Definition of poetics noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    poetics

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//pəʊˈetɪks//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//poʊˈetɪks//
     
    [uncountable] Poetry, Crafts and skills
     
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  1. 1the art of writing poetry See related entries: Poetry, Crafts and skills
  2. 2the study of poetry, literature, etc.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: poetics