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Renaissance, eighteenth-century, and modern language in English poetry a tabular view. by Josephine Miles

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Published by University Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


  • American poetry -- History and criticism,
  • English language -- Style,
  • English language -- Word frequency,
  • English poetry -- History and criticism

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LC ClassificationsPR508 L3 M5
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Number of Pages73
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Open LibraryOL15553442M

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Renaissance, Eighteenth-Century, and Modern Language in English Poetry 1 Table 1 3 Questia is operated by Cengage Learning. Renaissance, eighteenth-century, and modern language in English poetry: a tabular view. David Fairer is Professor of Eighteenth-Century English Literature at the University of Leeds. He is the author of `The Poetry of Alexander Pope¿ () and `Pope¿s Imagination¿ (), and co-editor of 'Eighteenth-Century Poetry: An Annotated Anthology' (Blackwell, ).Cited by: British War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism, (online edition, with a new bibliography of additional poems; ), ed. by Betty T. Bennett and Orianne Smith (HTML at Romantic Circles) English Poets of the Eighteenth Century, ed. by Ernest Bernbaum (Gutenberg text).

Studies in Early Modern English Literature. Series Editor: During this period the English novel was invented, poetry began to tackle its unsteady relationship with non-literary discourse, and post-Shakespearean drama reinvented itself. Alongside studies of established figures, the series aims to include books on important but lesser-known. Brian Cummings, who works on Shakespeare and Renaissance literature, and also writes on the history of religion, the history of the book, modern poetry, and the philosophy of literature; he recently edited the Book of Common Prayer, and is currently writing on Shakespeare and religion. English Poetry of the Eighteenth Century, by David Fairer, (Longman, ) (Coleridge Bulletin, New Ser Winter , pp ) Yet English Poetry of the Eighteenth Century is a book so full of interest, from particular close readings to general discussions. The next wave of innovation in English vocabulary came with the revival of classical scholarship known as the Renaissance. The English Renaissance roughly covers the 16th and early 17th Century (the European Renaissance had begun in Italy as early as the 14th Century), and is often referred to as the “Elizabethan Era” or the “Age of Shakespeare” after the most important monarch and most famous writer of the period.

The dominant strain in English poetry in the eighteenth century was Neoclassicism. This type of poetry produced the backlash of the nineteenth-century Romantic movement. The most admired and. The earliest known English poem is a hymn on the creation; Bede attributes this to Cædmon (fl. –), who was, according to legend, an illiterate herdsman who produced extemporaneous poetry at a monastery at Whitby. This is generally taken as marking the beginning of Anglo-Saxon poetry. Much of the poetry.   Renaissance, eighteenth-century, and modern language in English poetry by Josephine Miles 5 editions - first published in Written works: Classic Essays In English, Eras & modes in English poetry. Josephine Miles. Josephine Miles was born in Chicago but spent most of her life in California. Not only a skilled poet, Miles was also a brilliant scholar; she spent her career teaching at the University of California, Berkeley, and was the first woman to be awarded tenure in the English Department.