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This ingenious epistolary “novel” consists of the letters Shklovsky wrote Triolet during his political exile in Berlin.
Shklovsky, a literary critic who co-founded the Russian Formalist movement, was hopelessly in love with the writer Elsa Triolet.
A short poem, also called triolet, in which the first line or lines recur in the middle and at the end of the piece.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
It would make a graceful, serio-comic triolet, he was thinking.The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes|Israel Zangwill
That is the precise sentiment of those who seek "to discover the proper temper in which a triolet should be written."Oscar Wilde|Arthur Ransome
The triolet consists (to quote Mr. Dobson) of eight lines with two rhymes.
The eight-lined rondel is thus, to all intents and purposes, a triolet, although labelled a rondel.