An Andrew Marvell Companion (Routledge Revivals) by Robert H. Ray

By Robert H. Ray

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


The significant part 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 individuals in Marvell’s existence and works, in addition to areas, characters, allusions, rules, recommendations, person phrases, words and literary phrases which are proper to a rounded appreciation of his poetry and prose. An Andrew Marvell better half will end up important for all scholars of English poetry and seventeenth-century political historical past.

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