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The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics

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Abecedarius

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 399 words.

An alphabetic *acrostic, a poem in which each line or stanza begins with a successive letter of the

Absorption

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 618 words.

A term for the process of a reader’s deep engagement with a poem, marked by a lack of self-consciousness about

Accent

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1658 words.

In Eng., accent is the auditory prominence perceived in one syllable as compared with others in its vicinity. Accent and

Accentual Verse

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1096 words.

Verse organized by count of stresses, not by count of *syllables. Many prosodists of the 18th, 19th, and

Accentual-Syllabic Verse

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 314 words.

In Eng. poetry that is not written in *free verse, the most common and traditional metrical system is

Acephalous

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 226 words.

A term used for lines of verse that are missing an initial syllable (Ger. fehlende Auftakt, suppression of the

Acmeism

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 509 words.

A Rus. poetic circle formed in 1912 in reaction against mystical *symbolism, the reigning movement of the prior

Acrostic

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 785 words.

A poem in which the first letter of each line or stanza spells out either the alphabet (an *abecedarius

Address

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 2170 words.

Under the heading of address in poetry come not only the listeners a poem invokes or implies and the inanimate

Adonic

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 206 words.

In Gr. and Lat. poetry, an *aeolic or dactylic clausula that took the form of the last two feet

Adynaton

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The impossibility device: the rhetorical figure for magnifying an event by comparison with something impossible, e.g., “I’d walk a million

Aeolic

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 456 words.

The name usually given to a class of ancient Gr. lyric meters, so called because first attested in the poems

Aestheticism

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1398 words.

A term originally used in the early 19th c. to label an attention to the sensuous elements of art in

Affect

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When Wimsatt and Beardsley published “The Affective Fallacy” in 1949, the term affective was not widespread in lit. crit.,

Affective Fallacy

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 335 words.

“The Affective Fallacy” is the title of a 1949 essay by William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Monroe C. Beardsley.

Afflatus

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 242 words.

Cicero, De divinatione 2.57.117, writes of a blowing out of the earth, “adflatus e terra,” in a passage skeptical of

Africa, Poetry of

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I. English II. French III. Portuguese IV. Indigenous. See egypt, poetry of; ethiopia, poetry of; hausa poetry;

African American Poetry

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Af. Am. poetry began, to all intents and purposes, with the improbable appearance in 1773 in London of Poems on

Afrikaans Poetry

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 7 words.

Agrarians

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Agrarianism, a literary and political movement in the U.S. South of the late 1920s and early 1930s, argued that the