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Akenside, Mark 1721-1770

Overview
Works: 291 works in 1,482 publications in 5 languages and 14,708 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Bibliography  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Manuscripts  Humor  Portraits  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR3310.A5, 821.6
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The pleasures of imagination : 1795 by Mark Akenside( Book )

470 editions published between 1744 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Mark Akenside by Mark Akenside( Book )

267 editions published between 1781 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Akenside's fascination with the imagination, its characteristics and functions, resulted in an intriguing and influential blend of the poetic and the philosophical in his longer poems, The Pleasures of Imagination (1744) and The Pleasures of the Imagination (1772). The earlier work explores the then new subject of aesthetics in greater detail than it had ever been explored before, presenting various original insights and arguments. Yet it would be wrong to see the poem as merely a versified philosophical treatise; its complex structure offers satisfactions beyond those of sequential logic, and the examples cited to illustrate the central ideas are imbued with considerable vigor and clarity. As products of, and contributors to, the eighteenth-century enthusiasm for aesthetics, Akenside's longer poems are captivating examples of the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century experiment in developing the philosophical poem into a major literary form. It is for this reason above all others that they are valued by Coleridge and the writers of the next generation." "Because of the comparative obscurity into which Akenside's works fell after the demise of the long philosophical poem in the latter part of the nineteenth century, they have not by and large attracted the attention of modern bibliographers. In this edition numerous bibliographical and textual puzzles presented by his poems are solved for the first time. The apparatus, meanwhile, demonstrates the full extent of the poet's urge to revise - an urge that extended from the wholesale rewriting of some poems to subtle alterations of textual minutiae, showing a mind and an ear alive to nuances of meaning and intonation."--Jacket
The poems of Mark Akenside, M.D by Mark Akenside( Book )

85 editions published between 1772 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poetry by Mark Akenside( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odes on several subjects by Mark Akenside( Book )

30 editions published between 1745 and 2005 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Mark Akinside [i.e. Akenside] ... in verse and prose with his life, a facsimile of his handwriting, and an essay on the first poem by Mark Akenside( Book )

7 editions published in 1808 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Akenside and Beattie, with a memoir of each by Mark Akenside( Book )

7 editions published between 1864 and 1878 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ode to the Right Honourable the Earl of Huntingdon by Mark Akenside( Book )

19 editions published between 1748 and 2005 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Mark Akenside with the life of the author by Mark Akenside( Book )

4 editions published in 1804 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ode to the country gentlemen of England by Mark Akenside( Book )

23 editions published between 1758 and 2005 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epistle to Curio by Mark Akenside( Book )

17 editions published between 1744 and 2005 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ode to the late Thomas Edwards, Esq by Mark Akenside( Book )

14 editions published between 1766 and 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oratio anniversaria, quam ex Harveii instituto in theatro Collegii Regalis Medicorum Londinensis die Octobris XVIII a. MDCCLIX habuit Marcus Akenside by Mark Akenside( Book )

17 editions published between 1760 and 2005 in Latin and English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on the postscript to a pamphlet intitled, "Observations anatomical and physiological &c. by Alexander Monro, Junior, M.D. ..." by Mark Akenside( Book )

15 editions published between 1758 and 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De dysenteria commentarius by Mark Akenside( Book )

14 editions published in 1764 in Latin and English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Mark Akenside, M.D. Two volumes in one by Mark Akenside( Book )

20 editions published between 1773 and 1992 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Mark Akenside : with the life of the author by Mark Akenside( Book )

13 editions published between 1781 and 1782 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works in verse of Mark Akenside M.D by Mark Akenside( Book )

12 editions published between 1773 and 2005 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A commentary on the dysentery: or, bloody flux. Translated from the Latin of Mark Akenside ... By John Ryan, M.D by Mark Akenside( Book )

12 editions published between 1767 and 2005 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The literary career of Mark Akenside, including an edition of his non-medical prose by Robin Dix( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book offers the fullest critical account to date of the literary career of Mark Akenside (1721-1770). In the course of the discussion, Akenside's literary achievements and his contributions to the vibrant cultural scene of the mid-eighteenth century are amply demonstrated, as well as his intellectual originality, his inventive use of source material, and his influence on poets and philosophers in the late eighteenth century and the Romantic period."--Publisher's website
 
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The poetical works of Mark Akenside
Alternative Names
Akenside, .. 1721-1770

Akenside 1721-1770 Dr

Akenside, Dr. (Mark), 1721-1770

Akenside, Marco 1721-1770

Akenside Marcus 1721-1770

Akenside, Mark

Akenside, Markus 1721-1770

Akinside Marcus 1721-1770

Akinside, Mark 1721-1770

Britannicus 1721-1770

Marcus Akenside

Mark Akenside angielski poeta i lekarz

Mark Akenside dichter uit Engeland (1721-1770)

Mark Akenside englischer Arzt und Dichter

Mark Akenside poeta e médico inglês

Mark Akenside poeta e medico inglese

Mark Akenside poéte et médecin anglais

Эйкенсайд, Марк

Languages
English (1,065)

Latin (24)

German (14)

French (10)

Dutch (2)

Covers
The poetical works of Mark AkensideSelected poetryThe literary career of Mark Akenside, including an edition of his non-medical proseThe literary career of Mark Akenside, including an edition of his non-medical prosePoetic meaning in the eighteenth-century poems of Mark Akenside and William Shenstone