Poetic neologism in english from the renaissance to modernism
thesisposted on 2019-09-01, 00:00 authored by Andrew L. Gaylard
This study analyses word coinages from across 400 years of English poetry. It identifies the powerful poetic effects achieved through the practice, shared by a diverse group of poets who frequently influenced one another. The study reveals four intrinsic attributes of coined words that are associated with those effects.