Search Results for "metre"

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caesura

This technical term provides a good example of the mis-named, the loosely-defined, the nameless and the only-belatedly-named in Middle English poetics.  It’s a word sometimes flung about by...
From: Stylisticienne on 19 Sep 2016

How to talk about…metre

One of poetry’s special qualities is that it can be language made metrical, structured with repeating units and patterns of rhythm.  Like music, it has a regular beat, though as with music you can...
From: Stylisticienne on 8 Oct 2014

A Lover’s New Year’s Gift

I think that the book I am working on will become more and more focused on lesser-known poetic experiments in Middle English.  Because these curious creatures don’t often fit into standard accounts,...
From: Stylisticienne on 25 May 2014

Lyric or Lyrics?

When is a poem not a poem?  This week sees the final of a national poetry recitation competition, Poetry By Heart, for 14 to 18 year olds.  Encouragingly, given that medieval literature is these days...
From: Stylisticienne on 13 Mar 2014

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