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Conclusion

Derek Hirst and Steven N. Zwicker

in Andrew Marvell, Orphan of the Hurricane

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655373
eISBN:
9780191742118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655373.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This brief conclusion examines the meaning of words and texts both withheld from and issued to the world — the puzzling condition of Marvell's texts.


‘That Transubstantiall solacisme’: Andrew Marvell, Linguistic Vulnerability and the Space of the Subject

James Kuzner

in Open Subjects: English Renaissance Republicans, Modern Selfhoods and the Virtue of Vulnerability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642533
eISBN:
9780748651580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642533.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on Andrew Marvell. The first section notes that most republican criticism mistakenly advances Marvell's Protestantism as a way to develop beyond the atavistic and harmful forms ... More


Marvell and Nedham

Blair Worden

in Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

Like John Milton, Andrew Marvell can seem a spokesman for solitariness. Though he ‘would drink liberally by himself’, to ‘refresh his spirits and exalt his muse’, he would—unlike Marchamont ... More


The Old Country

Michael Wood

in Yeats and Violence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199557660
eISBN:
9780191701726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557660.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on certain aspects of Ireland as a figure — as a supposed locus of violence and contradiction — in certain poems: in ‘Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen’, of course but also in Andrew ... More


Andrew Marvell: Elusiveness and Self-Reflexivity

Robert Ellrodt

in Seven Metaphysical Poets: A Structural Study of the Unchanging Self

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117384
eISBN:
9780191670923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117384.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter is concerned with the nature of Andrew Marvell's self-awareness, his elusiveness, and his self-reflexivity. Marvell's elusiveness is acknowledged. What the poems disclose or suggest ... More


Introduction

Blair Worden

in Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

This book places John Milton and Andrew Marvell beside a writer for whom no one would claim the same kind of immortality, and to whom the tactics and techniques of instant print were second nature. ... More


Marvell in 1650

Blair Worden

in Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

If the occasions that prompted Andrew Marvell's two political poems of 1650 had happened in the reverse order—if Tom May had died before Oliver Cromwell's return from Ireland—the opposition between ... More


Marvell and the Ambassadors

Blair Worden

in Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

After 1650 Andrew Marvell put himself forward on two fronts. He was a poet, but he also aspired to a post in diplomacy or foreign affairs. In February 1653, John Milton, the now blind Latin ... More


Look Homeward Angel: Angelic Guardianship and Nationhood

Raymond Joad

in Milton's Angels: The Early-Modern Imagination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199560509
eISBN:
9780191701801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560509.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The poems presented here by Abraham Cowley, John Milton, Andrew Marvell, and George Wither are all state-of-the-nation poems that invoke the presence of national angels. Milton and Wither raise ... More


The Literature of Whiggism and the Politics of War

Thomas Keymer

in Sterne, the Moderns, and the Novel

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199245925
eISBN:
9780191715341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245925.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter resumes the relationship between Tristram Shandy and specific poetic intertexts which had vogues of their own during the period of serialization, and which retain an ambient presence in ... More


Apocalyptic Means: Allegiance, Force, and Events in Marvell’s Cromwell Trilogy and Royalist Elegies

Ryan Netzley

in Lyric Apocalypse: Milton, Marvell, and the Nature of Events

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263479
eISBN:
9780823266630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263479.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

Marvell’s political verse alters the target of praise, praising apocalyptically transformative forces instead of persons. All of Marvell’s encomia laud an event as such, instead of the actor who ... More


Andrew Marvell and Edward Herbert: The Dualistic Approach

Robert Ellrodt

in Seven Metaphysical Poets: A Structural Study of the Unchanging Self

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117384
eISBN:
9780191670923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117384.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Andrew Marvell's main spiritual concerns are with the overcoming of temptation, the purification or disenthralment of the soul, and the recovery of a paradise. His ‘Dialogue between the Soul and ... More


‘Far off the public stage’: Marvell’s public and private writings, 1649–65

Keith McDonald

in From Republic to Restoration: Legacies and Departures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780719089688
eISBN:
9781526135872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089688.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Andrew Marvell’s transition from Republic to restored monarchy through his approach to manuscript circulation and print culture during this period. Mapping his output against ... More


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


Civil Service

Nigel Smith

in Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112214
eISBN:
9780300168396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112214.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the history of Andrew Marvell's career in providing civil service to his countrymen. Appointed as Milton's assistant in September of 1657, Marvell's role was as Secretary of ... More


Roots

Nigel Smith

in Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112214
eISBN:
9780300168396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112214.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter focuses on the life and roots of Andrew Marvell, born in the vicarage at Winstead, East Yorkshire, on 31 March 1621. Holderness being a good Reformation town, the chapter shows how the ... More


Marvell and the First Anniversary

Blair Worden

in Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

Before ‘The First Anniversary’ came about, Andrew Marvell wrote next to nothing about the internal politics of the Puritan regimes whose external policies he favoured. He was virtually silent about ... More


Introduction: The Problem of Andrew Marvell

Nigel Smith

in Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112214
eISBN:
9780300168396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112214.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter introduces the effect and influence that Andrew Marvell had after his death in August 1678. Emerging as a posthumous hero of the emergent Whig party during the Exclusion Crisis of ... More


Marvell’s personal elegy? Rewriting Shakespeare in <i>A Poem upon the Death of O. C</i>.

Alex Garganigo

in Texts and readers in the Age of Marvell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113894
eISBN:
9781526138897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113894.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

‘I saw him dead’ is probably the best-known line in Marvell’s elegy for Cromwell, and most readings advance it as proof of the poem’s personal nature. The poet apparently saw the corpse of the Lord ... More


Katherine Philips and Abraham Cowley: Solitude, Dialogue, and the Ode

Elizabeth Scott-Baumann

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199676521
eISBN:
9780191755675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676521.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on Katherine Philips to explore teasing paradoxes: the poetry of retirement is written in intense engagement with literary culture; the poetry of solitude demands dialogue. ... More


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