About this book


Alliteration occurs in a wide variety of contexts in stress-initial languages, including Icelandic, Finnish and Mongolian. It can be found in English from Beowulf to The Sun . Nevertheless, alliteration remains an unexamined phenomenon. This pioneering volume takes alliteration as its central focus across a variety of languages and domains.


German lyric poetry

Editors and affiliations

  • Jonathan Roper
    • 1
  1. 1.University of TartuEstonia

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