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John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester: An Author in Search of a Character

KEN ROBINSON

in The Art of Literary Biography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182894
eISBN:
9780191673917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182894.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter stresses that biographies cannot be definitive because John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1647–80) throws up particular problems which face biographers at every turn with their prejudices. ... More


Rochester and Restoration Homoeroticism

Hammond Paul

in Figuring Sex between Men from Shakespeare to Rochester

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186922
eISBN:
9780191674617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186922.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter focuses on John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester. His name is synonymous with heterosexual liberalism, but the chapter explores ways in which homosexual interests are paraded as part of a ... More


The Fringes of Belief: English Literature, Ancient Heresy, and the Politics of Freethinking, 1660-1760

Sarah Ellenzweig

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758772
eISBN:
9780804769792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758772.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is the first literary study of freethinking and religious skepticism in the English Enlightenment. The book aims to redress this scholarly lacuna, arguing that a literature of English ... More


Brute Divines

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/9780300112214.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter explores the influence that Andrew Marvell's The Rehearsal Transpros'd had on the political landscape of his time. For many people, Marvell was a wit, a controversialist, and a poet, and ... More


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