Authors/Contributors

Gwen G. Robinson

Document Type

Article

Date

Spring 1989

Embargo Period

3-29-2011

Keywords

punctuation, history of language, grammar, rhetoric, Latin, ancient history, Varro, Donatus, Cassiodorus

Language

English

Disciplines

Ancient History, Greek and Roman through Late Antiquity | Arts and Humanities | Classical Literature and Philology | Philosophy of Language

Description/Abstract

Part One of this serialized survey (Courier 23.2, Fall 1988) dealt with the emergence of a late-Classical and early-Christian interest in eliciting, with 'euphuistic' punctating techniques, the voice patterns inherent in text. Part Two, herewith, gives attention to the Middle Ages. In this haphazard era, logical punctuation, which concentrates on syntactical structures and is therefore more appealing to eye than ear, begins its faltering growth.

Additional Information

Part Two of a series. Part One can be found in The Courier 23.2 (1988): 73-104.

Source

local input