Spenserian

Spenserian

[spen-seer-ee-uhn]
adjective
1.
of or characteristic of Spenser or his work.
noun
2.
an imitator of Spenser.
4.

Origin:
1810–20; Spenser + -ian

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Spenserian (spɛnˈsɪərɪən)
 
adj
1.  relating to, in the style of, or characteristic of Edmund Spenser, the English poet (?1552--99), or his poetry
 
n
2.  a student or imitator of Edmund Spenser

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Spenserian
1817, from Edmund Spenser (c.1552-1599), Elizabethan poet. Spenserian stanza, which he employed in the "Faerie Queen," consists of eight decasyllabic lines and a final Alexandrine, with rhyme scheme ab ab bc bcc. For the origin of the surname, see Spencer.
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