Quantitative studies in prosody
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Published by Printed by the East Tennessee State University Press in [Johnson City, Tenn.] .
Written in English


  • English language -- Versification.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby John D. Allen.
LC ClassificationsPE1505 .A4
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 148 p., xiv, 85 p.
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4874815M
LC Control Number76001428

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