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A number of 20th-century poets, including Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, and W.H.
Auden, have revived strong-stress metre. ... English poets have experimented
with syllabic metres; the Tudor poet Thomas Wyat's translations from Petrarch's
In a sense, the prosody of every poet of genius is unique; rhythm is perhaps the
most personal element of the poet's expressive equipment. Alfred Lord Tennyson
and Robert The Browning, English poets who shared the intellectual and ...
The poet as a man and poetry as a form of statement both seemed untrustworthy
to Plato, who depicted the physical world as an imperfect copy of transcendent
ideas and poetry as a mere copy of the copy. Thus, literature could only mislead ...
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