LOVE'S ARCHITECTURE: DEVOTIONAL MODES IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH POETRY

Low, Anthony [b. 1935]

Published by New York University Press, 1978
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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LAID IN is a card with the logo of New York University Press and the printed words "With the compliments of The Authors." 8vo. (24 cm.) xix, 307p. [List of] Texts of the Poetry and Index. Red cloth with gilt letters on the front cover and the spine. Just hints of wear to extremities, cloth clean and bright, gilt bright, previous owner's pencil signature on front free endpaper [J.M. Stemlin ?], else near fine to fine with no internal markings. Dust jacket near fine. Anthony Low received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1965 and was Professor of English in New York University. He is the author of THE BLAZE OF NOON: A READING OF SAMSON AGONISTES and AUGUSTINE BAKER, as well as articles on Milton and seventeenth-century poetry. "LOVE'S ARCHITECTURE provides a readable introduction to a major poetic tradition [17th century English poetry] for scholars and general readers. The book treats four major devotional modes--vocal, meditative, affective and contemplative--and illustrates how they function various in the poetry of Donne, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Herrick, Marvell and Traherne." [from the dust jacket]. Bookseller Inventory # 006917

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Title: LOVE'S ARCHITECTURE: DEVOTIONAL MODES IN ...

Publisher: New York University Press

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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