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Unsuspected eloquence : a history of the relations between poetry and music / James Anderson Winn.

New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0300026153, 9780300026153

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Subjects Dichtkunst.
Music and literature.
Musique et littérature.
Description xiv, 381 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-365) and index.
Contents The poet as singer : the ancient world. Introduction : primitive song ; Mousike in ancient Greece ; Literacy and theory ; Plato on music and rhetoric ; Roman borrowings -- The word as the new song : Christian developments. Introduction : four coordinates ; Early Christian music ; Augustine on music and rhetoric ; Sequences and tropes ; Practical developments in theory -- Polyphonists and troubadours : construction and expression in the later Middle Ages. The troubadours and trouvères : music as a metaphor for the poetic technique ; Polyphony and polysemy ; Toward the motet ; Anagrams and cancrizans -- The rhetorical renaissance. Introduction : ears and eyes ; Music from Mauchaut to Josquin : expressive developments ; From Frottola to madrigal : text-setting and musical style ; Construction as expression : four analogues between poetic and musical technique ; Virtuoso rhyming in Shakespeare ; Rhetorical theory : the "auricular" and the "sensible" ; The musical humanists ; The survival of construction -- Imitations. Apprenticeship, "natural genius," and music's "nameless graces" ; Sound, sense, and structure ; The affektenlehre and the persona ; A language of the passions of a grammar of harmonies? ; English literary opposition to opera : the charms of the "harlot form" ; Treatises on poetry and music ; Romantic ideas and "musical" syntax ; Literary ideas and romantic music -- The condition of music. Versions of autonomy : Hanslick and the new critics ; Pure contraption ; The axis of construction ; The axis of symbolism ; The axis of polyphony ; Expression in modern music : Schönberg the romantic, Stravinsky the rhetorician.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6981524
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WorldCat Identities Winn, James Anderson, 1947-
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