Andrew Marvell: Loss and aspiration, home and homeland in by A. D. Cousins

By A. D. Cousins

This monograph stories how, around the Folio of 1681, Marvell's poems have interaction now not purely with other kinds of loss and aspiration, yet with reviews of either that have been, in mid-seventeenth-century England, disturbingly new and unexpected. It really examines Marvell's preoccupation with the quest for domestic, and with redefining the fatherland, in occasions of civil upheaval. In doing so it strains his development from being a poet who performs sophisticatedly with obtained delusion to being person who is a countrywide mythmaker in contention together with his poetic contemporaries resembling Waller and Davenant. even supposing focusing totally on poems within the Folio of 1681, this booklet considers these poems when it comes to others from the Marvell canon, together with the Latin poems and the satires from the reign of Charles II. It heavily considers them in addition relating to verse by way of poets from the classical previous and the ecu, specifically English, present.

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