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A. Style and Literary Interpretation

['Ling.' indicates that a work is written mainly from the viewpoint of linguistic analysis; 'Lit.', that it is written mainly from the viewpoint of literary interpretation.]

arthos, j. The Language of Natural Description in Eighteenth Century Poetry.

Ann Arbor, 1949. [Lit.] bailey, r. m. and burton, d. m. English Stylistics: a Bibliography. Cambridge Mass., 1968.

barfield, o. Poetic Diction. (2nd edn.) London, 1952. [Lit.] brooke-rose, c. A Grammar of Metaphor. London, 1958. [Lit.] brooks, c. The Well-wrought Urn. New York, 1947. [Lit.] chatman, s. and levin, s. r., eds. Essays on the Language of Literature. Boston, 1967.

davie, d. Purity of Diction in English Verse. London, 1952. [Lit.] davie, d. Articulate Energy. London, 1955. [Lit.] empson, w. Seven Types of Ambiguity. (3rd edn.) London, 1953. [Lit.] enkvist, n. e., spencer, j. and gregory, m. j. Linguistics and Style. London, 1965. [Ling.]

fowler, r., ed. Essays on Style and Language. London, 1966.

garvin, p. l., trans, and ed., A Prague School Reader on Esthetics, Literary

Structure and Style. Washington D.C., 1958. groom, b. The Diction of Poetry from Spenser to Bridges. Toronto, 1955-[Lit.]

halliday, m. a. k. 'The Linguistic Study of Literary Texts' in Proceedings of the IXth International Congress of Linguists, ed. h. g. lunt. The Hague, 1964, pp. 302-7. [Ling.] jakobson, r. 'Linguistics and Poetics' in Style in Language, ed. t. a.

sebeok. New York, i960, pp. 350-77. [Ling.] jakobson, r. ' Grammatical Parallelism and its Russian Facet', Language, 42

(1966), 399-429- [Ling.] knox, n. The Word Irony and its Context, 1500-1755. Durham, N. Carolina, 1961.

leech, g. n. '"This Bread I Break": Language and Interpretation', Review of English Literature, 6.2 (1965), 66-75. [Ling.] levin, s. r. Linguistic Structures in Poetry. The Hague, 1962. [Ling.] levin, s. r. 'Poetry and Grammatiealness' hi Proceedings of the IXth International Congress of Linguists, ed. h. g. lunt. The Hague, 1964, pp. 308-314. [Ling.]

levin, s. r. 'Internal and External Deviation in Poetry', Word, 21 (1965), 225-39. [Ling.]

lodge, d. Language of Fiction. London and New York, 1966. [Lit.] nowottny, w. The Language Poets Use. London, 1962. [Lit.] polska akademia nauk, Poetics, Warsaw and The Hague, c. 1961. quirk, r. 'Poetic Language and Old English Metre', Paper 1 of Essays on the English Language. London, 1968. [Ling.] richards, i. a. Principles of Literary Criticism. London, 1925. [Lit.] Richards, i. a. Practical Criticism. New York, 1929. [Lit.] ricks, c., Milton's Grand Style. Oxford, 1963. [Lit.] steinmann, m., ed. New Rhetorics. New York, 1967. tillotson, g. 'Eighteenth Century Poetic Diction', Essays and Studies, 25

(i939). 59-80. [Lit.] ullmann, s. Language and Style. Oxford, 1964.

wimsatt, w. k. and beardsley, m. c. The Verbal Icon. Lexington, Ky.,

1954; New York, 1958. [Lit.] wright, k. 'Rhetorical Repetition in T. S. Eliot', A Review of English Literature, 6.2 (1965), 93-100.

B. Prosody abercrombie, d. 'A Phonetician's View of Verse Structure' in Studies in

Phonetics and Linguistics. London, 1965, pp. 16-25. chatman, s. A Theory of Meter. The Hague, 1965.

fowler, r. '"Prose Rhythm" and Metre' in Essays on Style and Language, ed. r. fowler, London, 1966, pp. 82-99. fowler, r. 'Structural Metrics', Linguistics, 27 (1966), 49-64. gross, h. Sound and Form in Modern Poetry. Ann Arbor, 1964. gross, h., ed. Modern Essays on Prosody. New York, 1966. halle, m. and keyser, s. j. 'Chaucer and the Study of Prosody', College

English, 28.3 (1966), 187-219. Lötz, j. 'Metric Typology' in Style in Language, ed. t. a. sebeok. New

York, i960, pp. 135-48. pope, j. c. The Rhythm of Beowulf. New Haven, 1942. saintsbury, g. A History of English Prosody. 3 Vols. London, 1906-10.

shapiro, k. and beum, r. A Prosody Handbook. New York, 1965. sprott, s. i;., Milton's Art of Prosody. Oxford, 1953. wimsatt, w. k. and beardsley, m. c. 'The Concept of Meter: an Exercise in Abstraction', PMLA 74 (1959), 585-98.

General Linguistics and the English Language [Works marked 'Advanced' assume a fair knowledge of linguistics.] abercrombie, d. 'Syllable Quantity and Enclitics in English' in Studies in

Phonetics and Linguistics, London, 1965, pp. 26-34. Chomsky, n. 'Degrees of Grammaticalness', in The Structure of Language, ed. j. a. fodor and j. j. katz. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1964, pp. 384-89. [Advanced.]

Chomsky, n. Aspects of the Theory of Syntax. Cambridge, Mass., 1965. [Advanced.]

crystal, d. and Davy, d. Investigating English Style. London, 1969. ellis, j. o. 'On Contextual Meaning' in In Memory of], R. Firth, ed. c. e.

bazell et al. London, 1966, pp. 79-95. firth, j. r. Papers in Linguistics 1934-51. London, 1957. [Especially 'Personality and Language in Society', pp. 177-89, and 'Modes ofMeaning', pp. 190-215.]

gimson, a. c. An Introduction to the Pronunciation of English. London, 1962.

gleason, h. a. Linguistics and English Grammar. New York, 1965. halliday, m. a. k., mcintosh, a. and strevens, p. The Linguistic Sciences and Language Teaching. London, 1964. jespersen, o. Growth and Structure of the English Language. (9th edn.)

Oxford, 1948. [Especially Chapter 10.] katz, j. j.' Semi-sentences' in The Structure of Language, ed. j. a. fodor and j. j. katz. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1964. [Advanced.] mcintosh, a. and halliday, m. a. ic. Patterns of Language. London, 1966. o'connor, j. d. Better English Pronunciation. Cambridge, 1967. [Especially Chapter 6.]

quirk, r. The Use of English. (2nd edn.) London, 1968. roberts, p. English Sentences. New York, c. 1962. robins, r. h. General Linguistics: an Introductory Survey. London, 1964. schlauch, m. The Gift of Language. New York, 1955. [Especially Chapter 9-]

ullmann, s. Semantics: an Introduction to the Science of Meaning. Oxford, 1962.

weinreich, u. 'On the Semantic Structure of Language' in Universals of Language, ed. j. h. greenberg, Cambridge, Mass., 1963, pp. 114-71. [Advanced.]

weinreich, u. 'Explorations in Semantic Theory' in Current Trends in Linguistics, Vol. Ill, ed. t. a. sebeok. The Hague, 1966. pp. 395-477. [Advanced.] wrenn, c. l. Word and Symbol. London, 1967.

D. Rhetoric

[The works listed here arc chiefly relevant because they document the tradition of rhetoric from classical times up to the present day.] atkins, j. w. h. Literary Criticism in Antiquity. 2 Vols. Cambridge, 1934. atkins, j. w. h. English Literary Criticism: the Medieval Phase. Cambridge I943-

atkins, j. w. h. English Literary Criticism: the Renaissance. London, 1947. bain, a. English Composition and Rhetoric. 2 Vols. London, etc., 1887. brooks, c. and warren, r. p. Fundamentals of Good Writing: a Handbook of

Modern Rhetoric, London, 1952. grierson, sir h. Rhetoric and English Composition, London, 1944. puttenham, g. Arte of English Poesie, ed. g. d. willcock and a. walker. Cambridge, 1936.

Wilson, t. Wilson s Arte of Rhetorique, 1560, ed. g. H. mair. Oxford, 1909.

E. Miscellaneous Publications of More General Interest eliot, t. s. Selected Prose. Penguin Books, 1953.

fowler, h. w. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage. Oxford, 1926.

gombrich, b. h. Art and Illusion. London, i960.

hotopf, w. h. n. Language, Thought, and Comprehension: a Case Study of the

Writings of I. A. Richards. London, 1965. pound, 1.AB.C. of Reading. London, 1951. ransom, j. c. The World's Body. New York, 1938. richards, 1. a. Philosophy of Rhetoric. New York and London, 1936. Scully, j., ed. Modern Poets on Modern Poetry. Fontana Library, 1966. shumaker, w. Literature and the Irrational. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., i960. skelton, r. Poetry (Teach Yourself Books). London, 1963. wellek, r. and warren, a. The Theory of Literature. London, 1949.

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