Metaphysical Poetry: An Anthology
Courier Corporation, 2002 M08 26 - 224 pages
Dramatic and conversational in rhythm and tone and rich in striking, unusual imagery, metaphysical poetry is represented in this anthology by such masterpieces as "Death, Be Not Proud," by John Donne; Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress," as well as works by George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw, Francis Quarles, Thomas Traherne, and others. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "Song" and "A Valediction Forbidding Mourning."
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AMETAS Andrew Marvell angels beauty blood breast breath bright Coy Mistress crown dead dear death delight divine doth dust dwell earth eternity ev’n ev’ry eyes face fair fall fate father’s fear fire flames flesh flow’rs flowers gardens George Bernard Shaw glory God’s grace grave green grief grow hand hath head heart heav’n heaven Henrik Ibsen holy John Donne joys King leave lest light limbeck live Lord love’s lovers Luigi Pirandello man’s men’s metaphysical metaphysical poetry mind Mistress Nature’s night o’er OLAUDAH EQUIANO Oscar Wilde pleasure poetry poor praise rest sacred shine sigh sing sins soul soul’s spheres spring stars stay sweet tears thee thence thine things think’st thou art thou dost thou hast thoughts thyself tree true twas unto verse wat’ry wear weep William Shakespeare Wilt thou wind wings