ars poetica

ars po·​et·​i·​ca | \ ˈärs(ˌ)pōˈetə̇kə, ˈärz-, -etə̇-, -ēkə \
plural ars poeticas

Definition of ars poetica

: a treatise on the art of literary and especially poetic composition

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History and Etymology for ars poetica

Latin Ars Poetica The Art of Poetry, poetic epistle by Horace †8 b.c. Roman poet

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“Ars poetica.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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