Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The members of a decadent school of literature and art existing in Italy in the seventeenth century.

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Examples

  • Quite casually the term was transferred to literature, first by Giosuè Carducci in a Prolusione in 1860, where he refers to the Barocco dei secentisti (Opere, Edi - zione Nazionale, Bologna [1941], V, 520) and in Spain, when MenĂ©ndez y Pelayo, in Historia de las ideas

    BAROQUE IN LITERATURE

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