Eight Metaphysical Poets

This series presents complete poems and generous excerpts from longer works Each book includes a biographical and critical introduction, a commentary and notes on the poems This book contains poems by Donne, Herbert, Carew, Crashaw, Vaughan, King, Marvell and Cowley.
Eight Metaphysical Poets This series presents complete poems and generous excerpts from longer works Each book includes a biographical and critical introduction a commentary and notes on the poems This book contains poems by

  • Title: Eight Metaphysical Poets
  • Author: Jack Dalglish
  • ISBN: 9780435150310
  • Page: 153
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Eight Metaphysical Poets”

    1. This book was interesting and for research purposes. I wanted to look at different types of poetry and how it was written long before I was born. My thought process,was I wanted to know what other poets from a different time, wrote what they wrote and why. This book focuses on the 17th Century and on 8 Poets, who were given the title of metaphysical poets, a title that grabbed me, because of it's leaning to towards science, of which I have an interest. However, this book had nothing to do with s [...]

    2. This was one of the set books for my A-level English, way back in the 80's. I'm not sure 'enjoyed' is the word I would use to describe this book, but there are lines of poetry from here that come to mind from time to time and bring a smile to my face.I kept my copy after A-levels, and still have it. Every now and again I dip into it and now, yes, I think I do enjoy reading it, probably because now there is no looming threat of exams Nostalgic happiness.

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