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Metaphysical Poetry: An Anthology (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Dramatic and conversational in rhythm and tone and rich in striking, unusual imagery, metaphysical poetry is represented in this anthology by such masterpieces as "Death, Be Not Proud," by John Donne; Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress," as well as works by George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw, Francis Quarles, Thomas Traherne, and others. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "Song" and "A Valediction Forbidding Mourning."

Synopsis:

Dramatic and conversational in rhythm and tone and rich in striking, unusual imagery, metaphysical poetry is represented in this anthology by such masterpieces as "Death, Be Not Proud," by John Donne; Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress," as well as works by George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Richard

Synopsis:

Includes such masterpieces as Donne's "Death, Be Not Proud"; Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress"; plus works by George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw, Francis Quarles, and others. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

Dramatic and conversational in rhythm and tone and rich in striking, unusual imagery, metaphysical poetry is represented in this anthology by such masterpieces as "Death, Be Not Proud," by John Donne; Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress," as well as works by George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw, Francis Quarles, Thomas Traherne, and others. An outstanding anthology for classroom use--high school through college.

Table of Contents

John Donne

  The Good Morrow

  Song

  Woman's Constancy

  The Undertaking

  The Sun Rising

  The Indifferent

  The Canonization

  The Triple Fool

  Song

  The Legacy

  A Fever

  Air and Angels

  Break of Day

  The Anniversary

  "A Valediction: of My Name, in the Window"

  Twickenham Garden

  A Valedicition: of Weeping

  The Flea

  The Curse

  "A Nocturnal upon St. Lucy's Day, Being the Shortest Day"

  Witchcraft by a Picture

  The Bait

  The Apparition

  The Broken Heart

  The Valedicition: Forbidding Mourning

  The Ecstasy

  Love's Deity

  The Funeral

  The Blossom

  The Relic

  A Lecture upon the Shadow

  A Burnt Ship

  Fall of a Wall

  Elegy I: Jealousy

  Elegy II: The Anagram

  Elegy V: His Picture

  Elegy IX: The Autumnal

  Elegy XVI: On His Mistress

  Elegy XIX: To His Mistress Going to Bed

  Satire I

  Satire III

  To Mr. Rowland Woodward

  To the Countess of Bedford on New Year's Day

  Elegy on the Lady Markham

  La Corona

  1

  2 Annunciation

  3 Nativity

  4 Temple

  5 Crucifying

  6 Resurrection

  7 Ascension

  Holy Sonnets

  I "Thou hast made me, and shall thy work decay?"

  II As due by many titles I resign

  III O might those sighs and tears return again

  IV O my black soul! now thou art summoned

  V I am a little world made cunningly

  VI "This is my play's last scene, here heavens appoint"

  VII "At the round earth's imagined corners, blow"

  VIII If faithful souls be alike glorified

  IX "If poisonous minerals, and if that tree,"

  X "Death be not proud, though some have called thee"

  XI "Spit in my face you Jews, and pierce my side,"

  XII Why are we by all creatures waited on?

  XIII What if this present were the world's last night?

  XIV "Batter my heart, three-personed God; for, you"

  XV "Wilt thou love God, as he thee? then digest,"

  XVI "Father, part of his double interest"

  XVII Since she whom I loved hath paid her last debt

  XVIII "Show me dear Christ, thy spouse, so bright and clear"

  XIX "Oh, to vex me, contraries meet in one: Good Friday, Riding Westward A Hymn to Christ, at the Author's Last Going into Germany"

    "Hymn to God My God, in My Sickness"

    A Hymn to God the Father

Andrew Marvell

  To His Coy Mistress

  The Definition of Love

  The Mower to the Glowworms

  The Mower Against Gardens

  Damon the Mower

  The Mower's Song

  The Unfortunate Lover

  The Gallery

  The Fair Singer

  Mourning

  Ametas and Thestylis Making Hay-Ropes

  The Nymph Complaining for the Death of Her Faun

  Daphnis and Chloe

  The Match

  Young Love

  The Picture of Little T. C. in a Prospect of Flowers

  The Garden

  Bermudas

  A Dialogue Between the Resolvèd Soul and Created Pleasure

  A Dialogue Between The Soul and Body

  On a Drop of Dew

  Eyes and Tears

  The Coronet

  An Horatian Ode Upon Cromwell's Return from Ireland

  Upon Appleton House

George Herbert

  Jordan (1)

  Jordan (2)

  The British Church

  The Son

  The Altar

  The Church Floor

  Easter Wings

  Lent

  Sunday

  Church Music

  To All Angels and Saints

  Man

  Afflicition

  Frailty

  Nature

  The Pearl

  The Pulley

  Peace

  Conscience

  Discipline

  Redemption

  Love

  The Priesthood

  Aaron

  The Windows

  The Call

  The Odor

  The True Hymn

  Dullness

  The Collar

  The Flower

  Virtue

Richard Crashaw

  "On Mr. G. Herbert's Book, Entitled The Temple of Sacred Poems, Sent to a Gentlewoman"

  A Hymn to the Name and Honor of the Admirable Saint Teresa

  "Saint Mary Magdalene, or the Weeper"

  On the Baptized Ethiopian

  Give to Caesar...and to God...Mark XII

  But Men Loved Darkness Rather than Light...John III

  To Pontius Washing His Hands

  Samson to His Delilah

  "To our Lord, upon the Water Made Wine"

  Upon the Infant Martyrs

  On the Miracle of Loaves

  Upon Lazarus His Tears

  "From Carmen Deo Nostro,"

  A Song

  Wishes to His Supposed Mistress

  Music's Duel

Henry Vaughan

  Idle Verse

  Mount of Olives (1)

  Mount of Olives (2)

  The Garland

  The Seed Growing Secretly

  Quickness

  The Bird

  The Waterfall

  Man

  The Night

  The Search

  Regeneration

  The Dwelling-Place

  The Retreat

  Childhood

  The Dawning

  The Mourning Watch

  The World

  Ascension Hymn

  They Are All Gone Into the World of Light

  Unprofitableness

  Peace

Thomas Traherne

  Wonder

  Eden

  News

  The Apostasy

  Poverty

  Right Apprehension

  The Rapture

  Felicity

  Dreams

  Insatiableness

  The Review

Index of Titles

Index of First Lines

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486419169
Editor:
Negri, Paul
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Negri, Paul
Author:
Negri, Paul
Author:
Negri
Author:
Paul
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Metaphysics
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700.
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
02-138
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.41 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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"Synopsis" by , Dramatic and conversational in rhythm and tone and rich in striking, unusual imagery, metaphysical poetry is represented in this anthology by such masterpieces as "Death, Be Not Proud," by John Donne; Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress," as well as works by George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Richard
"Synopsis" by ,
Includes such masterpieces as Donne's "Death, Be Not Proud"; Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress"; plus works by George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw, Francis Quarles, and others. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

"Synopsis" by , Dramatic and conversational in rhythm and tone and rich in striking, unusual imagery, metaphysical poetry is represented in this anthology by such masterpieces as "Death, Be Not Proud," by John Donne; Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress," as well as works by George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw, Francis Quarles, Thomas Traherne, and others. An outstanding anthology for classroom use--high school through college.
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