• The Major Metaphysical Poets of the Seventeenth Century
  • Edwin Honig
  • Thu August 2019
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The Major Metaphysical Poets of the Seventeenth Century

This anthology contains authoritative texts of the complete English verse of Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, and Marvell - offering a comprehensive view both of the dominant themes and styles of the period as well as of the versatility of the individual authors.
A broad analysis of the characteristics of the metaphysical style and its place in the history of English literature is provided in the Introduction. Individual biographical prefaces appear for each author.
An extensive bibliography on the period and the individual poets, an index of first lines, and an index of titles are also included.



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