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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.


Uncloistered Virtue: English Political Literature, 1640-1660

Thomas N. Corns

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128830
eISBN:
9780191671715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128830.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book studies the relationship between literature and the political crises of the English Civil War. It explores the ways in which the literary culture of the period changed and survived in ... More


The Literary Underground in the 1660s: Andrew Marvell, George Wither, Ralph Wallis, and the World of Restoration Satire and Pamphleteering

Stephen Bardle

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660858
eISBN:
9780191749001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660858.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The Restoration of the monarchy in 1660 has commonly been understood as representing a return to political stability and religious consensus following the tumultuous civil wars and Commonwealth ... More


Poetry and the Cromwellian Protectorate: Culture, Politics, and Institutions

Edward Holberton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544585
eISBN:
9780191719981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544585.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book shows that the Protectorate's instabilities helped to generate lively and innovative poetry. Protectorate verse explores the fault-lines of a culture which ceaselessly contested the ... More


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


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


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

James Kuzner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642533
eISBN:
9780748651580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642533.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Studies of the republican legacy have proliferated in recent years, always to argue for a polity that cultivates the virtues, protections, and entitlements which foster the self's ability to simulate ... More


Bulstrode Whitelocke's Embassy to Sweden

Edward Holberton

in Poetry and the Cromwellian Protectorate: Culture, Politics, and Institutions

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544585
eISBN:
9780191719981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544585.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Chapter 1 asks how Bulstrode Whitelocke's embassy to Sweden in 1653–4 helped to establish the legitimacy of the Protectorate on the European stage. Using previously unexamined manuscript diaries and ... More


The First Protectorate Parliament, Waller's A Panegyrick to My Lord Protector, and Marvell's The First Anniversary

Edward Holberton

in Poetry and the Cromwellian Protectorate: Culture, Politics, and Institutions

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544585
eISBN:
9780191719981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544585.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The first parliament of the Protectorate would not accept the powers allotted to it by the constitution, and refused to ratify the Instrument of Government. As the crisis undermined the state's ... More


‘Soe Honny from the Lyon came’: Wedding Entertainments for the Protector's Daughters

Edward Holberton

in Poetry and the Cromwellian Protectorate: Culture, Politics, and Institutions

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544585
eISBN:
9780191719981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544585.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter looks at two wedding entertainments written by Waller and Marvell for the weddings of Cromwell's daughters in the autumn of 1657. It re-examines the performance of masques under the ... More


Oliver Cromwell's Legacy: Elegies, Funerals, and the Succession

Edward Holberton

in Poetry and the Cromwellian Protectorate: Culture, Politics, and Institutions

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544585
eISBN:
9780191719981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544585.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter reads elegies for Cromwell against the disintegration of the Protectorate and the staging of an elaborate, anachronistic, state funeral. It surveys the broadside elegies that appeared ... More


Introduction: Marvell and Friends

Nicholas Mcdowell

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This introductory chapter emphasizes how Andrew Marvell the lyric poet has been divided in scholarship from Andrew Marvell the political poet. One of the goals of the book is to recover a social ... More


Social Contexts of Marvell's Lyric Verse, 1646–1648

Nicholas Mcdowell

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the talented circle of poets who gathered under the patronage of the wealthy royalist gentleman Thomas Stanley in the aftermath of the first civil war. Returning from a ... More


Marvell and the End of Court Culture, 1648–1649

Nicholas Mcdowell

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter sets Marvell's two of published occasional poems of 1648–9 in the context of the literary community around Stanley in London. The first section examines John Hall's career as a ... More


Allegiance, Patronage, and the Reception of Marvell's Verse, 1649–1650

Nicholas Mcdowell

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter begins with the fortunes of the Stanley circle in the aftermath of regicide by exploring their involvement in a volume of elegies for Henry, Lord Hastings, which is also an indirect ... More


Conclusion

Nicholas Mcdowell

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

The concluding chapter focuses on Marvell's satire ‘Tom May's Death’, the allegiance which has long puzzled scholars given its apparently royalist sentiment but date of composition after the ... More


Renaissance England's Chief Rabbi: John Selden

Jason P. Rosenblatt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286133
eISBN:
9780191713859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286133.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In the midst of an age of prejudice, John Selden’s immense, neglected rabbinical works contain magnificent Hebrew scholarship that respects — to an extent remarkable for the times — the ... 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


“My brother got killed in the war”: Internecine Intertextuality

Richard Thomas

in Citizens of Discord: Rome and Its Civil Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195389579
eISBN:
9780199866496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389579.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is concerned with intertextual aspects of civil war literature and with the way such intertexts complicate and intensify the aesthetic response to the suffering and loss associated with ... More


Introduction: To Wander ‘out of the Common Road’

Anne Cotterill

in Digressive Voices in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261178
eISBN:
9780191717598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261178.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This introductory chapter opens with a reading Ovid's myth of Daedalus' Cretan labyrinth, well-known to Renaissance students — a figural web whose themes of power and obfuscation, gender, and ... More


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