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The pleasure of poetry : reading and enjoying British poetry from Donne to Burns

Author: Nicolas H Nelson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

The poetry produced by the English poets of the 17th and 18th centuries is considered among the best ever written. This work takes the readers on a tour of the major works and figures of the period,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas H Nelson
ISBN: 0275991377 9780275991371
OCLC Number: 185457515
Description: x, 267 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction to Reading Poetry John Donne, Poet of Secular and Sacred Love Ben Jonson, Elegist, Satirist, Moralist Robert Herrick, Poet of Time, Love, and Delight George Herbert, Poet and Priest John Milton, Poet of English Puritanism Andrew Marvell, Pastoral Poet of Time and History John Dryden, Poet of the Restoration Jonathan Swift, Satirist, Preacher, and Lover Alexander Pope, Satirist and Moralist Samuel Johnson, Moralist and Satirist Four Eighteenth-Century Poets: Finch, Gray, Goldsmith, Cowper Robert Burns, Singer, Satirist, and Story-teller Epilogue Appendix: Further Reading
Responsibility: Nicolas H. Nelson.
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"To introduce readers to the major works and figures of 17th- and 18th-century British poetry, Nelson uses representative works from poets such as Donne, Jonson, Pope, Swift and Burns to explain Read more...

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