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poetry(Encyclopedia)poetry. For lyric poetry, see ballad; elegy; hymn; lyric; ode; pastoral; sonnet. For narrative poetry, see chansons de geste; epic; idyl; romance. Dramatic poetry is incidentally treated in the articl...
scaldic poetry(Encyclopedia)scaldic or Skaldic poetry: see Old Norse literature.
Monro, Harold(Encyclopedia)Monro, Harold, 1879–1932, English poet, b. Belgium. In 1911 he founded the Poetry Review and the following year established the Poetry Bookshop, which became a refuge and intellectual center for poe...
Abercrombie, Lascelles(Encyclopedia)Abercrombie, Lascelles ls´lz [key], 1881–1938, English poet and critic. Complex and cerebral in style, his poetry often expresses his distaste for 20th-century industrialism. His volumes of poe...
Muses(Encyclopedia)Muses, in Greek religion and mythology, patron goddesses of the arts, daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne. Originally only three, they were later considered as nine. Calliope was the Muse of epic poetry a...
imagists(Encyclopedia)imagists, group of English and American poets writing from 1909 to about 1917, who were united by their revolt against the exuberant imagery and diffuse sentimentality of 19th-century poetry. Influenc...
Cernuda, Luis(Encyclopedia)Cernuda, Luis loos´ thrnoo´ä [key], 1904–63, Spanish poet. Cernuda fled Spain after the Spanish civil war and taught abroad. His works include La realidad y el deseo [reality and desir...
Gregory, Horace(Encyclopedia)Gregory, Horace, 1898–1982, American poet and critic, b. Milwaukee, Wis., grad. Univ. of Wisconsin, 1923. His poetry is noted for its dramatic structure and penetrating insights into the harshness o...
Bodmer, Johann Jakob(Encyclopedia)Bodmer, Johann Jakob y´hän yä´kôp bd´mr [key], 1698–1783, Swiss critic, poet, and editor. He translated Milton's Paradise Lost and Middle High German poetry. Inspired by the Spectator, B...
Diego, Gerardo(Encyclopedia)Diego, Gerardo hrär´d dy´g [key], 1896–1987, Spanish poet, b. Santander. Although he embraced many new poetic credos, his poetry is classified into two styles. His traditional poetry of r...
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