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Texts and readers in the age of Marvell

Author: Christopher D'Addario; Matthew C Augustine
Publisher: Manchester [England] : Manchester University Press, 2018. ©2018
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Texts and Readers in the Age of Marvell offers fresh perspectives from leading and emerging scholars on seventeenth-century British literature, with a focus on the surprising ways that texts  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Andrew Marvell; Andrew Marvell; Andrew Marvell
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher D'Addario; Matthew C Augustine
ISBN: 9781526113894 1526113899
OCLC Number: 1022075677
Description: xiv, 255 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Contributors; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I: Rethinking texts and readers; Impractical criticism: close reading and the contingencies of history; 'Small portals': Marvell's Horatian Ode, print culture, and literary history; Marvell discovers the public sphere; Extraordinarily ordinary: Nehemiah Wallington's experimental method; Part II: Rethinking context; A sense of place: historicism, whither wilt?; Understanding experience: subjectivity, sex, and suffering in early modern England; Debating censorship: liberty and press control in the 1640s; 'Armed winter, and inverted day': the politics of cold in Dryden and Purcell's King Arthur. Part III: Rethinking literary histories; The European Marvell; Waller, Tasso, and Marvell's Last Instructions to a Painter; Marvell's personal elegy? Rewriting Shakespeare in A Poem upon the Death of O. C.; How John Dryden read his Milton: The State of Innocence reconsidered; Part IV: Afterword; On behalf of the Age of Andrew Marvell?; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher D'Addario and Matthew C. Augustine.


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