Acmeism


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Acmeism

the work and theories of the Acmeists, an anti-symbolist movement of early twentieth-century Russian poets, including Mandelstam and Akhmatova, who strove for lucidity of style, definiteness, and texture in their poetry. — acmeist, n., adj..
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acméisme
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Acmeism was an important school of early 20'h century Russian poetry, analogous to imagism in its rejection of symbolism and embrace of concrete imagery.
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and Akhmatova with their male companions Pound and Gumilev, as well as Russian Acmeism and Anglo-American Imagism.