The Poems of Andrew Marvell
Pearson Longman, 2003 - 468 pages
The latest edition to the Longman Annotated English Poets series is a complete works of the seventeenth century poet, Andrew Marvell. Marvell's poetry is renowned for its irony, subtlety and allusiveness and Nigel Smith shows how such literary qualities were developed and the various ways in which the complexity of meanings may be interpreted. The aim of this book is to present through commentary and annotation, a full historical and literary context to Marvell's poetry and it does so in its comprehensive and accurately balanced scholarship.