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The works of Thomas Traherne

Author: Thomas Traherne; Jan Ross
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : D.S. Brewer, 2005-<2014>
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thomas Traherne (1637-1674), a clergyman of the Church of England during the Restoration, was little known until the early twentieth century, when his poetry and Centuries of Meditations were discovered. There have been since only miscellaneous publications of his poetry and devotional writings fully edited and published, a gap which The Works of Thomas Traherne will remedy by bringing together Traherne's extant
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Genre/Form: Devotional literature
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Traherne, Thomas, -1674.
Works of Thomas Traherne.
Cambridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : D.S. Brewer, 2005-<2009>
(OCoLC)705796307
Named Person: Thomas Traherne
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Traherne; Jan Ross
ISBN: 1843840375 9781843840374 9781843841357 1843841355 9781843841364 1843841363 9781843841968 1843841967 9781843843276 1843843277 9781843843825 184384382X
OCLC Number: 57208130
Description: volumes <1-6> : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: V. 1. Inducements to retirednes ; A sober view of Dr Twisses, his considerations ; Seeds of eternity, or, The nature of the soul ; The kingdom of God --
v. 2. Commentaries of heaven. Part I, Abhorrence to Alone --
v. 3. Commentaries of heaven. Part II, Al-Sufficient to Bastard --
v. 4. Church's year-book : meditations and devotions from the resurrection to All Saints' day ; A serious and pathetical contemplation of the mercies of God (meditations on the six days of creation) --
v. 5. Centuries if meditations ; Select meditations ; Miscellaneous works from the Osborn manuscript --
v. 6. Poems from the Dobell folio ; Poems of felicity ; The ceremonial law ; Poems from the early notebook
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by Jan Ross.
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This volume in the definitive edition of Thomas Traherne contains his best-known works, Centuries of Meditations and Select Meditations.  Read more...

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An extremely important project for raising the profile of this foundational Anglican figure. ... For the serious student or devotee of Traherne, this edition makes essential reading. ANGLICAN Read more...

 
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