Georg Rudolf Weckherlin; The Embodiment Of A Transitional Stage In German Metrics

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1918 Excerpt: ... E-The Romance Metnical Technique The French metrical technique, as has already been hinted, formed the bridge between the accentuating principle of early Germanic poetry and the alternating system of the period we are now entering. In the words of Paul: 82 "Eine stärkere Veränderung der Khythmik wurde durch den Einftuss der romanischen Metrik veranlasst. Das Prinzip der romanischen Lyrik ist feste Silbenzahl und Unabhängigkeit vom natürlichen Accent, abgesehen vom Versschluss und von der Cäsur; selbst diese verlangt nicht immer bestimmte Accentuation." These sentences, with one important stricture which will be made shortly, seem to me to contain an adequate, if brief, description of the Romance technique. A few examples, taken at random from old and contemporary French poetry, will, perhaps, clarify the purport of the passage. Lines 360M31 of the " Chevalier au Lion" of Oretien de Troyes 33 read: "Dessor une coute vermoille Trouverent la dame seant." In the same octosyllabic verse (nine syllables for feminine lines) is the "Roman de Rou" of Wace,84 from which lines 119-20 are quoted: "Des que tierce del jour entra Que la bataille cumenga." The strictly alternating character of these four lines, with weak "e "-syllables in arsis, is faithfully handed down to French (ed. Weinhold, (Paderborn 1880) were probably written between 1240 and 1255, " trägt durchaus," as the editor tells us, introd. p. 21, "den Charakter des deutschen erzählenden Verses aus der guten Zeit des dreizehnten Jahrhunderts." "Deutsche Metrik, Pauls Grundriss n ', Abteilung 1, p. 935. "From "Chrestomathie de l'ancien francais," ed. Karl Bartsch, llth edition prepared by Leo Wiese, Leipzig 1913, p. 123. "Ibid., p. 89. poetry of our own day. I quote a celeb...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1918 Excerpt: ... E-The Romance Metnical Technique The French metrical technique, as has already been hinted, formed the bridge between the accent...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217839029

ISBN - 13:9780217839020

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