Milton to Pope, 1650-1720 / Kay Gilliland Stevenson

Author(s): Stevenson, Kay Gilliland
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Subjects: English literature--Early modern, 1500-1700--History and criticism
English literature--18th century--History and criticism
Authors and readers--Great Britain--History--17th century
Authors and readers--Great Britain--History--18th century
Literature and society--Great Britain--History--17th century
Literature and society--Great Britain--History--18th century
Milton, John, 1608-1674--Criticism and interpretation
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Houndmills, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001
Series: Transitions
Transitions (Palgrave (Firm))
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: General Editor's Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
1. Contexts 1
John Playford, The English Dancing Master 2
Arise Evans, The Voice of King Charls and The Voice of the Iron Rod (1655) 3
Comenius, Orbis sensualium pictus, trans. Charles Hoole (1658) 7
Bishop Walton ed., Biblia polyglotta (1656) 13
Charles II, Declaration of Breda, 4/14 April 1660 17
Elizabeth Cellier, Malice Defeated (London 1680) 19
John Dryden, Secular Masque (1700) 22
What was published and how it looked 24
Reading on 29
2. Poems and Occasions 36
Milton 36
How long is a poem? 42
Poetic kinds 45
Poetic topics and poetic diction 66
How does poetry appear? 71
Grounds for reputation 81
Individual reputations 84
3. Publike Calamaties and Publike Sports 104
Fairs and trials 112
Audiences: spectators and readers 118
Secondary and primary materials 125
Eyewitnesses: Pepys, Downes, Cibber 126
Documents, dialogues, diatribes 129
Playhouses, playwrights, players 133
Old plays and new 138
4. An Aggregate of Various Nations 166
Small books 171
Romance 174
Diaries, autobiography, biography 190
Sermons: a considerable branch of literature 202
5. Periods 220
Viewpoints: Dryden and his contemporaries 220
Our contemporaries 229
Retrospection and simplification 238
Chronology 242
Annotated Bibliography 258
Bibliography 263
Index 282
Notes: LCCN: 00040439
ISBN: 0333696123
ISBN: 0333696131 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0312235453
ISBN: 0312235461 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-281) and index
Physical Description: x, 292 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 44413778
ISBN/ISSN: 0333696123
0333696131
0312235453
0312235461

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