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metaphysical poets

Helen Constance White

metaphysical poets

a study in religious experience

by Helen Constance White

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Donne, John, -- 1572-1631,
  • Herbert, George, -- 1593-1633,
  • Crashaw, Richard, -- 1613?-1649,
  • Vaughan, Henry, -- 1622-1695,
  • Traherne, Thomas, -- d. 1674,
  • English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism,
  • Religious poetry, English -- History and criticism,
  • Religion in literature,
  • Mysticism in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Helen C. White.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix p., 1 ., 444 p.
    Number of Pages444
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13524637M
    OCLC/WorldCa10761803

    Metaphysical poets, selected poems Metaphysical Poetry text guide. The guide provides the historical background against which many of the poems were written. One of the biggest differences between the seventeenth century and today is that the period in which the Metaphysical Poets were writing was a religious age, not a secular. John Donne was born in in London, England. He is known as the founder of the Metaphysical Poets, a term created by Samuel Johnson, an eighteenth-century English essayist, poet, and philosopher. The loosely associated group also includes George Herbert, Richard Crashaw, Andrew Marvell, and John.

    Jun 11,  · The emphasis is on the differences covered by the term 'Metaphysical' and on the rich and strange diversity of the poets' inner lives. The book examines the expressive forms of interiority, the characteristic inward turn of Metaphysical wit, and compares the wit of its six poets with the non-introspective wit of poets such as Cowley, the Cited by: 4. The books cover many subjects including: Self-Help, Spiritual, New Age, Meditation, Dowsing, Healing, Metaphysics and UFOs just to mention a few. The information is provided in many forms: CDs, DVDs, Audio Books, and E Books as well as in standard book form. Quicklinks: Metaphysical Poetry Definition | Top 5 Metaphysical Poets. Most metaphysical poetry was written by English men of a middle or upper class level who were involved with the English Church and clergy. These poets are said not to have met each other or to have communicated in any way, but they share a large amount of similarities.

    faburrito.com In early seventeenth century English poetry, a poet with a particular form of writing could be considered a metaphysical poet. These poets write about the fundamentals of nature. Metaphysical poets writing are characterized by the imagery and argumentation, as well as the metaphysical conceit. Apr 08,  · Metaphysical Poetry. Metaphysical Poetry has been one of the most unique genres in English Literature owing to a number of aspects. All the major features of this kind of poetry were so unique that even some terms have been derived to point exclusively towards these aspects. Description: The Metaphysical Poets provides an introduction to the work of six strikingly various and original poets- Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell and Traherne. By closely examining how the poems work, the book aims to help readers at all stages of proficiency and knowledge to enjoy and critically appreciate the ways in which fantastic and elaborate styles may express private intensities.


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SyntaxTextGen not activatedOnline shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Four Metaphysical Poets: An Anthology of Poetry by Donne, Herbert, Marvell, and Vaughan.Feb 28,  · I have loved the book ever download pdf my teens, and fifty years on it is still one of my favourite anthologies.

The metaphysical poets have been a huge influence on 20th century English poetry, and it seems amazing that for a long time they were largely neglected. Much of their work calls for a degree of concentration, but the effort is well repaid/5(28).W e at Orison Ebook believe that the best spiritual art and literature call us to meditate and contemplate, rather than asking us to adopt any ideology or set of propositions.

In our view, spiritual writing has little to do with subject matter.