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Andrew Marvell : the chameleon

Author: Nigel Smith
Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut ; London : Yale University Press, cop. 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The seventeenth-century poet Andrew Marvell (1621-78) is one of the most intriguing figures in English literature. A noted civil servant under Cromwell's Protectorate, he has been variously identified as a patriot, spy, conspirator, concealed homosexual, father to the liberal tradition, and incendiary satirical pamphleteer and freethinker. But while Marvell's poetry has attracted a wide modern following, his prose  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biografías
Named Person: Andrew Marvell; Andrew Marvell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Smith
ISBN: 9780300112214 0300112211
OCLC Number: 955191127
Description: XI, 400 p., [16] p. de lám., [2] p. de mapas ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: the Problem of Andrew Marvell --
Roots --
A Decade of Crises --
Poetry and Revolution --
The Tutor --
Civil Service --
Cavalier Revenge --
The Painter and the Poet Dare --
Cabal Days --
Indulgence and Rehearsal --
Brute Divines --
Arbitrary Power --
Afterlife and Revelation.
Responsibility: Nigel Smith.

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The seventeenth-century poet Andrew Marvell (1621-1678) is one of the most intriguing figures in English literature. This biography looks into Marvell's life, from his early employment as a tutor and  Read more...

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Selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2011 in the English and American category.--Choice Outstanding Academic Title"Choice" (03/12/2012)

 
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