po·​et·​ics | \pō-ˈe-tiks \

Definition of poetics 

1a : a treatise on poetry or aesthetics

b or less commonly poetic \ -​tik \ : poetic theory or practice also : a particular theory of poetry or sometimes other literary forms a feminist poetics

2 : poetic feelings or utterances

First Known Use of poetics

1644, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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