TITLE

A Footnote on French Prosody

AUTHOR(S)
Cowley, Malcolm
PUB. DATE
May 1944
SOURCE
New Republic;5/22/44, Vol. 110 Issue 21, p714
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the rules of French prosody. Statement that French verse was reduced from early times to syllables in a line for simplification; Illustration of the rule by author André Gide, by writing a line containing eight mute "e's," not containing the feminine ending; Use of syllables in French poetry.
ACCESSION #
14672546

 

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