The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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In preliterate cultures, the poet preserved and transmitted the beliefs and
traditions that gave the culture its sense of identity and purpose. Less an original
creator than a storyteller and singer, he kept alive the works that had grown up by
New stance of the poet. The crowning with laurel of the poet Petrarch at Rome in
1341 was a ceremony intended to establish a link with ancient civilization. Almost
immediately after the death of Dante, the Divine Comedy became the object of ...
Auden, W.H. In the early 1930s W.H. Auden was acclaimed prematurely by some
as the foremost poet then writing in English, on the disputable ground that his
poetry was more relevant to contemporary social and political realities than that
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