Four Metaphysical Poets: Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Crashaw

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INDEX
Aquinas, St Thomas, 33 n.
Bargrave, Dr John, 97
Beaumont, Joseph, 95
Bedford, Lady, 34
Blake, William, 111; Night, 119; Prophetic Books, 12; Sick Rose, 75
Bridges, Robert, 41
Brooke, Dr Samuel, 91
Browne, Sir Thomas, 81
Bunyan, John, 63
Burton, Robert, 35, 37
Car, Thomas, 98
Carew, Thomas, 72; Excuse of Absence, 109
Chambers, Michael, 91
Charterhouse School, 91
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, Biographia Literaria, 9 n., 31
Collet, Mary, 90
Copernicus, 32
Cotton, Charles, 55
Cowley, Abraham, 95, 96, 97
Wishes, To his (supposed) Mistresse, 90
Crashaw, Richard, biography of, 90-8; character of, 97-8; compared with Donne, 25, 92, 94, 99, 103, 104; compared with Herbert, 99, 104; conceits of, 92, 93; imagery of, 99 ff., 104, 105; influence of Marino on, 96; influence of Spanish mystics on, 95; relation to 'metaphysical' influence, 102, 104, 105; sensuality of, 93, 98, 99
Carmen Deo Nostro, 96, 98
Easter Day, 105
Flaming Heart, The, 108
Hymn of Sainte Thomas, The, 105
Hymn of the Holy Crosse, The, 101
Hymn to the Name and Honor of the Admirable Sainte Teresa, The, 106, 107
Nativity Hymn, 101
Poems on the death of Mr Herrys, 91, 92
Sancta Maria Dolorum, 100
Steps to the Temple, 95, 97
To the Name above every Name, 100, 104
Upon the Death of a Gentleman, 91
Upon the gunpowder treason, 93, 94
Weeper, The, 99, 101, 102
Wounds of our crucified Lord, On the, 94, 98
Crashaw, William, 91
Danvers, Jane (Mrs George Herbert), 53
Davies, Sir John, Gulling Sonnets, 13
Denbigh, Countess of, 90, 96
Donne, John, and Anne More, 15, 18, 20, 21, 26; and Petrarch, 13; and Vaughan, 25, 72, 73, 76, 85, 87, 88, 111; compared with Crashaw, 25, 92, 94, 99, 103, 104; compared with Herbert, 25, 48, 49, 5961, 64 ff.; complex attitude of mind, 5; compression, a cause of obscurity in, 12; cynicism in, 16 ff.; death, horror of, in, 8, 36; diversity of moods in, Chapter II passim; dramatic invention in, 19; hyperbole in, 39; imagery of, 28, 31, 32, 37, 39, 102, 103, actuality of, 37, astronomical, 32, 33, 34, 76, chemical, 34, geographical, 35, physiological, 35, 36, use of current speculation in, 32 ff.; intellectual appeal of, 7, 8; logical construction in, 9, 18, 23; love poetry of, 18 ff.; 'metaphysics' in,

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION v
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS vii
  • Contents ix
  • Chapter I - Introductory 1
  • Chapter II - John Donne, 1573-1631 13
  • Chapter III - Donne's Technical Originality 30
  • Chapter IV - George Herbert, 1593-1633 49
  • Chapter V - Henry Vaughan, 1622-1695 71
  • Chapter VI - Richard Crashaw, 1613?-1649 90
  • Chapter VII - Religious Poetry: A Postscript 109
  • BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE 121
  • Index 123
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