Marinism
Marinism Ma*ri"nism, n. A bombastic literary style marked by the use of metaphors and antitheses characteristic of the Italian poet Giambattista Marini (1569-1625). -- {Ma*ri"nist}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Marinism — Giambattista Marino Marinism (Italian marinismo, or secentismo, 17th century ) is the name now given to an ornate, witty style of poetry and verse drama written in imitation of Giambattista Marino (1569 1625), following in particular La Lira and… …   Wikipedia

  • Marinism — ▪ Italian literature also called  Secentismo        (Italian: “17th century”), style of the 17th century poet Giambattista Marino (Marino, Giambattista) (q.v.) as it first appeared in part three of La lira (1614; “The Lyre”). Marinism, a reaction …   Universalium

  • marinism — ma·ri·nism …   English syllables

  • marinism — məˈrēˌnizəm noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Italian marinismo, from Giambattista Marini died 1625 Italian poet + Italian ismo ism : a florid bombastic literary style fashionable in 17th century Italy marked by extravagant… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Marinist — Marinism Ma*ri nism, n. A bombastic literary style marked by the use of metaphors and antitheses characteristic of the Italian poet Giambattista Marini (1569 1625). {Ma*ri nist}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marino, Giambattista — born Oct. 18, 1569, Naples died March 25, 1625, Naples Italian poet, founder of the school of Marinism (later secentismo), which dominated 17th century Italian poetry. Trained as a lawyer, Marino chose not to practice and instead found immense… …   Universalium

  • Giambattista Marino — (also Giovan Battista Marino; 14 October 1569 25 March 1625) was an Italian poet who was born in Naples. He is most famous for his long epic L Adone .The Cambridge History of Italian Literature thought him to be one of the greatest Italian poets… …   Wikipedia

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  • Gongorism — Gon go*rism, n. An affected elegance or euphuism of style, for which the Spanish poet Gongora y Argote (1561 1627), among others of his time, was noted. Gongorism, that curious disease of euphuism, that broke out simultaneously in Italy, England …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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