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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


Milton, John Hall, and Cultural Communities in Post‐War London, 1646–1647

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/9780199278008.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses initially on John Hall of Durham, who had been under Stanley's patronage since 1642 and was a key member of his London literary group. Hall was also an avid reader of Milton's ... More


Herrick and the Order of the Black Riband: Literary Community in Civil-War London and the Publication of Hesperides (1648)

Nicholas McDowell

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604777
eISBN:
9780191729355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604777.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter recovers Herrick’s association with a formidable, secretive, and almost unknown literary circle which formed in London in the aftermath of the first Civil War, and whose raison d’être ... More


Translator Case Studies

Stuart Gillespie, Helen Moore, Gillian Wright, and Stuart Gillespie

in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 2 1550-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199246212
eISBN:
9780191803376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199246212.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter presents four case studies of translators which illustrate the diversity of translating careers or translating lives in the early modern era. The four figures were taken from different ... More


Sociable Texts: Manuscript Circulation, Writers, and Readers in Britain and Abroad

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645-1714: The Later Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198183112
eISBN:
9780191847158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198183112.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

During the Commonwealth period, manuscript circulation networks continued to disseminate texts although at a lesser level than in the 1620s. Some were formed prior to the war at the Universities or ... More


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