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    The Making of Restoration Poetry (Studies in Renaissance Literature) (Hardback) By (author) Paul Hammond

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    DescriptionThis book explores the complex ways in which authors, publishers, and readers contributed to the making of Restoration poetry. The essays in Part I map some principal aspects of Restoration poetic culture: how poetic canons were established through both print and manuscript; how censorship operated within the manuscript transmission of erotic and politically sensitive poems; the poetic functions of authorial anonymity; the work of allusion and intertextual reference; the translation and adaptation of classical poetry; and the poetic representations of Charles II. Part II turns to individual poets, and charts the making of Dryden's canon; the ways in which "Mac Flecknoe" operates through intertextual allusions; the relationship of the variant texts of Marvell's "To his Coy Mistress"; and the treatment of Rochester's canon and text by his modern editors. The discussions are complemented by illustrations drawn from both printed books and manuscripts. Paul Hammond is Professor of Seventeenth-Century Literature at the University of Leeds.


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    Title
    The Making of Restoration Poetry
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Paul Hammond
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 599 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781843840749
    ISBN 10: 184384074X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC subject category V2: DSC
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DSBD
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15740
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T General Subject: 495
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004020
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 821.409
    LC classification: PR541 .H365 2006
    Thema V1.0: DSC, DSB
    Illustrations note
    12 black and white,
    Publisher
    Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Imprint name
    D.S. Brewer
    Publication date
    15 June 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    The textual, material and political archaeologies on which this innovative study is predicated will be highly significant for scholars of this period. TLS