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Metaphysical, baroque & précieux poetry.

Odette de Mourgues

Metaphysical, baroque & précieux poetry.

by Odette de Mourgues

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism,
  • French poetry -- 16th century -- History and criticism,
  • Literature, Comparative -- English and French,
  • Literature, Comparative -- French and English

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [177]-181.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR129F8 M6 1953
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 184 p.
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17371840M

    metaphysical poetry English literary form of the 17th century, characterized by the combination of unlike ideas or images to create new representations of experience, and a reliance on wit and subtle argument. Although this method was by no means new, in the hands of such writers as George Herbert, Andrew Marvell and John Donne it infused new life into English poetry.   This is a short introducution to Metaphysical Poetry and John Donne.

    Metaphysical poetry is a term applied to many poets who wrote in a rather difficult and abstract style during the 's. John Donne and Andrew Marvell are probably the best known of these poets. The term “Metaphysical Poetry” was first coined by Samuel Johnson, the famous poet and the critic, in his book named “Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets”. The Metaphysical Poetry Definition as he mentioned a small group of highly educated English poets of the 17th century and called it the “Metaphysical Poets”.

    metaphysical poets, name given to a group of English lyric poets of the 17th cent. The term was first used by Samuel Johnson (). The hallmark of their poetry is the metaphysical conceit (a figure of speech that employs unusual and paradoxical images), a reliance on . metaphysical poetry, romantic poetry, modern poetry and so forth. Strictly speaking, metaphysical p oetry d oes not r epresent t o an age rather it is a d istinctive school of thoughtAuthor: Dr Mushtaq Ahmad.


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Metaphysical, baroque & précieux poetry by Odette de Mourgues Download PDF EPUB FB2

The welter of terminology --An early metaphysical poet: Maurice Scève --The interlude of scientific poetry --Metaphysical poetry --The question of the term baroque --Some aspects of baroque poetry --The question of the term précieux --Some aspects of précieux poetry --The coming of French classicism.

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The term metaphysical poets was coined by the critic Samuel Johnson to describe a loose group of 17th-century English poets whose work was characterized by the inventive use of conceits, and by a greater emphasis on the spoken rather than lyrical quality of their poets were not formally affiliated and few were highly regarded until 20th century attention established their importance.

Seventeenth century writing in Europe, or Baroque literature, is characterized by a group of poets called the Metaphysical poets. This group included authors such as George Herbert, John Dryden, Henry Vaughan, Andrew Marvell, and John Donne. John Donne was the first Metaphysical poet, but George Herbert and others are just as famous.

- Explore audreyleet's board "Metaphysical Poetry", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Poetry, Metaphysical poetry and John donne pins. A key anthology for students of English literature, Metaphysical Poetry is a collection whose unique philosophical insights are some of the crowning achievements of Renaissance verse, edited with an introduction and notes by Colin Burrow in Penguin Classics.

Spanning the Elizabethan age to the Restoration and beyond, Metaphysical poetry sought to describe a time of/5. The metaphysical poets have been a huge influence on 20th century English poetry, and it seems amazing that for a long time they were largely neglected.

Much of their work calls for a This is a brilliant selection of metaphysical poems, with generous selections of John Donne, George Herbert, Andrew Marvell and Henry Vaughan alongside other /5. Metaphysical baroque & précieux poetry Odette de Mourgues Not In Library.

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"The metaphysical poets were men of learning, and to show their learning was their whole endeavour; but, unluckily resolving to show it in rhyme, instead of writing poetry they only wrote verses, and very often such verses as stood the trial of the finger better than of the ear; for the modulation was so imperfect that they were only found to be verses by counting the syllables.".

A key anthology for students of English literature, Metaphysical Poetry is a collection whose unique philosophical insights are some of the crowning achievements of Renaissance verse, edited with an introduction and notes by Colin Burrow in Penguin Classics.

Spanning the Elizabethan age to the Restoration and beyond, Metaphysical poetry sought to describe a time of startling progress /5(35).

Literary critic and poet Samuel Johnson first coined the term 'metaphysical poetry' in his book Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets (). In the book, Johnson wrote about a group of.

Mourgues, in a book in English, Metaphysical, Baroque and Précieux Poetry (Oxford, ) uses it as a term of disapproval limited to Crashaw.

But on the whole, in England, the term “metaphysical” has predomi-nated. In the United States, as early asMorris W. Metaphysical poetry, a term coined by Samuel Johnson, has its roots in 17th-century England.

This type of poetry is witty, ingenious, and highly philosophical. It topics included love, life and. Read this book on Questia. This volume is the product of two literary interests which have absorbed me for several years -- English Metaphysical poetry of the seventeenth century, and the interrelationships of the various national poetic traditions in Renaissance and late Renaissance Europe.

Modern Philology Critical and Historical Studies in Literature, Medieval through Contemporary. Editors: Ellen MacKay, Josephine McDonagh, and Timothy P. Campbell Ellen MacKay, Josephine McDonagh, and Timothy P. Campbell. Metaphysical poet, any of the poets in 17th-century England who inclined to the personal and intellectual complexity and concentration that is displayed in the poetry of John Donne, the chief of the Metaphysicals.

Others include Henry Vaughan, Andrew Marvell, John Cleveland, and Abraham Cowley as. What is Metaphysical Poetry. realization and tortured wonder at the complexity of life and the universe are the true marks of the metaphysical poet.

Duplicity of thought, a mingling of life and book knowledge, an attempt to reconcile the body with the soul are advanced as ele ments of metaphysical poetry in Professor Williamson's book on. When we begin exploring John Donne’s verse, the description of him as a ‘metaphysical’ poet is inescapable and so it’s worth considering in detail.

Importantly, Donne and the other 16th- and 17th-century poets gathered under the ‘metaphysical’ banner – Carew, Vaughan and Marvell to name some of the most renowned – didn’t form a cohesive movement in their own time.

Metaphysical poets A group of 17th-century poets whose works are marked by philosophical exploration, colloquial diction, ingenious conceits, irony, and metrically flexible of interest often included love, religion, and morality, which the metaphysical poets considered through unusual comparisons, frequently employing unexpected similes and metaphors in displays of wit.

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We've co-opted shamanism to help manifest more mone.Metaphysical Poetry Metaphysical poetry in English literature The metaphysical poets were a group of 17th-century poets who concerned themselves with the experience of man and the nature of being on the world.

What is our place within the world and how to best define that place? Taking up the philosophy of metaphysics, first set forth byFile Size: KB.