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Author Milic, Louis Tonko.
Title A quantitative approach to the style of Jonathan Swift.
Imprint The Hague, Mouton, 1967.

Author Milic, Louis Tonko.
Series Studies in English Literature ; Volume 23
Studies in English literature (Hague, Netherlands) ; Volume 23.
Subject Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 -- Literary style.
English language -- Style -- Statistical methods.
Description 1 online resource (317 pages) illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-308).
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
Contents Acknowledgments; List of tables; List of figures; Introduction; I. The Reputation of Swift's Prose Style; II. The Problem of Style; III. Principles, Assumptions and Methods; IV. Seriation; V. Connection; VI. Words without Meaning; The Consistency of Swift's Style; Quantitative Features of Swift's Style: Grouped Word-Classes; The Stable Style Statistic (SSS); The Stability Factor; Nominal, Verbal and Adjectival Styles; Three-Word Patterns; Introductory Connectives; The Swift Profile; VII. A Case in Point: A Letter to a Young Poet; Conclusion; Appendices
I. Make-up of Samples in Chapters IV and VII. Some Factors of Experimental Design; A. Definition of Word-Classes; B. Comparison of Two Separate Analyses of Modest Proposal; C. Make-up of Samples and Sub-Samples in Chapters VI and VII; D. The Federalist Experiment; E. Parts of Speech Distribution in Three Modem British Writers compared with one Sample of Swift and the Swift Average; F. Closing Sentence-Elements by Word-Class, as a Percentage of Total Sentence; G. The Junius Problem; H. Letter C; Bibliography; Index; Key
ISBN 3111400352 (electronic bk.)
9783111400358 (electronic bk.)
3111037495 (Trade Cloth)
ISBN/ISSN 9783111037493
OCLC # 579480148
Additional Format Print version: Milic, Louis Tonko. Quantitative approach to the style of Jonathan Swift. The Hague, Mouton, 1967 (DLC) 67004181 (OCoLC)355862

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