Definition of Polyphonic prose

1. Noun. A rhythmical prose employing the poetic devices of alliteration and assonance.

Generic synonyms: Prose



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Literary usage of Polyphonic prose

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1. Can Grande's Castle by Amy Lowell (1918)
"The poems are written in "polyphonic prose," a form which has ... "polyphonic prose" is perhaps a misleading title, as it tends to make the layman think ..."

2. Can Grande's Castle by Amy Lowell (1918)
"//""The poems are written in "polyphonic prose," a form which has proved a stumbling- block to many people. "polyphonic prose" is perhaps a misleading title ..."

3. Scepticisms: Notes on Contemporary Poetry by Conrad Aiken (1919)
"... IX The Technique of polyphonic prose: Amy Lowell MISS LOWELL can always be delightfully counted upon to furnish us with something of a literary novelty. ..."

4. Scepticisms: Notes on Contemporary Poetry by Conrad Aiken (1919)
"... polyphonic prose: Amy Lowell MISS LOWELL can always be delightfully counted upon to furnish us with something of a literary novelty. ..."

5. New Voices: An Introduction to Contemporary Poetry by Marguerite Ogden Bigelow Wilkinson (1922)
"At any rate, that would be a good description of the rhythm of her polyphonic prose. And since polyphonic prose is a new kind of organic rhythm, ..."

6. Tendencies in Modern American Poetry by Amy Lowell, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Robert Frost, Edgar Lee Masters, Carl Sandburg, H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), John Gould Fletcher (1917)
""polyphonic prose" is not a prose form, although, being printed as prose, many people have found it difficult to understand this. ..."

7. Convention and Revolt in Poetry by John Livingston Lowes (1919)
"I know that polyphonic prose, if I may quote again, "usually holds no particular [rhythm] for long," and that it is printed as prose "for convenience, ..."

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