The Metaphysical Poets

The Metaphysical Poets

by HelenGardner (Editor)

Synopsis

John Milton, Thomas Carew, Sir William Davenant, Henry Vaughan, Andrew Marvell, George Herbert, Sir Walter Ralegh, Robert Southwell, John Donne and Richard Crashaw are some of the 17th century poets who became known as "metaphysical". In this anthology, Dame Helen Gardner has collected together those poets who, although never self consciously a school, did possess in common certain features of argument and powerful persuasion.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
Edition: New impression
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Published: 28 Jun 1973

ISBN 10: 014042038X
ISBN 13: 9780140420388