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 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,
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;
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-
Jonson was a large and raw-boned lad; he became by his own account in time ...
The circumstance that the poet could read and write saved him; and he received
.... which specific application is made of all this in the lampooning of poets and
others, ... accepted poet of the court, sonneteer, and companion of men of fashion
 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, ...
little 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.
I envisioned the idea of coffeehouse culture as a lens; we would not only read
about the ... I also included my own additional copied readings of poetry and
prose as well as Boswell's London Journals and Life of Johnson, Pamela, ... as
test cases for students to apply their understanding of the concepts of rambling
Mar 21, 2014 ... English Stuart dramatist, lyric poet, and literary critic. ... provided the informing
idea and dictated the fashion of the whole night's assembly. ... both for the typical
Renaissance setting and for his own town on Europe's fringe.
one might be about the context of the poem, or the biography of the poet, or the
history of ... in the history of ideas or of theology, or to abstract a meaning or a
moral from each poem ... Johnson expressed himself much satisfied with the
application. (Chapman 1379) ... But Johnson, we know from his own testimony