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The metaphysical poets: Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Traherne.

J. B. Leishman

The metaphysical poets: Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Traherne.

by J. B. Leishman

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Donne, John, -- 1572-1631,
  • Herbert, George, -- 1593-1633,
  • Vaughan, Henry, -- 1622-1695,
  • Traherne, Thomas, -- d. 1674,
  • English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p.
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23755985M

    Buy a cheap copy of The Metaphysical Poets book. John Milton, Thomas Carew, Sir William Davenant, Henry Vaughan, Andrew Marvell, George Herbert, Sir Walter Ralegh, Robert Southwell, John Donne and Richard Crashaw Free shipping over $ Though faded by Johnson's day, he was still famous enough to lead off the Lives of the Poets, where he, rather than Donne, is regarded as the founder and chief ornament (rather dimmed) of the Metaphysical school or line of wit, the bad old way superseded by Dryden and Pope.

    This collection provides the perfect introduction to this diverse group of fascinating poets. Notes John Donne, Andrew Marvell, George Herbert, Thomas Carew and Henry Vaughan: these were some of the 17th-century writers who devised a new form of poetry full of wit, intellect and grace, which we now call Metaphysical poetry. Four Metaphysical Poets: Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Crashaw. By JOAN BENNETT. Cambridge, at the University Press. I Pp. viii+I 6s. THE simultaneous appearance of these two books from the Oxford and Cambridge presses is significant, like the marked attention given to the same poets in Mr. Aldous Huxley's Texts and Pretexts, of the.

    The poetry of John Donne, Andrew Marvell, George Herbert, Robert Herrick, Richard Crashaw, Henry Vaughan, and Thomas Traherne has fascinated critics for centuries. Ambivalently received but inescapably influential, their tradition can be traced through some of the best poets of our time. Examine these 17th-century English poets more closely/5(7). 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/5(3).


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The metaphysical poets: Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Traherne by J. B. Leishman Download PDF EPUB FB2

As I said, love of God was one of Traherne. book major themes of metaphysical poetry, and some of the poets represented, notably Herbert, Richard Crashaw, Vaughan and Traherne, wrote exclusively or predominantly on religious topics.

Others, such as Donne and Marvell, were equally at home penning religious or secular poetry/5(14). The Metaphysical Poets provides an introduction to the work of six strikingly various and original poets- Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell and Traherne.

By closely examining how the poems work, the book aims to help readers at all stages of proficiency and knowledge to enjoy and critically appreciate the ways in which fantastic and elaborate styles may express private intensities.

The Vaughan Poets provides an introduction to the work of six strikingly various and original poets- Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell and Traherne. By closely examining how the poems work, the book aims to help readers at all stages of proficiency and knowledge to enjoy and critically appreciate the ways in which fantastic and /5(6).

In this volume, Traherne. book Frances Austin examines the language of the five best-known metaphysical poets, Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan and Traherne. She shows how the. The most important metaphysical poets are John Donne, George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Thomas Traherne, Abraham Cowley, Richard Crashaw, and Andrew Marvell.

Their work has considerably influenced the poetry of the 20th cent. Description: The Metaphysical Poets provides an introduction to the work of six strikingly various and original poets- Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell and Traherne.

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(James Blair), Publication date Metaphysical poet, any of the poets in 17th-century England who inclined to the personal and intellectual complexity and concentration that is displayed in the poetry of John Donne, the chief of the Metaphysicals.

Others include Henry Vaughan, Andrew Marvell. John Donne, George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw & Thomas Carew The Metaphysical Poets Read by Nicholas Boulton, Jonathan Keeble, Roy McMillan, Laura Paton, Geoffrey Whitehead & Will Keen selections.

John Donne, Andrew Marvell, George Herbert, Thomas Carew and Henry Vaughan: these were some of the 17th-century writers who devised a new form of poetry full of wit. The Metaphysical Poets provides an introduction to the work of six strikingly various and original poets: Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell and Traherne.

By closely examining how the poems work, the book aims to help readers at all stages of proficiency and knowledge to enjoy and critically appreciate the ways in which fantastic and.

Get this from a library. The metaphysical poets: Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Traherne. [J B Leishman]. Title on front: RELIGIOUS METAPHYSICAL POETS. John Donne, George Herbert, Francis Quarles, Henry Vaughan, Thomas Traherne read by Tony Church, Richard Marquand, Peter Orr, William Squire.

Titles on back: THE METAPHYSICAL POETS/The English Poets. Tracks: John Donne from Holy Sonnets; A1a –John Donne Thou Hast Made Me; Read By – Tony Church.

Henry Vaughan (17 April – 23 April ) was a Welsh metaphysical poet, author, translator and physician, who wrote in is chiefly known for religious poetry contained in Silex Scintillans, published inwith a second part in In his poems, with the Tenth Satyre of Juvenal Englished, were published, followed by a second volume in The Metaphysical Poets provides an introduction to the work of six strikingly various and original poets- Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell and Traherne.

By closely examining how the poems work, the book aims to help readers at all stages of proficiency and knowledge to enjoy and critically appreciate the ways in which fantastic and. The seventeenth-century Metaphysical Poets, including John Donne, George Herbert, Richard Crashaw, Thomas Traherne, and Henry Vaughn, are still beloved today for their inventive metaphors and agile intelligence.

This volume contains a collection of the finest contemporary criticism of the Metaphysical Poets, including an introductory essay from literary scholar Harold Bloom, a. The metaphysical poets have been a huge influence on 20th century English poetry, and it seems amazing that for a long time they were largely neglected.

Much of their work calls for a This is a brilliant selection of metaphysical poems, with generous selections of John Donne, George Herbert, Andrew Marvell and Henry Vaughan alongside other /5(30). 30 books based on 14 votes: The Love Poems by John Donne, The Metaphysical Poets by Helen Gardner, Paradise Lost by John Milton, The Works of Anne Bradst.

Get this from a library. The metaphysical poets. [David Reid] -- The Metaphysical Poets provides an introduction to the work of six strikingly various and original poets- Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell and Traherne. By closely examining how the poems. As I said, love of God was one of the major themes of metaphysical poetry, and some of the poets represented, notably Herbert, Richard Crashaw, Vaughan and Traherne, wrote exclusively or predominantly on religious topics.

Others, such as Donne and Marvell, were equally at home penning religious or secular s: "The Metaphysical Poets provides an introduction to the work of six strikingly various and original poets: Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell and Traherne.

By closely examining how the poems work, the book aims to help readers at all stages of proficiency and knowledge to enjoy and critically appreciate the ways in which fantastic and.

The Metaphysical Poets [Penguin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Metaphysical Poets.Unlike the major figures of the "Metaphysical Revival," John Donne and George Herbert, whose works were widely known and discussed in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Thomas Traherne is almost wholly a discovery of twentieth-century his own lifetime he published only one book, Roman Forgeries (), and, as a clergyman he did not rise to prominence.Get this from a library!

The metaphysical poets: Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Traherne. [J B Leishman].