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Metaphysical Poetry (Penguin Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

Featuring more erotic and libertine poems, more political poems, and more poems by women, this newly revised selection of poems by the greatest poets of the seventeenth century offers a generous sampling of John Donne as well as poems by George Herbert, John Milton, Anne Bradstreet, Richard Crashaw, Henry Vaughan, Andrew Marvell, the Earl of Rochester, and many more.

  • Includes chronology, suggestions for further reading, explanatory notes, and indexes of titles and of first lines

Synopsis:

Spanning the Elizabethan age to the Restoration and beyond, Metaphysical poetry reacted to a time of stratling progress, scientific discovery and deep religious uncertainty.

About the Author

Colin Burrow is director of studies in English and reader in Renaissance and comparative literature at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.

Christopher Ricks is professor of humanities at Boston University and most recently author of Dylan’s Visions of Sin.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140424447
Author:
Burrow, Colin
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Editor:
Ricks, Christopher
Author:
Ricks, Christopher
Author:
Gardner, Helen
Author:
Various
Subject:
General
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Penguin Classics
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.76x5.20x.94 in. .66 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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