George Herbert and the Seventeenth-Century Religious Poets [Authoritative Texts, Criticism]

This volume presents the major works of five poets George Herbert, Richard Crashaw, Andrew Marvell, Henry Vaughan, and Thomas Traherne While most of the selections fall under the heading of religious poetry, the important secular verse of Marvell and Crashaw is included Eighty poems by Herbert have been selected from The Temple, and two early poems from Isaak Walton This volume presents the major works of five poets George Herbert, Richard Crashaw, Andrew Marvell, Henry Vaughan, and Thomas Traherne.While most of the selections fall under the heading of religious poetry, the important secular verse of Marvell and Crashaw is included Eighty poems by Herbert have been selected from The Temple, and two early poems from Isaak Walton s Lives are also included Crashaw is represented by sixteen poems from Steps to the Temple, Delights of the Muses, and Carmen Deo Nostro Marvell, by eighteen selections from Miscellaneous Poems Vaughan, by forty five poems from Silex Scintillans, Parts I and II and Traherne, by twelve poems from the Dobell Folio, The Third Century, and the Burney Manuscript All of the texts have been freshly edited, and spelling has been modernized Textual Notes specify the procedures followed and give reasons for certain new readings The poems are fully annotated in order to clarify unfamiliar allusions and images A broad range of critical viewpoints is represented in essays by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Aldous Huxley, W H Auden, T S Eliot, Anthony Low, L C Knights, E B Greenwood, Joseph H Summers, Douglas Bush, Helen C White, Austin Warren, Richard Strier, Frank Kermode, William Empson, M C Bradbrook, M G Lloyd Thomas, Edward S Le Comte, Karina Williamson, Dennis Davidson, Robert Ellrodt, E C Pettet, S Sandbank, Arthur Clements, H M Margoliouth, and Stanley Stewart An Annotated Bibliography covers historical and cultural background, the lives and works of the individual poets, and several important aspects of religious belief especially relevant to the poems.
George Herbert and the Seventeenth Century Religious Poets Authoritative Texts Criticism This volume presents the major works of five poets George Herbert Richard Crashaw Andrew Marvell Henry Vaughan and Thomas Traherne While most of the selections fall under the heading of religious

  • Title: George Herbert and the Seventeenth-Century Religious Poets [Authoritative Texts, Criticism]
  • Author: George Herbert Mario A. Di Cesare
  • ISBN: 9780393092547
  • Page: 472
  • Format: Paperback
  • George Herbert and Bemerton Herbert s fame derives mainly from his religious poetry, and the best known of his writings is a collection of over poems, published under the title of The Temple in , the year of his death Over the next years the popularity of this collection grew so strongly that by it had passed through editions. George Herbert British poet Britannica George Herbert s Easter Wings, for instance, has two stanzas set out by the typographer to resemble the shape of a dove s wings.Such devices belong to the Renaissance tradition of the emblem, which combines a motto with a simple symbolic picture often a woodcut or George Herbert Poet Academy of American Poets George Herbert was born on April , , the fifth son of an eminent Welsh family His mother, Magdalen Newport, held great patronage to distinguished literary figures such as John Donne, who dedicated his Holy Sonnets to her Herbert s father died when he was three, leaving his mother with ten children, all of whom she was determined to educate and raise as loyal Anglicans. The Complete English Poems Penguin Classics George George Herbert was born in He was educated at Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was appointed Reader in Rhetoric in , and PUblic Orator in . George Herbert Walker IV George Herbert Walker IV born April is the chairman and CEO of Neuberger Berman, one of the largest independent, employee owned investment management firms During Walker s tenure, the firm survived the implosion of its corporate parent, Lehman Brothers, was repurchased by the employees and has been amongst the industry s best performers Its growth has been most significant in global George Herbert Walker III George Herbert Bert Walker III is an American heir, businessman, diplomat and philanthropist He served as the United States Ambassador to Hungary from to . Easter Wings by George Herbert Poetry Foundation Nestled somewhere within the Age of Shakespeare and the Age of Milton is George Herbert There is no Age of Herbert he did not consciously fashion an expansive literary career for himself, and his characteristic gestures, insofar as these can be gleaned from his poems Paul Herbert Remax First Realty St George UT Real Specializing in the St George, Washington, Ivins, Santa Clara,and surrounding areas of the Hurricane Valley I specialize in all types of Properties and Real Estate Mead, George Herbert Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy George Herbert Mead George Herbert Mead is a major figure in the history of American philosophy, one of the founders of Pragmatism along with Peirce, James, Tufts, and Dewey.He published numerous papers during his lifetime and, following his death, several of his students produced four books in his name from Mead s unpublished and even unfinished notes and manuscripts, from Love George Herbert The Oxford Book of English Verse LOVE bade me welcome yet my soul drew back, Guilty of dust and sin But quick eyed Love, observing me grow slack From my first entrance in, Drew nearer to me, sweetly questioning

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    1. I'm not a huge fan of this era of literature, and yet some how i have accumulated a heaping helping of books from it. and because i'm hopelessly anal, i'm determined to read them as neither an expert, nor a fan, what was i looking for? at the very least, insight; at the most, to be excited by this poetry and these poets who clearly are a part of the english language canon.got the insight - thanks to the essays (well, some of them, at least). didn't get much of the excitement. oh well.

    2. A long time ago, a good friend suggested I read "The Search," one of Herbert's lesser-known poems. It is still one of my favorites. So simple.

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