Definition of georgic in English:
1A poem or book dealing with agriculture or rural topics.
- English imperial georgics describe imperial expansion in such a way that virtuous, civilizing labor is rendered infinitely progressive.
- Newbery published his first collection of verse, Poems on Several Occasions, which included a blank-verse georgic in two books, ‘The Hop-Garden’, and lighter verse.
- Bohls's comments on the eighteenth-century georgic are important and provide links to earlier essays in the volume.
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- Through his continued application of georgic strategies, he is returned to a truly Virgilian sense of the extreme volatility of the labor of imperial regeneration.
- A full-length study of georgic poetry in colonial and early United States literature remains to be written.
- Through a truly imperial application of synecdoche, this georgic trajectory of empire occludes the dark sides of commerce and conquest.
Words that rhyme with georgicmuzhik
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