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By Robert H. Ray

First released in 1998, this identify presents for the reader of the well known metaphysical poet and flesh presser a beneficial reference and source quantity. it's a compendium of precious details for any reader of Andrew Marvell, together with the most important biographical fabric, old contextualisation, and information about his life’s paintings. The goal all through is to augment realizing and appreciation, with no being exhaustive.

The significant element of the quantity, in either value and dimension, is ‘A Marvell Dictionary’. Its entries are prepared alphabetically: they determine, describe and clarify the main influential people in Marvell’s existence and works, in addition to locations, characters, allusions, rules, thoughts, person phrases, words and literary phrases which are appropriate to a rounded appreciation of his poetry and prose. An Andrew Marvell better half will turn out worthy for all scholars of English poetry and seventeenth-century political background.

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