Andrew Marvell, the Critical Heritage

By Elizabeth Story Donno | Go to book overview

POLEMICIST IN PROSE: CONTEMPORARY AND LATER COMMENTS

1673-1894

A With Samuel Parker

Samuel Parker, later Bishop of Oxford (see No. 2), had been born and bred a Puritan, and Marvell was first to encounter him c. 1662 at the home of their common acquaintance John Milton. Having taken orders in the Anglican church in 1664, he then became a high-churchman and vigorous opponent of the nonconformists. It was following on his publication of three works—A Discourse of Ecclesiastical Polity (1670, which was answered by the dissenting minister John Owen); A Defense and Continuation of the Ecclesiastical Politie (1671, attacking Owen); and the ‘Preface’ to Bishop Bramhall’s Vindication of Himself (1672)—that Marvell, although a layman, chose to enter the controversy with his two-part Rehearsal Transpros’d, deriving his title and the nomination of ‘Mr Bayes’ (originally for Dryden among others) from the Duke of Buckingham’s farce The Rehearsal (performed 1671).

The unlicensed first part, published anonymously in the autumn of 1672 with a mock imprint, elicited a half-dozen replies, all of which Marvell alludes to in the second part (pp. 174-6). Despite its anonymity, the identity of the author was clearly recognized, as the punning allusions in the replies to it attest. Part Two, published over Marvell’s name in 1673, effectively silenced Parker.

-27-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Andrew Marvell, the Critical Heritage
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen
/ 386

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.