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November 27

Alice Meynell died, 1922

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Whose experiments in quantitative verse and syllable-based poetics inspired Samuel Daniel's counter Defense of Rhyme in 1603?

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Thomas Campion's. His position in his 1602 Observations in the Art of English Poesy prefigured many of the twentieth century ideas about syllables as the source of a prosody instead of accentual emphasis.

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