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Allegory and EnchantmentAn Early Modern Poetics

Allegory and Enchantment: An Early Modern Poetics

Jason Crawford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198788041
eISBN:
9780191833489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788041.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This book is about the genealogies of modernity, and about the lingering power of some of the cultural forms against which modernity defines itself: religion, magic, the sacramental, the medieval. ... More

Andrew Marvell, Orphan of the Hurricane

Andrew Marvell, Orphan of the Hurricane

Derek Hirst and Steven N. Zwicker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655373
eISBN:
9780191742118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655373.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This book studies the poetry and polemics of one of the greatest of early modern writers, a poet of immense lyric talent and political importance. The book situates these writings and this writer ... More

English Women's Poetry, 1649–1714Politics, Community, and Linguistic Authority

English Women's Poetry, 1649–1714: Politics, Community, and Linguistic Authority

Carol Barash

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186861
eISBN:
9780191674587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186861.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book is the first study to reconstruct the political origins of English women's poetry between the execution of Charles I and the death of Queen Anne. The book shows that, between Katherine ... More

Forms of EngagementWomen, Poetry and Culture 1640-1680

Forms of Engagement: Women, Poetry and Culture 1640-1680

Elizabeth Scott-Baumann

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199676521
eISBN:
9780191755675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676521.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This book reveals previously unrecognized patterns of influence between women poets Katherine Philips, Lucy Hutchinson, and Margaret Cavendish and their peers and predecessors including Donne, ... More

‘Lords of Wine and Oile’Community and Conviviality in the Poetry of Robert Herrick

‘Lords of Wine and Oile’: Community and Conviviality in the Poetry of Robert Herrick

Ruth Connolly and Tom Cain (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604777
eISBN:
9780191729355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604777.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

The first such collection to be issued since 1991, the essays presented here read Herrick’s poetry in the context of his literary, musical, political, and religious affiliations and look at how he ... More

Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil WarsMarvell and the Cause of Wit

Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit

Nicholas McDowell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This book is about the things which could unite, rather than divide, poets during the English Civil Wars: friendship, patronage relations, literary admiration, and anticlericalism. The central figure ... More

Poetry and the Realm of PoliticsShakespeare to Dryden

Poetry and the Realm of Politics: Shakespeare to Dryden

Howard Erskine-Hill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117315
eISBN:
9780191670916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117315.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book studies the relation between poetry and politics in 16th- and 17th-century English literature, focusing in particular on the works of Spenser, Shakespeare, Jonson, Milton, and Dryden. The ... More

Seven Metaphysical PoetsA Structural Study of the Unchanging Self

Seven Metaphysical Poets: A Structural Study of the Unchanging Self

Robert Ellrodt

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117384
eISBN:
9780191670923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117384.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This study of seven poets challenges the postmodernist assumption that no definite or constant self can be traced in the works of a writer. Distinct modes of self-awareness, different emphases in the ... More

The ‘Shepheards Nation’Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture 1612-25

The ‘Shepheards Nation’: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture 1612-25

Michelle O'Callaghan

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186380
eISBN:
9780191674549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186380.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This is a study of a group of Jacobean Spenserian poets, William Browne, George Wither, and Christopher Brooke, and of the ways in which these writers represented themselves as a distinctive ... More

Women, Poetry, and Politics in Seventeenth-Century Britain

Women, Poetry, and Politics in Seventeenth-Century Britain

Sarah C. E. Ross

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198724209
eISBN:
9780191792007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724209.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This book offers a new account of women’s engagement in the poetic and political cultures of seventeenth-century England and Scotland, based on poetry that was produced and circulated in manuscript. ... More

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