Doctrine and Devotion in Seventeenth-Century Poetry: Studies in Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, and Vaughan
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BeschreibungOffers a comprehensive account of the literary and theological background to English devotional poetry of the seventeenth century, concentrating on four major poets, Donne, Herbert, Vaughan and Crashaw.
InhaltsverzeichnisThe presence of grace in 17th-century poetry; meditation and sacrament in 17th-century poetry; biblical poetics in the 17th century.
PressestimmenHighly intelligent and passionately written book. JOURNAL OF ENGLISH & GERMANIC PHILOLOGY Will send readers back with increased understanding to English devotional poetry. LITERATURE AND THEOLOGY Judicious, finely discriminating, and broadly informed by interdisciplinary excursions into theology and art. SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS A welcome addition to scholarship. MLR A vigorous revision of the seventeenth-century religious lyric, and makes stimulating reading. An innovative and scholarly study that is likely to redraw the map for reading the seventeenth-century religious lyric. YEAR'S WORK IN ENGLISH STUDIES The best general book on England's great devotional poets (to be published) since the 1950's. RELIGION & LITERATURE
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BOYDELL & BREWER INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2000
Seitenanzahl: 249 Seiten