Intellectual power and subtlety are as important to a definition of Marvell's style as grace of feeling, says the author of this highly original study, which illuminates the philosophical character of the poetry by exploring the ways of Marvell's imagination.
Originally published in 1970.
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Table of Contents:
- Frontmatter, pg. i
- Preface, pg. ix
- Contents, pg. xv
- Chapter I. The Voice of Allegory, pg. 3
- Chapter II. Knowledge and Resolution, pg. 34
- Chapter III. Love, Time, and Necessity, pg. 68
- Chapter IV. Love, Nature, and Innocence, pg. 115
- Chapter V. The "Active Minde'', pg. 143
- Appendix, pg. 199
- Index, pg. 239