Chapter 19. “The Thews of Hymn”: Dickinson's Metrical Grammar

  1. Martha Nell Smith and
  2. Mary Loeffelholz
  1. Michael L. Manson

Published Online: 1 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696620.ch19

A Companion to Emily Dickinson

A Companion to Emily Dickinson

How to Cite

Manson, M. L. (2007) “The Thews of Hymn”: Dickinson's Metrical Grammar, in A Companion to Emily Dickinson (eds M. N. Smith and M. Loeffelholz), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696620.ch19

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122801

Online ISBN: 9780470696620

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Keywords:

  • metrical grammar;
  • prosody handbooks;
  • hymnal meter;
  • bible;
  • dickinson's poetry

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Metrical Grammar of the Stave

  • Reading for the Stave

  • Reading Rhythmic Texture as Text

  • Notes

  • Works Cited