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henrik_ibsen

  • noun realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906)
    Henrik Johan Ibsen; Ibsen.

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j._m._synge

  • noun Irish poet and playwright whose plays are based on rural Irish life (1871-1909)
    John Millington Synge; Edmund John Millington Synge; Synge.

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harley_granville-barker

  • noun English actor and dramatist and critic and director noted for his productions of Shakespearean plays (1877-1946)
    Granville-Barker.

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elegy

  • noun a mournful poem; a lament for the dead
    lament.

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emily_dickinson

  • noun United States poet noted for her mystical and unrhymed poems (1830-1886)
    Dickinson.

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christopher_marlowe

  • noun English poet and playwright who introduced blank verse as a form of dramatic expression; was stabbed to death in a tavern brawl (1564-1593)
    Marlowe.

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john_webster

  • noun English playwright (1580-1625)
    Webster.

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plath

  • noun United States writer and poet (1932-1963)
    Sylvia Plath.

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robert_traill_spence_lowell_jr.

  • noun United States poet (1917-1977)
    Lowell; Robert Lowell.

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william_gilbert

  • noun a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
    Sir William Gilbert; Gilbert; William S. Gilbert; William Schwenk Gilbert.
  • noun English court physician noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603)
    Gilbert.

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elinor_morton_hoyt_wylie

  • noun United States poet (1885-1928)
    Wylie.

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whitman

  • noun United States poet who celebrated the greatness of America (1819-1892)
    Walt Whitman.
  • noun United States frontier missionary who established a post in Oregon where Christianity and schooling and medicine were available to Native Americans (1802-1847)
    Marcus Whitman.

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matthew_arnold

  • noun English poet and literary critic (1822-1888)
    Arnold.

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rhyme

  • noun correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
    rime.
  • noun a piece of poetry
    verse.

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dante

  • noun an Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through Hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321)
    Dante Alighieri.

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johann_wolfgang_von_goethe

  • noun German poet and novelist and dramatist who lived in Weimar (1749-1832)
    Goethe.

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jean_genet

  • noun French writer of novels and dramas for the theater of the absurd (1910-1986)
    Genet.

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edna_millay

  • noun United States poet (1892-1950)
    Edna Saint Vincent Millay; Millay.

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thomas

  • noun United States clockmaker who introduced mass production (1785-1859)
    Seth Thomas.
  • noun United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)
    Norman Mattoon Thomas; Norman Thomas.

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congreve

  • noun English playwright remembered for his comedies (1670-1729)
    William Congreve.

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hellman

  • noun United States playwright; her plays were often indictments of injustice (1905-1984)
    Lillian Hellman.

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beaumont

  • noun United States surgeon remembered for his studies of digestion (1785-1853)
    William Beaumont.
  • noun English dramatist who collaborated with John Fletcher (1584-1616)
    Francis Beaumont.

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sir_john_suckling

  • noun English poet and courtier (1609-1642)
    Suckling.

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kyd

  • noun English dramatist (1558-1594)
    Thomas Kyd; Kid; Thomas Kid.

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john_donne

  • noun English clergyman and metaphysical poet celebrated as a preacher (1572-1631)
    Donne.

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o'casey

  • noun Irish playwright (1880-1964)
    Sean O'Casey.

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john_robinson_jeffers

  • noun United States poet who wrote about California (1887-1962)
    Robinson Jeffers; Jeffers.

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shevchenko

  • noun Ukranian poet (1814-1861)
    Taras Grigoryevich Shevchenko.

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christian_friedrich_hebbel

  • noun German dramatist (1813-1863)
    Friedrich Hebbel; Hebbel.

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cynewulf

  • noun Anglo-Saxon poet (circa 9th century)
    Cynwulf.

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sir_james_matthew_barrie

  • noun Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860-1937)
    James Matthew Barrie; J. M. Barrie; James Barrie; Barrie.

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shakespeare

  • noun English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
    Bard of Avon; William Shakspere; Shakspere; William Shakespeare.

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edward_albee

  • noun United States dramatist (1928-)
    Albee; Edward Franklin Albeen.

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mallarme

  • noun French symbolist poet noted for his free verse (1842-1898)
    Stephane Mallarme.

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rice

  • noun grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
  • noun annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper

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thornton_niven_wilder

  • noun United States writer and dramatist (1897-1975)
    Thornton Wilder; Wilder.

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poetiser

  • noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
    rhymester; versifier; poetizer; rhymer.

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karlfeldt

  • noun Swedish poet whose works incorporate Swedish customs and folklore (1864-1931)
    Erik Axel Karlfeldt.

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garcia_lorca

  • noun Spanish poet and dramatist who was shot dead by Franco's soldiers soon after the start of the Spanish Civil War (1898-1936)
    Lorca; Frederico Garcia Lorca.

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walter_de_la_mare

  • noun English poet remembered for his verse for children (1873-1956)
    de la Mare; Walter John de la Mare.

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william_blake

  • noun visionary British poet and painter (1757-1827)
    Blake.

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edmund_spenser

  • noun English poet who wrote an allegorical romance celebrating Elizabeth I in the Spenserian stanza (1552-1599)
    Spenser.

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spenser

  • noun English poet who wrote an allegorical romance celebrating Elizabeth I in the Spenserian stanza (1552-1599)
    Edmund Spenser.

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thomas_dekker

  • noun English dramatist and pamphleteer (1572-1632)
    Dekker; Decker; Thomas Decker.

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vega

  • noun prolific Spanish playwright (1562-1635)
    Lope de Vega; Lope Felix de Vega Carpio.
  • noun the brightest star in the constellation Lyra

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harold_hart_crane

  • noun United States poet (1899-1932)
    Crane; Hart Crane.

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william_morris

  • noun English poet and craftsman (1834-1896)
    Morris.

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hopkins

  • noun United States educator and theologian (1802-1887)
    Mark Hopkins.
  • noun United States financier and philanthropist who left money to found the university and hospital that bear his name in Baltimore (1795-1873)
    Johns Hopkins.

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coward

  • noun a person who shows fear or timidity
  • noun English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)
    Noel Coward; Sir Noel Pierce Coward.

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jean_anouilh

  • noun French dramatist noted for his reinterpretations of Greek myths (1910-1987)
    Anouilh.

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marti

  • noun Cuban poet and revolutionary who fought for Cuban independence from Spain (1853-1895)
    Jose Julian Marti.

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petrarca

  • noun an Italian poet famous for love lyrics (1304-1374)
    Francesco Petrarca; Petrarch.

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sheridan

  • noun Irish playwright remembered for his satirical comedies of manners (1751-1816)
    Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

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robert_penn_warren

  • noun United States writer and poet (1905-1989)
    Warren.

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alfred_noyes

  • noun English poet (1880-1958)
    Noyes.

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publius_terentius_afer

  • noun dramatist of ancient Rome (born in Greece) whose comedies were based on works by Menander (190?-159 BC)
    Terence.

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sir_philip_sidney

  • noun English poet (1554-1586)
    Sidney.

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trumbull

  • noun American Revolutionary leader who as governor of Connecticut provided supplies for the Continental Army (1710-1785)
    Jonathan Trumbull.
  • noun American painter of historical scenes (1756-1843)
    John Trumbull.

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jean_nicholas_arthur_rimbaud

  • noun French poet whose work influenced the surrealists (1854-1891)
    Rimbaud; Arthur Rimbaud.

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macleish

  • noun United States poet (1892-1982)
    Archibald MacLeish.

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publius_vergilius_maro

  • noun a Roman poet; author of the epic poem `Aeneid' (70-19 BC)
    Virgil; Vergil.

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ferenc_molnar

  • noun Hungarian playwright (1878-1952)
    Molnar.

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blake

  • noun visionary British poet and painter (1757-1827)
    William Blake.

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thespis

  • noun Greek poet who is said to have originated Greek tragedy (sixth century BC)

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morality_play

  • noun an allegorical play popular in the 15th and 16th centuries; characters personified virtues and vices

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william_butler_yeats

  • noun Irish poet and dramatist (1865-1939)
    W. B. Yeats; Yeats.

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john_dryden

  • noun the outstanding poet and dramatist of the Restoration (1631-1700)
    Dryden.

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stephen_spender

  • noun English poet and critic (1909-1995)
    Sir Stephen Harold Spender; Spender.

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john_trumbull

  • noun American painter of historical scenes (1756-1843)
    Trumbull.
  • noun American satirical poet (1750-1831)
    Trumbull.

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thomas_kyd

  • noun English dramatist (1558-1594)
    Kid; Thomas Kid; Kyd.

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john_osborne

  • noun English playwright (1929-1994)
    John James Osborne; Osborne.

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wystan_hugh_auden

  • noun United States poet (born in England) (1907-1973)
    W. H. Auden; Auden.

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stephane_mallarme

  • noun French symbolist poet noted for his free verse (1842-1898)
    Mallarme.

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dame_edith_louisa_sitwell

  • noun English poet (1887-1964)
    Sitwell; Dame Edith Sitwell.

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chekhov

  • noun Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904)
    Anton Chekhov; Anton Pavlovich Chekov; Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Chekov; Anton Chekov.

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thomas_moore

  • noun Irish poet who wrote nostalgic and patriotic verse (1779-1852)
    Moore.

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pitt

  • noun a British playwright who created the fictional character Sweeney Todd (1799-1855)
    George Dibdin Pitt; George Dibdin-Pitt; George Pitt.
  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
    Pitt the Younger; Second Earl of Chatham; William Pitt.

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wyatt

  • noun English architect (1746-1813)
    James Wyatt.
  • noun English poet who introduced the sonnet form to English literature (1503-1542)
    Sir Thomas Wyatt; Sir Thomas Wyat; Wyat.

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palgrave

  • noun English poet (1824-1897)
    Francis Turner Palgrave.

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ginsberg

  • noun United States poet of the beat generation (1926-1997)
    Allen Ginsberg.

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william_cowper

  • noun English surgeon who discovered Cowper's gland (1666-1709)
    Cowper.
  • noun English poet who wrote hymns and poetry about nature (1731-1800)
    Cowper.

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pope

  • noun the head of the Roman Catholic Church
    Roman Catholic Pope; pontiff; Catholic Pope; Vicar of Christ; Holy Father; Bishop of Rome.
  • noun English poet and satirist (1688-1744)
    Alexander Pope.

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masefield

  • noun English poet (1878-1967)
    John Edward Masefield; John Masefield.

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byron

  • noun English romantic poet notorious for his rebellious and unconventional lifestyle (1788-1824)
    Lord George Gordon Byron; Sixth Baron Byron of Rochdale.

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tirso_de_molina

  • noun Spanish dramatist who wrote the first dramatic treatment of the legend of Don Juan (1571-1648)
    Gabriel Tellez.

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jose_julian_marti

  • noun Cuban poet and revolutionary who fought for Cuban independence from Spain (1853-1895)
    Marti.

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martial

  • noun Roman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC)
  • adjective satellite (of persons) befitting a warrior
    soldierlike; warriorlike; soldierly.
    • a military bearing

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william_wycherley

  • noun English playwright noted for his humorous and satirical plays (1640-1716)
    Wycherley.

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william_schwenk_gilbert

  • noun a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
    William Gilbert; Sir William Gilbert; Gilbert; William S. Gilbert.

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johann_ludwig_uhland

  • noun German romantic poet (1787-1862)
    Uhland.

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rilke

  • noun German poet (born in Austria) whose imagery and mystic lyricism influenced 20th-century German literature (1875-1926)
    Rainer Maria Rilke.

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thomas_kid

  • noun English dramatist (1558-1594)
    Thomas Kyd; Kid; Kyd.

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yevgeni_aleksandrovich_yevtushenko

  • noun Russian poet who expressed the feelings of the post-Stalinist generation (born in 1933)
    Yevtushenko; Yevgeni Yevtushenko.

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dante_alighieri

  • noun an Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through Hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321)
    Dante.

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sir_stephen_harold_spender

  • noun English poet and critic (1909-1995)
    Stephen Spender; Spender.

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robert_burns

  • noun celebrated Scottish poet (1759-1796)
    Burns.

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arthur_rimbaud

  • noun French poet whose work influenced the surrealists (1854-1891)
    Rimbaud; Jean Nicholas Arthur Rimbaud.

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poetry

  • noun literature in metrical form
    verse; poesy.
  • noun any communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling

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george_meredith

  • noun English novelist and poet (1828-1909)
    Meredith.

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neruda

  • noun Chilean poet (1904-1973)
    Pablo Neruda; Reyes; Neftali Ricardo Reyes.

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amy_lowell

  • noun United States poet (1874-1925)
    Lowell.

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tennessee_williams

  • noun United States playwright (1911-1983)
    Williams; Thomas Lanier Williams.

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william_shakespeare

  • noun English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
    Bard of Avon; William Shakspere; Shakspere; Shakespeare.

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closet_drama

  • noun drama more suitable for reading that for performing

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rainer_maria_rilke

  • noun German poet (born in Austria) whose imagery and mystic lyricism influenced 20th-century German literature (1875-1926)
    Rilke.

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comedy

  • noun light and humorous drama with a happy ending
  • noun a comic incident or series of incidents
    funniness; drollery; clowning.

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henrik_johan_ibsen

  • noun realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906)
    Ibsen; Henrik Ibsen.

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marianne_craig_moore

  • noun United States poet noted for irony and wit (1887-1872)
    Marianne Moore; Moore.

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william_carlos_williams

  • noun United States poet (1883-1963)
    Williams.

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anne_bradstreet

  • noun poet in colonial America (born in England) (1612-1672)
    Bradstreet; Anne Dudley Bradstreet.

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rupert_brooke

  • noun English lyric poet (1887-1915)
    Brooke.

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rattigan

  • noun British playwright (1911-1977)
    Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan; Terence Rattigan.

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torquato_tasso

  • noun Italian poet who wrote an epic poem about the capture of Jerusalem during the First Crusade (1544-1595)
    Tasso.

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sir_terence_mervyn_rattigan

  • noun British playwright (1911-1977)
    Terence Rattigan; Rattigan.

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sexton

  • noun United States poet (1928-1974)
    Anne Sexton.
  • noun an officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects
    sacristan.

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albee

  • noun United States dramatist (1928-)
    Edward Albee; Edward Franklin Albeen.

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bertolt_brecht

  • noun German dramatist and poet who developed a style of epic theater (1898-1956)
    Brecht.

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lucius_annaeus_seneca

  • noun Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD)
    Seneca.

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marlowe

  • noun English poet and playwright who introduced blank verse as a form of dramatic expression; was stabbed to death in a tavern brawl (1564-1593)
    Christopher Marlowe.
  • noun tough cynical detective (one of the early detective heroes in American fiction) created by Raymond Chandler
    Philip Marlowe.

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southey

  • noun English poet and friend of Wordsworth and Coleridge (1774-1843)
    Robert Southey.

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lope_felix_de_vega_carpio

  • noun prolific Spanish playwright (1562-1635)
    Lope de Vega; Vega.

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stevens

  • noun United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens' power law to replace Fechner's law (1906-1973)
    Smitty Stevens; S. Smith Stevens; Stanley Smith Stevens.
  • noun United States poet (1879-1955)
    Wallace Stevens.

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giambattista_marini

  • noun Italian poet (1569-1625)
    Marini; Giambattista Marino; Marino.

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giambattista_marino

  • noun Italian poet (1569-1625)
    Marini; Marino; Giambattista Marini.

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john_marstan

  • noun English playwright (1575-1634)
    Marstan.

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marvin_neil_simon

  • noun United States playwright noted for light comedies (born in 1927)
    Simon; Neil Simon.

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anouilh

  • noun French dramatist noted for his reinterpretations of Greek myths (1910-1987)
    Jean Anouilh.

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sonnet

  • noun a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme
  • verb praise in a sonnet

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inge

  • noun English prelate noted for his pessimistic sermons and articles (1860-1954)
    Gloomy Dean; William Ralph Inge.
  • noun United States playwright (1913-1973)
    William Inge.

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fitzgerald

  • noun English poet remembered primarily for his free translation of the poetry of Omar Khayyam (1809-1883)
    Edward Fitzgerald.
  • noun United States author whose novels characterized the Jazz Age in the United States (1896-1940)
    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald; F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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francois_villon

  • noun French poet (flourished around 1460)
    Villon.

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james_matthew_barrie

  • noun Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860-1937)
    J. M. Barrie; Sir James Matthew Barrie; James Barrie; Barrie.

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la

  • noun a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth
    atomic number 57; lanthanum.
  • noun a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Louisiana; Pelican State.

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george_bernard_shaw

  • noun British playwright (born in Ireland); founder of the Fabian Society (1856-1950)
    G. B. Shaw; Shaw.

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keats

  • noun Englishman and romantic poet (1795-1821)
    John Keats.

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satyr

  • noun man with strong sexual desires
    lecher; lech; letch.
  • noun one of a class of woodland deities; attendant on Bacchus; identified with Roman fauns
    forest god.

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brooke

  • noun English lyric poet (1887-1915)
    Rupert Brooke.

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burns

  • noun United States comedian and film actor (1896-1996)
    Nathan Birnbaum; George Burns.
  • noun celebrated Scottish poet (1759-1796)
    Robert Burns.

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carlo_goldoni

  • noun prolific Italian dramatist (1707-1793)
    Goldoni.

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havel

  • noun Czech dramatist and statesman whose plays opposed totalitarianism and who served as president of Czechoslovakia from 1989 to 1992 and president of the Czech Republic since 1993 (born in 1936)
    Vaclav Havel.

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thornton_wilder

  • noun United States writer and dramatist (1897-1975)
    Thornton Niven Wilder; Wilder.

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wordsworth

  • noun a romantic English poet whose work was inspired by the Lake District where he spent most of his life (1770-1850)
    William Wordsworth.

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a._e._housman

  • noun English poet (1859-1936)
    Housman; Alfred Edward Housman.

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walt_whitman

  • noun United States poet who celebrated the greatness of America (1819-1892)
    Whitman.

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hesiod

  • noun Greek poet whose existing works describe rural life and the genealogies of the gods and the beginning of the world (eighth century BC)

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poet_laureate

  • noun a poet who is unofficially regarded as holding an honorary position in a particular group or region
    • she is the poet laureate of all lyricists
    • he is the poet laureate of Arkansas
  • noun the poet officially appointed to the royal household in Great Britain
    • the poet laureate is expected to provide poems for great national occasions

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webster

  • noun English playwright (1580-1625)
    John Webster.
  • noun United States politician and orator (1782-1817)
    Daniel Webster.

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shelby_silverstein

  • noun United States poet and cartoonist remembered for his stories and poems for children (1932-1999)
    Shel Silverstein; Silverstein.

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mystery

  • noun something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained
    secret; closed book; enigma.
    • how it got out is a mystery
    • it remains one of nature's secrets
  • noun a story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie
    mystery story; whodunit.

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thomas_middleton

  • noun English playwright and pamphleteer (1570-1627)
    Middleton.

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tzara

  • noun French poet (born in Romania) who was one of the cofounders of the dada movement (1896-1963)
    Samuel Rosenstock; Tristan Tzara.

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lovelace

  • noun English poet (1618-1857)
    Richard Lovelace.

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eugene_gladstone_o'neill

  • noun United States playwright (1888-1953)
    O'Neill; Eugene O'Neill.

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clifford_odets

  • noun United States playwright (1906-1963)
    Odets.

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spender

  • noun English poet and critic (1909-1995)
    Stephen Spender; Sir Stephen Harold Spender.
  • noun someone who spends money prodigally
    spendthrift; scattergood; spend-all.

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silverstein

  • noun United States poet and cartoonist remembered for his stories and poems for children (1932-1999)
    Shelby Silverstein; Shel Silverstein.

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calderon

  • noun Spanish poet and dramatist considered one of the great Spanish writers (1600-1681)
    Pedro Calderon de la Barca; Calderon de la Barca.

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hans_arp

  • noun Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich; noted for abstract organic sculptures (1887-1966)
    Arp; Jean Arp.

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anne_dudley_bradstreet

  • noun poet in colonial America (born in England) (1612-1672)
    Anne Bradstreet; Bradstreet.

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eliot

  • noun British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature; his plays are outstanding examples of modern verse drama (1888-1965)
    T. S. Eliot; Thomas Stearns Eliot.
  • noun British writer of novels characterized by realistic analysis of provincial Victorian society (1819-1880)
    George Eliot; Mary Ann Evans.

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percy_bysshe_shelley

  • noun Englishman and romantic poet (1792-1822)
    Shelley.

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louis_charles_alfred_de_musset

  • noun French poet and writer (1810-1857)
    Musset; Alfred de Musset.

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chaucer

  • noun English poet remembered as author of the Canterbury Tales (1340-1400)
    Geoffrey Chaucer.

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george_dibdin_pitt

  • noun a British playwright who created the fictional character Sweeney Todd (1799-1855)
    George Dibdin-Pitt; George Pitt; Pitt.

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jean-baptiste_poquelin

  • noun French author of sophisticated comedies (1622-1673)
    Moliere.

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thomas_gray

  • noun English poet best known for his elegy written in a country churchyard (1716-1771)
    Gray.

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shakespearian

  • noun a Shakespearean scholar
    Shakespearean.
  • adjective of or relating to William Shakespeare or his works
    Shakespearean.
    • Shakespearean plays

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dekker

  • noun English dramatist and pamphleteer (1572-1632)
    Decker; Thomas Decker; Thomas Dekker.

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wallace_stevens

  • noun United States poet (1879-1955)
    Stevens.

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jean_giraudoux

  • noun French novelist and dramatist whose plays were reinterpretations of Greek myths (1882-1944)
    Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux; Giraudoux.

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aleksandr_sergeyevich_pushkin

  • noun Russian poet (1799-1837)
    Alexander Pushkin; Pushkin.

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edwin_arlington_robinson

  • noun United States poet; author of narrative verse (1869-1935)
    Robinson.

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augustin_eugene_scribe

  • noun French playwright (1791-1861)
    Scribe.

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key

  • noun metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  • noun something crucial for explaining
    • the key to development is economic integration

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luigi_pirandello

  • noun Italian novelist and playwright (1867-1936)
    Pirandello.

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william_s._gilbert

  • noun a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
    William Gilbert; Sir William Gilbert; Gilbert; William Schwenk Gilbert.

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sara_teasdale

  • noun United States poet (1884-1933)
    Teasdale.

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john_masefield

  • noun English poet (1878-1967)
    Masefield; John Edward Masefield.

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hoffmannsthal

  • noun German poet who wrote libretti for operas by Richard Strauss (1874-1929)
    Hugo von Hoffmannsthal.

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wyat

  • noun English poet who introduced the sonnet form to English literature (1503-1542)
    Wyatt; Sir Thomas Wyatt; Sir Thomas Wyat.

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osip_mandelstam

  • noun Russian poet who died in a prison camp (1891-1938)
    Mandelstam; Osip Emilevich Mandelstam; Mandelshtam.

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edgar_lee_masters

  • noun United States poet (1869-1950)
    Masters.

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aristophanes

  • noun an ancient Greek dramatist remembered for his comedies (448-380 BC)

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samuel_beckett

  • noun a playwright and novelist (born in Ireland) who lived in France; wrote plays for the theater of the absurd (1906-1989)
    Beckett.

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middleton

  • noun English playwright and pamphleteer (1570-1627)
    Thomas Middleton.

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cyrano_de_bergerac

  • noun a French soldier and dramatist remembered chiefly for fighting many duels (often over the size of his nose); was immortalized in 1897 in a play by Edmond Rostand (1619-1655)
    Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac.

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marstan

  • noun English playwright (1575-1634)
    John Marstan.

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strindberg

  • noun Swedish dramatist and novelist (1849-1912)
    Johan August Strindberg; August Strindberg.

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apollinaire

  • noun French poet; precursor of surrealism (1880-1918)
    Guillaume Apollinaire; Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitzki.

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lillian_hellman

  • noun United States playwright; her plays were often indictments of injustice (1905-1984)
    Hellman.

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anton_chekov

  • noun Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904)
    Chekhov; Anton Chekhov; Anton Pavlovich Chekov; Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Chekov.

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hugo

  • noun French poet and novelist and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France (1802-1885)
    Victor Hugo; Victor-Marie Hugo.

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howard_lindsay

  • noun United States playwright who collaborated with Russel Crouse on several musicals (1889-1931)
    Lindsay.

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elmer_leopold_rice

  • noun United States playwright (1892-1967)
    Elmer Rice; Rice; Elmer Reizenstein.

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robert_frost

  • noun United States poet famous for his lyrical poems on country life in New England (1874-1963)
    Robert Lee Frost; Frost.

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dickinson

  • noun United States poet noted for her mystical and unrhymed poems (1830-1886)
    Emily Dickinson.

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capek

  • noun Czech writer who introduced the word `robot' into the English language (1890-1938)
    Karel Capek.

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gilbert

  • noun a unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns
    Gb; Gi.
  • noun a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
    William Gilbert; Sir William Gilbert; William S. Gilbert; William Schwenk Gilbert.

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robert_herrick

  • noun English lyric poet (1591-1674)
    Herrick.

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samuel_butler

  • noun English novelist who described a fictitious land he called Erewhon (1835-1902)
    Butler.
  • noun English poet (1612-1680)
    Butler.

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boccaccio

  • noun Italian poet (born in France) (1313-1375)
    Giovanni Boccaccio.

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stoppard

  • noun British dramatist (born in Czechoslovakia in 1937)
    Thomas Straussler; Sir Tom Stoppard; Tom Stoppard.

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pinter

  • noun English dramatist whose plays are characterized by silences and the use of inaction (born in 1930)
    Harold Pinter.

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alexander_alexandrovich_blok

  • noun Russian poet (1880-1921)
    Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok; Blok.

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frost

  • noun ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
    hoarfrost; hoar; rime.
  • noun weather cold enough to cause freezing
    freeze.

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edward_james_hughes

  • noun English poet (born in 1930)
    Hughes; Ted Hughes.

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karel_capek

  • noun Czech writer who introduced the word `robot' into the English language (1890-1938)
    Capek.

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barrie

  • noun Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860-1937)
    James Matthew Barrie; J. M. Barrie; Sir James Matthew Barrie; James Barrie.

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francis_turner_palgrave

  • noun English poet (1824-1897)
    Palgrave.

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sir_noel_pierce_coward

  • noun English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)
    Coward; Noel Coward.

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fugard

  • noun South African playwright whose plays feature the racial tensions in South Africa during apartheid (born in 1932)
    Athol Fugard.

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meredith

  • noun United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933)
    James Meredith; James Howard Meredith.
  • noun English novelist and poet (1828-1909)
    George Meredith.

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john_anthony_ciardi

  • noun United States poet and critic (1916-1986)
    Ciardi; John Ciardi.

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verlaine

  • noun French symbolist poet (1844-1896)
    Paul Verlaine.

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housman

  • noun English poet (1859-1936)
    A. E. Housman; Alfred Edward Housman.

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maeterlinck

  • noun Belgian playwright (1862-1949)
    Count Maurice Maeterlinck.

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allen_tate

  • noun United States poet and critic (1899-1979)
    Tate; John Orley Allen Tate.

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john_greenleaf_whittier

  • noun United States poet best known for his nostalgic poems about New England (1807-1892)
    Whittier.

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william_shakspere

  • noun English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
    Bard of Avon; Shakspere; Shakespeare; William Shakespeare.

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george_dibdin-pitt

  • noun a British playwright who created the fictional character Sweeney Todd (1799-1855)
    George Dibdin Pitt; George Pitt; Pitt.

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pound

  • noun 16 ounces avoirdupois
    lb.
    • he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds
  • noun the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    British pound sterling; pound sterling; quid; British pound.

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li_po

  • noun Chinese lyric poet (700-762)

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shepard

  • noun United States author of surrealistic allegorical plays (born in 1943)
    Sam Shepard.
  • noun astronaut who made the first United States' suborbital rocket-powered flight in 1961 (1923-1998)
    Alan Shepard; Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr..

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lament

  • noun a cry of sorrow and grief
    wail; lamentation; plaint.
    • their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward
  • noun a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
    dirge; coronach; threnody; requiem.

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corneille

  • noun French tragic dramatist whose plays treat grand moral themes in elegant verse (1606-1684)
    Pierre Corneille.

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algernon_charles_swinburne

  • noun English poet (1837-1909)
    Swinburne.

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coleridge

  • noun English romantic poet (1772-1834)
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

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fletcher

  • noun prolific English dramatist who collaborated with Francis Beaumont and many other dramatists (1579-1625)
    John Fletcher.

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carducci

  • noun Italian poet considered the national poet of modern Italy (1835-1907)
    Giosue Carducci.

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jonson

  • noun English dramatist and poet who was the first real poet laureate of England (1572-1637)
    Ben Jonson; Benjamin Jonson.

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richard_lovelace

  • noun English poet (1618-1857)
    Lovelace.

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friedrich_gottlieb_klopstock

  • noun German poet (1724-1803)
    Klopstock.

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allen_ginsberg

  • noun United States poet of the beat generation (1926-1997)
    Ginsberg.

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guillaume_apollinaire

  • noun French poet; precursor of surrealism (1880-1918)
    Apollinaire; Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitzki.

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w._b._yeats

  • noun Irish poet and dramatist (1865-1939)
    Yeats; William Butler Yeats.

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giosue_carducci

  • noun Italian poet considered the national poet of modern Italy (1835-1907)
    Carducci.

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reyes

  • noun Chilean poet (1904-1973)
    Pablo Neruda; Neftali Ricardo Reyes; Neruda.

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elizabeth_barrett_browning

  • noun English poet best remembered for love sonnets written to her husband Robert Browning (1806-1861)
    Browning.

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richard_brinsley_sheridan

  • noun Irish playwright remembered for his satirical comedies of manners (1751-1816)
    Sheridan.

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williams

  • noun United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
    Hiram Williams; Hiram King Williams; Hank Williams.
  • noun English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003)
    Bernard Arthur Owen Williams; Sir Bernard Williams.

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uhland

  • noun German romantic poet (1787-1862)
    Johann Ludwig Uhland.

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arthur_miller

  • noun United States playwright (1915-2005)
    Miller.

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w._h._auden

  • noun United States poet (born in England) (1907-1973)
    Wystan Hugh Auden; Auden.

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cynwulf

  • noun Anglo-Saxon poet (circa 9th century)
    Cynewulf.

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victor-marie_hugo

  • noun French poet and novelist and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France (1802-1885)
    Victor Hugo; Hugo.

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swinburne

  • noun English poet (1837-1909)
    Algernon Charles Swinburne.

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frederico_garcia_lorca

  • noun Spanish poet and dramatist who was shot dead by Franco's soldiers soon after the start of the Spanish Civil War (1898-1936)
    Lorca; Garcia Lorca.

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mamet

  • noun United States playwright (born in 1947)
    David Mamet.

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eugene_ionesco

  • noun French dramatist (born in Romania) who was a leading exponent of the theater of the absurd (1912-1994)
    Ionesco.

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kid

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat
    kidskin.
    • kid gloves

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hughes

  • noun English poet (born in 1930)
    Edward James Hughes; Ted Hughes.
  • noun United States writer (1902-1967)
    James Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes.

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jean_arp

  • noun Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich; noted for abstract organic sculptures (1887-1966)
    Arp; Hans Arp.

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dylan_thomas

  • noun Welsh poet (1914-1953)
    Thomas; Dylan Marlais Thomas.

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calderon_de_la_barca

  • noun Spanish poet and dramatist considered one of the great Spanish writers (1600-1681)
    Pedro Calderon de la Barca; Calderon.

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alexander_pope

  • noun English poet and satirist (1688-1744)
    Pope.

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mandelshtam

  • noun Russian poet who died in a prison camp (1891-1938)
    Mandelstam; Osip Mandelstam; Osip Emilevich Mandelstam.

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alfred_de_musset

  • noun French poet and writer (1810-1857)
    Musset; Louis Charles Alfred de Musset.

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luce

  • noun United States publisher of magazines (1898-1967)
    Henry Robinson Luce; Henry Luce.
  • noun United States playwright and public official (1902-1987)
    Clare Booth Luce.

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mystery_play

  • noun a medieval play representing episodes from the life of Christ

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lindsay

  • noun United States playwright who collaborated with Russel Crouse on several musicals (1889-1931)
    Howard Lindsay.
  • noun United States poet who traveled the country trading his poems for room and board (1879-1931)
    Nicholas Vachel Lindsay; Vachel Lindsay.

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sir_thomas_wyatt

  • noun English poet who introduced the sonnet form to English literature (1503-1542)
    Wyatt; Sir Thomas Wyat; Wyat.

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anton_pavlovich_chekov

  • noun Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904)
    Chekhov; Anton Chekhov; Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Chekov; Anton Chekov.

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longfellow

  • noun United States poet remembered for his long narrative poems (1807-1882)
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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geoffrey_chaucer

  • noun English poet remembered as author of the Canterbury Tales (1340-1400)
    Chaucer.

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absurd

  • noun a situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless
    the absurd.
    • The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth"--Albert Camus
  • adjective satellite inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
    • the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman

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oscar_wilde

  • noun Irish writer and wit (1854-1900)
    Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde; Wilde.

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poe

  • noun United States writer and poet (1809-1849)
    Edgar Allan Poe.

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robinson

  • noun English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)
    Robert Robinson; Sir Robert Robinson.
  • noun United States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989)
    Sugar Ray Robinson; Walker Smith; Ray Robinson.

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dramatic_play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway

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alcaeus

  • noun Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; reputed inventor of Alcaic verse (611-580 BC)

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carew

  • noun Englishman and Cavalier poet whose lyric poetry was favored by Charles I (1595-1639)
    Thomas Carew.

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euripides

  • noun one of the greatest tragic dramatists of ancient Greece (480-406 BC)

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thomas_decker

  • noun English dramatist and pamphleteer (1572-1632)
    Dekker; Decker; Thomas Dekker.

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edmond_rostand

  • noun French dramatist and poet whose play immortalized Cyrano de Bergerac (1868-1918)
    Rostand.

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poesy

  • noun literature in metrical form
    verse; poetry.

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miguel_de_cervantes_saavedra

  • noun Spanish writer best remembered for `Don Quixote' which satirizes chivalry and influenced the development of the novel form (1547-1616)
    Cervantes; Miguel de Cervantes; Cervantes Saavedra.

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shakespearean

  • noun a Shakespearean scholar
    Shakespearian.
  • adjective of or relating to William Shakespeare or his works
    Shakespearian.
    • Shakespearean plays

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sophocles

  • noun one of the great tragedians of ancient Greece (496-406 BC)

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aleksandr_aleksandrovich_blok

  • noun Russian poet (1880-1921)
    Blok; Alexander Alexandrovich Blok.

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bernd_heinrich_wilhelm_von_kleist

  • noun German dramatist whose works concern people torn between reason and emotion (1777-1811)
    Kleist; Heinrich von Kleist.

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menander

  • noun comic dramatist of ancient Greece (342-292 BC)

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lessing

  • noun German playwright and leader of the Enlightenment (1729-1781)
    Gotthold Ephraim Lessing.
  • noun English author of novels and short stories who grew up in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) (born in 1919)
    Doris May Lessing; Doris Lessing.

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writer

  • noun writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
    author.
  • noun a person who is able to write and has written something

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charles_baudelaire

  • noun a French poet noted for macabre imagery and evocative language (1821-1867)
    Baudelaire; Charles Pierre Baudelaire.

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de_la_mare

  • noun English poet remembered for his verse for children (1873-1956)
    Walter de la Mare; Walter John de la Mare.

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hebbel

  • noun German dramatist (1813-1863)
    Friedrich Hebbel; Christian Friedrich Hebbel.

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randall_jarrell

  • noun United States poet (1914-1965)
    Jarrell.

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whittier

  • noun United States poet best known for his nostalgic poems about New England (1807-1892)
    John Greenleaf Whittier.

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homer

  • noun a base hit on which the batter scores a run
    home run.
  • noun ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)

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musset

  • noun French poet and writer (1810-1857)
    Alfred de Musset; Louis Charles Alfred de Musset.

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masters

  • noun United States poet (1869-1950)
    Edgar Lee Masters.
  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro; master.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters

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kleist

  • noun German dramatist whose works concern people torn between reason and emotion (1777-1811)
    Heinrich von Kleist; Bernd Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleist.

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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sir_thomas_wyat

  • noun English poet who introduced the sonnet form to English literature (1503-1542)
    Wyatt; Sir Thomas Wyatt; Wyat.

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dryden

  • noun the outstanding poet and dramatist of the Restoration (1631-1700)
    John Dryden.

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gide

  • noun French author and dramatist who is regarded as the father of modern French literature (1869-1951)
    Andre Gide; Andre Paul Guillaume Gide.

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j._m._barrie

  • noun Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860-1937)
    James Matthew Barrie; Sir James Matthew Barrie; James Barrie; Barrie.

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elmer_reizenstein

  • noun United States playwright (1892-1967)
    Elmer Rice; Rice; Elmer Leopold Rice.

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odets

  • noun United States playwright (1906-1963)
    Clifford Odets.

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walter_john_de_la_mare

  • noun English poet remembered for his verse for children (1873-1956)
    de la Mare; Walter de la Mare.

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hogg

  • noun Scottish writer of rustic verse (1770-1835)
    James Hogg.
  • noun a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
    hogget; hog.

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brecht

  • noun German dramatist and poet who developed a style of epic theater (1898-1956)
    Bertolt Brecht.

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juan_ramon_jimenez

  • noun Spanish lyric poet (1881-1958)
    Jimenez.

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moore

  • noun United States composer of works noted for their use of the American vernacular (1893-1969)
    Douglas Moore.
  • noun English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935)
    Dudley Stuart John Moore; Dudley Moore.

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goethe

  • noun German poet and novelist and dramatist who lived in Weimar (1749-1832)
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

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elegist

  • noun the author of a mournful poem lamenting the dead

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jeffers

  • noun United States poet who wrote about California (1887-1962)
    Robinson Jeffers; John Robinson Jeffers.

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baudelaire

  • noun a French poet noted for macabre imagery and evocative language (1821-1867)
    Charles Pierre Baudelaire; Charles Baudelaire.

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cervantes_saavedra

  • noun Spanish writer best remembered for `Don Quixote' which satirizes chivalry and influenced the development of the novel form (1547-1616)
    Cervantes; Miguel de Cervantes; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.

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neftali_ricardo_reyes

  • noun Chilean poet (1904-1973)
    Pablo Neruda; Reyes; Neruda.

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anton_pavlovich_chekhov

  • noun Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904)
    Chekhov; Anton Chekhov; Anton Pavlovich Chekov; Chekov; Anton Chekov.

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versification

  • noun a metrical adaptation of something (e.g., of a prose text)
  • noun the form or metrical composition of a poem

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archibald_macleish

  • noun United States poet (1892-1982)
    MacLeish.

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anderson

  • noun United States author whose works were frequently autobiographical (1876-1941)
    Sherwood Anderson.
  • noun United States physicist who studied the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems (1923-)
    Philip Warren Anderson; Philip Anderson; Phil Anderson.

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bard

  • noun a lyric poet
  • noun an ornamental caparison for a horse

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oscar_fingal_o'flahertie_wills_wilde

  • noun Irish writer and wit (1854-1900)
    Wilde; Oscar Wilde.

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butler

  • noun a manservant (usually the head servant of a household) who has charge of wines and the table
    pantryman.
  • noun English novelist who described a fictitious land he called Erewhon (1835-1902)
    Samuel Butler.

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edward_franklin_albeen

  • noun United States dramatist (1928-)
    Albee; Edward Albee.

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tom_stoppard

  • noun British dramatist (born in Czechoslovakia in 1937)
    Thomas Straussler; Sir Tom Stoppard; Stoppard.

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noel_coward

  • noun English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)
    Coward; Sir Noel Pierce Coward.

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villon

  • noun French poet (flourished around 1460)
    Francois Villon.

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closet

  • noun a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space
    cupboard.
  • noun a toilet in Britain
    W.C.; water closet; loo.

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laureate

  • noun someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath
  • adjective satellite worthy of the greatest honor or distinction
    • The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag"- James Traub

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paul_verlaine

  • noun French symbolist poet (1844-1896)
    Verlaine.

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james_barrie

  • noun Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860-1937)
    James Matthew Barrie; J. M. Barrie; Sir James Matthew Barrie; Barrie.

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osborne

  • noun English playwright (1929-1994)
    John James Osborne; John Osborne.

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alfred_edward_housman

  • noun English poet (1859-1936)
    A. E. Housman; Housman.

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tasso

  • noun Italian poet who wrote an epic poem about the capture of Jerusalem during the First Crusade (1544-1595)
    Torquato Tasso.

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erik_axel_karlfeldt

  • noun Swedish poet whose works incorporate Swedish customs and folklore (1864-1931)
    Karlfeldt.

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edna_saint_vincent_millay

  • noun United States poet (1892-1950)
    Edna Millay; Millay.

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bradstreet

  • noun poet in colonial America (born in England) (1612-1672)
    Anne Bradstreet; Anne Dudley Bradstreet.

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browning

  • noun United States inventor of firearms (especially automatic pistols and repeating rifles and a machine gun called the Peacemaker) (1855-1926)
    John M. Browning; John Moses Browning.
  • noun English poet and husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning noted for his dramatic monologues (1812-1889)
    Robert Browning.

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wilhelm_apollinaris_de_kostrowitzki

  • noun French poet; precursor of surrealism (1880-1918)
    Apollinaire; Guillaume Apollinaire.

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harold_pinter

  • noun English dramatist whose plays are characterized by silences and the use of inaction (born in 1930)
    Pinter.

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dramatization

  • noun conversion into dramatic form
    dramatisation.
    • the play was a dramatization of a short story
  • noun a dramatic representation
    dramatisation.

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sartre

  • noun French writer and existentialist philosopher (1905-1980)
    Jean-Paul Sartre.

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klopstock

  • noun German poet (1724-1803)
    Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock.

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james_whitcomb_riley

  • noun United States poet (1849-1916)
    Riley.

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maxwell_anderson

  • noun United States dramatist (1888-1959)
    Anderson.

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t._s._eliot

  • noun British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature; his plays are outstanding examples of modern verse drama (1888-1965)
    Thomas Stearns Eliot; Eliot.

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millay

  • noun United States poet (1892-1950)
    Edna Millay; Edna Saint Vincent Millay.

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wilde

  • noun Irish writer and wit (1854-1900)
    Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde; Oscar Wilde.

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hart

  • noun United States playwright who collaborated with George S. Kaufman (1904-1961)
    Moss Hart.
  • noun United States lyricist who collaborated with Richard Rodgers (1895-1943)
    Lorenz Milton Hart; Lorenz Hart.

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cowper

  • noun English surgeon who discovered Cowper's gland (1666-1709)
    William Cowper.
  • noun English poet who wrote hymns and poetry about nature (1731-1800)
    William Cowper.

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vergil

  • noun a Roman poet; author of the epic poem `Aeneid' (70-19 BC)
    Virgil; Publius Vergilius Maro.

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sidney

  • noun English poet (1554-1586)
    Sir Philip Sidney.

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vachel_lindsay

  • noun United States poet who traveled the country trading his poems for room and board (1879-1931)
    Nicholas Vachel Lindsay; Lindsay.

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pablo_neruda

  • noun Chilean poet (1904-1973)
    Reyes; Neftali Ricardo Reyes; Neruda.

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granville-barker

  • noun English actor and dramatist and critic and director noted for his productions of Shakespearean plays (1877-1946)
    Harley Granville-Barker.

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miracle_play

  • noun a medieval play representing episodes from the life of a saint or martyr

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thomas_carew

  • noun Englishman and Cavalier poet whose lyric poetry was favored by Charles I (1595-1639)
    Carew.

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alan_seeger

  • noun United States poet killed in World War I (1888-1916)
    Seeger.

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crouse

  • noun United States playwright (1893-1966)
    Russel Crouse.

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andrew_marvell

  • noun English poet (1621-1678)
    Marvell.

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marini

  • noun Italian poet (1569-1625)
    Giambattista Marino; Marino; Giambattista Marini.

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tragedy

  • noun an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
    calamity; cataclysm; catastrophe; disaster.
    • the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity
    • the earthquake was a disaster
  • noun drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance; excites terror or pity

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dramatisation

  • noun conversion into dramatic form
    dramatization.
    • the play was a dramatization of a short story
  • noun a dramatic representation
    dramatization.

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vladimir_vladimirovich_mayakovski

  • noun Soviet poet; leader of Russian futurism (1893-1930)
    Mayakovski.

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poet

  • noun a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

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pedro_calderon_de_la_barca

  • noun Spanish poet and dramatist considered one of the great Spanish writers (1600-1681)
    Calderon de la Barca; Calderon.

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edward_fitzgerald

  • noun English poet remembered primarily for his free translation of the poetry of Omar Khayyam (1809-1883)
    Fitzgerald.

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robert_lowell

  • noun United States poet (1917-1977)
    Lowell; Robert Traill Spence Lowell Jr..

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james_hogg

  • noun Scottish writer of rustic verse (1770-1835)
    Hogg.

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arthur_symons

  • noun English poet (1865-1945)
    Symons.

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william_congreve

  • noun English playwright remembered for his comedies (1670-1729)
    Congreve.

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donne

  • noun English clergyman and metaphysical poet celebrated as a preacher (1572-1631)
    John Donne.

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dramatic

  • adjective suitable to or characteristic of drama
    • a dramatic entrance in a swirling cape
    • a dramatic rescue at sea
  • adjective satellite sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
    spectacular; striking.
    • a dramatic sunset
    • a dramatic pause
    • a spectacular display of northern lights
    • it was a spectacular play
    • his striking good looks always created a sensation

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lucretius

  • noun Roman philosopher and poet; in a long didactic poem he tried to provide a scientific explanation of the universe (96-55 BC)
    Titus Lucretius Carus.

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sitwell

  • noun English poet (1887-1964)
    Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell; Dame Edith Sitwell.

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first_baron_tennyson

  • noun Englishman and Victorian poet (1809-1892)
    Alfred Tennyson; Tennyson; Alfred Lord Tennyson.

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wilder

  • noun United States writer and dramatist (1897-1975)
    Thornton Wilder; Thornton Niven Wilder.
  • noun United States filmmaker (born in Austria) whose dark humor infused many of the films he made (1906-2002)
    Billy Wilder; Samuel Wilder.

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bard_of_avon

  • noun English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
    William Shakspere; Shakspere; Shakespeare; William Shakespeare.

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rhymer

  • noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
    rhymester; versifier; poetizer; poetiser.

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kaufman

  • noun United States playwright who collaborated with many other writers including Moss Hart (1889-1961)
    George Simon Kaufman; George S. Kaufman.

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virgil

  • noun a Roman poet; author of the epic poem `Aeneid' (70-19 BC)
    Publius Vergilius Maro; Vergil.

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gotthold_ephraim_lessing

  • noun German playwright and leader of the Enlightenment (1729-1781)
    Lessing.

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luis_de_gongora_y_argote

  • noun a Spanish poet whose work was characterized by an affected elegance of style (1561-1627)
    Gongora.

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dame_edith_sitwell

  • noun English poet (1887-1964)
    Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell; Sitwell.

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john_keats

  • noun Englishman and romantic poet (1795-1821)
    Keats.

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wycherley

  • noun English playwright noted for his humorous and satirical plays (1640-1716)
    William Wycherley.

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pushkin

  • noun Russian poet (1799-1837)
    Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin; Alexander Pushkin.

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john_ciardi

  • noun United States poet and critic (1916-1986)
    Ciardi; John Anthony Ciardi.

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john_orley_allen_tate

  • noun United States poet and critic (1899-1979)
    Tate; Allen Tate.

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lowell

  • noun United States poet (1917-1977)
    Robert Lowell; Robert Traill Spence Lowell Jr..
  • noun United States astronomer whose studies of Mars led him to conclude that Mars was inhabited (1855-1916)
    Percival Lowell.

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sean_o'casey

  • noun Irish playwright (1880-1964)
    O'Casey.

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author

  • noun writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
    writer.
  • noun someone who originates or causes or initiates something
    source; generator.
    • he was the generator of several complaints

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fry

  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Roger Fry; Roger Eliot Fry.
  • noun English dramatist noted for his comic verse dramas (born 1907)
    Christopher Fry.

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yevgeni_yevtushenko

  • noun Russian poet who expressed the feelings of the post-Stalinist generation (born in 1933)
    Yevtushenko; Yevgeni Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko.

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satyr_play

  • noun an ancient Greek burlesque with a chorus of satyrs

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mandelstam

  • noun Russian poet who died in a prison camp (1891-1938)
    Osip Mandelstam; Osip Emilevich Mandelstam; Mandelshtam.

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chekov

  • noun Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904)
    Chekhov; Anton Chekhov; Anton Pavlovich Chekov; Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Anton Chekov.

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yevtushenko

  • noun Russian poet who expressed the feelings of the post-Stalinist generation (born in 1933)
    Yevgeni Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko; Yevgeni Yevtushenko.

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edward_young

  • noun English poet (1683-1765)
    Young.

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omar_khayyam

  • noun Persian poet and mathematician and astronomer whose poetry was popularized by Edward Fitzgerald's translation (1050-1123)

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gabriel_tellez

  • noun Spanish dramatist who wrote the first dramatic treatment of the legend of Don Juan (1571-1648)
    Tirso de Molina.

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count_maurice_maeterlinck

  • noun Belgian playwright (1862-1949)
    Maeterlinck.

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terence_rattigan

  • noun British playwright (1911-1977)
    Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan; Rattigan.

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decker

  • noun English dramatist and pamphleteer (1572-1632)
    Dekker; Thomas Decker; Thomas Dekker.
  • noun (often used in combinations) something constructed with multiple levels
    • they rode in a double-decker bus

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morris

  • noun United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902)
    Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris; Esther Morris.
  • noun English poet and craftsman (1834-1896)
    William Morris.

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thomas_lanier_williams

  • noun United States playwright (1911-1983)
    Tennessee Williams; Williams.

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ben_jonson

  • noun English dramatist and poet who was the first real poet laureate of England (1572-1637)
    Jonson; Benjamin Jonson.

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dylan_marlais_thomas

  • noun Welsh poet (1914-1953)
    Dylan Thomas; Thomas.

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voznesenski

  • noun Russian poet (born in 1933)
    Andrei Voznesenski.

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o'neill

  • noun United States playwright (1888-1953)
    Eugene O'Neill; Eugene Gladstone O'Neill.

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theater

  • noun a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    house; theatre.
    • the house was full
  • noun the art of writing and producing plays
    dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theatre.

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miller

  • noun United States bandleader of a popular big band (1909-1944)
    Glenn Miller; Alton Glenn Miller.
  • noun United States novelist whose novels were originally banned as pornographic (1891-1980)
    Henry Miller; Henry Valentine Miller.

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ibsen

  • noun realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906)
    Henrik Johan Ibsen; Henrik Ibsen.

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terence

  • noun dramatist of ancient Rome (born in Greece) whose comedies were based on works by Menander (190?-159 BC)
    Publius Terentius Afer.

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hugo_von_hoffmannsthal

  • noun German poet who wrote libretti for operas by Richard Strauss (1874-1929)
    Hoffmannsthal.

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peter_alexander_ustinov

  • noun British actor and playwright (1921-2004)
    Ustinov; Sir Peter Ustinov.

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miguel_de_cervantes

  • noun Spanish writer best remembered for `Don Quixote' which satirizes chivalry and influenced the development of the novel form (1547-1616)
    Cervantes; Cervantes Saavedra; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.

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victor_hugo

  • noun French poet and novelist and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France (1802-1885)
    Victor-Marie Hugo; Hugo.

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elmer_rice

  • noun United States playwright (1892-1967)
    Rice; Elmer Reizenstein; Elmer Leopold Rice.

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andre_paul_guillaume_gide

  • noun French author and dramatist who is regarded as the father of modern French literature (1869-1951)
    Andre Gide; Gide.

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edgar_allan_poe

  • noun United States writer and poet (1809-1849)
    Poe.

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johan_august_strindberg

  • noun Swedish dramatist and novelist (1849-1912)
    Strindberg; August Strindberg.

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neil_simon

  • noun United States playwright noted for light comedies (born in 1927)
    Simon; Marvin Neil Simon.

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giraudoux

  • noun French novelist and dramatist whose plays were reinterpretations of Greek myths (1882-1944)
    Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux; Jean Giraudoux.

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shakspere

  • noun English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
    Bard of Avon; William Shakspere; Shakespeare; William Shakespeare.

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molnar

  • noun Hungarian playwright (1878-1952)
    Ferenc Molnar.

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alfred_lord_tennyson

  • noun Englishman and Victorian poet (1809-1892)
    First Baron Tennyson; Alfred Tennyson; Tennyson.

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lord_george_gordon_byron

  • noun English romantic poet notorious for his rebellious and unconventional lifestyle (1788-1824)
    Byron; Sixth Baron Byron of Rochdale.

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marvell

  • noun English poet (1621-1678)
    Andrew Marvell.

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russel_crouse

  • noun United States playwright (1893-1966)
    Crouse.

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hippolyte_jean_giraudoux

  • noun French novelist and dramatist whose plays were reinterpretations of Greek myths (1882-1944)
    Giraudoux; Jean Giraudoux.

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verse_line

  • noun a line of metrical text
    verse.

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publius_ovidius_naso

  • noun Roman poet remembered for his elegiac verses on love (43 BC - AD 17)
    Ovid.

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gerard_manley_hopkins

  • noun English poet (1844-1889)
    Hopkins.

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verse

  • noun literature in metrical form
    poetry; poesy.
  • noun a piece of poetry
    rhyme.

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andre_gide

  • noun French author and dramatist who is regarded as the father of modern French literature (1869-1951)
    Gide; Andre Paul Guillaume Gide.

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christopher_fry

  • noun English dramatist noted for his comic verse dramas (born 1907)
    Fry.

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marino

  • noun Italian poet (1569-1625)
    Marini; Giambattista Marino; Giambattista Marini.

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crane

  • noun United States writer (1871-1900)
    Stephen Crane.
  • noun United States poet (1899-1932)
    Hart Crane; Harold Hart Crane.

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ionesco

  • noun French dramatist (born in Romania) who was a leading exponent of the theater of the absurd (1912-1994)
    Eugene Ionesco.

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hart_crane

  • noun United States poet (1899-1932)
    Crane; Harold Hart Crane.

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samuel_taylor_coleridge

  • noun English romantic poet (1772-1834)
    Coleridge.

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vaclav_havel

  • noun Czech dramatist and statesman whose plays opposed totalitarianism and who served as president of Czechoslovakia from 1989 to 1992 and president of the Czech Republic since 1993 (born in 1936)
    Havel.

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mayakovski

  • noun Soviet poet; leader of Russian futurism (1893-1930)
    Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovski.

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sherwood

  • noun United States playwright (1896-1955)
    Robert Emmet Sherwood.

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osip_emilevich_mandelstam

  • noun Russian poet who died in a prison camp (1891-1938)
    Mandelstam; Osip Mandelstam; Mandelshtam.

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arp

  • noun Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich; noted for abstract organic sculptures (1887-1966)
    Jean Arp; Hans Arp.

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george_s._kaufman

  • noun United States playwright who collaborated with many other writers including Moss Hart (1889-1961)
    Kaufman; George Simon Kaufman.

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george_pitt

  • noun a British playwright who created the fictional character Sweeney Todd (1799-1855)
    George Dibdin Pitt; George Dibdin-Pitt; Pitt.

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robert_emmet_sherwood

  • noun United States playwright (1896-1955)
    Sherwood.

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synge

  • noun Irish poet and playwright whose plays are based on rural Irish life (1871-1909)
    John Millington Synge; J. M. Synge; Edmund John Millington Synge.

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francis_scott_key

  • noun United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812; the poem was later set to music and entitled `The Star-Spangled Banner' (1779-1843)
    Key.

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miracle

  • noun any amazing or wonderful occurrence
  • noun a marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of a divine agent

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goldoni

  • noun prolific Italian dramatist (1707-1793)
    Carlo Goldoni.

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savinien_cyrano_de_bergerac

  • noun a French soldier and dramatist remembered chiefly for fighting many duels (often over the size of his nose); was immortalized in 1897 in a play by Edmond Rostand (1619-1655)
    Cyrano de Bergerac.

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marianne_moore

  • noun United States poet noted for irony and wit (1887-1872)
    Marianne Craig Moore; Moore.

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beckett

  • noun a playwright and novelist (born in Ireland) who lived in France; wrote plays for the theater of the absurd (1906-1989)
    Samuel Beckett.

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warren

  • noun United States writer and poet (1905-1989)
    Robert Penn Warren.
  • noun United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1891-1974)
    Earl Warren.

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benjamin_jonson

  • noun English dramatist and poet who was the first real poet laureate of England (1572-1637)
    Jonson; Ben Jonson.

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mare

  • noun female equine animal
    female horse.
  • noun a dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moon
    maria.

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george_simon_kaufman

  • noun United States playwright who collaborated with many other writers including Moss Hart (1889-1961)
    Kaufman; George S. Kaufman.

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herrick

  • noun English lyric poet (1591-1674)
    Robert Herrick.

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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lope_de_vega

  • noun prolific Spanish playwright (1562-1635)
    Vega; Lope Felix de Vega Carpio.

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thomas_straussler

  • noun British dramatist (born in Czechoslovakia in 1937)
    Sir Tom Stoppard; Tom Stoppard; Stoppard.

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athol_fugard

  • noun South African playwright whose plays feature the racial tensions in South Africa during apartheid (born in 1932)
    Fugard.

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clare_booth_luce

  • noun United States playwright and public official (1902-1987)
    Luce.

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sir_william_gilbert

  • noun a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
    William Gilbert; Gilbert; William S. Gilbert; William Schwenk Gilbert.

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john_fletcher

  • noun prolific English dramatist who collaborated with Francis Beaumont and many other dramatists (1579-1625)
    Fletcher.

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poetizer

  • noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
    rhymester; versifier; poetiser; rhymer.

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francis_beaumont

  • noun English dramatist who collaborated with John Fletcher (1584-1616)
    Beaumont.

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titus_maccius_plautus

  • noun comic dramatist of ancient Rome (253?-184 BC)
    Plautus.

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friedrich_hebbel

  • noun German dramatist (1813-1863)
    Christian Friedrich Hebbel; Hebbel.

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riley

  • noun United States poet (1849-1916)
    James Whitcomb Riley.

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moliere

  • noun French author of sophisticated comedies (1622-1673)
    Jean-Baptiste Poquelin.

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rhymester

  • noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
    versifier; poetizer; poetiser; rhymer.

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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watts

  • noun English poet and theologian (1674-1748)
    Isaac Watts.
  • noun a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm
    watt; W.

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petrarch

  • noun an Italian poet famous for love lyrics (1304-1374)
    Francesco Petrarca; Petrarca.

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catullus

  • noun Roman lyric poet remembered for his love poems to an aristocratic Roman woman (84-54 BC)
    Gaius Valerius Catullus.

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ciardi

  • noun United States poet and critic (1916-1986)
    John Anthony Ciardi; John Ciardi.

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stephen_vincent_benet

  • noun United States poet; brother of William Rose Benet (1898-1943)
    Benet.

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auden

  • noun United States poet (born in England) (1907-1973)
    Wystan Hugh Auden; W. H. Auden.

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edmund_john_millington_synge

  • noun Irish poet and playwright whose plays are based on rural Irish life (1871-1909)
    John Millington Synge; J. M. Synge; Synge.

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cervantes

  • noun Spanish writer best remembered for `Don Quixote' which satirizes chivalry and influenced the development of the novel form (1547-1616)
    Miguel de Cervantes; Cervantes Saavedra; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.

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sir_peter_ustinov

  • noun British actor and playwright (1921-2004)
    Ustinov; Peter Alexander Ustinov.

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taras_grigoryevich_shevchenko

  • noun Ukranian poet (1814-1861)
    Shevchenko.

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g._b._shaw

  • noun British playwright (born in Ireland); founder of the Fabian Society (1856-1950)
    George Bernard Shaw; Shaw.

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seneca

  • noun Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD)
    Lucius Annaeus Seneca.
  • noun a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living in New York State south of Lake Ontario

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suckling

  • noun English poet and courtier (1609-1642)
    Sir John Suckling.
  • noun an infant considered in relation to its nurse
    nursling; nurseling.

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noyes

  • noun English poet (1880-1958)
    Alfred Noyes.

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jarrell

  • noun United States poet (1914-1965)
    Randall Jarrell.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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drama

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    dramatic play; play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun an episode that is turbulent or highly emotional
    dramatic event.

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john_milton

  • noun English poet; remembered primarily as the author of an epic poem describing humanity's fall from grace (1608-1674)
    Milton.

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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sylvia_plath

  • noun United States writer and poet (1932-1963)
    Plath.

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shelley

  • noun English writer who created Frankenstein's monster and married Percy Bysshe Shelley (1797-1851)
    Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Shelley; Mary Godwin Wollstonecraft Shelley.
  • noun Englishman and romantic poet (1792-1822)
    Percy Bysshe Shelley.

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thomas_stearns_eliot

  • noun British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature; his plays are outstanding examples of modern verse drama (1888-1965)
    T. S. Eliot; Eliot.

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jean_baptiste_racine

  • noun French advocate of Jansenism; tragedian who based his works on Greek and Roman themes (1639-1699)
    Jean Racine; Racine.

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simon

  • noun one of the twelve Apostles (first century)
    St. Simon; Simon the Zealot; Simon the Canaanite; Simon Zelotes.
  • noun United States singer and songwriter (born in 1942)
    Paul Simon.

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shaw

  • noun United States clarinetist and leader of a swing band (1910-2004)
    Arthur Jacob Arshawsky; Artie Shaw.
  • noun United States humorist who wrote about rural life (1818-1885)
    Henry Wheeler Shaw; Josh Billings.

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theater_of_the_absurd

  • noun plays stressing the irrational or illogical aspects of life, usually to show that modern life is pointless
    • Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco have written plays for the theater of the absurd

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teasdale

  • noun United States poet (1884-1933)
    Sara Teasdale.

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sappho

  • noun the Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; much admired although only fragments of her poetry have been preserved (6th century BC)

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young

  • noun any immature animal
    offspring.
  • noun United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
    Loretta Young.

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robinson_jeffers

  • noun United States poet who wrote about California (1887-1962)
    Jeffers; John Robinson Jeffers.

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passion_play

  • noun a play representing the Passion of Christ

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racine

  • noun French advocate of Jansenism; tragedian who based his works on Greek and Roman themes (1639-1699)
    Jean Baptiste Racine; Jean Racine.
  • noun a city in southeastern Wisconsin on Lake Michigan to the south of Milwaukee

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seeger

  • noun United States folk singer who was largely responsible for the interest in folk music in the 1960s (born in 1919)
    Peter Seeger; Pete Seeger.
  • noun United States poet killed in World War I (1888-1916)
    Alan Seeger.

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sir_tom_stoppard

  • noun British dramatist (born in Czechoslovakia in 1937)
    Thomas Straussler; Tom Stoppard; Stoppard.

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giovanni_boccaccio

  • noun Italian poet (born in France) (1313-1375)
    Boccaccio.

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lorca

  • noun Spanish poet and dramatist who was shot dead by Franco's soldiers soon after the start of the Spanish Civil War (1898-1936)
    Frederico Garcia Lorca; Garcia Lorca.

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nicholas_vachel_lindsay

  • noun United States poet who traveled the country trading his poems for room and board (1879-1931)
    Vachel Lindsay; Lindsay.

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moss_hart

  • noun United States playwright who collaborated with George S. Kaufman (1904-1961)
    Hart.

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ustinov

  • noun British actor and playwright (1921-2004)
    Peter Alexander Ustinov; Sir Peter Ustinov.

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samuel_rosenstock

  • noun French poet (born in Romania) who was one of the cofounders of the dada movement (1896-1963)
    Tzara; Tristan Tzara.

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gaius_valerius_catullus

  • noun Roman lyric poet remembered for his love poems to an aristocratic Roman woman (84-54 BC)
    Catullus.

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anne_sexton

  • noun United States poet (1928-1974)
    Sexton.

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morality

  • noun concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct
  • noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
    ethics; ethical motive; morals.

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charles_pierre_baudelaire

  • noun a French poet noted for macabre imagery and evocative language (1821-1867)
    Baudelaire; Charles Baudelaire.

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horace

  • noun Roman lyric poet said to have influenced English poetry (65-8 BC)

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gongora

  • noun a Spanish poet whose work was characterized by an affected elegance of style (1561-1627)
    Luis de Gongora y Argote.

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pirandello

  • noun Italian novelist and playwright (1867-1936)
    Luigi Pirandello.

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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pierre_corneille

  • noun French tragic dramatist whose plays treat grand moral themes in elegant verse (1606-1684)
    Corneille.

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yeats

  • noun Irish poet and dramatist (1865-1939)
    W. B. Yeats; William Butler Yeats.

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isaac_watts

  • noun English poet and theologian (1674-1748)
    Watts.

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plautus

  • noun comic dramatist of ancient Rome (253?-184 BC)
    Titus Maccius Plautus.
  • noun a genus of Alcidae
    genus Plautus.

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henry_wadsworth_longfellow

  • noun United States poet remembered for his long narrative poems (1807-1882)
    Longfellow.

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john_james_osborne

  • noun English playwright (1929-1994)
    Osborne; John Osborne.

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eugene_o'neill

  • noun United States playwright (1888-1953)
    O'Neill; Eugene Gladstone O'Neill.

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wylie

  • noun United States poet (1885-1928)
    Elinor Morton Hoyt Wylie.

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anton_chekhov

  • noun Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904)
    Chekhov; Anton Pavlovich Chekov; Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Chekov; Anton Chekov.

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tate

  • noun United States poet and critic (1899-1979)
    Allen Tate; John Orley Allen Tate.

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tristan_tzara

  • noun French poet (born in Romania) who was one of the cofounders of the dada movement (1896-1963)
    Samuel Rosenstock; Tzara.

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scribe

  • noun French playwright (1791-1861)
    Augustin Eugene Scribe.
  • noun informal terms for journalists
    penman; scribbler.

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rimbaud

  • noun French poet whose work influenced the surrealists (1854-1891)
    Jean Nicholas Arthur Rimbaud; Arthur Rimbaud.

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andrei_voznesenski

  • noun Russian poet (born in 1933)
    Voznesenski.

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blok

  • noun Russian poet (1880-1921)
    Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok; Alexander Alexandrovich Blok.

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wheatley

  • noun American poet (born in Africa) who was the first recognized Black writer in America (1753-1784)
    Phillis Wheatley.

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heinrich_von_kleist

  • noun German dramatist whose works concern people torn between reason and emotion (1777-1811)
    Kleist; Bernd Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleist.

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benet

  • noun United States poet; brother of William Rose Benet (1898-1943)
    Stephen Vincent Benet.
  • noun United States writer; brother of Stephen Vincent Benet (1886-1950)
    William Rose Benet.

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ted_hughes

  • noun English poet (born in 1930)
    Edward James Hughes; Hughes.

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genet

  • noun French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)
    Edmund Charles Edouard Genet; Citizen Genet.
  • noun French writer of novels and dramas for the theater of the absurd (1910-1986)
    Jean Genet.

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jean-paul_sartre

  • noun French writer and existentialist philosopher (1905-1980)
    Sartre.

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rostand

  • noun French dramatist and poet whose play immortalized Cyrano de Bergerac (1868-1918)
    Edmond Rostand.

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ovid

  • noun Roman poet remembered for his elegiac verses on love (43 BC - AD 17)
    Publius Ovidius Naso.

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francesco_petrarca

  • noun an Italian poet famous for love lyrics (1304-1374)
    Petrarca; Petrarch.

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symons

  • noun English poet (1865-1945)
    Arthur Symons.

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alfred_tennyson

  • noun Englishman and Victorian poet (1809-1892)
    First Baron Tennyson; Tennyson; Alfred Lord Tennyson.

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sam_shepard

  • noun United States author of surrealistic allegorical plays (born in 1943)
    Shepard.

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william_wordsworth

  • noun a romantic English poet whose work was inspired by the Lake District where he spent most of his life (1770-1850)
    Wordsworth.

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august_strindberg

  • noun Swedish dramatist and novelist (1849-1912)
    Johan August Strindberg; Strindberg.

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milton

  • noun English poet; remembered primarily as the author of an epic poem describing humanity's fall from grace (1608-1674)
    John Milton.

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shel_silverstein

  • noun United States poet and cartoonist remembered for his stories and poems for children (1932-1999)
    Shelby Silverstein; Silverstein.

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titus_lucretius_carus

  • noun Roman philosopher and poet; in a long didactic poem he tried to provide a scientific explanation of the universe (96-55 BC)
    Lucretius.

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arnold

  • noun English poet and literary critic (1822-1888)
    Matthew Arnold.
  • noun United States general and traitor in the American Revolution; in 1780 his plan to surrender West Point to the British was foiled (1741-1801)
    Benedict Arnold.

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lennox_robinson

  • noun Irish playwright and theater manager in Dublin (1886-1958)
    Esme Stuart Lennox Robinson; Robinson.

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william_inge

  • noun United States playwright (1913-1973)
    Inge.

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versifier

  • noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
    rhymester; poetizer; poetiser; rhymer.

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phillis_wheatley

  • noun American poet (born in Africa) who was the first recognized Black writer in America (1753-1784)
    Wheatley.

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ezra_loomis_pound

  • noun United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)
    Ezra Pound; Pound.

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john_edward_masefield

  • noun English poet (1878-1967)
    Masefield; John Masefield.

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sixth_baron_byron_of_rochdale

  • noun English romantic poet notorious for his rebellious and unconventional lifestyle (1788-1824)
    Lord George Gordon Byron; Byron.

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jean_racine

  • noun French advocate of Jansenism; tragedian who based his works on Greek and Roman themes (1639-1699)
    Jean Baptiste Racine; Racine.

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john_millington_synge

  • noun Irish poet and playwright whose plays are based on rural Irish life (1871-1909)
    J. M. Synge; Edmund John Millington Synge; Synge.

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robert_lee_frost

  • noun United States poet famous for his lyrical poems on country life in New England (1874-1963)
    Frost; Robert Frost.

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shavian

  • noun an admirer of G. B. Shaw or his works
  • adjective of or relating to George Bernard Shaw or his works

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david_mamet

  • noun United States playwright (born in 1947)
    Mamet.

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aeschylus

  • noun Greek tragedian; the father of Greek tragic drama (525-456 BC)

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pindar

  • noun Greek lyric poet remembered for his odes (518?-438? BC)

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grand_guignol

  • noun a play of a macabre or horrific nature

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ezra_pound

  • noun United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)
    Ezra Loomis Pound; Pound.

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jimenez

  • noun Spanish lyric poet (1881-1958)
    Juan Ramon Jimenez.

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robert_southey

  • noun English poet and friend of Wordsworth and Coleridge (1774-1843)
    Southey.

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esme_stuart_lennox_robinson

  • noun Irish playwright and theater manager in Dublin (1886-1958)
    Lennox Robinson; Robinson.

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alexander_pushkin

  • noun Russian poet (1799-1837)
    Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin; Pushkin.

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tennyson

  • noun Englishman and Victorian poet (1809-1892)
    First Baron Tennyson; Alfred Tennyson; Alfred Lord Tennyson.

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robert_browning

  • noun English poet and husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning noted for his dramatic monologues (1812-1889)
    Browning.

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