The lyrical poetic form’s origins can be traced back earlier than Petrarch.
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Despite his reputation for hypermasculinity, the author was fascinated by different forms of gender expression.
The name of this fourteen-line poetic form comes from the Italian sonetto, meaning "a little sound or song."
Whose history, they say, isn't quick. It's all such a muddle, it can leave you befuddled, whether you like the clean or the sick.
In the experimental world of modernist poetry, literary journals were vulnerable to fake submissions.
In these poems of lament, the speaker expresses grief and sorrow.
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Founded by and for women of color, the press issued such revolutionary works as This Bridge Called My Back.
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