An Collins and the Historical Imagination by W. Scott Howard

By W. Scott Howard

the 1st edited choice of scholarly essays to concentration solely on An Collins, this quantity examines the importance of an incredible non secular and political poet from seventeenth-century England. The publication celebrates Collins’s writing inside her personal time and ours via a entire evaluation of her poetics, literary, spiritual and political contexts, serious reception, and scholarly culture. An Collins and the ancient mind's eye engages with the whole arc of study and interpretation relating Collins’s poetry from 1653 to the current. the amount defines the heart and circumference of Collins scholarship for twenty-first century readers. The book’s thematically associated chapters and appendices supply a multifaceted research of An Collins’s writing, spiritual and political milieu, and literary legacy inside her time and ours.

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