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Read online Ben Jonson and the Cavalier Poets.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Ben Jonson and the Cavalier Poets Jonson is represented by a wide selection from the Epigrams includingthe mock epic On the Famous Voyage The Forest complete extensiveselections from Underwood including such well known pieces as ACelebration of Charis and the Cary Morison ode together with the Epithalamion on the Weston Stuart nuptials and An Execration UponVulcan and more Also included is a copious selection from the works of Richard Corbett Robert Herrick eighty two poems from Hesperides and fifteen from HisNoble Numbers Thomas Carew James Shirley Mildmay Fane ThomasRandolph Edmund Waller William Harbington Sir John Suckling SidneyGodolphin William Cartwright James Graham Marquis of Montrose SirJohn Denham Richard Lovelace Abraham Cowley Henry Vaughan andThomas Stanley The spelling and punctuation of the poems have been made consistentwith modern practice These and other alterations are discussed in theTextual Notes Footnotes serve primarily to gloss unfamiliar terms toclarify syntax and to explain allusions to mythological and historicalfigures and episodes Among the critics represented are Ben Jonson Francis Beaumont EdmundBolton James Howell Thomas Fuller Edward Hyde Samuel Butler JohnDryden Samuel Johnson William Hazlitt Algernon Charles Swinburne Patrick Cruttwell Joseph Summers Earl Miner Geoffrey Walton G A E Parfitt L A Beaurline Stephen Orgel Ronald Berman Bruce King Hugh Richmond Earl Wasserman D C Allen T S Eliot and HughMaclean by Ben Jonson

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Ben Jonson and the Cavalier Poets
Title:Ben Jonson and the Cavalier Poets
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Number of Pages:624
Category:Poetry, Classics, British literature, Reference
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