The Baroque in English Neoclassical Literature

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Contents
Foreword J. PAUL HUNTER9
Acknowledgments13
Introduction15
List of Abbreviations21
1.Milton: Mysteriously Meant25
2.Cavendish and Philips: Metaphysically Meant34
3.Waller and Etherege: Materially Meant42
4.Dorset and Sedley: Mischievously Meant50
5.Buckingham and Rochester: Reflexively Meant63
6.Behn: Paradoxically Meant77
7.Dryden: Cryptically Meant91
8.Killigrew and Finch: Ventriloquently Meant107
9.Rowe and Pope and Tonson/Gildon and Curll: Parasitically Meant117
10.Pope: Metaphorically Meant125
11.Pope: Mockingly Meant143
12.Montagu: Surrogately Meant154
13.Swift: Eccentrically Meant164
14.Gay and Fielding: Absurdly Meant174
Concluding Meditation188
Appendix Poems Less Readily Available193
Notes217
List of Secondary Works Cited235
Index243

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