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From Donne to Dryden

Robert Lathrop Sharp

From Donne to Dryden

the revolt against metaphysical poetry

by Robert Lathrop Sharp

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Donne, John, 1572-1631 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Dryden, John, 1631-1700 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMetaphysical poetry, The revolt against.
    Statementby Robert Lathrop Sharp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR541 .S5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 221 p.
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6402948M
    LC Control Number40012463
    OCLC/WorldCa2383984

    Essays and criticism on John Dryden, including the works Polarities and opposites, Annus Mirabilis, Prologues and Epilogues, Mac Flecknoe, Satiric poems, Absalom and . This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

    The Online Books Page. Online Books by. John Dryden (Dryden, John, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Dryden, John, Absalom and Achitophel (based on the second edition, ) (HTML with commentary at Toronto) Dryden, John, , trans. The best and most essential poems by John Donne () John Donne’s poetry is a curious mix of contradictions. At once spiritual and metaphysical, it is also deeply embedded in the physicality of bodies: love as a physical, corporeal experience as well as a spiritual high.

    The book, which was the result of three years' labor, was a vigorous, rather than a close, rendering of Virgil into the style of Dryden. Among other notable poems of this period are the two "Songs for St. Cecilia's Day", written for a London musical society for and , and published : Read "Donne: Everyman's Poetry Everyman's Poetry" by John Donne available from Rakuten Kobo. The best of John Donne's poems John Donne () was born into a Catholic family and studied law before sailing wit Brand: Orion Publishing Group.


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John Dryden (/ ˈ d r aɪ d ən /; 19 August [O.S. 9 August] – 12 May [O.S. 1 May] ) was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was made England's first Poet Laureate in He is seen as dominating the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of : 19 AugustAldwincle.

After John Donne and John Milton, John Dryden was the greatest English poet of the 17th century. After William Shakespeare and Ben Jonson, From Donne to Dryden book was the greatest playwright. And he has no peer as a writer of prose, especially literary criticism, and as a translator.

Other figures, such as George Herbert or Andrew Marvell or William Wycherley or William Congreve, may figure. Required to choose among rival forms of worship, many would cross - and often recross - the boundary between Protestantism and Catholicism.

This study considers the poetry written by such converts, from the reign of Elizabeth I to From Donne to Dryden book of James II, concentrating on four figures: John Donne, William Alabaster, Richard Crashaw, and John Dryden.5/5(1).

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John Donne (/ d ʌ n / DUN; 22 January – 31 March ) was an English poet, scholar, soldier and secretary born into a Catholic family, a remnant of the Catholic Revival, who reluctantly became a cleric in the Church of England. He was Dean of St Paul's Cathedral in London ().

He is considered the pre-eminent representative of the metaphysical mater: Hart Hall, Oxford, University of Cambridge. : From Donne to Dryden: The Revolt Against Metaphysical Poetry (): Robert L. Sharp: BooksCited by: 2.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sharp, Robert Lathrop. From Donne to Dryden. New York: Octagon Books, John Dryden, (born August 9 [Aug New Style],Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, England—died May 1 [May 12],London), English poet, dramatist, and literary critic who so dominated the literary scene of his day that it came to be known as the Age of Dryden.

Youth and education. The son of a country gentleman, Dryden grew up in the country. The intense and concentrated revolution in poetic taste in seventeenth-century England is traced from Donne's idiom—subtle, complex, and shot through with unconventional moods—to the idiom of Dryden, which follows the taste for clarity, harmony, and propriety.

More than poetry is. Abstract. The Dialectique of Pierre de la Ramée, published in Paris (), had a considerable influence on literary style in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. 1 Something of this influence has been noticed in the scepticism of Spenser and Shakespeare towards the high and middle styles.

But to understand more exactly the changes brought about by Ramistic logic, we have Author: A. Gilbert. Translated into English verse by John Dryden. Alexander Pope called Dryden’s translation “the most noble and spirited translation I know in any language.” The book was published by subscription, a method of publishing by which the subscriber’s patronage enabled the production of particularly lavish books.

Were he (Donne) translated into numbers, and English, he would yet be wanting in the dignity of expression He affects the metaphysics, not only in his satires, but in his amorous verses, where nature only should reign; and perplexes the minds of the fair sex with nice speculations of philosophy, when he should engage their hearts, and entertain them with the softnesses of love.

Mac Flecknoe By John Dryden About this Poet After John Donne and John Milton, John Dryden was the greatest English poet of the 17th century. After William Shakespeare and Ben Jonson, he was the greatest playwright.

And he has no peer as a writer of prose, especially literary criticism, and as a translator. Get this book in print. of Bedford Cowley criticism death Divine Poems Donne's Donne’s poems Donne’s poetry Donne’s Satyre Donne’s verse Dr Donne Dryden edition of Donne’s Elegie English poetry English poets epigrams Epithalamion essay expression extract falling starre fancy figure find fine John Donne: Author: A.

Smith. John Donne was an English poet, satirist, lawyer and priest. He is considered the pre-eminent representative of the metaphysical poets. His works are noted for their strong, sensual style and include sonnets, love poetry, religious poems, Latin. Critical interest in Dryden has increased recently, but, as a relatively straightforward writer (William Empson, another modern admirer of Dryden, compared his "flat" use of language with Donne's interest in the "echoes and recesses of words") his work has not occasioned as much interest as Andrew Marvell's or John Donne's or Pope's.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 62, free ebooks; 6 by John Donne; The Poems of John Donne, Volume 1 (of 2) by John Donne The Poems of John Donne, Volume 1 (of 2) Edited from the Old Editions and Numerous Manuscripts Language: English.

She is also concerned with the effect of the poems, and of Donne's other writings of a similar kind, on contemporary and subsequent developments in the poetry of praise, especially that of Marvell and Dryden. This is a lucid and learned book that provides a major context for the Anniversary poems and gives new significance to the designation of.

John Donne was much to blame, according to John Dryden (born in the year Donne died, ), because: "He affects the metaphysics, not only in his satires, but in his amorous verses, where nature.

Written by Aphra Behn, John Donne, John Dryden, Audiobook narrated by Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe, Gideon Wagner. Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today. First time visiting Audible. Get this book free when you sign up for a day Trial. Listen to Poetry of the 17th Century - Volume 1 audiobook by Aphra Behn, John Dryden, John Donne.

Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and latest releases. try any audiobook Free!Those who object to the "artificiality" of Milton or Dryden sometimes tell us to "look into our hearts and write." But that is not looking deep enough; Racine or Donne looked into a good deal more than the heart.

One must look into the cerebral cortex, the .John Donne's first book, a polemical treatise on the supremacy of the King, which some Donne scholars have maintained was written specifically at the behest of King James.

Donne, and if there had been, they would not have called themselves ÔmetaphysicalÕ poets. That term was invented by Dryden and Dr. Johnson. But the influence of.