The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell / Edition 1

by Thomas N. Corns
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521423090

ISBN-13: 9780521423090

Pub. Date: 11/28/1993

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

English poetry in the first half of the seventeenth century, an outstandingly rich and varied body of verse, can be understood and appreciated more fully when set in its cultural and ideological context. This introductory Companion, consisting of fourteen new introductory essays by scholars of international standing, provides individual studies of Donne, Jonson,

Overview

English poetry in the first half of the seventeenth century, an outstandingly rich and varied body of verse, can be understood and appreciated more fully when set in its cultural and ideological context. This introductory Companion, consisting of fourteen new introductory essays by scholars of international standing, provides individual studies of Donne, Jonson, Herrick, Herbert, Carew, Suckling, Lovelace, Milton, Crashaw, Vaughan and Marvell, together with general essays on the political, social and religious context, and the relationship of poetry to the mutations and developments of genre and tradition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521423090
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chronology; Part I. The Context: 1. Politics and religion David Loewenstein; 2. The politics of gender Elaine Hobby; 3. Manuscript, print, and the social history of the lyric Arthur F. Marroti; 4. Genre and tradition Alastair Fowler; 5. Rhetoric Brian Vickers; Part II. Some Poets: 6. John Donne Achsah Guibbory; 7. Ben Jonson Richard Helgerson; 8. Robert Herrick Leah S. Marcus; 9. George Herbert Helen Wilcox; 10. Thomas Carew, Sir John Suckling and Richard Lovelace Thomas N. Corns; 11. John Milton: the early works Michael Wilding; 12. Richard Crashaw Anthony Low; 13. Henry Vaughan Jonathan Post; 14. Andrew Marvell Donald M. Friedman.

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