Metaphysical Poetry by John Milton, Richard Leigh, John Donne, William Cartwright,

By John Milton, Richard Leigh, John Donne, William Cartwright, John B. Hall, Robert Heath, Thomas Stanley, Christopher Ricks, Colin Burrow, Henry Wotton, Aurelian Townshend, Francis Kynaston, Robert Ayton, Henry King, Francis Quarles, George Herbert, Christo

A key anthology for college kids of English literature, Metaphysical Poetry is a suite whose designated philosophical insights are a few of the crowning achievements of Renaissance verse, edited with an creation and notes through Colin Burrow in Penguin Classics.

Spanning the Elizabethan age to the recovery and past, Metaphysical poetry sought to explain a time of startling development, clinical discovery, unrivalled exploration and deep non secular uncertainty. This compelling selection of the simplest and most delightful poems from the period comprises tightly argued lyrics, erotic and libertine issues of affection, divine poems and elegies of lament by means of such nice figures as John Donne, George Herbert, Andrew Marvell and John Milton, along items from many different much less renowned yet both attention-grabbing poets of the age, resembling Anne Bradstreet, Katherine Philips and Thomas Traherne. broadly various in subject, all are characterised through their use of startling metaphors, imagery and language to specific the uncertainty of an age, and a profound wish for originality that was once to end up deeply influential on later poets and specifically poets of the Modernist circulate akin to T. S. Eliot.

In his advent, Colin Burrow explores the character of Metaphysical poetry, its improvement around the 17th century and its impact on later poets and comprises A Very brief background of Metaphysical Poetry from Donne to Rochester. This version additionally contains certain notes, a chronology and additional reading.

Colin Burrow is Reader in Renaissance and Comparative Literature at Gonville and Caius university, Cambridge. He has edited Shakespeare's Sonnets for OUP and the whole Works of Ben Jonson, and is operating at the Elizabethan quantity of the Oxford English Literary History.

Note: switched over from the retail AZW3 edition.

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