Prothalamion

(15 words)
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Literary/ Cultural Context Note

A name coined by Edmund Spenser for a poem announcing a marriage. (C.f. epithalamion.)

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Citation:
Editors. "Prothalamion". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=908, accessed 30 July 2014.]


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