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The English poems of George Herbert

The English poems of George Herbert

Author: George Herbert; Helen Wilcox
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
George Herbert (1593-1633) is widely regarded as the greatest devotional poet in the English language. His volume of poems, The Temple, published posthumously in 1633, became one of the most widely read and influential collections of the seventeenth century. Almost 400 years after they were first published in Cambridge by the 'printers to the Universitie', Cambridge University Press is pleased to present the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Kommentar
Poems (texts)
Named Person: George Herbert; George Herbert
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Herbert; Helen Wilcox
ISBN: 9780521868211 0521868211 9780521177207 0521177200
OCLC Number: 154682265
Notes: "Definitive scholarly edition of Hertbert's complete English poems"--Jacket.
Description: xlv, 740 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Miscellaneous English poems --
The Temple.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: edited by Helen Wilcox.
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The definitive scholarly edition of Herbert's complete English poems, accompanied by extensive explanatory and textual apparatus, a glossary of key words and an index of biblical quotations. The text  Read more...


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'A magnificent book, making Herbert's poetry intelligible to current readers and scholars and students, with an eloquent introduction finely characterizing his imagination and his accomplishment.' Read more...

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