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The poems of Edward Taylor [electronic resource] : a reference guide / Rosemary Fithian Guruswamy.

By: Guruswamy, Rosemary Fithian, 1948-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Greenwood guides to literature: Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 133 p.).ISBN: 0313093393 (electronic bk.); 9780313093395 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Taylor, Edward, 1642-1729 -- Bibliography | Devotional literature, English -- Bibliography | Puritan movements in literature -- Bibliography | New England -- In literature -- Bibliography | Christian poetry, American -- Bibliography | Puritans in literature -- Bibliography | Reference & resource series | REFERENCEGenre/Form: Christian poetry, American. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Poems of Edward Taylor.DDC classification: 016.811/1 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Content; 3 Texts; 4 Contexts; 5 Ideas; 6 Poetic Art; 7 Reception; 8 Bibliographical Essay; Works Cited; Index;
Summary: Edward Taylor (1642-1729) was one of the most influential ministers in Puritan New England. He was also a prolific but unpublished poet. With the discovery of his poetry in 1936 and the publication of a nearly complete volume in 1960, his reputation as the premiere early American poet has grown immensely. His widely anthologized work is taught in most introductory American literature courses and nearly all courses on early American literature. This reference is a convenient guide to his poetry, including a summarization of the current state of scholarship on his work.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [127]-129) and index.

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Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Content; 3 Texts; 4 Contexts; 5 Ideas; 6 Poetic Art; 7 Reception; 8 Bibliographical Essay; Works Cited; Index;

Edward Taylor (1642-1729) was one of the most influential ministers in Puritan New England. He was also a prolific but unpublished poet. With the discovery of his poetry in 1936 and the publication of a nearly complete volume in 1960, his reputation as the premiere early American poet has grown immensely. His widely anthologized work is taught in most introductory American literature courses and nearly all courses on early American literature. This reference is a convenient guide to his poetry, including a summarization of the current state of scholarship on his work.

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