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Poetry and Music in Seventeenth-Century England

by Diane Kelsey McColley

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music,
  • Poetry & poets: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Poetry,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Music / General,
  • Music : History & Criticism - General,
  • Music and literature--History--17th century,
  • Poetry / Single Author / British & Irish

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7715242M
    ISBN 100521036291
    ISBN 109780521036290

    An impressive achievement that sheds much light on the history of both colonial America and seventeenth-century England." American Historical Review - David L. Smith "The whole narrative is adroitly woven around a central theme of opposing polarities of religion and politics, state and church, conformity and dissent.".   The broadside ballad is an inherently multimedia genre, combining music, poetry, and images on one sheet. Perhaps for this reason it has drawn scholarly attention from a wide range of disciplines: Natasha Würzbach used speech-act theory to frame her discussion of the ballad (The Rise of the English Street Ballad, – (Cambridge, )), Tessa Watt considered the ballad as a.

    Metaphysical wit and conceit are two of the most famous literary devices used in the seventeenth century by poets such as John Donne. Emerging out of the Petrarchan era, metaphysical poetry brought a whole new way of expression and imagery dealing with emotional, physical and . The 17th century was the century that lasted from January 1, , to Decem It falls into the Early Modern period of Europe and in that continent (whose impact on the world was increasing) was characterized by the Baroque cultural movement, the latter part of the Spanish Golden Age, the Dutch Golden Age, the French Grand Siècle dominated by Louis XIV, the Scientific Revolution.

    Seventeenth-Century British Poetry, ().pdf writen by John P. Rumrich, Gregory Chaplin: A time of political and social unrest in England, this period produced some of the greatest poetry in English. This volume includes the major poets-John Donne, Ben . The topic for discussion was the relationship of music and literature in England during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The morning session was led by Professor James E. Phillips, and the afternoon one by Professor Bertrand H. Bronson.


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Poetry and Music in Seventeenth-Century England by Diane Kelsey McColley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music " this book unquestionably enables us to "listen" to the seventeenth-century poets with greatly increased appreciation." Journal of English and Germanic Philology Book Description. This study explores the relationship between the poetic language of Donne, Herbert, Milton and other British poets of the Cited by:   Diane Kelsey McColley's Poetry and Music in Seventeenth-Century England proceeds by analogy, focusing on "the relationship between the poetic language of Donne, Herbert, Milton, and other British poets, and the choral music and part-songs of composers including Tallis, Byrd, Gibbons, Weelkes, and Tomkins" (jacket notes).

Poetry and Music in Seventeenth-Century England by Diane Kelsey McColley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). Transfigured Rites in Seventeenth-Century Poetry. The Wit of Seventeenth-Century Poetry. The Collected Works of Abraham Cowley, vol. 2, Poems, Part 1: The Mistress.

Manuscript, Print, and the English Renaissance Lyric. Poetry and Music in Seventeenth-Century England. In Small Proportions: A Poetics of the English Ayre, Get this from a library. Poetry and music in seventeenth-century England. [Diane Kelsey McColley].

English Poetry in the Seventeenth Century By Nasrullah Mambrol on J • (0). A question that can be asked of any century’s poetry is whether it owes its character to “forces”—nonliterary developments to which the poets respond more or less sensitively—or whether, on the other hand, the practice of innovative and influential poets mainly determines the poetry of the.

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.

While Johnson charged that Milton "unhappily perplexed his poetry with his philosophy," Stephen M. Fallon argues that the relationship between Milton's philosophy and the poetry of Paradise Lost is a happy one.

The author examines Milton's thought in light of the competing philosophical systems that filled the vacuum left by the repudiation of Aristotle in the seventeenth century. This book reveals the ways in which seventeenth-century poets used models of vision taken from philosophy, theology, scientific optics, political polemic and the visual arts to scrutinize the nature o.

Much of the poetry of the period was composed as scripts for recitation rather than for silent reading. Intermediate between the oral and the printed text lies the domain of the handwritten text.

Scribal publication in seventeenth-century England, D. b ‘ The London book trade in the later seventeenth century.

BOOKS. PENELOPE GOUK. Music, Science and Natural Magic in Seventeenth-Century England. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Reviewed by Thomas Christensen. DIANE KELSEY McCOLLEY.

Poetry and Music in Seventeenth-Century England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Reviewed by Andrew R. Walkling. PETER WALLS. The Puritan culture of the New England colonies of the seventeenth century was influenced by Calvinist theology, which believed in a "just, almighty God," and a lifestyle of pious, consecrated actions.

The Puritans participated in their own forms of recreational activity, including visual arts, literature, and music. The Puritans were educated and literate, and their culture was broadly based. Poetry and Music in Seventeenth-Century England.

By Diane Kelsey McColley. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, [xvii, p. ISBN $] This is an earnest book. Diane McColley cares deeply for the poetry of John Donne, George Herbert, andJohn Milton, and she has experienced the music of their English. The Seventeenth Century Lady.

Andrea Zuvich is a historian specialising in the Stuart period (). She is also a historical consultant (for film, radio, & TV), an authoress, and an audiobook narrator. This book offers a new account of women’s engagement in the poetic and political cultures of seventeenth-century England and Scotland, based on poetry that was produced and circulated in manuscript.

Katherine Philips is often regarded as the first in a cluster of women writers, including Margaret Cavendish and Aphra Behn, who were political, secular, literary, print-published, and. the great poet and dramatist ofthe early seventeenth century, exerted a tremendous influence overthe literary ideals and practices of his own agae and of succeeding ages.

tribe of ben, masques, neoclassicim. Other themes will include: the urban context of seventeenth-century poetry, the way writing fit into the life of the writer, the rise of the profession of writing for both men and women, the development of printed publication as a communications medium, and the difference between the way men and women used the same literary genres.

English Lyric Poetry is a comprehensive reassessment of lyric poetry of the early seventeenth century. The study is directed at both beginning and more advanced students of literature, and responds to more specialised scholarly inquiries pursued of late in relation to specific s: 1. Prose. Two of the most important Elizabethan prose writers were John Lyly ( or – ) and Thomas Nashe (November – c.

Lyly is an English writer, poet, dramatist, playwright, and politician, best known for his books Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit () and Euphues and His England ().

Lyly's mannered literary style, originating in his first books, is known as euphuism. MLR A vigorous revision of the seventeenth-century religious lyric, and makes stimulating reading.

An innovative and scholarly study that is likely to redraw the map for reading the seventeenth-century religious lyric. YEAR'S WORK IN ENGLISH STUDIES The best general book on England's great devotional poets [to be published] since the ': R.V.

Young. Authors during the early modern period gained new prominence in print but frequently had limited practical control over the creation of their books. Using John Milton’s poetry to discuss seventeenth-century authorship more generally, this essay surveys three decades of scholarship on Renaissance authorship and examines manuscript conventions, book-trade practices, and reading habits, all of.This book contains prose and poetry from the greats: Ben Jonson, John Donne, John Milton, Robert Herrick, George Herbert.

Their original conceits lift the soul and open the mind. I read this volume in college. I now sample from it regularly to fill my reservoir of beauty so I can face the rigors of life.4/5(1).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. John Smith, a soldier of fortune, is credited with initiating American.