The Broadview Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Verse and Prose
The publication of The Broadview Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Verse and Prose is a literary event; this comprehensive volume is the first anthology of the period to reflect the breadth of seventeenth-century studies in recent decades. Over one hundred writers are included, from John Chamberlain at the beginning of the century to Elisabeth Singer Rowe at its end. There are generous selections from the work of all major writers, and a representation of the work of virtually every writer of significance. The work of women writers figures prominently, with extensive selections not only from canonical writers such as Behn and Bradstreet, but also from other writers (such as Katherine Philips and Margaret Cavendish) who have been receiving considerable scholarly attention in recent years.
The anthology is broadly inclusive, with writing from America as well as from the British Isles. Memoirs, letters, political texts, travel writing, prophetic literature, street ballads, and pamphlet literature are all here, as is a full representation of the literary poetry and prose of the period, including the poetry of Jonson; the prose of Bacon; the metaphysical poetry of Donne, Herbert, Marvell, and others; the lyric verse of Herrick; and substantial selections from the poetry and prose of Milton and Dryden. (While Samson Agonistes is included in its entirety, Milton’s epic poems have been excluded, in order to allow space for other works not so readily accessible elsewhere.)
The editors have included complete works wherever possible. A headnote by the editors introduces each author, and each selection has been newly annotated.
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5 But to Mount Olives went , though sore afraid , To welcome night , and entertain the morrow ; And as he oft unto that place did go , So did he now , to meet his long nursed woe . 335 In other phrases than may well agree With his pure ...
Yet I went the same night and overtook my aunt at Tittinhanger , Lady Blunt's house where my mother came the next day to me at noon-my aunt being gone before . Then my mother and I went on our journey to overtake her , and killed three ...
Dear night ! This world's defeat ; The stop to busy fools ; care's check and curb ; The day of Spirits ; my soul's calm retreat ? Which none disturb ! Christ's progress , and his prayer time ; 3 The hours to which high Heaven doth chime ...
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