan A.: Books.

Ph.D.(English Philology) ペンシルベニア大学 (年) 学位請求論文: Poetic Syntax in the Old English Meters of Boethius: A Comparative Study of Verse & Prose.

年 千葉県立大多喜高等学校 教諭; 年 千葉県立千葉高等学校 教諭. Poetic Diction in the Old English Meters of Boethius. Allan A. Metcalf - - Mouton. Boethius on Mind, Grammar, and Logic: A Study of Boethius' Commentaries on Peri Hermeneias.

Yoshino, Yoshihiro, "Poetic Syntax in the Old English Meters of Boethius: a Comparative Study of Verse and Prose." PhD dissertation. University of Pennsylvania, Similar books and articles. Notes on Meters. Poetic Diction in the Old English Meters of Boethius. Allan A. Metcalf.

Fred Robinson - - Speculum 52 (3) Melinda Harlov - - History of Communism in Europe Poetic Diction in the Old English Meters of Boethius. The book is organized into sections that correspond to the individual books of ASPR (The Junius Manuscript, The Vercelli Book, The Exeter Book, Beowulf and Judith, The Paris Psalter and the Meters of Boethius, and The Anglo-Saxon Minor Poems) plus a number of additional poems and poetic fragments not included in ASPR, which were identified as.

'Poetic Syntax in the Old English Meters of Boethius: a Comparative Study of Verse and Prose', PhD dissertation (University of Pennsylvania, ). 'Variation in the Making', in Studies in English Linguistics: a Festschrift for Akira Ota on the Occasion of His Eightieth Birthday, ed.

Masatomo Ukaji, Toshio Nakao, Masaru Kajita and Shuji Chiba. Authors, Audiences, and Old English Verse re-examines the Anglo-Saxon poetic tradition from the eighth to the eleventh centuries and reconsiders the significance of formulaic parallels and the nature of poetic authorship in Old English.

Offering a new vision of much of Old English literary history, Thomas A. Bredehoft traces a tradition of 'literate-formulaic' composition in the period.By the twelfth century, long after the Norman Conquest, Old English poetry had become foreign sounding in its rhythms and its excessive alliteration.

Shorn of its eccentric Meters, Alfred's Boethius, on the other hand, was still well worth copying in the twelfth-century milieu that produced Bodley   The book called 'The Consolation of Philosophy' was throughout the Middle Ages, and down to the beginnings of the modern epoch in the sixteenth century, the scholar's familiar companion.

Few books have exercised a wider influence in their time.