These poets in turn grouped themselves with the King and his service, thus ...
Platonic Love was also another characteristic of Cavalier poetry, where the man
would show his ... they also incorporat...
In Donne's own day his poetry was highly prized among the small circle of his ...
During the Restoration his writing went out of fashion and remained so for
several ... Donne may no longer be the cult figure he became in the 1920s and
1930s, ... yet for many readers Donne remains what Ben Jonson judged him: "the
first poet ...
 The Poet, of whose works I have undertaken the revision, may now begin to ...
may yet be only the approbation of prejudice or fashion; it is proper to inquire, by
... operation in the dramas of a poet, who caught his ideas from the living world,
and .... pursued, that he seems not always fully to comprehend his own design.
Mar 21, 2014 ... This marked his favour with the court and led to his post as poet laureate. ...
informing idea and dictated the fashion of the whole night's assembly. ... for the
typical Renaissance setting and for his own town on Europe's fringe.
Samuel Johnson quotes on writing. ... A man will more easily write a sheet all his
own, than read an octavo volume to get extracts. .... and will harass his mind, in
vain, with the hopeless labour of uniting heterogeneous ideas, ... Johnson:
Dryden (Lives of the Poets) .... Fashion; Mediocrity; Op-Ed; Popularity; Reading;
Johnson pays a lot of attention to the poet in this preface, and he speaks well of ...
Getting men to recall identical ideas would be important to Johnson's moral
scheme. ... of England dating from Bacon and Locke to his own contemporaries
Edmund ... or fashion," says Johnson, we must ask why Shakespeare still
delights his ...
By the poet's account his grandfather had been a gentleman who came from
Carlisle, ... Ben Jonson further related that he was born a month after the death of
his father, ... Two years after the birth of her son the widow married again; she
may be ... much to his own subsequent satisfaction when the days of self-
what Jonson's poetry amounts to, just what he himself contributed, just what he
took ... supplied the theme, though Jonson has developed it after his own fashion.
Please note local prices may apply ... of publication – have engaged with the twin
ideas of authority and authorship to illuminate tensions .... She suggests that
Jonson's emphasis on the virtues of his own poetic labours persists .... True, the
decorums of occasion and of genre fashion as they constrain him but, in being
The Essay on Man is a philosophical poem, written, characteristically, ... man is
fallen and unregenerate, and that he must seek his own salvation. ... full of evil
the Universe may appear to be, it does function in a rational fashion, ... In what
ways can we relate the Essay on Man to works like Swift's Gulliver's Travels,