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George Herbert's Christian narrative

Author: Harold E Toliver
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University, ©1993.
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There is a growing perception that George Herbert deserves to be placed more in the mainstream of literary history and that romanticism and modernism are not exclusively post-Milton phenomena. As one of the centers of new-historicist interest, The Temple has of late been seated in the context of church controversies, Reformation thought, and the politics of the 1620s. Yet previous studies have been reluctant to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Toliver, Harold E.
George Herbert's Christian narrative.
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University, ©1993
Named Person: George Herbert; George Herbert; George Herbert; George Herbert; George Herbert; George Herbert; George Herbert
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold E Toliver
ISBN: 0271009152 9780271009155 0271026715 9780271026718
OCLC Number: 26720683
Description: 275 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Secular labyrinths and the silk myth --
Different schools for heart and mind --
Postponement --
Filled intervals and abstract totality --
Herbert at psalms and sonnets --
The visible church and its calendar --
The end of the fable.
Responsibility: Harold Toliver.
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This text presents an exploration of the impact of 16th-century poet George Herbert's commitment to Christian history and eschatology on his poetry.  Read more...


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