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Andrew Marvell

Andrew Marvell( )
Author: Marvell, Andrew
Editor: Kermode, Frank
Walker, Keith
Series title:The Oxford Authors Ser.
ISBN:978-0-19-281347-3
Publication Date:Mar 1991
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Now considered to be the most important seventeenth-century poet after John Milton, Andrew Marvell's poems were published posthumously in 1681. This edition of his work offers a new recension of the Oxford English text edition of Margoliouth, and includes explanatory annotation. Marvell's skill as a prose satirist is represented by the inclusion of the first book of The Rehearsal Transpros'd.

Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Poetry
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.13 x 7.75 x 1.016 Inches
Book Weight:0.649 Pounds
Author Biography
Marvell, Andrew (Author)
Andrew Marvell was born on March 31, 1621 at Winestead-in-Holderness, Yorkshire. He graduated from Cambridge University in 1638.

He acted as the tutor of the daughter of the Lord General of parliamentary forces and of Oliver Cromwell's ward. Marvell was also John Milton's assistant.

Marvell's best known poem is "To His Coy Mistress." Under false names, he wrote numerous political and religious satires.

Andrew Marvell died on August 16, 1678, the circumstances of his death questionable. Some claim that he died of an accidental medical overdose while others feel that he was poisoned by his enemies.

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