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A new theory of Old English meter

by David L. Hoover

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beowulf -- Versification.,
  • Maldon (Anglo-Saxon poem) -- Versification.,
  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Versification.,
  • Rhetoric, Medieval.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid L. Hoover.
    SeriesAmerican university studies., v. 14
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE257 .H66 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2868810M
    ISBN 100820401374
    LC Control Number84047784

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