English poetry in the first half of the seventeenth century, an outstandingly rich and varied body of verse, can be understood and appreciated more fully when set in its cultural and ideological context. This introductory Companion, consisting of fourteen new introductory essays by scholars of international standing, provides individual studies of Donne, Jonson, Herrick, Herbert, Carew, Suckling, Lovelace, Milton, Crashaw, Vaughan and Marvell, together with general essays on the political, social and religious context, and the relationship of poetry to the mutations and developments of genre and tradition.The poems of mutual love are probably Donnea#39;s most well-known and admired poems, but they hardly represent the range of the Songs and Sonets ... (line 1) of his love and get it under control, thinks of love as a hunt, with women as his prey, where the goal is to enjoy the sport without emotional ... (lines 15-30) Both promiscuity and the devaluation of women and sexual pleasure 138 ACHSAH GUIBBORY.
|Title||:||The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell|
|Author||:||Thomas N. Corns|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 1993-11-18|