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Lives of the English sacred poets

Robert Aris Willmott

Lives of the English sacred poets

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Published by John W. Parker in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious poetry, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Poets, English.

  • Edition Notes

    In 2 vols.

    Statementby Robert Aris Willmott....
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR508.R4 W5 1839
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17198991M

    These 12 lectures examine Milton's life and work in order to understand the richness and depth of his poetry, its ways of representing 17th-century English life and culture, and its impact on later writers and on English literary history as a whole. "Lives of the English Poets: Prior, Congreve, Blackmore, Pope" by Samuel Johnson. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read.


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Volumes published separately, as Lives of sacred poets, first and second series. Published under the direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education, appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Lives of the English Poets is probably the only work of Johnson's likely to be read today beyond academic circles.

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"Lives of the Poets" covers seven hundred years of English language poets and poetry in a little under a thousand pages. Schmidt starts in the early fourteenth century--early enough that he takes several chapters to get to Chaucer--and continues right up to the present day, ending with Seamus Heaney and his by: Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : From the Sacred Poets (Classic Reprint) [Cheever, George B.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Studies in Poetry, Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best Poets in the English Language: A Copious Selection of Elegant Extracts. Lives of the English sacred poets book   A stunning reference on poets and poetry.

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This and subsequent editions include the life of Bishop Lowth as a preface. This and subsequent editions include the life of Bishop Lowth as a mater: New College, Oxford. Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, which is commonly known as the Lives of the Poets, appeared in as the preface to a selection of work by Lives of the English sacred poets book approximately fifty poets featured.

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These were arranged, approximately, by date of death. From the close of the 18th century, expanded editions and updates of. InJohnson was commissioned to write brief lives as prefaces to a new collection of works of popular poets. He produced instead more than 50 biographies of English.

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