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Akenside, Mark 1721-1770

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Works: 377 works in 1,595 publications in 6 languages and 14,797 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Periodicals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Manuscripts  Humor  Portraits  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Former owner
Classifications: PR3310.A5, 821.6
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The pleasures of imagination : 1795 by Mark Akenside( Book )
388 editions published between 1744 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,864 libraries worldwide
The poetical works of Mark Akenside by Mark Akenside( Book )
113 editions published between 1814 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 901 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 )
75 editions published between 1772 and 2011 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Selected poetry by Mark Akenside( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
"Three poets of sensibility, each highly esteemed and hugely influential in his time, are brought together in this single volume, the first representative selection to appear in many decades."--BOOK JACKET. "Mark Akenside (1721-70) wrote Pleasures of the Imagination, described by Dr Johnson as 'an example of the great felicity of genius'. James Macpherson (1736-96) wrote the alleged translations from the Gaelic of the poet Ossian, the seminal literary forgery of the century which agitated critics for generations after and helped popularise Celtic myth. Edward Young (1683-1765) remains the best-known of the three; his Night Thoughts, published in the 1740s, were popular throughout Europe for a century and contributed as did the work of the other two - to the rise of Romanticism."--BOOK JACKET
The pleasures of imagination : and other poems by Mark Akenside( Book )
21 editions published between 1788 and 1980 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Odes on several subjects by Mark Akenside( Book )
36 editions published between 1745 and 2005 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
The museum ; or, The literary and historical register ( file )
in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
The pleasures of the imagination, and other poems. by Mark Akenside( Book )
21 editions published between 1744 and 2012 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
An ode to the Right Honourable the Earl of Huntingdon by Mark Akenside( Book )
20 editions published between 1748 and 2011 in English and held by 83 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 78 libraries worldwide
An ode to the country gentlemen of England by Mark Akenside( Book )
26 editions published between 1758 and 2005 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
The poetical works of Mark Akenside : with the life of the author by Mark Akenside( Book )
5 editions published between 1804 and 1966 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
An epistle to Curio by Mark Akenside( Book )
20 editions published between 1744 and 2005 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
The poetical works ... by Mark Akenside( Book )
35 editions published between 1781 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The poetical works of Mark Akenside : with the life of the author by Mark Akenside( Book )
16 editions published between 1781 and 1782 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
The works in verse of Mark Akenside M.D by Mark Akenside( Book )
13 editions published between 1773 and 2005 in English and held by 24 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 21 libraries worldwide
The pleasures of imagination by Mark Akenside( file )
10 editions published in 1786 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
The poems : of Mark Akenside, M.D. Two volumes in one by Mark Akenside( Book )
10 editions published in 1789 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
An ode to the late Thomas Edwards, Esq : written in the year M. DCC. LI. By Dr. Akenside by Mark Akenside( Book )
10 editions published between 1766 and 2005 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Akenside.
Akenside, .. 1721-1770
Akenside 1721-1770 Dr
Akenside, Dr. (Mark), 1721-1770
Akenside, Marco 1721-1770
Akenside Marcus 1721-1770
Akenside Mark
Akenside, Markus.
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 médico y poeta inglés
Mark Akenside poeta e médico inglês
Mark Akenside poeta e medico inglese
Mark Akenside poéte et médecin anglais
Эйкенсайд, Марк
Languages
English (918)
French (12)
German (3)
Latin (3)
Dutch (2)
Spanish (1)
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