(also Anacreontic) Prosody
Definition of anacreontic in English:
(Of a poem) composed in the manner of the Greek poet Anacreon, known for his lyrics praising wine, women, and song.
- As her title makes clear, she aims not only to examine the anacreontic corpus, but to illuminate its particular mode of imitation.
- Anacreontic poetry is a specifically eighteenth-century type of literature, and appeals as little as the fable to modern tastes.
- The second memoir is on Anacreontic poetry, and is of less importance.
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