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Meaning of "Spenserian" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SPENSERIAN

Spenserian  [spɛnˈsɪərɪən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SPENSERIAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Spenserian can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SPENSERIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Spenserian stanza

The Spenserian stanza is a fixed verse form invented by Edmund Spenser for his epic poem The Faerie Queene. Each stanza contains nine lines in total: eight lines in iambic pentameter followed by a single 'alexandrine' line in iambic hexameter. The rhyme scheme of these lines is "ababbcbcc."...

Definition of Spenserian in the English dictionary

The definition of Spenserian in the dictionary is relating to, in the style of, or characteristic of Edmund Spenser, the English poet, or his poetry. Other definition of Spenserian is a student or imitator of Edmund Spenser.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SPENSERIAN


Adlerian
ædˈlɪərɪən
Algerian
ælˈdʒɪərɪən
Cancerian
kænˈsɪərɪən
Chaucerian
tʃɔːˈsɪərɪən
Cimmerian
sɪˈmɪərɪən
criterion
kraɪˈtɪərɪən
Hanoverian
ˌhænəˈvɪərɪən
Hyperion
haɪˈpɪərɪən
Iberian
aɪˈbɪərɪən
Illyrian
ɪˈlɪərɪən
Liberian
laɪˈbɪərɪən
Nigerian
naɪˈdʒɪərɪən
presbyterian
ˌprɛzbɪˈtɪərɪən
Shakespearean
ʃeɪkˈspɪərɪən
Shakespearian
ʃeɪkˈspɪərɪən
Siberian
saɪˈbɪərɪən
Sumerian
suːˈmɪərɪən
therian
ˈθɪərɪən
trans-Siberian
trænzsaɪˈbɪərɪən
Wagnerian
vɑːɡˈnɪərɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SPENSERIAN

Spencer Gulf
spend
spend a penny
spendable
spendall
spender
spending
spending money
spending power
spending spree
spends
spendthrift
spendy
Spengler
Spenser
Spenserian sonnet
Spenserian stanza

WORDS THAT END LIKE SPENSERIAN

bacterian
Brian
Celtiberian
eleutherian
eutherian
Faulknerian
Hesperian
Hitlerian
Homerian
Khmerian
megatherian
metatherian
Mousterian
phalansterian
Pierian
Popperian
prototherian
psalterian
Schopenhauerian
spinsterian
valerian

Synonyms and antonyms of Spenserian in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Spenserian» into 25 languages

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斯宾塞
1,325 millions of speakers

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Spenserian
570 millions of speakers

English

Spenserian
510 millions of speakers

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Spenserian
380 millions of speakers
ar

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Spenserian
280 millions of speakers

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Spenserian
278 millions of speakers

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Spenserian
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Spenserian
260 millions of speakers

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Spenserian
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Spenserian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Spenserian
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

スペンサー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Spenserian
85 millions of speakers

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Spenserian
85 millions of speakers
vi

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Spenserian
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Spenserian
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्पेन्सियरियन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Spenser´e özgü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

spenseriano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Spenserian
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Spenserian
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

spenserian
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Spenserian
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Spenserian
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Spenserian
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Spenserian
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Spenserian

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SPENSERIAN»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SPENSERIAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Spenserian

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SPENSERIAN»

Discover the use of Spenserian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Spenserian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Revisionary Play: Studies in the Spenserian Dynamics
The collection, at last, of these seminal essays into a single volume is welcome news indeed for the generation of scholars who learned from them and can now more easily send their own students to them. . .
Harry Berger, 1988
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The Iliad of Homer, Literally Rendered in Spenserian Stanza. ...
There are some however who object to the Spenserian stanza as a translating medium. But the writer confesses .to being unable to concur in that judgment. For if it be on the score of difiiculty, he thinks that, weighing the advantages and ...
Homer, 1864
3
The Spenser Encyclopedia
Spenserian stanzas. This is the first poem in this volume quite reminiscent of Wordsworth. A 4stanza version of it is in Poems, by S.T.Coleridge 2nd ed (see Lamb 1797 above). Lloyd 1799 'Lines to a Brother and Sister, Written Soon after  ...
A.C. Hamilton, 2003
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Forms of Verse
SPENSERIAN STANZA The Spenserian stanza, devised by Spenser for his own use, may have been derived from Chaucer's Monk's Tale stanza (ababbcbc5), with which it is identical except for the addition of an alexandrine c rhyme.
Sara DeFord, Clarinda H. Lott, 1940
5
Keats, Shelley, and Romantic Spenserianism
That unsettled conflict provoked a hostile critical reaction to the early Spenserian poems and caused a pronounced decline in Spenserian activity during the second and third decades of the eighteenth century. With the "Affectation" of Croxall's ...
Greg Kucich, 2010
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The Poetical Works of Ebenezer Elliott, the Corn-law Rhymer
128 Win-Hill; or, the^ florae 'of God, . . '. ." 128 The Wonders of the I /me, 131 Sleep, . . . .132 For Blackwood's Magazine, j' 132 The Fatal Birth, . . 132 Epigram, . . . 132 Transplanted Flowers, . 132 Spenserian, . . . 133 Spenserian, . . . 133 Hymn ...
Ebenezer Elliott, 1840
7
Metre, Rhythm and Verse Form
That was Keats, who, in his brief maturity, went on to write in the Spenserian stanza one of his finest narrative poems, 'The Eve of St Agnes'. Leigh Hunt, Shelley and the Scottish poets Burns, Scott, Thomas Campbell (1777-1844), all used the ...
Philip Hobsbaum, 1996
8
The Poetical Works of Ebenezer Elliott: The Corn-law Rhymer
Inscription for a Slab, -on a To the Bramble Flower, . 139 or, " The Philosophy of Rock in the Ocean, . 126 Spenserian, . . . 140 Happiness," 153 Hymn, written for the Ogden 140 The Rights of Despots, : 154 Printers of Sheffield, . 126 Song 140  ...
Ebenezer Elliott, 1840
9
Lord Byron's Strength: Romantic Writing and Commercial Society
And although he adopts the Spenserian stanza as variety's appropriate vehicle, his authority for the maneuver comes from the "successful Beattie" rather than from Spenser, who is reduced to a formula or guise. Or convention. The Spenserian ...
Jerome Christensen, 1993
10
The Sacred Marriage: Psychic Integration in the Faerie Queene
Harry Berger, "Two Spenserian Retrospects: The Antique Temple of Venus and the Primitive Marriage of Rivers," Texas Studies in Literature and Language, 10 ( 1968): 8-11. 33. Berger, "Two Spenserian Retrospects," 9. 34. C. S. Lewis ...
Benjamin G. Lockerd, 1987

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SPENSERIAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Spenserian is used in the context of the following news items.
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rambling boy
In 1959 San Francisco's Spenserian Press published a book of his poems, The Clever Body. La Follette entered a Ph. D. program at the University of California ... «Bigbendnow, Jul 15»
2
Mural memories
... after the first batch of syrup was produced, and the famous trademark, white Spenserian script on a red background, made its debut at about the same time. «McPherson Sentinel, Jul 15»
3
Keats in the Ninth.
The style was frequently detestable — a mixture of sham Spenserian and mock Wordsworthian, alternately florid and arid. His second book, Endymion, rises in ... «The Fortnightly Review, May 15»
4
Napa poet nominated for a Pushcart Prize
Trinacria editor Joseph S. Salemi, Ph.D., a professor in the classics department of Hunter College, characterizes Riley's poem as “a Spenserian sonnet in the ... «Napa Valley Register, Apr 15»
5
The Grad School Workout
... of height, a rhet-comp specialist, a Spenserian, a Melvillean, and a towering Blakean whom you could no more fool with a high lob than with a floor-screecher. «Pacific Standard, Apr 15»
6
Spectator competition: poets' acrostics (plus: great bores of today)
I was impressed by both his take on Billy Collins's poem 'Forgetfulness' and by his Spenserian stanza in the manner of Wendy Cope — a parody within a parody ... «Spectator.co.uk, Mar 15»
7
General Court puts the fizz back into font fight: Coca-Cola v Mitico
The Spenserian script is not particularly fanciful and therefore the consumer would not necessarily connect another sign in that script as coming from Coca-Cola. «Lexology, Mar 15»
8
CocaCola KicksOff 2015 Global Campaign for the World Famous …
Robinson penned out Coca-Cola by joining the two 'Cs' in Spenserian script and today, 129 years later, Coca-Cola uses the very same script, the same iconic ... «Hiru News, Mar 15»
9
Typeface trade marks
To support their argument, Coca-Cola focussed on the use of the same “Spenserian script” font in the Master Mark, pointing to the similarity between the letter “a” ... «Lexology, Jan 15»
10
Off topic: Single quotes, Sonnet 18 many ways, birds' whereabouts …
As the punctuation world turns, it's a free-for-all: The rise of single quotes vs. double quotes. From Spenserian to limerick — “I'll totally write you a poem” ... «SiliconBeat, Oct 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Spenserian [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/spenserian>. Oct 2019 ».
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