The Poems of Andrew Marvell

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Pearson Longman, 2003 - 468 pages
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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.

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Ad Regem Carolum Parodia
Πρός Κάρολον τον βασιλέα
To his Noble Friend Mr Richard Lovelace upon his Poems

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Professor Nigel Smith is Head of English at Princeton University and regularly writes and broadcasts about 17th century literature.

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