poetic


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poetic

, poetical
1. of or relating to poetry
2. characteristic of poetry, as in being elevated, sublime, etc.
3. characteristic of a poet
4. recounted in verse
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The intense melancholy which seems to well up, perforce, to the surface of all the poet's cheerful sayings about his grave, we find thrilling us to the soul--while there is the truest poetic elevation in the thrill.
Had he been a New Englander, it is probable that he would have been ranked as the first of American lyrists by that magnanimous cabal which has so long controlled the destinies of American Letters, in conducting the thing called "The North American Review." The poem just cited is especially beautiful; but the poetic elevation which it induces we must refer chiefly to our sympathy in the poet's enthusiasm.
Thus, although in a very cursory and imperfect manner, I have endeavored to convey to you my conception of the Poetic Principle.
My father, thinking this merely a sample of my usual "poetic nonsense," objected that I should only do myself harm by walking in the heat; but when I persisted, he said angrily that I might follow my own absurd devices, but that Schmidt (our courier) must go with me.
Recencies Series: Research and Recovery in Twentieth-Century American Poetics
The festival will discuss the issue of reception, postcolonial poetry and the crisis of poetic criticism, in addition to the Arab, Italian, Spanish and French poetry.
Poetics. Edited and with a revised translation by Michelle Zerba and David Gorman.
In hermeneutical terms, how can one approach the poetic and poeticity in public space, in 21st century Western societies that are conditioned by so many rapid changes?
Poetic Force become one of our horses to follow when unlucky in running over nine furlongs at Goodwood last month.
This is to say that projective love writing relies on the possibility that poetic language also acts upon the poet: the objects and media of love poetry, the beloved other and the materiality of language, are made into generative sources of erotic expression.
Oncology company Provectus Biopharmaceuticals (OTCQB:PVCT) Thursday revealed a joint research agreement to study the potential of its PV-10 in pediatric cancer in partnership with POETIC (Pediatric Oncology Experimental Therapeutics Investigators Consortium).
Oncology company Provectus Biopharmaceuticals (OTCQB:PVCT) Thursday revealed a joint research agreement to study the potential of its PV-10 in paediatric cancer in partnership with POETIC (Paediatric Oncology Experimental Therapeutics Investigators Consortium).