By Robert H. Ray
First released in 1998, this identify presents for the reader of the popular metaphysical poet and flesh presser a beneficial reference and source quantity. it's a compendium of invaluable info for any reader of Andrew Marvell, together with an important biographical fabric, old contextualisation, and information about his life’s paintings. The goal all through is to reinforce realizing and appreciation, with out being exhaustive.
The significant part of the quantity, in either value and measurement, is ‘A Marvell Dictionary’. Its entries are prepared alphabetically: they establish, describe and clarify the main influential folks in Marvell’s existence and works, in addition to locations, characters, allusions, principles, thoughts, person phrases, words and literary phrases which are appropriate to a rounded appreciation of his poetry and prose. An Andrew Marvell significant other will turn out valuable for all scholars of English poetry and seventeenth-century political background.
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