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17th and 18th centuries (1640-1770)

  • The Age of Milton: An Encyclopedia of Major 17th-Century British and American Authorsby

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 122.00

    The 17th century was a time of significant cultural and political change. The era saw the rise of exploration and travel, the growth of the scientific method, and the spread of challenges to conventional religion. Many of these developments occurred in England and North America, and literature of the period reflects the intellectual and emotional... more...

  • Alexander Popeby John Barnard

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling students and researchers to read for themselves, for example, comments on early performances of Shakespeare's plays, or reactions to the first publication of Jane Austen's... more...

  • Alexander Popeby Alexander Pope; Robin Sowerby

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 37.95

    Alexander Pope's technical polish and intellectual poise appeal to the subtlest audience. This selection includes The Rape of the Lock, Eloisa to Abelard, and extracts from The Dunciad and the translation of Homer. more...

  • Alexander Popeby Paul Baines

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 29.95

    So many questions surround the key figures in the English literary canon, but most books focus on one aspect of an author's life or work, or limit themselves to a single critical approach. Alexander Pope is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide which: * offers information on Pope's life, contexts and works * outline the major critical issues surrounding... more...

  • The Alexander Pope Encyclopediaby Pat Rogers

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 122.00

    Alexander Pope (1688-1744) was the most important English poet of the 18th century, as well as an essayist, satirist, and critic. Many of his sayings are still quoted today. His Essay on Criticism shaped the aesthetic views of English Neoclassicism, while his Essay on Man reflected the moral views of the Enlightenment. He participated fully in... more...

  • Allegorical Poetics and the Epicby Mindele Anne Treip

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Literary allegory has deep roots in early reading and interpretation of Scripture and classical epic and myth. In this substantial study, Mindele Treip presents an overview of the history and theory of allegorical exegesis upon Scripture, poetry, and especially the epic from antiquity to the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, with close focus... more...

  • Andrew Marvellby Andrew Marvell; Robert Wilcher

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Andrew Marvell Chronologyby Dr Nicholas von Maltzahn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 125.00

    This work provides a comprehensive account of the life and writings of Andrew Marvell (1621-78), as well as the reception of his work in the century after his death. A much-loved poet, a compelling controversialist, and once famous as a member of Parliament, Marvell's intersecting careers are here explored in detail. His biography is transformed with... more...

  • An Andrew Marvell Companionby Robert H. Ray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1998, this title provides for the reader of the renowned metaphysical poet and politician a valuable reference and resource volume. It is a compendium of useful information for any reader of Andrew Marvell, including crucial biographical material, historical contextualisation, and details about his life?s work. The intention throughout... more...

  • Anna Sewardby Teresa Barnard

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    Examining the unpublished letters and manuscripts of the poet Anna Seward (1742-1809), Teresa Barnard provides a fresh perspective on her life and historical milieu that restores and problematizes Seward's carefully constructed narrative of her life. Barnard's biography of Seward not only challenges what is known about Seward, but provides... more...