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English 360: Renaissance Literature II: Listen to Poetry

A guide to resources to help you explore 17th Century English poetry.

About: Renaissance Poetry

"Renaissance poets are fluent in the arts of war and love, as seen in Lovelace's "To Lucasta, Going to the Wars." Puritan poetry is functional. Andrew Marvell's "A Horatian Ode" questions war's morality."

About: The Metaphysical Poets

Milton's Pastoral Elegies

"After university, Milton withdraws to rural Horton, England, focusing on Greek and Latin writers who inspire his works of pastoral poetry."

Listen to: John Donne's poetry

Listen to: Robert Herrick's poetry

Listen to: Ben Johnson's poetry

Listen to: Andrew Marvell's poetry

Poetry Podcasts

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