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A critical edition of the Athis und Prophilias fragments with introduction, commentary, rhyme- and word-lists

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The introduction contains separate studies of the manuscripts, their orthographies, the rhymes, metre and treatment of source material. Both the orthographic studies and the rhyme—grammar reveal Athis to be a CG poem with no real evidence of Rhenish provenance. The metrical studies, dealing with vowel collision and units of one and three syllables, show how the Athis poet pursued various legitimate rhythmic options in his attempt to introduce variation to the tedium of regular alter...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
Department:
Humanities Division - Medieval and Modern Languages Faculty - German

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Supervisor
Publication date:
1985
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:cbaee0d7-ed4d-4554-b62b-76ce77249c16
Local pid:
ora:11903

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