The possibility of form: A study of the prosody of Sir Thomas Wyatt
Young, James Dean
Doctor of Philosophy
The prosody of Sir Thomas Wyatt has, according to undisputed scholarly opinion, lately become a controversial subject. Since any addition to the controversy would be impertinent and a total resolution impossible, this study is restricted to an objective description of Wyatt's prosodical practices in an attempt to formulate the rules he used in composition.