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metaphysical poets: Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Traherne

J. B. Leishman

metaphysical poets: Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Traherne

by J. B. Leishman

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Published by The Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Donne, John, -- 1572-1631.,
  • Herbert, George, -- 1593-1633.,
  • Vaughan, Henry, -- 1621-1695.,
  • Traherne, Thomas, -- d. 1674.,
  • English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    A xerographic facsimile copy of the original ed. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms, 1972.

    Statementby J.B. Leishman.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p.
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16656515M

    Jun 11,  · The Metaphysical Poets provides an introduction to the work of six strikingly various and original poets- Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell and Traherne. By closely examining how the poems work, the book aims to help readers at all stages of proficiency and knowledge to enjoy and critically appreciate the ways in which fantastic and Cited by: 4. This book is about seven metaphysical poets: John Donne, George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw, Andrew Marvell, Edward Herbert, and Thomas Traherne. It focuses on the structures which determined individual modes of perception and thought, imagination, and sensibility for each of these metaphysical poets. Three systems of correlated traits are explored: the various modes of self.

    Oct 31,  · As I said, love of God was one of the major themes of metaphysical poetry, and some of the poets represented, notably Herbert, Richard Crashaw, Vaughan and Traherne, wrote exclusively or predominantly on religious topics. Others, such as Donne and Marvell, were equally at home penning religious or secular poetry/5(7). Traherne’s identification as a metaphysical, especially concerning his erudition and his religious enthusiasms, makes a certain sense. Yet he is less fleshy (and flashy) than Donne, less conventionally pious than Herbert, less political than Marvell, and nearest in tenor to Vaughan.

    Jul 01,  · WARHAFT) Patrick Grant, The Transformation of Sin: Studies in Donne, Herbert, Vaughan and bextselfreset.comsity of Massachusetts Press, xiii, , $ 'Guilt Culture' and 'enlightenment: or a seventeenth-century collision between the two, is the shared experience of Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, and Traherne, accounting more adequately for their. Synopsis "The Metaphysical Poets" provides an accessible introduction to the Metaphysicals, covering six very diverse poets: "Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell" and "Traherne". David Reid considers the differences covered by the term 'Metaphysical' and on the exoticness of the poets Author: David Reid.


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Metaphysical poets: Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Traherne by J. B. Leishman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Eventually George Herbert, Henry Vaughan and Richard Crashaw, all of whom knew each other, took up the religious life and extended their formerly secular approach into this new area.

A later generation of Metaphysical poets, writing during the Commonwealth, became. Thomas Traherne (/ t r ə ˈ h ɑːr n /; or – c. 27 September ) was an English poet, clergyman, theologian, and religious bextselfreset.com intense, scholarly spirituality in his writings has led to his being commemorated by some parts of the Anglican Communion on 10 October (the anniversary of his burial in Vaughan or on September The work for which Traherne is best Traherne book today Alma mater: Brasenose College, Oxford.

This is a brilliant selection of metaphysical poems, with generous selections of John Donne, George Herbert, Andrew Marvell and Henry Vaughan alongside other poets many of whose poems are less familiar today.

I have loved the book ever since my teens, /5. Get this from a library. The metaphysical poets: Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Traherne. [J B Leishman]. Jun 11,  · The Metaphysical Poets provides an introduction to the work of six strikingly various and original poets- Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell and Traherne.

By closely examining how the poems work, the book aims to help readers at all stages of proficiency and knowledge to enjoy and critically appreciate the ways in which fantastic and elaborate styles may express private intensities.

Feb 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of The Metaphysical Poets book. John Milton, Thomas Carew, Sir William Davenant, Henry Vaughan, Andrew Marvell, George Herbert, Sir Walter Ralegh, Robert Southwell, John Donne and Richard Crashaw Free metaphysical poets: Donne over $/5(5).

30 books based on 14 votes: The Love Poems by John Donne, The Metaphysical Poets by Helen Gardner, Paradise Lost by John Milton, The Works of Anne Bradst. John Donne, George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw & Thomas Carew The Metaphysical Poets Read by Nicholas Boulton, Jonathan Keeble, Roy McMillan, Laura Paton, Geoffrey Whitehead & Will Keen selections.

John Donne, Andrew Marvell, George Herbert, Thomas Carew and Henry Vaughan: these were some of the 17th-century writers who devised a new form of poetry full of wit, intellect and.

Jun 21,  · The Metaphysical Poets provides an introduction to the work of six strikingly various and original poets- Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell and Traherne.

By closely examining how the poems work, the book aims to help readers at all stages of proficiency and knowledge to enjoy and critically appreciate the ways in which fantastic and /5(6). Unlike the major figures of the "Metaphysical Revival," John Donne and George Herbert, whose works were widely known and discussed in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Thomas Traherne is almost wholly a discovery of twentieth-century bextselfreset.com his own lifetime he published only one book, Roman Forgeries (), and, as a clergyman he did not rise to prominence.

Although this method was by no means new, these men infused new life into English poetry by the freshness and originality of their approach. The most important metaphysical poets are John Donne, George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Thomas Traherne, Abraham Cowley, Richard.

Four Metaphysical Poets: An Anthology of Poetry by Donne, Herbert, Marvell, and Vaughan 1st Edition. Dreams by Thomas Traherne On News by Thomas Traherne Anguish by Henry Vaughan The Evening-watch; A Dialogue by Henry Vaughan Joy Of My Life.

While Left Me Here by Henry VaughanCited by: 1. The Metaphysical Poets provides an introduction to the work of six strikingly various and original poets- Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell and Traherne. By closely examining how the poems work, the book aims to help readers at all stages of proficiency and knowledge to enjoy and critically appreciate the ways in which fantastic and Cited by: 4.

The seventeenth-century Metaphysical Poets, including John Donne, George Herbert, Richard Crashaw, Thomas Traherne, and Henry Vaughn, are still beloved today for their inventive metaphors and agile intelligence.

This volume contains a collection of the finest contemporary criticism of the Metaphysical Poets, including an introductory essay from literary scholar Harold Bloom, a bibliography, a.

The Metaphysical Poets of England; THE METAPHYSICAL POETS: Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Traherne. By J.B. Leishman. New York: Oxford University Press. The Metaphysical Poets provides an introduction to the work of six strikingly various and original poets- Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell and Traherne.

By closely examining how the poems work, the book aims to help readers at all stages of. Seven Metaphysical Poets A Structural Study of the Unchanging Self Robert Ellrodt. Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Lord Herbert of Cherbury, Marvell, and Traherne Share: Also of Interest. Erotic Subjects.

Melissa E. Sanchez. A Preface to Paradise Lost. Description: The Metaphysical Poets provides an introduction to the work of six strikingly various and original poets- Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell and Traherne.

By closely examining how the poems work, the book aims to help readers at all stages of proficiency and knowledge to enjoy and critically appreciate the ways in which.

Faith and the Metaphysical Poets; Helen C. White's Survey of Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan and Traherne Is a Study in Religious Experience THE METAPHYSICAL POETS. Feb 28,  · This is a brilliant selection of metaphysical poems, with generous selections of John Donne, George Herbert, Andrew Marvell and Henry Vaughan alongside other poets many of whose poems are less familiar today.

I have loved the book ever since my teens, and fifty years on it is still one of my favourite anthologies/5(28). Sep 24,  · Traherne published only a single book before his death inDr.

Johnson infamously defined the metaphysical poets, 17th-century figures including John Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, and (sometimes) Defense of the metaphysical poets was a modernist endeavor.A Beka Book English Literature Unit 5.

STUDY. PLAY. John Donne, George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, and Thomas Traherne. the first and greatest of the Metaphysical poets. John Donne. Welsh Metaphysical poet and physician.

Henry Vaughan. A metaphysical poet who was born in Wales and became an Anglican clergyman.The "metaphysical poets" is a term coined by the literary critic Samuel Johnson to describe a loose group of English lyric poets of the 17th century, who shared an interest in metaphysical concerns and a common way of investigating them, and whose work was characterized by inventiveness of.