Presents a two-volume A to Z reference on English authors from the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, providing information about major figures, key schools and genres, biographical information, author publications and some critical analyses.272 metaphysical poets Comparative Discourse of our English poets with the Greek, Latin, and Italian poets. ... 17th century who wrote lyric poetry in which wit, irony, and wordplay are ap- plied to serious and emotionally resonant subjects. ... It was not until the early 20th century, when T. S. Eliot took up their cause in his 1921 essay aThe Metaphysical Poets, a that the ... said in the 1957 introduction to her anthology The Metaphysical Poets, Argument and persuasion, and the use of theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of British Writers, 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuries|
|Author||:||Alan Hager, Book Builders LLC.|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2009-01-01|