Studies in Religious Poetry of the Seventeenth Century

Studies in Religious Poetry of the Seventeenth Century

by W. L. Doughty

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""Hence these studies are analytical and descriptive, rather than critical. I have tried to let the writers speak for themselves, venturing from time to time to interrupt their monologue, and the reader is invited to do the same."" -- From the Preface

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781532635151
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 05/03/2017
Pages: 214
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

1 Religion Under the Stars Henry Vaughan-1622-95 1

2 A Mystic in Half-Lights Francis Quarles-1592-1644 15

3 Cross and Crucifix Richard Crashaw-circa 1612-49 34

4 The Scrutiny of the Soul Sir John Davies-1569-1626 60

5 A Cynic Among Sectaries Henry More-1614-87 100

6 Songs of Spiritual 'Felicitie' Thomas Traherne-circa 1636-74 150

Notes and References 183

Appendix 194

Index 195

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