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Vers Libre Definition
Poetry Definition of Vers Libre
Revolt against the formal constraints of classical French prosody. Occurring in the final years of the 19th century - vers libre abandoned traditional metre and rhyme schemes in favour of natural rhythm. It was pioneered by poets such as Rimbaud, Lafargue, Baudelaire and Mallarmé. See also free verse.
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[n] unrhymed verse without a consistent metrical pattern
poem, verse form
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