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A form of sound words : the religious poetry of Christopher Smart

Author: Harriet Guest
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
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This study offers a reappraisal of Smart's religious poetry in the context of theories of language and natural philosophy. His work is also compared to a range of 18th century writing to demonstrate  Read more...

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Guest, Harriet.
Form of sound words.
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989
(OCoLC)644612005
Named Person: Christopher Smart; Christopher Smart; Christopher Smart
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Guest
ISBN: 0198117442 9780198117445
OCLC Number: 18961373
Description: 293 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Some themes and problems in the religious poetry of 18th century Britain; Smart's Seatonian poems and the "pure" poetry of praise; the form of pure praise in "Jubilate Agno"; the language of "Jubilate Agno"; the natural philosophy of "Jubilate Agno"; the "Song to David" and "Hymns and Spiritual Songs".
Responsibility: Harriet Guest.
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