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Database of Czech meters

The Czech Meters Database provides a metric and strophic description of 1,689 poetry collections (76,699 poems) from the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century contained in the Czech Verse Corpus.

The following data can be searched for and evaluated statistically in the Database of Czech meters (in addition to standard bibliographic data):  foot type (meter | type | clause), metric form, rhymed /unrhymed, strophic form / lack of strophic form, strophic and rhyme scheme, established name of the type (alexandrine, hexameter…) and fixed forms (sonnet, rondel…).

  • Person responsible for administration of information source
    Petr Plecháč (plechac@ucl.cas.cz)
  • Listings have associated digital objects
    No

Online access: http://versologie.cz/dcm/

Author/administrator of source:
Institute of Czech Literature of the CAS, v. v. i.

Availability:
online

Type of resource:
database

Subject:
literary science

Keywords:
czech language, czech literature