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Early Modern Metaphysical Literature: Nature, Custom, and Strange Desires

Michael Morgan Holmes
Format
Book
Published
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0333760212 (cloth)
Contents
  • Introduction: Sublunary Things 1
  • Authors and their texts 6
  • Nature and custom 9
  • 1 Strangeness and Desire 19
  • 'Metaphysical'?! 19
  • Getting Metaphysical 28
  • Desire is strange 34
  • 2 Edward Herbert: Handsome, Chivalrous, and Strange 44
  • Truth, concept, and perception 46
  • Wonder-ful Lord Herbert 50
  • Poetry, desire, and the limits of perception 58
  • Edward and John on the brink 66
  • 3 Green Desires: Andrew Marvell and the Pursuit of Pleasure 69
  • Sapphic pleasures 71
  • Marvell's bent 72
  • Convent, marriage, and desire 78
  • Into the woods 83
  • 'Streightness' 86
  • 4 Rich Chains of Love: Desire and Community in Aemilia Lanyer's Salve Deus Rex Judoeorum 89
  • Desire, devotion, and companionship 91
  • Love's green shelter 101
  • 5 Science of Possession: Conscience and Hagiology in Early Stuart England 106
  • Hagiology and cultural power 109
  • Donne and liberty of conscience 112
  • Lyric contemplations 122
  • Crashaw's Saint Teresa 128
  • Afterglow of kings and martyrs 135
  • Afterword: Saints and Sinners for a New Millennium 149.
Description
x, 204 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-198) and index.
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