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From Donne to Dryden; the revolt against metaphysical poetry.

Robert Lathrop Sharp

From Donne to Dryden; the revolt against metaphysical poetry.

by Robert Lathrop Sharp

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Published by Archon Books in Hamden, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Donne, John, -- 1572-1631,
  • Dryden, John, -- 1631-1700,
  • English poetry -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,221 p.
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23755980M

    John Donne (), the leader of the Metaphysical school of poets, had a very checkered career until be became the Dean of St. Paul. Though his main work was to deliver religious sermons, he wrote poetry of a very high order. His best-known works are The Progress of the Soul; An Anatomy of the World, an elegy; and Epithalamium. His poetry can be divided into three parts: (1) Amorous (2. John Donne, George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw & Thomas Carew The Metaphysical Poets Read by Nicholas Boulton, Jonathan Keeble, Roy McMillan, Laura Paton, Geoffrey Whitehead & Will Keen selections. John Donne, Andrew Marvell, George Herbert, Thomas Carew and Henry Vaughan: these were some of the 17th-century writers who devised a new form of poetry full of wit, .

    Love Poetry - The Spiritual Book: A Metaphysical Spiritual Romance. You Remind Me of God.: How to Find God in the Ups and Downs of Everyday Life by Kathy Tully and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Metaphysical Poetry WHAT IS METAPHYSICAL POETRY?: The term metaphysics means something supernatural and transcendental. Its sense is 'what is beyond physical'. It is concerned with fundamental problems of life and death and soul even after death. The term metaphysical poetry means poetry dealing with metaphysical subjects.

      Metaphysical Poetry. Metaphysical Poetry has been one of the most unique genres in English Literature owing to a number of aspects. All the major features of this kind of poetry were so unique that even some terms have been derived to point exclusively towards these aspects. Born on August 9, , John Dryden was the leading poet and literary critic of his day and he served as the first official Poet Laureate of England - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.


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Donne and Elizabethan poetry --The course of metaphysical poetry --The faith of the critics --The protest of the poets --The return to nature --New standards --John Dryden. Vol. 19, No. 73, Jan., Published by: Oxford University Press.

From Donne to Dryden: The Revolt against Metaphysical Poetry by Robert Lathrop Sharp. From Donne to Dryden: The Revolt against Metaphysical Poetry by Robert Lathrop Sharp (pp. From Donne to Dryden the Revolt Against Metaphysical Poetry. Robert Lathrop Sharp - - Archon Books.

Metaphysical Lyrics & Poems of the Seventeenth Century Donne to by: 1. INTRODUCTION: John Donne is the leader and founder of the Metaphysical school of poetry. His poetry is a revolt against the popular current. First of all Dryden used the term ' Metaphysical' for Donne's poetry.

He said,' Donne affects the metaphysics'. Later on Dr. Johnson called Donne and his followers 'the metaphysical poets'. 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.

Elizabethan poetry in spite of its merits and popularity suffered from inherent weaknesses. It was artificial and conventional. The uniform attitude to love, the mechanical sweetness of verses, the decadence of inspiration were bound to produce reaction.

Donne led the revolt against Elizabethan poets. He disliked the Petrarchan convention, the tears of lovers, the cruelty. In certain respects, this sacred poetry of Donne has a very remarkable interest for the student of religious verse. Self-revelatory like everything Donne ever wrote, it has the initial human value of giving us an inward picture of one of the most notable religious personalities in English history.

His uniqueness lies in the way in which he goes behind and ahead of his day, in that versatility. representatives of ‘metaphysical poetry,’ and again among those poets, Donne has been chosen as the fixed point of reference. (Eliot ) Indeed, it would not be possible to give a comprehensive definition of metaphysical poetry or determine the exact number of poets who practice it or belong to this school of poetry.

The important poets of the “Metaphysical School of Poetry” are John Donne, George Herbert, Richard Crashaw, Henry Vaughan, Andrew Marvell, Abraham Cowley, Edmund Spenser etc. JHON DONNE() JOHN DONNE was the most original and the Father of the Metaphysical School of Poetry.

His poetry is revolutionary. Get this from a library. From Donne to Dryden; the revolt against metaphysical poetry. [Robert Lathrop Sharp]. assertions that follow or agree with Hobbes, see R. Sharp, From Donne to Dryden: the Revolt Against Metaphysical Poetry (), pp. 2 David Abercromby, Discourse of Wit (), p.

Accordingly, " obscurity" in writing is the reverse of wit (pp. 94 ff.); wit is indeed a clear, level-headed. #JOHN_DONNE_AS_A_METAPHYSICAL_POET #INTRODUCTION: John Donne is the leader and founder of the Metaphysical school of poetry.

His poetry is a revolt against the popular. INTRODUCTION: John Donne is the leader and founder of the Metaphysical school of poetry. His poetry is a revolt against the popular current.

First of all Dryden used the term ' Metaphysical' for Donne's poetry. He said,' Donne affects the metaphysics'. Later on Dr. Johnson called Donne and his followers 'the metaphysical poets'.

THE METAPHYSICAL POETRY. In the first decades of the 17th century there was a revolt against the outdated and exhausted Elizabethan poetry. As C. Lewis puts it, "Metaphysicist: in poetry is the fruit of the Renaissance tree becoming over-ripe and approaching putrescence".

"He affects the metaphysics," said Dryden of Donne, and the. Metaphysical Poet John Donne 1. Metaphysical poet-John Donne 2. IntroductionThe metaphysical school poetry occupies unique place in the history of english poetry. By the end of 16th century and the beginning of 17th great Elizabethan poetry tire out itself and signs of decadence were visible everywhere.

The first definitive use of the term ‘Metaphysical’ to describe these poets was made by Dryden in in reference to John Donne and Cowley. Donne affects the metaphysics, not only in his satire, but in his amorous verses, where nature only should reign and effects the minds of the fair sex with nice speculations of philosophy.

Criticism has not allowed them any positively defining characteristics, for the focus of its analysis is always elsewhere, as the titles of studies covering the period demonstrate: From Donne to Dryden: The Revolt against Metaphysical Poetry, Metaphysical to Augustan, Towards an Augustan Poetic, The School of Donne, The Heirs of Donne and.

After John Donne and John Milton, John Dryden was the greatest English poet of the 17th century. After William Shakespeare and Ben Jonson, he was the greatest playwright. And he has no peer as a writer of prose, especially literary criticism, and as a translator.

Other figures, such as George Herbert or Andrew Marvell or William Wycherley or William Congreve, may figure more prominently in. Report On Metaphysical Poets. Death of Donne. Dryden born. Broadly speaking the Metaphysical Poetry was a revolt against the romantic conventionalism of Elizabethan love poetry.

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