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LC control 85103704
LC classificationPN1010 PN1525
Topical headingPoetry
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Verses (Poetry)
See alsosubdivision Poetry under names of countries, cities, etc., individual persons and corporate bodies, and under classes of persons, ethnic groups, individual wars, names of deities and mythological or legendary figures, and under individual and groups of fictitious and legendary characters, and topical headings; and headings for poetry qualified by linguistic, national, or regional terms, e.g. Yiddish poetry; American poetry; West African poetry
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Scope noteHere are entered general works on poetry and works limited to the philosophy of poetry. Works discussing collectively the technique and philosophy of poetry and works limited to the technique of poetry are entered under Poetics.
Subject example tracingNote under Poetics
Found, Dec. 27, 2011 (verse 1. (not in technical use) a stanza. 2. a succession of metrical feet written, printed, or orally composed as one line; one of the lines of a poem. 3. a particular type of metrical line: a hexameter verse. 4. a poem, or piece of poetry. 5. metrical composition; poetry, especially as involving metrical form.)
Wikipedia, Dec. 27, 2011 (Verse may refer to: Poetry: * Verse (poetry), a metrical structure, a stanza * Blank verse is a type of poetry having regular meter but no rhyme * Free verse is a type of poetry written without the use of strict meter or rhyme, but is still recognized as poetry * Verse, an occasional synonym for poetry; Religion: * Chapters and verses of the Bible * Ayah, each one of the 6236 verses found in the Qur'an; Music: Verse (popular music), roughly corresponds to a poetic stanza)