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used in Avant-garde and Kitsch

3 uses
  • This is found in the various means of its own composition and performance.
  • Certain poets, such as Mallarmé and Valéry (3) are more radical in this respect than others — leaving aside those poets who have tried to compose poetry in pure sound alone.
  • Our old English ballads, for instance, were not created by the "folk," but by the post-feudal squirearchy of the English countryside, to survive in the mouths of the folk long after those for whom the ballads were composed had gone on to other forms of literature.

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