petrarchianism

pe·trar·chi·an·ism

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  • petrarchism — noun see petrarchianism * * * /pee trahr kiz euhm, pe /, n. the poetic style introduced by Petrarch and characteristic of his work, marked by complex grammatical structure, elaborate conceits, and conventionalized diction. Also, Petrarchianism… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Petrarchism — /pee trahr kiz euhm, pe /, n. the poetic style introduced by Petrarch and characteristic of his work, marked by complex grammatical structure, elaborate conceits, and conventionalized diction. Also, Petrarchianism /pi trahr kee euh niz euhm/.… …   Universalium

  • Boscán, Juan — ▪ Spanish poet original name  Joan Boscà I Almogàver   born c. 1490, , Barcelona, Aragon [Spain] died Sept. 21, 1542, Barcelona       Catalan poet who wrote exclusively in Castilian and adapted the Italian hendecasyllable to that language.… …   Universalium

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