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Seventeenth-Century Poetry: An Annotated Anthology

Seventeenth-Century Poetry: An Annotated Anthology

Robert Cummings (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-631-21065-8 April 2000 Wiley-Blackwell 624 Pages


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Robert Cummings's important new anthology offers in-depth annotation to a chronologically arranged selection from more than 50 poets writing between 1600 and 1700.
Index of Topics.

Alphabetical List of Authors.



Goerg Chapman (1559-1634).

Michael Drayton (1563-1631).

Thomas Campion (1567-1620).

Aemilia Lanyer (1569-1645).

John Donne (1572-1631).

Be3n Jonson (1572-1637).

Martha Moulsworth (1578-1646).

Edward, Lord Herbert of Cherbury (1583-1648).

William Drummond of Hawthornden (1585-1649).

Lady Mry Wroth (1587-c.1653).

Robert Herrick (1591-1674).

Henry King (1592-1669).

Francis Quarles (1592-1633).

Thomas Carew (1595-1640).

Owen Felltham (1602-1668).

Thomas Randolph (1605-1654).

Edmund Waller (1606-1687).

Sir Richard Fanshawe (1608-1666).

John Milton (1608-1674).

Sir John Suckling (1609-1642).

Richard Crawshaw (1612-1649).

Samuel Butler (1613-1680).

John Cleveland (1613-1658).

Sir John Denham (1615-1669).

Richard Lovelace (1618-1658).

Abraham Cowley (1618-1667).

Lucy Hutchinson (1620-1681).

Andrew Marvell (1621-1678).

Henry Vaughan (1622-1695).

Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastel (1624-1674).

Charles Cotton (1630-1687).

John Dryden (1631-1700).

Katherine Philips (1632-1664).

Thomas Traherne (1637-1674).

Aphra Behn (1640-1689).

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1674-1680).

John Oldham (1653-1683).

Anne Wharton (1659-1685).

Index of Authors Cited.

Index of Titles and First Lines.

* Provides work by fifty poets in texts freshly credited from contemporary sources.
* Offers much fuller annotation than customarily available.
* Includes canonical poets and works as well as works of writers rarely anthologised.