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American Poetry of the Seventeenth Century

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Published by Penn State University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poetry & poets,
  • Poetry texts & anthologies,
  • USA,
  • Poetry,
  • English

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages576
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10283910M
ISBN 100271004193
ISBN 109780271004198

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The LOA's most recent anthology, "American Poetry: the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries" is a single volume and it presents the poetry of the earliest settlers -- poems written for the most part in America before there was a United States. In its pages, the volume includes over poems by poets, /5. American Poetry of the Seventeenth Century Edited by Harrison T. Meserole. Reissued in response to demand, this definitive anthology of colonial American poetry is made available in a classroom edition, with annotatory emendations reflecting recent scholarship. The anthology includes hymns recently attributed to Mohegan preacher Samson Occom and the earliest known translation of a traditional Native American chant, Henry Timberlake’s Cherokee “War-Song.” The unpublished poems of Henry Brooke, Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson, Joseph Green. OCLC Number: Description: xxxvi, pages 24 cm. Contents: The Prologue/ The Author to her Book / Contemplations / [As Weary Pilgrim, now at Best] / The Flesh and the Spirit / The Four Lessons of the Year / The Vanity of all worldly things / In memory of my dear grand-child Elizabeth Bradstreet / To My Dear and Loving Husband / A Letter to Her Husband, Absent .

The poetry of early America is seen afresh in this groundbreaking new volume in The Library of America's acclaimed American Poetry anthology series, charting its flowering over a span of almost two centuries, from the first years of English settlement in the New World to the death of George Washington. Gathering the work of more than poets-including many poems never .   Provides a comprehensive and entertaining account of the vitality and variety of achievement in seventeenth-century English poetry. Revised and up-dated throughout, Dr Parfitt has added new material on poets as varied as Marvell and by: 7. A list of Famous 17th Century American Poets. The authors listed on this page include some of the greatest poets of 17th Century. See also: Poets by Nationality | Contemporary American Poets | American Women Poets | All American Poets American Poets Born: Before | | | | | After A List of 17th Century Famous Poets includes Poems and Biographical information. Read and Enjoy Poetry by 17th Century Famous Poets.

Book Description. Provides a comprehensive and entertaining account of the vitality and variety of achievement in seventeenth-century English poetry. Revised and up-dated throughout, Dr Parfitt has added new material on poets as varied as Marvell and Traherne. There is also a completely new chapter on women poets of the seventeenth century. American literature - American literature - The 17th century: This history of American literature begins with the arrival of English-speaking Europeans in what would become the United States. At first American literature was naturally a colonial literature, by authors who were Englishmen and who thought and wrote as such. The early years of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries did not mark new departures for English poetry. And American poetry found its true beginnings in Whitman and Dickinson, who did their writing in the middle of the nineteenth century, not at either end.) But it's not really a matter of calendar. As the items abstracted in our book show, this challenge has been met in various ways, not the least of which are two subsequent and excellent anthologies published in Harrison T. Meserole Seventeenth- Century American Poetry and Kenneth Silverman Colonial American Poetry (particularly distinctive in its emphasis on the verse of the.