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The English-language Wikipedia is wrong. The classification was Tagore's own. The Bengali-language Wikipedia entry for গীতবিতান / giitabitaan says: ১৯৩১ সালে (আশ্বিন, ১৩৩৮ বঙ্গাব্দ) এই গ্রন্থের প্রথম সংস্করণটি দুই খণ্ডে প্রকাশিত হয়। ... প্রথম সংস্করণে গীতবিতান গ্রন্থের বর্তমান পর্যায়বিন্যাস করা হয়নি। পরবর্তীকালে এই সংস্করণের সকল গান কবি ‘পূজা’, ‘স্বদেশ’, ...


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tl;dr Depends on how and what you count, yo. Do non-sonnets count? Background (can be safely skipped) Petrarch worked on his sequence to Laura, variously referred to as Il Canzoniere ("The Songbook"), Rerum Vulgarium Fragmenta ("Fragments of Common Things"), and Rime Sparse ("Scattered Rhymes"), throughout his poetic career. The ...


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Poetically, metrically, the line as Blake wrote it is trochaic tetrameter with a catalexis (missing syllable). Brightly makes it trochaic tetrameter, but ruins the line.


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Could this possibly be: Edgecombe, R. S. (2011). The deictic in “diese Töne”: Thoughts on the finale’s proem in the Ninth Symphony of Beethoven. Musical Times, 152(1917), 31–44. https://www.jstor.org/stable/41440729 This article is written from a musical point of view rather than literature. It is primarily about Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, but it does ...


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Literary theory does not treat music as part of literature. For example, the introductory chapter to Terry Eagleton's book Literary Theory: An Introduction (Blackwell, 1983, pages 1-16) discusses what literature is. This discussion focuses exclusively on texts (e.g. novels, poems and plays); even examples of what is usually not considered literature (e.g. ...


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Peter is represented by the string quartet because he is the main character. In most types of orchestral work that is NOT a concerto (that is, an extended solo performance of an instrument), the string section is the "main character", so to speak. They are the largest section by far in the orchestra, and often employ the "body" of many ...


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the cat by a clarinet playing staccato in a low register On my reading, at least, it is not entirely true that each character is represented by an instrument, but rather by a combination of theme and timbre. Prior to the cat's appearance in the narration, the clarinet plays an accompanying role with the bassoon (grandfather, also unintroduced), accompanying ...


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