By Robert H. Ray
First released in 1998, this identify offers for the reader of the well known metaphysical poet and flesh presser a useful reference and source quantity. it's a compendium of important info for any reader of Andrew Marvell, together with the most important biographical fabric, ancient contextualisation, and information about his life’s paintings. The goal all through is to reinforce knowing and appreciation, with no being exhaustive.
The significant section of the quantity, in either value and dimension, is ‘A Marvell Dictionary’. Its entries are prepared alphabetically: they establish, describe and clarify the main influential folks in Marvell’s existence and works, in addition to locations, characters, allusions, rules, techniques, person phrases, words and literary phrases which are suitable to a rounded appreciation of his poetry and prose. An Andrew Marvell better half will end up priceless for all scholars of English poetry and seventeenth-century political historical past.
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