Andrew Marvell: Loss and aspiration, home and homeland in by A. D. Cousins

By A. D. Cousins

This monograph reviews how, around the Folio of 1681, Marvell's poems interact now not purely with other forms of loss and aspiration, yet with stories of either that have been, in mid-seventeenth-century England, disturbingly new and strange. It fairly examines Marvell's preoccupation with the quest for domestic, and with redefining the place of birth, in instances of civil upheaval. In doing so it lines his development from being a poet who performs sophisticatedly with bought fable to being person who is a countrywide mythmaker in competition together with his poetic contemporaries equivalent to Waller and Davenant. even supposing focusing totally on poems within the Folio of 1681, this publication considers these poems when it comes to others from the Marvell canon, together with the Latin poems and the satires from the reign of Charles II. It heavily considers them besides relating to verse through poets from the classical prior and the ecu, in particular English, present.

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