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Metaphysical poetry

an anthology

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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700.,
  • Metaphysics -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementedited by Paul Negri.
    GenrePoetry.
    SeriesDover thrift editions
    ContributionsNegri, Paul.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1209 .M49 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 206 p. ;
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3570165M
    ISBN 100486419169
    LC Control Number2002073334

    The term "metaphysical," as applied to English and continental European poets of the seventeenth century, was used by Augustan poets John Dryden and Samuel Johnson to reprove those poets for their "unnaturalness." As Johann Wolfgang von Goethe wrote, however, "The unnatural, that too is natural," and the metaphysical poets continue to be studied and revered for their intricacy and originality.   Read an Excerpt. CHAPTER 1 [Introduction: On the Definition of Metaphysical Poetry] My purpose in these lectures is to arrive if possible at a systematic description of the commaon characteristics of the poetry of the Seventeenth Century in England commonly known as metaphysical, and further to seek for a definition of the nature of metaphysical poetry in : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

    His poetry is often close to the dialogue of the theatre. Not all Metaphysical poets were as clever as Donne. Nor was Donne always joking. Sometimes he was deadly serious, but he still used the same methods. Nor were all post-Elizabethan poets Metaphysicals. Poets such as Ben Jonson and Robert Herrick continued the tradition of the ‘sweet line'. Sedona Metaphysical Bookstore Welcome to Unity of Sedona’s Metaphysical Bookstore, where you can browse our vast selection of books and peruse our many sacred gifts, including incense, Egyptian and essential oils, crystal jewelry, and much more. In addition, we have inspiring DVDs and CDs available to support and uplift you.

    Michael is also a writer and his first book Halfway to Heaven was published in His book of love poetry Dawn\'s Kiss, will be coming out in the summer or Fall of and his spiritual/metaphysical book, Morning Coffee With God, is being published by Ozark Mountain Publishing in   The term “metaphysical” means beyond the physical. The major poets of 17th Century English Literature belonged to this school of metaphysical poetry writing, which explored and upheld the fusion of intellect and emotion. Literary critic and poet Samuel Johnson first coined the term “metaphysical poetry” in his book Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets [ ]Author: Soumyadeep.


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Grierson's book is in itself a piece of criticism and a provocation of criticism; and we think that he was right in including so many poems of Donne, elsewhere (though not in many editions) accessible, as documents in the case of "metaphysical poetry.". This book cover Almost all the metaphysical poety of that era.

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In this essay Eliot argued that the works of these men embody a fusion of thought and feeling that later poets were unable to achieve because of.

The English Metaphysical Poets,Donne, Vaughn, Herbert, Traherne, Cowley write with vigor and energy. Their poetry was initially defined and criticized by Samuel Johnson.

"'He affects the Metaphysics 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.'5/5(5).

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Metaphysical poetry is often characterised by the freshness and energy of its narrative voices. Questions – or interrogatives – are devices that Donne powerfully uses to achieve these qualities. ‘The Good Morrow’ demonstrates the richness of questioning in Donne’s work.

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