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The “stretched metre of an antique song” : jazzin’ the food of love
Shakespeare Studies
  • Michael INGHAM
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Journal article
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Associated University Presses
  • Ballad (literary form),
  • sonnet,
  • semantics,
  • petrarchism
The article offers information on William Shakespeare, poet songs being influenced by the ballad tradition. It focuses on the number of instances the organization of the Shakespearean sonnet content that resembles the Petrarchan sonnet in tenor and semantic structure.
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Ingham, M. (2016). The "stretched metre of an antique song": Jazzin' the food of love. Shakespeare Studies, 44, 125-136.