The relation of form to content is typical of the problems of didactic literature, as even a definition is difficult: formal poetics treats didactic poetry [DP] as a subdivision of epic while a classification derived from content denies it any poetic quality. As both attempts stem from non-consensual normative premises, on…
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Glei, Reinhold F. (Bochum),
“Didactic poetry”, in:
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