Poetic occasion from Milton to Wordsworth / John Dolan

Author(s): Dolan, John (John Carroll)
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Subjects: Occasional verse, English--History and criticism
Literature and history--Great Britain--History
English poetry--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000
Series: Early modern literature in history
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: vii, 219 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Occasional Poetics in the Early Modern Lyric 1
2. 'Pardon, Blest Soul, the Slow Pac'd Elegies': Ambition and Occasion in Justa Edovardo King 18
3. Carrion Crows: Occasion in the Beginning and End of Dryden's Literary Life 56
4. Nadir: the Generation of Namur and the Famine of Occasions 87
5. 'To Darkness and to Me': Mental Event as Poetic Occasion 122
6. Gray to Cowper: Cat to Cast-away via 'Night Thoughts' 148
7. Conclusion: the Deployment of the New-Modelled Lyric by Wordsworth 191
App. Johnson's Summary of Contemporary Accounts of Dryden's Funeral 202
Notes 205
Bibliography 208
Index 214
Notes: LCCN: 98054305
ISBN: 0312220944
Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-213) and index
OCLC Number: 40480036
ISBN/ISSN: 0312220944