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by M. Thomas Hester




Widely acknowledged as one of the most volatile eras in British history, 17th-century England endured turbulent political, social and religious changes as it progressed from the medieval to the threshold of the modern world. This period simultaneously witnessed the emergence of numerous prominent literary figures-nondramatic poets who vivified these events for future generations in odes, elegies, allegories and metaphysical verse. Readers can trace these happenings and their impact upon English literary life through profiles of 27 major authors in this DLB volume. Also included is an appendix covering the minor poets of the same period and a list of readings for further study.

27 ENTRIES INCLUDE: Joseph Beaumont, Thomas Carew, Richard Crashaw, Sir William Davenant, Owen Felltham, George Herbert, Robert Herrick, Diana Primrose, Francis Quarles, Rachel Speght, William Strode, Edmund Waller.

Download Seventeenth-Century British Nondramatic Poets, 2nd Series (Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 126) epub
ISBN: 0810353857
ISBN13: 978-0810353855
Category: Literature
Subcategory: Poetry
Author: M. Thomas Hester
Language: English
Publisher: Gale Research Inc (April 19, 1993)
Pages: 405 pages
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